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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our winter seasonal is a nod to the classic altbiers of Dusseldorf. A full, toasty malt profile is countered by generous additions of German Hops. Well balanced but assertively hopped, this complex but approachable beer is ideal for shaking off the chill of winter.

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3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsquire (4211) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - NOV 26, 2016
Amber color with a sticky khaki colored head. Light nose. Sweet caramel and brown sugar, with some ripe fruit, bread crust, and yeast. Nice clean alt.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hershiser2 (2336) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - NOV 23, 2016
2.29 bottle from total wine. Pours Amber-brown with w large beige head. Aroma is caramel malts, grass, cola. Taste is caramel, bitter grasses, toast, slightly sweet buried dark fruit. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BiddleBrau (1172) - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 20, 2016
From a bottle. A bit harsh hop bite, caramel malt behind. Hop flavor lingers. Lighter palate.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
OnTheTrail (396) - Virginia, USA - MAY 2, 2016
Pours hazy copper, minimal head. Toasty malty aroma. Taste is malty, subtly bitter hops, earthy, spicy. Drinkable, but nothing special.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
katrinaez (1519) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 5, 2016
Not what I consider a winter warmer. Light flavor and hoppy. Nice yellow color. Palate a little sweet. Tap

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JDBaker11058 (1999) - Maryland, USA - DEC 24, 2015
appearance: light cola brown, one finger of tan head. aroma: toasted caramel and biscuit malts, light spice, some pine and grassy hops . taste: some caramel and toast, a bit of citrus, pine, and grass, and then a little spice (clove?). finish: clean and dry, slightly bitter. notes: An inoffensive, easy-drinking beer that has a decent amount of character without trying too hard. Felt more like a traditional pale ale than an alt. Would drink again. Bottle from Village Beer & Wine in Rockville.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
radagast83 (7515) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - DEC 22, 2015
Draft at Rustico Alexandria. Poured a ruby copper color with a small off-white head. Aroma was light sweet malts, spices. Light crisp notes, with some floral and citrus hop notes to finish this one out. Pretty easy to drink.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dlovell2 (1898) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - DEC 19, 2015
Pours bright copper color with a cream colored head. Toasted malt aroma with pine hops. Flavor is toasted malt with caramel followed by herbal and pine hops. Very nice malty brew.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
solidfunk (7881) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - DEC 18, 2015
Maroon pour. Some malt and some caramel. Light sweet malt finish. Ok but not huge altbier complex. Doesnt come together super well. Some citrus and booze Tap at Jackpot.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
altonbrownd (5898) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - DEC 13, 2015
Bottle from Chevy Chase Supermarket. Hazy caramel body with thin head. Nose is sweet, spicy, funky. Taste is malts, caramel, some hops and citrus and good stuff. Nicely done.


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