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RATINGS: 142   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Warm up the long, cold nights of winter with Rahr’s latest seasonal offering. Wonderfully robust, rich and full-bodied, Rahr’s Winter Warmer is crated in the fine British tradition of holiday ales. Perfect for either holiday gatherings or quiet evenings at home.


3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bleeng (1668) - Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas, USA - FEB 16, 2009
12 oz bottle. Dark brown, fluffy tan head. Nose is sharp, peppers, spices, and a bit of turpentine. Taste comes off spicy, a bit malty, peppery, and that off taste of turpentine/paint thinner. This distracts what should be a very nice beer. OK to drink and goes down easy but that "odd" flavor does not do this beer any favors.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Snojerk321 (2960) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 15, 2009
12oz bottle. Pours very dark coffee brown with a faint ruby glow. A big beige head left light lacing. Ground coffee and cocoa dust on the nose as well as some toasted malts. Flavor was big on roasted malts, coffee and cocoa. finish was crisp with the brew being medium in body, pretty good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
daknole (10848) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - FEB 6, 2009
bottle from ericandersnavy. Brownish pour wtih a lite tan head. A very malty aroma has some fruity and spicy notes as well. Flavor is malty(caramel) with some spice and a tiny hop bite. Fair.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Cavie (4302) - Arlington, Texas, USA - FEB 4, 2009
UPDATED: OCT 25, 2009 This is an amazing tasting beer. It was a perfect mix of caramel and spices, with the right touch of alcohol. Yes.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Soonah (1120) - Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA - FEB 4, 2009
The pour was brown with red highlights. Off-white head collapses quickly. Thin bits of lacing. The aroma is malty with light spice of cinnamon and clove. The flavor is light caramel, thin spice and malt. Mouthfeel is on the thin side and the carbonation is aggressive.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bella68 (42) - Alabama, USA - FEB 4, 2009
Poured a dark brownish-red color with off white head. Flavor is kinda sweet with a few hints of dark fruits. Aroma not as itense as I would like. Lots of carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jkwalking05 (4572) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JAN 29, 2009
Brown in color with a small off-white head. Aroma is ofmalt and spices. Taste is the same...nothing special.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
crajun (1166) - , Texas, USA - JAN 19, 2009
UPDATED: NOV 28, 2011 re-rate (original was 2009) either I changed or this beer changed; MUCH better than my original rate (below). malty aroma with a hint of cocoa. Pour is black with big beige head with long lacing. many levels of flavor - not much sweetness; beer starts smooth, some dark fruit flavors followed by chalky chocolate and beer ends dry. med-thick palate. I LIKE!! Dissapointed; my first winter warmer and it was... bland nice aroma of cloves? malts but there was none of that in the taste..

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
blutt59 (6501) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 17, 2009
bottle, dark brown color with nice medium head, aroma of fruity cocoa, flavor is stout with some dark fruit and roast malt, finish is smooth

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
unclemike (2871) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - JAN 8, 2009
Bottle) Pours a dark burgundy body with a spare off-white head. Aroma of dark fruits, dark malts, caramel, and licorice. Flavor of sweet and dark malt, licorice, and hint of dried dark fruits in the finish.


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