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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.44/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 51   EST. CALORIES: 261   ABV: 8.7%
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A 21 year tradition, Snow Cap is a proud tribute to the potent winter ales traditional to Great Britain. This heroic beer takes our full-bodied winter warmer to a whole new level. not by adding extra spices or exotic ingredients, nor by subtracting any of the magic. Instead, our brewers took the same flurry of roasted dark chocolate and caramel malts, and generous hops, and powered it all into a more concentrated experience.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
donandres (359) - , Washington, USA - JUL 6, 2016
From tap to glass at the Pyramid Alehouse-Seattle Appearance: dark amber reddish brown, minimal head, some lacing Aroma: toasted grains Taste: Bitter, Sweet, nice initial taste and follow through Mouth feel: sticky Overall: very good beer, ok to repeat, but not something to look forward to. Drank: 2/22/2016

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tcon25 (625) - Duvall, Washington, USA - FEB 10, 2016
(Backlog) Bottle pour at home,dark amber pour. Nice smooth flavor, definitely like this one over the regular.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cobaink2 (434) - seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 21, 2016
Figs cinnamon and brown sugar are dominating. A little caramel to round things out. It's an average beer. Somehow I remember this being so much better as a small batch from Pyramid.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnGalt1 (1663) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 10, 2015
Mini-growler from the 16th St Albertsons... Pours chestnut brown with a nice khaki head.. Dry dark toast and nice cocoa essence.. hints of fruity dark cherries are in the background.. Good medium/light thick body.. Good bubble.. Light hints of EtOH.. Textbook piney hops with well rounded maltiness for a PNW Winter Warmer. Is this really the "super" version? It is remarkably similar to the standard bottle version that I buy a couple every year.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stevoj (3933) - Boise, Idaho, USA - NOV 28, 2015
Growler rom Albertsons. Dark brown pour with nice medium fluffy head. Heads lasts and leaves curtains of lacing. Aroma is dark malt, nuts and bit of prunes. Taste brings more malt, with the bitterness coming from the roast, not the hops. The malt masks the ABV well, not even catching any warmth. Smooth and silky with a small bite.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kaser (5640) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 6, 2014
Tastes like a bushel of prunes. And grape juice hi-c. Brown with white head. Poured from a bottle at Delilahs Christmas tasting.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
andrewje41 (2872) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - MAY 23, 2014
Draft at the brewery. Pours really dark. Tan cream head. Sweet plum aroma. Dark fruit taste with some plum and raisin. Finishes with bold, dark fruit with a slight hop finish. Pretty good.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jjgmd (1986) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - DEC 17, 2013
On tap at the Pyramid Ale House, Walnut Creek, pours a dark muddy brown color with a thin head. Nose is strong malt with some spice. Taste is malty with spicey, and drinkable. Finishes on the same tasting notes. Quaff Score 7 / 10

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zgaier (1889) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - DEC 17, 2013
On tap at Pyramid Alehouse in Walnut Creek, CA. Pours a dark brown with a tan head and aroma of fruits, hops, and malt. Taste is of fruits, toasty malt, caramel, and light chocolate with a medium, malty finish.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ACHops (1361) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 4, 2012
Growler from Beer Junction. Pours medium reddish brown with thin creamy mocha head. Aroma is roasty malts with sweetish fig notes. Taste is big caramel malts followed by equal parts sticky sweetness and earthy bitter hops. Could stand to be a little less watery. Fig and raisin notes as this warms. I wouldn’t call this a double Snow Cap, but close. Definitely richer, bigger, and hoppier. Pretty hard to find too, which of course makes it more appealing.


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