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RATINGS: 892   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Winterhook is Redhook’s legendary winter ale, brewed annually since 1984. Crafted with an evolving mix of malts and hops, each yearly edition of Winterhook is one-of-a-kind. Winterhook’s dark colors and bold flavors make it the perfect winter warmer for frosty weather.

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3.7
jehoesefat (372) - Poway, California, USA - APR 11, 2013
Pleasant malty aroma. Pours clear red-brown with a frothy white head. Taste is not too complex, medium sourness. Medium body, average carbonation. Would drink again but not something I’m going to be hunting down!

3.4
ACHops (1638) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 2, 2013
12 oz bottle. Pours dark reddish caramel with thin off white head. Aroma is dark toffee and light hops. Taste is bright caramel malt with just a hint of char on the finish. Nice bitter piney hops for balance. Easily tastes bigger than 6% abv. Lacking the nuance of the better winter beers, but very tasty and underrated here.

3.8
rangerred (989) - Johnson City, Tennessee, USA - FEB 13, 2013
Poured into a pint glass out of a 22oz bomber. Pours a slightly hazy reddish brown with a one finger off-white head. Ok head retention but not much in the way of lacing. Aroma is a big shot of piny hops along with roasted malt, caramel, and toffee. Some cinnamon and nutmeg in there too. A little on the light side but pleasant. The flavor is big on piny hops but that is quickly followed by loads of caramel and toffee. Roasted malt is there along with quite a bit of nuttiness. Cinnamon is buried underneath but it all comes together to give this beer quite the "wintry" feel. Mouthfeel is a little chalky towards the finish and just a little on the thin side. Overall, I am quite impressed with this offering from Redhook. There are a lot of flavors coming together and they all work really well. One to pick up if you see it.

3.4
collinmb (66) - - FEB 12, 2013
I really enjoyed this beer. It looks pretty and the raste us delicious. Mild spices, beautiful head. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
Majin (256) - West Des Moines, Iowa, USA - FEB 6, 2013
This came up when I scanned the mud slinger brown ale. Brown pour (obviously) smooth sweet flavor, great cold weather brew.... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
boozedude (2229) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - FEB 6, 2013
scanned my botle of redhook mudslinger brown, and this popped up, not sure if its the same or not, but pours brown, white head, not to much of an aromna, but tasete is caramel malts, good

3.5
Bulk_Carrier (6065) - Vermont, USA - JAN 31, 2013
It pours a chestnut brown in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. There wasn’t any head and it left ring-like yet spotty lacing around the glass. The smell has an abundance of nutty malts and a bit of alcohol. The taste is basically the same with just some sweetness and hints of spice. There is a slight bitterness but it isn’t anything overbearing. The palate is about a low to medium sort of feel with nothing harsh on the tongue. It has a dry aftertaste and finish. Overall, it is a drinkable beer. Its good for its style and decent for me.

3.6
VALIS (235) - Nashua, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 30, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 17, 2013 Strong malty scent. Malt is the dominant flavor as well but not as strong as in the scent. Some nice spices, too. Palate is decently thick, pleasant aftertaste. Another solid, underrated offering from Redhook.

3.3
berrya785 (441) - Kansas, USA - JAN 29, 2013
Pours a clear dark amber with a thick off-white head. Aroma is spicy, hoppy, and sweet caramel. Taste is sweet with caramel and toasted grains with a little hoppy bitterness in the end.

3.2
DedicatedToFun (4003) - Santa Monica, California, USA - JAN 24, 2013
Not a bad winter smooth light taste and just what you need in the afternoon with friends


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