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RATINGS: 318   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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Available each winter from the first of November until it runs out, Isolation ale is amber in color, malty and strong. We consider it a traditional winter warmer, without the addition of fruits or spices.


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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
lovemyipas (544) - nw burbs, Illinois, USA - NOV 25, 2011
pours an amber color with a nice fluffy head. aroma is toasted malt and piney hops. flavor is the same as aroma but a bit stronger. probably the most hoppy viena i have had which i like being a hop head and all. has some nice lacing and overall a nice beer.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rumproasts (3101) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Tap. Deep amber with small head. Light sweetness. Malty and quite smooth.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndresTM (313) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - OCT 24, 2014
Wildflowers, grassy hops, and some roasted grain in the aroma. Gradually, some molasses also begin to show up towards the end. Not as malty as I thought it would be, but interesting. The pour is mahogany with an off-white head and some lacing. The mouthfeel is medium to light, a bit oily, with restrained but adequate carbonation. The taste is bitter, with a bit sweetness and more lingering bitterness. There is some alcohol in the nose, not so much in the taste.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jhamp9 (1086) - Corinth, Texas, USA - OCT 21, 2014
Really pretty clear mahogany pour with a dense lasting off white head. Aroma is dark toast, toffee, and herbal hops. Taste is toast, caramel, herbal and spicy hops with an herbal aftertaste. Medium body with a dry finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kidmartinek (3736) - austin, Texas, USA - OCT 21, 2014
Deep copper. Big beige head. Cant smell it bit it is sweet with spice, sugar and hoos. I suppose you could spend a lot of time alone with this one but I gotts ta go.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kevinator (991) - The Colony, Texas, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Malty aroma with a hint of burnt sugar. Clear bronze color with a foamy head. A little weighty with mellow carbonation. The beer is filling. Traditional english flavors with more pronounced hops and a molasses finish. Decent beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
legion242 (2233) - Richardson, Texas, USA - OCT 17, 2014
Poured a deep garnet with a lively head. In the mouth it is a little hop forward and not enough malt.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thomashall (112) - New Hope, Minnesota, USA - OCT 17, 2014
Tap at Odells. Pours clear copper with a finger of head. Smells of malty hops with slight toffee. Tastes grassy with hops up front. Finishes pretty dry. Decent beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maverick34 (2321) - New York, USA - OCT 13, 2014
Bottled. Dark amber. Nice nutty malty tinge that finishes with the expected hops kick.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stravale (2125) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - OCT 12, 2014
Bottle from Drinkstore [220914]
Amber brown, clear, frothy off white head
Aroma - caramel malts, soft toffee
Taste of caramel malts, toffee, slight raisin, mainly malts, soft creamy toffee malts, simple flavours, no booze
Palate - soft carb, medium body, fairly sweet, bit sticky, smooth. Finish - all malts, no hops
Overall - Not one of their best beers, but some nice malts in this

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ttoadee (671) - Austin, Texas, USA - OCT 7, 2014
Deep copper pour, foamy finger of head. Nose is subtle hops and caramel. Bittersweet. Middle is solid caramel malt backbone. Good bitter finish. Worth the try.


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