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RATINGS: 245   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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As the days grow shorter and frost becomes snow, our BELGIAN fREEZE WINTER ALE is the perfect remedy to loosen the spirits. This deep amber tonic is brewed with lots of roasted caramel malt for body and warmth to bring in the holidays and see you through the spring.


2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (13428) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 12, 2013
Bottle. Hazy deep amber color, scant head. Aroma of spiced caramel. Taste is sweetly spiced brown bread and fruitcake.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
heemer77 (5109) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - JAN 6, 2013
Bottle thanks to jcwattsrugger. The body was a deep reddish copper with a light khaki head on top. The nose is fairly boozy with some cloves and peanuts. There is a little bit of funk. The taste was caramel and lots of funky leather. There was also some banana peels. As I drank more I got some cinnamon type spice. Decent.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
KornDogg (537) - Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 4, 2013
Bottle. Aroma of banana, cherry and alcohol. Amber body with thin dissipating head. Flavor begins sweet with notes of cherry, followed by clove, spice and yeast. Candied malt finish with a nice alcohol warming power. A tasty winter beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (4492) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JAN 2, 2013
Pours cloudy brown. Smells of bread yeast and banana. Floral hops in teh aroma as well as booze. Lots on the tongue and palate. Medium carbonation. Pretty good.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
60minuteman (864) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 18, 2012
Subtle smell of cinnamon, roast, hops, malt, and pine. Crisp light brown color. No head or lace. Flavor is hops, alcohol, pine, spices, and a slight sweetness of sugar at the very end.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ben4321 (4097) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - DEC 16, 2012
Location: 12 oz bottle from Oak Tree, 12/16/12

Aroma: The nose has lots of banana, spice, Belgian yeast, candied sugar, and some wheat too
Appearance: It pours a dark reddish-brown color with a thick foam of beige head and minimal lace
Flavor: It is on the sweet side, with some yeast, spice, and mild hops too, but the sweetness dominates
Palate: The body is medium, it feels quite a bit sticky, and leaves a sticky, lingering tingle on the mouth
Overall Impression: This one is kind of a mixed bag. There are good components, but there are really bad components too. Itís hard too go too high on a beer that leaves such an odd and a little unpleasing feel on the mouth. Like I said, it is a mixed bag, but my score reflects my overall feel of the whole combination Thereís some good, bad, and everything in between here.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
shonobiwan (213) - Sound Beach, New York, USA - DEC 9, 2012
Long Island, NY - 12 oz. bottle pours a reddish brown color with thin white head the quickly dissipates, no lacing. Aroma is of overripe fruit and a bit like licorice. Taste is initially sweet followed by winter spice. Palate is finished off with malty back bone and 8% ABV bite. A good brew that warms, Cheers! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
abcfan (747) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 15, 2012
Pours reddish brown, with no head. Aroma is banana and fig. Rather thin and bubbly, finishes with dry alcohol notes. Nothing special.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
odinstyr (564) - Hamilton, New Jersey, USA - NOV 7, 2012
Pours a very hazy red-brown with a small tan head. Smells of chocolate, dough, earthy. Taste is bitter , mildly sour and sweet. A sharp bite, hint of dark chocolate, bit of spiciness.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Damico (2693) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 25, 2012
2 year old with a bit of a gush from E. Pours unclear dark apple amber with a big gushing creamy beige head. The aroma brings soft sweet apple and toffee candy like notes. The flavor seems to have lost a bit with a few years, starting off sweet and malty and then bringing apple and acetyl flavors for sure.


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