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RATINGS: 137   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   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. It’s our toast to Utah."


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hoptimus_prime (73) - Utah, USA - OCT 16, 2012
bottle. pours a dark amber, off-white head. nose is notes of caramel and hop. mouth is caramel amber malt toasty warm and equally good backing of hop flavor and bitters . nice on the lighter side winter brew, good.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (1219) - 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 (198) - 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 (7293) - 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 (3401) - Cox’s 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 (4536) - 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 (229) - Fargo, North Dakota, USA - DEC 8, 2013
Not really sure here. Its malty which is . Has some body which is nice. Alcohol isn’t 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 (537) - 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.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DiarmaidBHK (3347) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 30, 2013
Bottle from Utah Liquor Store. Pours brown with an inch of khaki foam. Leaves a lot of lacing in the glass. A slight pine note on the tongue. Not much on the tongue. Finishes clean. Really quite boring.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ads135 (2814) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - JUL 20, 2013
This is a pretty good beer. Not particularly spicing, but well balanced and its hold its alcohol well. Some nuttiness, caramel, and mild fruit.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RobertDale (3290) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JUL 3, 2013
12 ounce bottle. Thanks Dallas! Just found this one hiding in the refrigerator. Pours reddish brown with a decent biege head. Aroma of malt, caramel, and fruit. Taste is caramel, dark fruit, malt, spice, and vanilla. Nice.


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