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RATINGS: 67   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
Winter Warmer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
gracefullypunk (667) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 26, 2009
Orange red with a thick cream head. Has a very very faint IPA smell. Earthy and spicy with some sugar. One of the smoothest beers I’ve ever had. Citrus and grass in the taste and the bitter finish lingers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beardface (1517) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - DEC 15, 2009
Tap at Horse Brass. Poured a dark reddish brown with a thick tan topper. Aroma of plums and other dark fruit, a bit of a port smell and some nutmeg. Flavor was dark fruit, caramel, brown sugar and a little beat of yeast. Very flavorful and tasty, I wish TG would bottle more of their beers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
carruthm (1401) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 14, 2009
Blind taste at concordia. lightly sugary aroma with a mild bitter finish. Very good balance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
neepsntatties (1420) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 29, 2009
On tap at Bailey’s Taproom in Portland, OR. Colour... dark amber with a thick head. Nose... sweetly malty, some mash character and booze as well. Palate... good CO2 punch to start, lots o’ hops up front, malty, biscuity, and plenty of toffee on the back palate. Doesn’t seem like 9% ABV. This could really sneak up on a person!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
stchloe (896) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 31, 2009
Another really good beer, unfortunately this was my last of OBF. Wow that ABV takes you for a ride. Very strong malt body and a bitter quality throughout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thooper41 (556) - BELGIUM - JUL 28, 2009
Oregon Brew Fest: amber brown hazy with white head, flavor has a nice mix of malt and spices and some caramel.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
PDXSuds (2) - USA - JUL 26, 2009 does not count
A little muddled and turbid. But very flavorful. Big and warming. Spicy and well balanced

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
raphael (1030) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 25, 2009
It’s muky but also appealing, like a bran muffin or plum pudding, but cold, a little body chewiness, thats okay, maybe oatmeal. the aroma is solidly blaanced tween malt and hops, so at moments i dont smell either. dome spice, maybe cardamon. similar spice in the flavor, the fruit flavor not quite peach or plum, reined in by hte hops, towards the piney, but balanced by the fruit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
boFNjackson (4191) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 27, 2008
Tap... Poured a hazy ruby with a beige head. Floral aroma with leafy hops and maybe brown sugar, well, something sweet. Highly carbonated and it had a foamy texture. Flavors of dry hops, caramel, malt, and plums for an extra sweetness. Besides the intense carbonation, this seemed pretty close to a Barley Wine.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jake65 (2901) - Boise, Idaho, USA - FEB 2, 2008
Draft at TFD Boise: Pours a muddy orange color with a large sandy head. Aroma is intense with floral and citrus hoppiness, just a little malty sweets. I really liked the hop presence here, potent, but in balance with the caramel malt. This was really enjoyable.

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