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RATINGS: 844   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 47   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Winter Warmer. A rich, full-bodied winter warmer crafted in the British tradition of holiday beers. This deep mahogany colored brew balances complex fruit flavors with a refreshingly smooth texture.

Malts:
2-Row Pale Barley, Caramel 80L, Chocolate

Hops:
Nugget, Willamette, East Kent Goldings

OG: 17.3


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
DrSilverworm (6575) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 31, 2013
12oz bottle. Enjoy by 3/11/13. Darker hazy brown / red color. Huge pillowy khaki fills the glass and requires a 2-part pour. Fades, but a good thin layer remains. Cinnamon spice and baked apple / pear skin nose. Medium - plus body. Smooth, light / medium soft carbonation. Light spicy bite in the finish. Spice, and toasty english malt taste. Some musty bruised fruit. Light metallic. Moderate bitter, light spice bite... Not awful, but not very pleasant. Not my kind of English Strong Ale, nor my kind of winter ale.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tonkun (873) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 29, 2013
Bottle. Hazy amber pour with a big head. Bread, spice, nuts. Slight bitterness. Nice winter ale ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
rocbyter (1904) - Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - JAN 22, 2013
Light malt and hop aroma. Hazy orange color with a large tan head. Moderate sweet beginning with a light bitter finish. Palate is light.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blipp (6148) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - JAN 21, 2013
Draft after a day of skiing. Pours deep brown with a beige head. Lightly roasted malts, bread, light holiday spices, and a medium fruity sweetness. Good stuff.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
BK7 (739) - Turner, Oregon, USA - JAN 16, 2013
Bottle. Solid sweet malty base balanced with mild bitterness throughout. Good brew but I wish it had a bit more of the ’Winter Warmer’ quality to it.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DedicatedToFun (2618) - Santa Monica, California, USA - JAN 12, 2013
Overall decent winter but nothing too crazy especially during a tasting when you’ve been drinking too many stouts

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerKurve (509) - - JAN 8, 2013
Dark Hazy Brown. The smell gives the impression of a sweet caramelized malts, figs, barley and hops. The flavor does have that but it isn’t as strong as the smell, which is a bit disappointing. It is however a drinkable, if not, fairly good beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Witzend (17) - - JAN 6, 2013
Poured from a bottle nice carmel color not much head and goes away fast malty nose nice and smooth but expected more chocolate and little more hoppy over all a decent beer for a lite winter beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Koskela (290) - Marysville, California, USA - JAN 2, 2013
Yeasty vanilla and a bit of choc. Maybe a lil bit of citrus as well. Its a deep red mostly clear and a white head. Tastes sweet and yeasty much like a trappist or an abbey. I can taste alcohol in the aftertaste and a very sweet and malty taste. Its a medium heavy body. Overall not a bad brew

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ozarkspops (366) - - DEC 30, 2012
Rich mahogany color. Light tan head with lacing. Crystal malt aroma. A little bit if spice and euro/earthy hops as well. Flavor is very British. Fuggles and/or EK Golding hops. A bit of toasty breadiness to the flavor. A mild fruity finish. I get apples in the finish. ---Rated via iPhone


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