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RATINGS: 841   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


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bigal9699 (152) - Orange County, California, USA - JUN 3, 2002
Of the more widely available winterbrews, this is in my top 5. Its the way a winterbrew should be: nice deep malts, spices galore, subtle hops, complex in flavors. Solid.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thealcoholic (104) - Hilbert, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 21, 2002
an alright beer. not bad and a fairly priced beer

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
666seth (222) - California, USA - MAY 21, 2002
One of THE Winterbrews. High in alcohol, good aroma. Don’t overdue it with this one. Had 2 and fell asleep like a baby!

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
MOboy (505) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - MAY 4, 2002
A nice winter warmer. That is about it.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gwfrankpsu (231) - McKinleyville, California, USA - APR 24, 2002
Wonderful dark, spicy aroma and flavor, the prototypical NW Christmas ale. This is good stuff.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
obxdude10 (2031) - Limerick, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 21, 2002
Very rich, nice balance, spicy aroma & aftertaste, tasted like a little cinnamon was thrown in, kind of nutty as well, good head, pretty decent seasonal

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
JMerritt (1788) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - APR 20, 2002
Black-cherry color with a medium khaki head with decent lacing. Aroma is wonderful: cinnamon and nutmeg is the most prevalent. Initial taste has a hop burst that mellows with burnt chocolate. Medium carbonation. Happy 15th Anniversary Pyramid!

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kathy (241) - Washington DC, USA - APR 7, 2002
Nothing special when it’s cold -- the aroma is metallic and the flavor is unbalanced (the sweet and bitter flavors don’t blend). When it warms up a few degrees, though, the aroma and the flavor become spicier, less bitter, and it blends nicely. It has a pleasant, fruity and spicy flavor fitting a winter seasonal. I enjoy this beer, but I do not recommend drinking it straight from the fridge.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drismyhero (815) - Tacoma, Washington, USA - MAR 28, 2002
With a really high alcohol content you have to watch yourself with this one because it surprisingly easy to drink. Nicely malty, this is a good wintertime beer to put some rosiness in your cheeks.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alenightlong99 (70) - Lockport, Illinois, USA - MAR 25, 2002
smooth and sweet malty winter brew that will please the palate. Pick it up if you can.


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