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RATINGS: 861   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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A rich, hearty ale brewed for a clean, dry, roasty palate.


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
msprigings (4) - , Virginia, USA - DEC 30, 2008 does not count
caramel, amber, clear, lightly bitter, light body, thin feel. Overall I thoroughly enjoyed it and will look for in winters to come.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dosxxjuarez99 (1) - whittier, California, USA - NOV 30, 2000 does not count
Too bad itís only a seasonal beer. Goes well with a meal.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jake Barnes (456) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - APR 18, 2001

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Andrew196 (1091) - Katy, Texas, USA - MAR 18, 2002
Yummy, even though it never really gets cold where I live, we are pansy enough to think it is, therefore Winterhook is a beer of choice. Very smooth for a winter ale, sort of fruity too.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
krisfleet (130) - Sharon, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 19, 2003
Good clean favor. I think this beer is a little under-appreciated. Nice hints of fruits and nuts. I would best describe this beer as a pale drk beer. It has a lot of characteristics of a dark beer, but it isn't dark in the least bit. Definately worth trying. I liked it better the colder it was.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerbumble (42) - Reno, Nevada, USA - FEB 3, 2003
Nice dark color. Great thick taste. Good amount and color of head. Good amount of alcohol.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
archstanton (105) - mukilteo, Washington, USA - OCT 20, 2003
UPDATED: NOV 11, 2005 very dark brown/almond colored with a sharp bitter bite at first then after a few sips this hop infested brew tastes great..very good..

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AdamSkillin (376) - High Bridge, New Jersey, USA - JAN 23, 2006
Pretty tasty, low in alcohol for the style, but plenty flavor, nutty and brown and tasty, like eating a filbert nut on the fourth of july, awesome beer, I can drink 1000 of these in honor of our countryís birth.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2154) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 1, 2007
thin and substantial. layered with a malt and semi hop flavor that joust a bit with the flavorings and work well in the mix. a bit busy but not confusing. refreshing and could be drank most anytime of year. licorice flavor just perceptable and is woven in by craft (or perhaps good fortune). just a nice tart and short finish that lingers more on the mind. looks good in the pinter glass. bravo!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cmc619 (372) - California, USA - DEC 6, 2010
Tastes like a sturdily hopped APA with a bit more alcohol warmth, even though itís not too strong at 5.9%. Nice burnt orange color, fully translucent, good head and lacing. Overall just a really well-brewed, great-drinking beer, with no skimping on the hops.


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