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RATINGS: 242   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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lamas (1339) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 22, 2012
Bottle. Different label than that in the picture. Pours a slightly hazy rust/plum color with a smallish khaki head. Plums, raisins, candied sugar, caramel, ripe cherries, Red Delicious apples, rye, and light citrus fruits in the aroma. Thin to medium-bodied, syrupy, and kinda sticky. Caramel and candied sugar upfront in the taste. Some creamy vanilla, plums, raisins, Red Delicious apples, and overly ripened bananas follow. A touch of bittering citrus fruits and a hint of rye at the end. Plenty of warming alcohol along with pinches of nutmeg, cloves, and cinnamon all the way through. Not bad, but overly sweet.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MadIndian (2342) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 12, 2012
Nice red pour with aromas of caramel, belgian spices and bread. Flavors are bread, caramel and cereal. I enjoyed it.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (6584) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - DEC 28, 2011
Pours a hazy brown with a medium to large beige head. Estery wheat, light Belgian malt and a touch of sweetness, and the faintest hint of cinnamon. Medium bodied, toast, malt, sweet malt, touches of very light brown sugar. Spicy malt, toast, a light bitterness. Finishes up with a touch of malt and toast. Nice and fairly easy drinking, no big booze notes.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (8030) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - NOV 27, 2011
Bottle shared at the 6th annual Richmond Industry Gathering, 11/27/11. Pours a hazy amber color with a medium frothy tan head. Decent head retention. Malty aroma with notes of stone fruits and citrus. The taste is stone fruits, pale malts and a bitter hop finish. Medium bodied.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chalsk (1049) - North Caldwell, New Jersey, USA - NOV 26, 2011
Bottle. Pours an orange amber color with a nice thick white foam head. Aroma of caramel, belgian spice, and some funk. Sweet candi sugar taste with a nice hop layer. Some banana and belgian spice on the back end. Tastes like a maltier american version of a tripel.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
r464 (1883) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 21, 2011
Lighter than the alcohol level would lead you to think. Malty with sweet nuttiness combined with dark fruits (cherry, raisin, etc). Thinner at first leading to a stronger finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
redtechnj (200) - Williamstown, New Jersey, USA - NOV 18, 2011
Apperance- Dark red/brown with a very small off white head. Arome- Sweet, fruity, spices, candy, alcohol. Taste- Sweet raosted malts, raisins, spices, alcohol, candy,cherries A nice winter beer for a cold night watching a movie.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
strongpieman (1458) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - DEC 12, 2010
Deep copper to brown color, light white head. Full body, healthy caramel aroma with malt & spices. Solid beer, warming.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnnyMummbles (151) - Pitman, New Jersey, USA - NOV 16, 2010
12 fl oz bottle pours a dark reddish-brown with a nice tan head that lasts lacing and sticking to sides of the glass. Aroma of caramel, malt, brown sugar, some hops. taste is a light malty flavor with a slight lingering sweetness left on the palate. There is also a slight zing from the hops. A good winter beer to try this holiday season.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bobman006 (326) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 14, 2010
Bottle. Dark amber with offwhite head. Aroma of dark fruits, roasted nuts, alcohol. Flavors of dark fruit, nuts, caramel, citrus. Medium body, slick mouthfeel with bright, moderate carbonation.


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