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RATINGS: 521   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Toffee brown, medium-bodied, with a creamy head and an aroma of raisins and freshly baked dark bread. Mild Winter’s rich caramel malt and spicy rye flavors are sure to take the bite out of whatever Old Man Winter brews up for you this year.

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2.7
kp (10880) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - AUG 31, 2009

Name: Mild Winter
Date: August 20, 2009
Mode: Bottle
Source: Roadtrip
Appearance: clear dark amber, fine grey head, streaks of drippy lace
Aroma: sweet caramel malt aroma, light spicyness
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, light earthyness creates a dry caramel character, touch of spicyness, light bitter finish
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.7/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: *4

3.6
onceblind (10862) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 6, 2012
Hazy dark deep ruby brown, with a small light khaki head. Nose of earthy toffee, syrupy malt grains, raisin, and a little brown sugar. Flavor was nice and dark with a light spicy bitterness not unlike nutmeg and mulling spices, but it doesn’t taste like a winter warmer in that way...just a mild bitterness akin to it. Most of the flavor is dominated by a syrupy dark malt sweetness, with some rye bread, molasses, earthy toffee, and a hint of raisin.

3.3
leaparsons (10859) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 10, 2009
Bottle. Mahogany coloured with an off-white foam. Aromas are rye bread with weetabix. Lightly nutty with grain. Flavours are grain with burnt toffee and cola. Bitter hops with a warming finish. Simple yet decent.

3.4
DuffMan (10751) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 14, 2012
@ the Goose Island in O’Hare Airport, Concourse C. Medium-dark brown, thin light tan head. Sweet, lightly spicy, bready dark malts with a medium bitterness in the finish. Sessionable, tsty.

3.5
cubs (10740) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 16, 2012
Bottle @ home. Pours a dark orange/brown appearance with a nice brown head and good lacing. Fairly spicy rye, caramel, light chocolate, toffee, a bit herbal aroma. Kind of chewy rye malty, bready, moderately spicy, allspice, caramel flavor. Not bad.

3.4
olio (10672) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 7, 2013
355 ml bottle.
Originally rated on 20101220.
Pours amber color with a medium head. Aroma of fruits, grain, coffee, some yeast notes and malts. Flavor of caramel, faint chocolate and coffee, hops, resin and grainy malts.

3
KimJohansen (10498) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - JAN 6, 2010
Clear amber with a tiny beige head. Sweet aroma with roasted malt, caramel and mild hops. Sweet flavour with roasted malt, caramel, nuts and hoppy notes. Dry fininsh.

3.2
Maria (10211) - Thisted, DENMARK - DEC 20, 2009
It’s hazy, dark, red amber with a creamy head. The aroma has notes of malt and light fruit – soft and mild. The flavor has a moderate sweetness and notes of malt, light spice and light fruit. It’s mild and easy to drink.

3.4
JoeMcPhee (10129) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 14, 2011
Deep amber brown pour. The aroma is softly spicy and peppery. A little bit of light mintiness with a bit of soft bready character. A little bit of soft sweetness and a touch of pepper and clove as well. A bit of fruitiness on the back of the palate. A touch of white pepper and some nice estery fruitiness on the back of the palate. A little bit of soft rye character that ties it together quite nicely.

3.5
mabel (10004) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 27, 2011
[3682-20110416] 355mL bottle. Popcorn aroma has lightly toasted caramel malt note. Clear, dark amber body with a medium-lasting foamy off-white head. Toasted bread crusts flavour has a sweet bread crumb note to it. Medium body. Drinkable, interesting underlying dimension. (7/3+/7+/3/15) 3.5
(c/o RadekKliber, w/ him, jerc, JoeMcPhee)


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