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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 273   ABV: 9.1%
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Winter Warmer


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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
GTAEgeek (1239) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JAN 8, 2013
12 oz. bottle. Dark brown with a medium, tan head. The aroma is caramel, cut grass, chalk, and milk chocolate. The flavor is malty sweetness, with a nice mild bitterness in the finish. Medium body, a little astringent, and thick. Overall, this is a nice winter warmer, with a delicious low-level bitterness.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alliance100 (718) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - SEP 22, 2014
12oz bottle - pours a murky amber . Aromas of dates and figs . Taste is burnt caramel , dark fruits with a bit of warming alcohol . Solid . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
improvjock (323) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 27, 2014
On tap at the Terminal Gravity brewpub in Enterprise, OR. Pours a dark semi-red brown with tan head. Aroma of candied fruits and malts. Taste is mostly malty with a somewhat bitter hop aftertaste. Pretty well-balanced. Sticky mouth-feel, not too heavy.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (14990) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 2, 2014
Bottle from Whole Foods on Westlake, Seattle; 8.4% ABV
It pours a cloudy dark amber to brown color with generous creamy head. Mild caramel aroma, with a hint of mature apples. Good body, with moderate sweetness; strong caramel flavor, again a hint of apples which is not a positive sign, then the expected strong bitterness, and some hop resins; some nuts in the final.
Not bad, but unexciting.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pdx77 (1390) - Oregon, USA - MAR 1, 2014
On draught at Lucky Labrador for the 17th Annual Barleywine and Big Beer Festival. 2009 vintage. Dark amber color. Aroma is tart citrus, toffee, honey, and pie cherries. Taste is tart pitted fruit, roasted malt, simple syrup, and citrus hops. Aging has added some oxidation. Fairly well-balanced strong ale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
minihame2 (207) - Tokyo, JAPAN - DEC 30, 2013
Dark brown, reddis body with a tan head. Aroma has mostly sugar and malts. Pleasantly rich mouthfeel, mild carbonation. Taste is mostly bitter with a little bit sour aftertaste. This one is a pretty good winter beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrymel (1503) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 19, 2013
Bottled: unk A: ruddy dark clay brown. single finger of taupe foam falls to a sheet of the same. No lace. murky. S: Hops, cardboard, toffee, darker malts. Nice, almost well-aged barley wine nose. T: Sweet malts have tones of caramel, spicy hops and some alcohol. M: thin with hi carb. Initially feels creamy, then gets really carbed, weird. slick finish. O: decent enough. Serving type: bottle 11-17-2011

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (4500) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 13, 2013
Bottle - Toffee, bread, wood, booze and Christmas spices. Clear caramel with a light brown head. Candy like toffee and spice with a bitter kick. Burnt sugar and a very sweet pleasing winter beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
hops99 (60) - Montana, USA - DEC 1, 2013
From 12 oz bottle. Pours a dark red color one finger head with nice lacing down the glass. Smell is malty with some spices in there as well as woody scents. Taste is sweet caramelly and slight dark fruit flavors. also slight piney aftertaste. Mouthfeel is medium to full. Very nice winter warmer

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kidmartinek (3728) - austin, Texas, USA - NOV 13, 2013
Reddish brown. Medium off white head. Just a little woody aroma. Flavory is.carmely amd bitter. Almost tastes like a scottish ale.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vulcanmeister (199) - La Grande, Oregon, USA - MAY 20, 2013
From a 12 oz bottle, pours a small head on a dark brown body. Medium mouth feel and low carbonation. The aroma is a bit of yeast and fruit. Nice warmth of alcohol and sharpness at the finish.


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