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Raccoon Lodge Defroster Winter Ale II

Raccoon Lodge Defroster Winter Ale II
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RATINGS: 3   MEAN: 3.67/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
Defroster is our Winter Ale that comes out in October, November and December with each release brewed stronger to match the weather.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
after4ever (7468) - Brier, Washington, USA - NOV 4, 2011
Draft at elliott bay pizza. Pours a murky dark amber with a dense and creamy tan head that really sticks around. Nice rings of drippy lace. Big toasty malty nose with pleasant fresh herbal and piney notes. Creamy big body; this beer makes you feel like you’re sitting in front of the fireplace with or without a fireplace. Toast, caramel, peat, herbs and pine on the mid palate with a mild finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
boFNjackson (4199) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 3, 2008
There are three Raccoon Lodge Defrosters listed on Ratebeer, and the place I had it labeled it as an IPA, so I am posting it here. Tap at Baileys... Poured amber with a white head. Aroma was hoppy and grainy. Smooth palate and foamy mouth texture. Leafy, floral hops with herbal, earthy malt notes. Also some caramel sweetness for a subtle balance. A little bit of alcohol and hops in the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
harlequinn (2744) - Tacoma, Washington, USA - JAN 4, 2006
A special treat indeed. This edition of the Defroster has more of a double IPA character to it than a scotch ale. The pours is also a bit more amberish then its predecessor. The aroma has a bit more hops and the alchohol is definitely more present.

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