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RATINGS: 499   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Give the gift of beer! More specifically, Brrr! The Widmer Brothers have handcrafted a special ale for the holiday season: a generous red ale. Not quite excessively hopped, with candy sweetness and a velvety finish. Perfect for celebrations. Prost!

Formerly known as W06 NW Red Ale

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
howlinwlf (26) - Ronkonkoma, New York, USA - FEB 8, 2014
I got this in a winter warmer variety 12 pack. This is a great winter ale. Not over bearing. A great mouthful of ale with just a touch of seasonal spices. This ale isn’t over done with malt or sweetness. I could do a session with this ale. Great color, sturdy head.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mbgrayson (520) - Anaconda, Montana, USA - FEB 6, 2014
Pours a clear amber, with tan head. Aroma of spice and hops. Taste has deep notes of hops, with a malty finish. Smooth and a little caramel sweetness in there too. A nice red ale. Thumbs up.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadRobin (1858) - Silver Spring, USA - FEB 5, 2014
On tap half pint at Gilly's Beer & Fine Wine in Rockville, MD. Densely hazy, nearly opaque, rusty dark brown with a khaki head and very good lacing. Aroma of pineapple, grapefruit and caramel with a touch of floral hops. Taste of pineapple, pine resin, caramel, grapefruit, bread, sweet red grapes and mango. Full/medium body and medium carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Churchkey (15) - - FEB 2, 2014
12 ounce bottle poured into a pint glass Appearance/ Semi transparent medium amber in color. 2full fingers of light tan foam which dissipates to a thin froth after several minutes however leaving nice lacing. Nice carbonation. Aroma / Floral, piney hops. Sweet and pleasant. Taste / Fresh baked bread. Nice hop load but not overwhelming. Mouth Feel / Very smooth and kind of creamy. Medium bodied with a nice smooth finish. Overall/ This was a very good beer more to the hoppy than malty side. It was a nice beer to enjoy slowly by the fireplace. Serving type: bottle

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ibrew2or3 (6782) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JAN 25, 2014
12oz bottle pours with a clear amber body that has copper hues and supports a nice looking tan head. The aroma offers up malts, roasted malts, a mild black licorice note and kind of a maple like spiciness. The taste begins with a spicy maple note and then it moves toward malts and roasted malts. To midway and toward the finish I get winter spiciness and some sweet dark fruity esters. Nice winter brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Livendadream (98) - New Mexico, USA - JAN 19, 2014
Btl pours clear light amber color, thick creamy off white head that lingers for a while leaving massive lace on glass. Smells of heavy pine, resin and holiday cookie dough.Sweet candy-caramel taste with big grapefruit and piney flavors. Medium body,smooth texture, lively carbination and a nice moderately bitter,creamy finish. Great balance between malt and hops. Clean fresh hop aroma and fantastic malt backbone. Bitterness is not overwhelming and malt not overly sweet,making for a very drinkable and refreshing winter beer. Definitely a nice beer for the holidays!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
strap (400) - Seoul, SOUTH KOREA - JAN 17, 2014
Copper pour, light head. Piny aroma. Pine and bread flavor. Good hops, little sweetness. A sessionable winter brew...not too high on the alcohol content ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Crit (3318) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 11, 2014
Sparkling amber small beige head.Fresh spicy piney hop nose.Palate is both citrus/bitter hops, good malt mid. Very late long bitter hop finish My favorite of the 2013 winter offerings

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
batneil (265) - - JAN 11, 2014
Not bad as winter seasonals go. Dark honey colour, slightly fizzy but not too much so. Pleasant tasting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bkurtz (728) - PERU - JAN 6, 2014
Pours a clear copper with a nice fluffy head. Nice balance that gives some bitterness and sweet malts. Nice ale.

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