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RATINGS: 496   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


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (29691) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 21, 2013
12 fl oz bottle. Pours clear and golden orange to brown with a small white head. Pine hops and slight herbal. Toasted malty and pine hops finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (28458) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 20, 2013
Drunk to celebrate my rating number 25,900. Bottled. A dark amber beer with a yellowish head. The aroma has notes of spices, caramel, malt, alcohol, and forest. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, alcohol, spices, and pine needles, leading to a dry spicy finish. Thanks yespr fir sharing.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25094) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 25, 2013
Bottle 35,5 cl. Courtesy of joergen. Pours a clear amber with a small, off-white head. Sweet caramellish nose. Medium body, rich in sweet caramel and biscuity malts with a subtle but existing bitterness. Very easygoing. 250313

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (19665) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 26, 2013
Bottle at Papsø. Clear orange coloured with a small off-white head. Fruity aroma of caramel, hops and grass with notes of pine needles. Fruity flavour of caramel, hops and grass with notes of dried fruits. Hoppy finish.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (18970) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 22, 2012
Bottled. Clear brownish amber, small head. Fruity nose with grapefruit and pear. Dry with clean mouthfeel and medium body. Crystal malt and sweaty grapefruit. Mid bitter finish. Clean and hop driven.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (15588) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 19, 2013
Bottle. Pours a pale amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy caramel aroma with weak hoppy hints. Fruity malty hoppy bitter caramel flavor. has a fruity malty caramel spicy hoppy finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (11760) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 2, 2009
(12oz. bottle, courtesy of ilovedarkbeer) Pours a lightly hazy amber body with a small off-white head. Aroma of Pine-Sol, grass, caramel, toasted grain, and citrus. Flavor of hops (pine, earthy), caramel malt, and a hint of cinnamon.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11005) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 10, 2011
12oz bottle–pours a big light tan head with amber color. Aroma is medium malt-roasty/caramel, spice/orange/pine. Taste is medium malt-roasty/caramel, secondary lemon/pine hops.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011

Date: December 07, 2010
Mode: Bottle
Source: Total Wine, Vegas
a rich yet dry spiced beer, dark malts are kept dry by a large earthy presence, light spices add character without making it an overly spiced holiday ale,
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.7/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: ** /4

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (10361) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 27, 2008
Bottle from BevMo. Reddish copper color with a slight off-white head. Fresh hoppy aroma. Medium plus body with creamy/chewy carbonation. The flavor is pine over caramel malt. Not quite dry. Not quite bitter. Quite tasty. Don’t pass it by.


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