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RATINGS: 86   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 62   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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This winter wheat beer uses dark malting to provide subtle toasty notes. We then single-hop and dry-hop this beer with Citra hops from our friend Brad’s farm. Interesting pineapple notes from the Citra hop provide a stark contrast to the toasty notes in the body. An engaging and sessionable Winter Seasonal. ABV: 5% IBUs: 62


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ScipioA (262) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 24, 2013
Pours out clear purple(!) with a small white head. Dank hop aromas and some roasted notes wafting up out of the glass. The flavor is more interesting, sweet and roasted malts overlaid on top of bitter/citrus hops. Some wheat tang and some dank weedy flavors as well. OK palate, maybe a little harsh while also being too thin. Lingering dry finish, roasted hints, and wheat tang. The wheat really dominates the aftertaste. This is labeled here as a Dunkelweizen, but you can tell that Peak went off in their own direction. Sure it’s dark and wheaty, but with a very American hop profile rather than the banana bomb you get with more traditional Dunkelweizens. Quite tasty overall, and I appreciate a winter beer that doesn’t taste like a pile of random spices.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fourpack (56) - NORWAY - DEC 22, 2013
Lovely aroma. Fruity and Hoppy. Tastes slightly toasted. Definitely a nice winter ale. A little bit too much of a orange zest aftertaste.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
zoelester (23) - Stockbridge, Georgia, USA - DEC 12, 2013
Not one of my favorites. The flavor doesn’t match the aroma. Very sudsy. Not having another one.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Maverick34 (2174) - New York, USA - SEP 15, 2013
Bottled. Clear brown pour. White head. Aroma is faint roast. Caramel toffee and burnt malts. Pretty average.

3.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sloshgator (405) - Orlando, Florida, USA - MAY 14, 2013
Peak Organic Winter Session Ale fits the name well but doesn’t measure up to the official description. Not much aroma - maybe a hint of malt. Dark in appearance with a fizzy head. Mainly caramel tasting with maybe a hint of Christmas cookie but definitely not the hardiness you would expect in a Winter ale. Finishes clean. Peak Organic Winter Session Ale is a light bodied Winter ale that won’t fill you up or knock you down.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
marcus (6339) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAY 9, 2013
Bottle from Whole Foods, Sacramento. Pours dark copper with a nice beige head and a burnt toast aroma. There is a hearty roasted malt flavor with bitter citra fruitiness.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
chinchill (1643) - South Carolina, USA - MAR 18, 2013
12 oz bottle dated best by June 2013. Pours a deep brown color with a tan head that had good retention an left plenty of attractive lacing. Smells more like a lager than a dark wheat, with more spicy hops than expected. The hops also out weigh the malts in tasting, although there is a solid malt base and enough malts to keep the beer just mildly bitter even in the finish. Nice mouthfeel, with somewhat crisp carbonation, a bit dry in the finish, and a medium body. Enjoyable session beer, but not particularly a "winter" ale.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
weihenweizen (1620) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - MAR 11, 2013
Refrigerated 12 oz. brown bottle, best enjoyed before July 2013, poured into a shaker. Pours clear amber with small off-white head, and medium lacing. Medium body, medium/low carbonation, and nice herbal hop aroma. Taste is caramel malt, grapefruit, and herbal hops. Not a dunkleweizen.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nekronos (3633) - Xalapa, MEXICO - FEB 13, 2013
Nice and well brewed. A little bit incipit but ncie to drink and quite hopy features there too.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
collinmb (65) - - FEB 10, 2013
Love this beer, not the heavy spices typical with a winter style. Malty a little nuttiness. Dark pretty color, white head. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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