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Youngs Winter Warmer (Bottle)

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Brewed by Wells & Youngs
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Bedford, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 480   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available filtered and pasteurised in 500ml bottles. Made between October and March.
Production moved from Youngs to Wells & Youngs in 2007
Rich ruby coloured beer, almost red in bright light. Complex fruity nose with hints of candy. Luscious and full bodied, with a powerful mouth-coating flavour leading to a bittersweet, vinous finish.
Ingredients: Maris Otter pale ale malt and crystal malt with Young’s unique cane sugar mix added to the copper with Fuggle and Golding hops.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (1265) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Pours a nice reddish brown color with off-white head. Dark fruits, caramel, and some roasted malt on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with more dark fruit.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
alexsdad06 (5342) - Ohio, USA - JUN 11, 2014
500 ml bottle from old backlog notes 07/08. Pours a clear reddish brown color with a medium sized creamy beige head. The aroma and flavor have some candied fruit, caramel, butterscotch, some earthy bitterness to the finish. Seems faded.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Headbanger (3249) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - MAY 12, 2014
12oz bottle (Old Notes-My label say Youngs Winter Ale)-Pours a medium ruby with a small head. Aroma of malts and caramel. Taste of the same. This light to medium bodied brew is a bit light and weak for a Winter brew but otherwise it has a nice little taste to it.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BlackHaddock (3515) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2012
Brown 500ml bottle, 5.2% and brewed in Wansworth according to the neck label, best before 31st Oct 2007, drank on a cold and wet 14th June 2007, it feels like winter. Poured into a pint sleeve glass. Rich ruby red, dark mahogany colour with a well formed off white head. Very little aroma, malts and toast maybe. The taste is malty and bitter, with a burnt coffee/toffee feel to it. Fairly dry in the mouthfeel and not much of an alcohol bite to it. I was expecting more from this beer, having in the past, drank it on cask.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
niquillis (812) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2012
On cask at steamboat, south shields. Pours copper with off white head. Good balance of malts and hops and easy drinking for a stronger ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
POLK (2160) - Hørning, DENMARK - JUL 3, 2011
Dark brown color with a good white head. Slightly roasted aroma. malt. Flavor is mild,with bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Koelschtrinker (9998) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAY 5, 2011
Milder Antrunk, etwas malzig, trocken. Dabei schiebt sich neben dem malzigen auch eine würzige Note in den Vordergrund, um die Milde zum Mittelteil hin zu verdrängen. das Bier bleibt hier malzig und wird von einer dezenten Hopfennote durchzogen. Diese schwindet im nachgeschmack, in dem die malzige Note alleine steht und röstmalzig wird. Test vom 15.6.2007, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 12,10,11,10,13,11

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
rubbishystuff (1813) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 1, 2010
Decent beer but a bit thin for a winter warmer. Nice maltiness and not a lot of bitterness. Serving: Bottle

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SanfordBrewer (1391) - Sanford, Florida, USA - JUN 23, 2010
a good and easy drinking amber ale. the cane sugars added to the boil give a bit of minerality.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (8047) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 11, 2010
Very nice ruby colored pour. Nose and taste is smooth sweet malts and caramels, some doughs. Rated 3/5/03


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