RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
CBC Winter Warmer is a blend of specialty malts imported from England and Germany accented with a hint of ginger and cinnamon.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jb (3133) - Rochester, New York, USA - SEP 12, 2008
Nutmeg aroma, cola look, thin head. Heavy cinammon taste. Real spicy, Christmas spicy, not chipotle. This is a one beer type beer, maybe better near the holidays.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
1010 (309) - Dublin, Ohio, USA - AUG 8, 2008
Appearance: Pours dark cloudy amber. Smell: smells of nutmeg and other spices. Taste: Taste carmel with a sweet nutmeg aftertaste. Drinkability: I couldn’t imagine having a few of these because of the sweetness. One beer is probably enough before you move on to something else. Note: I did try this one in the summer and its a winter beer. Maybe trying it in the right season would help things out a bit. Serving type: bottle

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ChainGangGuy (4874) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JUL 12, 2008
Appearance: Pours a clear, dark amber body with a small, wispy, white head. Smell: English-minded malts laid against a backdrop of strong notes of ginger, various spices, and tart-smelling fruits. Taste: Sweet caramel maltiness is somewhat obscured but a jolt of tart fruitiness. Then the ginger, then the spices. Even a dash of table sugar. Not much in the way of hops beyond a very light bitterness. Tart finish with a lingering taste of sliced ginger. Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation. Drinkability: Lose that questionable tartness and you just may have something here.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
WeeHeavySD (3385) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 18, 2008
12oz bonus. Bonus via trade. Pours orange with a big fluffy tan head. Spiced nose, and a sugary semi putrid taste. Its ok but really not my thing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
kp (10883) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAY 25, 2008
Date: 05/10/2008
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, Cellar Party

Appearance: clear amber, wispy beige head,
Aroma: sweet candy caramel malt aroma with a varied array of spices,
Flavor: sweet and tart malt flavor, touch of fruity character, touch of spices, light bitterness,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 4/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 9/20
Rating: 2.5/5.0
Drinkability: 5/10
Score: *4

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - MAY 10, 2008
Pours a transparent copper amber with a stringy-lacing off-white head. Aroma of sweet caramel malt and cinnamon sugar. Body starts with lots of lemon citrusy acidity and some holiday spice and pine before a thinner, fizzy finish. The tartness seems out of place, but might otherwise be a decent spice beer.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 1/20
shp555 (2024) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 10, 2008
Pours a hazy light amber color with a white head. Aroma is diacetyl. Flavor is diacetyl and caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
unclemattie (4358) - Georgia, USA - MAY 10, 2008
12oz bottle. Pours medium brown. Aroma of cinnamon. Flavor is a touch tart. Finishes like a cola. Not very pleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ATLBeerDog (280) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 10, 2008
Pours a beautiful rust color that is extremely clear not much head with extremely light lacing and below average carbonation. The dominate smell is a sweet cake like spice. First taste is light, sweet, with a cake like spice of ginger and cinnamon that dominates. It is followed by a light bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kyzr (1433) - Montana, USA - APR 4, 2008
Bottle thanks to ogglethorp. Pours amber with small white head. Ginger and cinnamon with a touch of sweet malt on the nose. Flavor has more ginger, very stong that really dominates the taste. Hint of roast, with a touch of mulled spice finish.

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