on tap

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 379   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
This unique seasonal beer offers the warmth of an old English pub to help ward off the chill of a winter’s night. It has its origins in British neighborhood pubs where villagers would gather to shake off the damp cold of the bitter English winter. They’d share a pint or two of winter warmer ale by the fire, catch up on local gossip, and stay inside, where it was warm. We’ve brewed our version in the tradition of those winter ales, with a robust, full-bodied flavor and a tangy hint of spices.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmohno (1351) - Iowa, USA - JAN 21, 2013
Clear dark mahogony,some lacing,short froth. Aroma is toasty,malty,nutty,mild vannilla chocolate. Farily rich malt taste with mild choclate,almost foamy,toffee caramel,somewhat sweet,has some light spice note nutmeg/allspice/slight cinnamon like. Reminicient of a cola taste mildly but nothing detracting from a decent beer.Has some citrus and roast in finish.Maybe a little sweet/salty. Chocolate roast finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
n00bface (137) - Minneapolis, USA - JAN 16, 2013
Bottle liberated from a friend’s refrigerator (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
Aroma: Toast, some spice, and some resin.
Appearance: A dark amber color with a small white head.
Taste: Light sweetness, light bitterness.
Palate: Light bodied, thin texture, average carbonation, and a dry finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
boozedude (2212) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - JAN 10, 2013
Pours clear dark red.. Small off white head.. Very fruity aroma, taste is sour fruit and metallic malts, decent winter, nothiong i’d get again tho

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcr (2424) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - JAN 1, 2013
Bottle. Deep amber body. Frothy, off-white head. Aroma of toasted grain, peat and spice and hint of ash and grapefruit. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly bitter. It finishes lightly to moderately sweet and lightly to moderately bitter. Medium body, watery texture finishing slightly syrupy, lively carbonation. Taste of earthy peat, roasted malts, caramel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
camborne (656) - Hopkins, Minnesota, USA - DEC 27, 2012
Great nose. Kinda bland in comparison to other winter ales. Drinkable but not overly impressive. Bells winter is tastier in my opinion

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bobbyberbiglia (188) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - DEC 27, 2012
12oz Bottle A - Pours reddish brown with khaki head. Good lacing. S - Nice nose. Bitter chocolate, vanilla, & slightly yeasty. T - Bitter chocolate M - Silky, light/medium bodied, a bit watery, little carbonation, dry finish O - Good winter seasonal.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
steeleliver (125) - Minnesota, USA - DEC 21, 2012
Pour moderate brown, a bit darker than most ales, with a finger to two of light brown head. Taste is of roasted malt with a tinge of hops and spices. Palate is that of an ale, no extra thickness for winter. A consistent beer, no suprises, pleasant. Worth trying, but I wouldn’t drink more than one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MarinEvelyn (722) - Wisconsin, USA - DEC 21, 2012
a nice taste of spices, fairly smooth. rustic. decent winter ale, nothing spectacular.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerbaaron (1816) - Arizona, USA - DEC 21, 2012
Robust, roasty, brown sugar, a little spice, light coffee and chocolate, medium body, mild hops, slightly def finish. Good seasonal

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Onslow (1301) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - DEC 20, 2012
Pour from a 12oz bottle. Medium brown brew with two fingers of almost white head that settles to a consistent smaller head. Aroma of malt, nuts, spice. Taste is sweet malt, nuts, spice, a little dry in the finish but sweet throughout. Very tasty and pleasant.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1 « 4 5 6  7  8 9 10 » 38

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50