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Brewed by Okanagan Spring Brewery (Sapporo)
Style: Mild Ale
Vernon, Canada
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.87/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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A beer smooth enough to help you enjoy whatever this season brings your way. This original recipe has everything youd be expecting in a traditionally brewed Mild Ale. Its no too dark, its not too strong, and it has just the right amount of flavour to last through even the longest winter nights.

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2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
cyrenaica (1126) - Milton, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 9, 2016
341ml bottle
4.8% ABV
Milton LCBO Outlet #1 (Milton, Ontario, Canada)
November 2, 2013
The beer pours a translucent dark copper colour with a thin white ring for a head. The aroma is caramel, grains, and some earthy hops. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with average carbonation. Flavour is roasted malt, weak caramel sweetness, and a metallic bitterness in the finish.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
mcberko (16064) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 14, 2015
341mL bottle, pours a hazy reddish brown with a small off-white head. Aroma brings out toasted malt and crusty rye bread. Flavour brings out toasted bready and toasted malt. Nothing offensive, but not very thrilling. Pass.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beardbeerman (341) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 4, 2015
Pours a clear mohagany with a finger or so of fizzy tanned head. The bew holds more carbonation than expected and I got some spotted lacing. The nose is roasted and sweet with a few notes of raisins and some brown sugar and you can easily spot the hops packing a mild piny feature. On the tongue, the brew holds nice roasted and nutty elements paired with mild hops spotted in the nose. Of course, dont expect to get the warmth and feel of a winter warmer.. because this isnt one.I raise an eyebrow when I read reviews taking a toll on the aqueous feel of the brew because, this is exactly what youre supposed to get out of a mild ale. Its a great compromise for a cool fall afternoon and fired up BBQ. Cheers!

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RickTheRick (949) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 21, 2014
Dans mon livre moi, des bires qui se nomment "Winter Ale" se doivent dtre liquoreuses, avec une forte teneur en alcool, question de rchauffer les coeurs pendant les soires les plus glaciales de la saison froide. Okanagan Spring eux, ont dcid dapposer ce titre sur une Mild ... on aura tout vu. De couleur cuivre et assez fonce, la rtention de la mousse bruntre est assez faible. Le bouquet est constitu principalement de crales la fois rties et sucres, trop mme. En bouche, le sucre est encore trop prsent, quoique quelques touches de noisettes grilles vient percer au travers de cet amas de glucose. Un peu trop aqueuse, mince, mme mtallique. Rien de super impressionnant ici.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (4856) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 19, 2014
Bottle. 2$ on sale at La Fromagerie. A clear deep amber brown. Bready light malty caramel. Fairly full bodied. The taste is balanced maltiness - soft and easy.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
rodenbach99 (4415) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 7, 2014
Une bouteille de 341ml. Un liquide ambre avec un nez sucr. Du caramel collant souhait. Des saveurs de caramel avec une touche mtallique. Une bire commerciale sans intrt. Rien ne justifie le nom Winter Ale.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sseb69 (1832) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 4, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 19, 2014 Bouteille 341 ml. 4.8%. Couleur brune reflets rougetres, mousse blanche-beige mince. Arme de grains, caramel. En bouche, un peu de toffee, cassonnade, crales, finale assez sche. Se boit bien.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TaktikMTL (7299) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 13, 2014
Bouteille de 341 ml dguste chez mes parents. Arme: Lgre odeur de caramel. Apparence: La couleur est ambre fonce avec faible densit de bulle. Prsence dun moyen col mousseux et dune large dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Lger got de caramel brl avec une pointe fruite. Dure moyenne de larrire got. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture lgrement minrale. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Arrire got lgrement fruit. (Rating #5504)

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
simonblaine (576) - Alberta, CANADA - MAR 8, 2014
Drank from the bottle, aroma of new house as we were moving someone in. Taste is nutty, lagerish. Nothing special. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cinctus (201) - - FEB 20, 2014
Tastes lighter than most winter ales so not as thick or as resembling of chocolate milk. Easy to drink and lightly carbonated.


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