BREWMUSKCLES (2698) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 4, 2016 llyons37 (23) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 27, 2008
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
My wife also supports my habit with this Beer of the month club selection. Excellent Winter Ale, much like the Summit Winter Ale or Capital Winter Skal. Thin white head dissipates into a ring at the top for the remainder of the beer. Very smooth for such a high alcohol content. Overall an excellent beer that I would buy if it were in my stores.
it is complex with tree bark malt like flavor a waft of old ale fruit and some nut. moderate body and mouth feel i liked this beer. not really spicy to the senses. some softness to the carbonation and a lingering somewhat bitter finish. perhaps a touch of steel. TXBadger (2811) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 9, 2016
Pours a reddish brown color with ivory colored head. Caramel malts, spice, and some light yeast on the nose; follows onto the palate. Medium bodied. Finishes with spice and malt. HighlanderOne (1344) - York, SC via NJ, South Carolina, USA - NOV 27, 2015
Poured from bottle. Aroma of roasted malt and herbs. Good lookin clear mahogany with big lacing head. Spices, herbs and piney hops dominate flavor. Caramel malt as well - could use more. Tea notes. Herbs and spices linger in aftertaste. Could be a great one with some tweaks. paultheguru (644) - Parker, Colorado, USA - DEC 26, 2010
A: snifter. pours a perfect mahogany, reddish brown, with a supple white head. moderate head retention, with a faint amount of lacing.
S: almost a potpourri bouquet. Malty and flowery. sweet, yet very floral.
T: initial taste doesn’t surprise me that it is brewed by Shipyard. sweet malts with a hoppy floral flavor. tastes like a malty garden.
M: very smooth and crisp. decent palate but not overbearing.
D: very drinkable. good session winter brew, even at 7.2% philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 7, 2010
Casco Bay Brewing Company--Old Port Winter Ale--2002 12 oz. Bottle. 7.20% 45 IBU’s. (4.5 / 5.0) Winter Ale--Malt of the Earth Selection. Clear bright thin copper amber color. Lacy white head. Spicy floral piney malty light toasted hop front. Sweet rich caramel toasted mild earthy black cherry body. Tasty toasted tangy hop end. Sampled 12/26/2002.
Casco Bay Brewing Company--Casco Bay Old Port Winter Ale--2006 12 oz. Bottle. 6.60% ABV--25 IBU’s. (4.0 / 5.0) Beer of the Month Club Selection January, 2006. Tan lacy head. Hazed rich dark amber color. Malty mild spice hop front. Semi sweet thick creamy toasted toffee caramel butter fruit malty mild Winter spice body. Sweet mild hop coriander end. OK. Sampled 4/1/2006.
Casco Bay Brewing Company Casco Bay Winter Ale--Old Port Ale--2008 12 oz. Bottle. 6.50% ABV--34 IBU’s. Beer of the Month Club Selection February, 2008.
Palidor19 (3189) - Brandon, Florida, USA - FEB 16, 2010
Strong alcohol flavor, tasty malts with with some bitterness.
a lovely brown color with a creamy head. nick76 (4399) - Tampa, Florida, USA - FEB 7, 2010
The aroma is malty and nutty with caramel and hops. The appearance is deep amber with a mall head. The taste is like the aroma with an astringent finish. The palate is smooth but not thick. Overall I think it’s a fine beer but it’s too astringent for me. 6ROW (473) - corpus christi, Texas, USA - MAR 18, 2009
copper to red pour with small white head.sweet aroma of malt and molasses. astringrnt alcoholic taste with bitter finish.
oh6gdx (26487) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAR 3, 2009
[email protected]mcox90 (2097) - Wilton, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 1, 2009
Arms Vasagatan, Stockholm. Deep amber colour, mediumsized beige head, some lace. Aroma is caramel, US hops and some dark berries. Flavour is hops, malts, caramel and some slight glueish notes.
12 oz bottle. Pours aan amber golden color with a small off white head. Aroma is slightly spicey with malt. Medium bodied on the tongue with an average amount of carbonation. Taste is caramel with citrus hops. Finishes bitter.