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RATINGS: 548   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Smuttynose Winter Ale is a full-bodied, amber beer brewed with a special Trappist ale yeast. Stylistically reminiscent of a Belgian Abbey Double, it features fruity aromas and flavor, balanced by spicy Sterling hops. Warming, mellow & pleasantly complex, Smuttynose Winter Ale is your perfect cold weather companion.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Thechasm442 (678) - Manhattan, Illinois, USA - DEC 16, 2015
Bottle to pint glass. Brown in color with a tan head and little lacing. Aroma is toffee, caramel, and malts. Flavor is sour malts, toffee, and more rich caramel. Average mouthfeel and somewhat sticky. Ok beer.

3.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fuzzcro (207) - Illinois, USA - DEC 5, 2015
Perfect vintage label! Great color and a nice flavor. A decent winter ale..smooth and no distinct flavor overpowers...nice blend.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
samsmith33 (772) - - DEC 4, 2015
Look is Dark dark brown. Off white head. Aroma is barley, cherry, plum. Doesn’t jump out at you. Taste is molasses, lots of malt,...aftertaste is burnt sugars. Feel is heavy, sticky. Good warming winter beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ryecatcher (1304) - Bridgeport, Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 16, 2015
Bottle. Deep amber brownish pour, decent head retention, nose is malt, caramel, raisins. Mouth is bittersweet, medium-full, toffee, dried fruit, malt, yeasty spice, weird fuckin aftertaste. Meh.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tia (1664) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - NOV 8, 2015
Tap @ Jack Browns. Hazy brown with minimal head., not getting strong aroma- maybe some toffee and coriander. Sweet.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GnarlyGnome (852) - Fairfield, Ohio, USA - MAY 18, 2015
Bottle: Sweeter than I anticipated it being, nice full mouthfeel - was expecting more of the yeast character than I get from it.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ttoadee (1236) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAR 26, 2015
Thick red pour, hardly any head. Nose is roasted malt. More sweet than bitter. Middle is strong toffee and faint dried fruit. Finish is still fairly sweet. Not bad, but also not an abbey ale.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
iggynelix (132) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 21, 2015
On tap Unos. A full bodied brew with higher than average viscosity. Pours opaque ruby amber with a thin tan head. Sliky mouth feel with molassas under barley with bannana overtones and some spicy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
JStax (4972) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - MAR 13, 2015
12 ounce bottle poured into a snifter. Pours a dark mahogany color with a grayish head of foam. The aroma has caramel, candi sugar, dates, cinnamon. The taste is mostly sweet, but does get dry and a little earthy upon the swallow. On the verge of ashy as well. Thicker mouthfeel. Moreso than I was expecting. Low to medium carbonation. Decent dubbel, but won’t knock anybody’s socks off.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rougeau13 (2513) - Richmond, Texas, USA - MAR 12, 2015
Dark reddish-brown with a beige head. Aroma of dark fruits, caramel, toast, and peaches. Taste is sugary sweet; caramel with a tiny bit of fruit. On the thicker side of medium bodied with soft carbonation.


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