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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Winter rental black lager is inspired by the German schwarzbier - a hearty, yet soft and elegeant brew that brings comofort to the late fall and winter months. Deep in color and flavor, you’ll savor winter rental’s subdued, up-front hop taste, delicious malty middle and balanced finish.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bigda83 (326) - Jamestown, New York, USA - MAR 12, 2015
Pours a clear deep brown color with little head. Aromas were more pronounced as I began to drink than just sniffing into the glass. Caramel, bread, light sugar, and some spices. Taste was medium sweetness with little bittering to it. Body felt lighter with a thin texture. I was expecting it to be a little more full as a winter beer, but I still liked this and drank it down pretty quickly.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
nimbleprop (5413) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 22, 2015
12oz bottle poured a translucent deep mahogany brown with some nice, foamy, creamy, lacing white head. Nose has some malt, a little bread, quite yeast, a little milk chocolate, some cola. Flavor is malty, bread, mild chocolate, mild caramel, some yeast. Creamy finish. Pretty solid.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
teorn88 (3489) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2014
Backlog rating. Bottle at Caspar tasting at Chriso’s, London. It pours a dark brown color with a small tan head. Aroma is dark malts, cocoa powder, X-mas spices and caramel. Taste is grainy and lightly sweet, with notes of caramel, roasted malts, ashy wood, cocoa. Light to medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, quite nice

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
odinstyr (573) - Howell, New Jersey, USA - DEC 21, 2014
Pours a dark brown black with a moderate white head. Smells of bread and caramel. Taste is very sweet mildly bitter. A bit like cough medicine. Caramel and bread barely any hops

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jayb0 (1073) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - NOV 24, 2014
All of the elements are there but it comes across too thin and not enough roasty bite. Quaffable but just OK,

2.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 4/20
npeifer2308 (5) - Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 30, 2014 does not count
Beer pores a nice dark color and lives up to its black lager name but other than looks, this beer is def below par. Aroma is alright, but taste is not. I would pass on this one if i were you.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scopey (8035) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 12, 2014
Bottle thanks to the pester. It pours clear deep brown with small beige head. The nose is toasty, cocoa, caramel, dried fruits, sticky and candy. The taste is bitter-sweet, cocoa, light roast, spice, caramel, candy and mild bitterness with a dry, sweetish finish. Light-medium body and moderate carbonation. Fairly simple, but not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (13021) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 12, 2014
Bottle shared at chriso’s - big thanks to the Peter. Pours clear, amber-ruby with a creamy off-white head. The nose has dried berries, leather, leaves. Light-medium sweet flavor with grapes, ripe berries, bread, some prunes and other leathery fruits. Light to medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. Sweet finish with plenty of ripe fruits, berries. Very drinkable stuff.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (14465) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 12, 2014
Bottle at Casper is back tasting. Clear dark brown. Lasting beige head. Decent chocolate. Ok easy drinking.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
strongpieman (1560) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - JUN 5, 2014
Bottle. A little nutty aroma and sweet. Medium palate, moderate taste, finish is a little coating. Not bad


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