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RATINGS: 130   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
sherm1016 (1127) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 12, 2011
12oz bottle. Pours a deep brown color with a tan head. Aroma is malty, nutty, a little roasty. Medium on the palate with soft carbonation. Flavor is sweet, malty, a little holiday spice, with a warm roasty finish. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerbill (3333) - Laurel, New York, USA - FEB 18, 2012
22 oz. bottle courtesy of a trade with crajun. Pours dark brown with a thin-moderate tan head that lasted through the first quarter of the glass and left partial lace. Pleasant aroma of lightly roasted malt, caramel, and some bourbon vapors. The flavor is a bit sweet with malt, caramel, a bit of vanilla, and some mild roast. Mild bitterness at the finish. Fairly well-rounded. Enjoyable.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Errl (1518) - Plano, Texas, USA - FEB 23, 2012
on Tap- Pour is a dark brown with a tan head...Nose is chocolate, malts, coffee, roasty and hints of wood..Taste is chocolate, caramel, malts, vanilla...Palate is Medium and oily..One of my favorite from rahr.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
smith4498 (2988) - Miami, Florida, USA - DEC 19, 2012
Bottle from secret Santa 2012 - blutt59. Pours dark brown color with tan head. Chocolate and toasted malt aroma. Toasted malts and chocolate flavors with some caramel. Medium body with moderate carbonation. Thanks Bob.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JJClark (551) - Roscoe, Illinois, USA - JAN 10, 2007
Bottle from trade with the_lutheran. Pours a mahogany color with a medium off white head. Aroma of malt, caramel and spices. I detect several different fruits such as apple and raisins. Taste is nutty and semi sweet but nicely balanced out with hop goodness. Finishes with a malty touch. Nice brew!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
scraff (2121) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 11, 2007
Dark brown, white creamy head. Nose held soft notes of toasted toffee and dark fruits, with lesser notes of spiced roasted marsmallow. Dark fruity malt flavors and hints of coffee and caramel lead the way from start to finish. Jjust a touch of balanced hop bitterness in the end, but the malt still wins out. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, malty finish. Nicely done...

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
unclemike (2214) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
5000 (6211) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - JAN 22, 2011
Bottle:   Burnt caramel in color, thin sudsy off-white head, spotty lacing.   Strong biscuity nose, malty, very pale caramel.   Heavy biscuity flavors on the tongue, malty, slight cereal.   Has a slight peat aspect to it as well.   Backside is mealy and biscuity.   This is one malt oriented brew!   Very much a solid example of an English Strong Ale.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate to full.   Having had the barrel aged version I can say that I prefer that one, however this one reveals more of the underlying flavors that were a bit subtle in that other version.   The 8% ABV is well hidden.   Comes across to me as a solid example of a nice malty/mealy/peaty English type Strong Ale.   Good stuff!   Thanks Bill for the bottle!


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dfinney23 (1590) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 20, 2012
12oz bottle pours cola brown with a very thin tan head. Aroma is dark and sweet, roasted malt and raisins. Taste adds a bit of spice and wood.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (34434) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 21, 2013

Bottle 12fl.oz.

[ Courtesy of cgarvieuk ]. Clear medium to dark brown colour with a small to average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, dark bread, moderate roasted, light hoppy, light raisins. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, sweet bread, dark malt, light raisin. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130127]


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