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RATINGS: 527   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 258   ABV: 8.6%
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Well, the temperature is dropping and the days are getting shorter. You know what that means donít you? Itís time for our WINTER BREWÖ A full-bodied, high-octane brew capped off with our use of cinnamon and mace. This beer will warm you all the way to your bones. Brewed only one day a year. We only bottle 4200 liters, 550 12 oz. cases, and a handful of kegs, so get it while you can.

Malt: 2 Row, Munich, Chocolate, Black, 30/37 Carastan, 70/80 Crystal, Spice, Cinnamon, Mace

Hops: Centennial, Golding

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bama_Hog1 (35) - Hoover, Alabama, USA - NOV 26, 2012
Toasted roasted goodness. Cinnamon, brown sugar, spice aroma. Deep dark pour. Thick and delicious. I am not a fan of most Xmas brews. This one however, is excellent. Well played Sweetwater! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
CJ_Pain (179) - Georgia, USA - APR 18, 2015
Decent winter beer. All the right "holiday" spices, roasted malts, etc. little thin in the body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rdixon77 (1372) - Georgia, USA - APR 8, 2015
Old rating. Fairly nice seasonal beer. Dark brown. Chocolate, fruitiness, plenty sweet with a bit of tart. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (10128) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 27, 2015
Bottle. No label taken. Pours dark brown. Nose/taste of molasses, cinnamon, nutmeg, winter spiced cocoa. Medium body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Patrickctenchi (4514) - Coxís Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Bottle: (2014 Edition) Purple-brown with a frothy tan head. Cola, cinnamon aroma. Taste is cinnamon, chocolate malt. Nicely done without going for too much spicing..... Easy drinking....almost no alcohol presence. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (5368) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - FEB 10, 2015
12oz bottle. Poured a dark ruby, almost cola color with a small off-white head. Aroma was light roast, lots of earthy notes. Light cloves, some peppery notes. Flavor had cloves, spices, some light burnt malt, smoke. Interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DCLawyer (1743) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - FEB 9, 2015
Bottle to stem. Dark brown/mahogany with thin tan head. A: malt, spice, caramel, dark fruit. T: toffee, dark fruit, spice. Good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcnielsen (2416) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JAN 28, 2015
Bottle. Pours a deep brown color with beige head. Spices, cinnamon, roasty, smoke aromas and flavors. Pretty typical spiced winter seasonal. These type of beers arenít really my thing anymore, although they arenít bad every once in awhile.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (3976) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JAN 14, 2015
12 ounce bottle thanks to my Winter Secret Santa. Pours a darker brown with a nice tan head. Aroma of malt and spices. Taste is malt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and caramel. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
unclemike (2437) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - JAN 11, 2015
Deep garnet in color, the light chocolate head and lace are quite pronounced. Caramel, hints of chocolate and of course the malts dominate the nose. Front begins malt, medium top, dry, acidic, moderate carbonation and a quite quaffable beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
PhillyBeer2112 (2596) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - JAN 6, 2015
Darkish, strong. Smoky and fruity notes, some caramel and cookie. Rich and a nice winter warmer. Touches of an earthy and spicy hop, generally earthy spicy character throughout, with a warming cookie malt palate.

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