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RATINGS: 150   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
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Wasatch Winterfest is a rich amber ale with caramel malt flavors and a large hop presence. Brewed with the finest Northwestern pale and caramel malts then generously hopped with Columbus and Amarillo hops. Crafted in the spirit and style of the Sierra Nevada Celebration. Inspiration? "This new seasonal was brewed to warm you through the cold winter months! Our Winterfest Ale makes a wonderful compliment to an epic day on the mountain, and the perfect companion around the fire. Itís our toast to Utah."


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmohno (1183) - Iowa, USA - DEC 6, 2014
Dark copper read foamy kaki head light lace. Aroma of sweet fruit, caramel, slight hints of seasonal spices. Slight smoke/tobacco/leather. Taste is malt, caramel, citrus,spice, herb, orange citrus.dry alcohol.toffee toasted. Bittersweet with some sticky sweet.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fidelis83 (2092) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - DEC 5, 2014
Dark amber to garnet pour with a 2-3 finger creamy beige head that has great retention and leaves good lacing. Aroma of sweet caramel, wet cereal, earthy grain, then floral, spicy, citrus and fresh pine hops, light bready and tree fruit notes. Flavor is dark caramel, fruity yeast, an odd hint of banana here and there, earthy grain, light toffee, then sweet and bitter citrus, earthy floral, pine, cooked guava and spicy hops. Medium body, dry, slightly chewy entry, light to medium carbonation, light boozy warmth, dry, slightly astringent finish. Good stuff for sure, I donít know why this isnít classed as an IPA, but itís good.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Travlr (14366) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 9, 2014
Bottle. Clear deep amber color, off white head. Aroma of lightly spiced toffee. taste is toast, toffee, mixed spice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (1701) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Pours an almost brown color with off-white head. Winter spices, cinnamon, nutmeg, and some caramel malts on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes warmly.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
benfergy (224) - Valley City, North Dakota, USA - MAR 1, 2014
Has a brownish gold color with modest head. The aroma is of floral hops. The taste is lightly sweet. The palate is very smooth and strong bodied. This is quite a satisfying beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (8301) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - FEB 6, 2014
Bottle. Prune, chocolate malt, and alcohol aroma. Dark brown with small head. Sweet raisin, cherry, caramel malt, and lightly bitter herbal hops flavor. Pretty nice.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Patrickctenchi (4445) - Coxís Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JAN 30, 2014
Bottle: Pours deep copper-brown with a puffy yellow-tan head. Sweet caramel, toasted sugar aroma. Taste is woody caramel malt, tea. Growing nutty bitter as it warms. Pretty decent.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nimbleprop (5412) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 2, 2014
12oz bottle pours a clear copper amber with some lacing, off white head. Nose is very muddled, sweet, some brown sugar, some cake icing, some spice, some raisin, some root veg. Flavor is also muddled, sweet and astringent, a little sweet tea, some Splenda, dried apple slices. Slightly tannic finish. All over the place.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Maltser85 (332) - Fargo, North Dakota, USA - DEC 8, 2013
Not really sure here. Its malty which is . Has some body which is nice. Alcohol isnít super present, which is nice. Thats about all I can with this one.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
fiveacestx (701) - Texas, USA - DEC 1, 2013
Bottle - Pours dark but not completely black with a medium head and lacing. Has an aroma of strong tea and is very malty. Medium body and finish.


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