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RATINGS: 905   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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3.1
Dawghouse Brewers99 (91) - Exeter, California, USA - NOV 3, 2001
Nice aroma. White lingering head leaves pretty lacing on the glass. A little roasty taste kind of sweet. Clean looking beer.

2.8
rollingwood (91) - Maryland, USA - JAN 30, 2011
Pours a hazy rust-gold with a decent head that persisted. Started promising; the attack was sweet and yeasty. But mid-swallow and into the short finish the beer just ’peters out’ and fails to deliver. Not enough bitterness here, and the malt is rather indistinct. I wanted to like this beer but it lacked follow-through.

3.4
greenleaf (90) - Florida, USA - NOV 26, 2007
Bottle. Pours nice clear copper. Off white head that quickly subsides. Citrus and Floral Hops with a base malt, but not quite enough malt or spice for a winter brew. A very easy drinking beer and pleasent for what you can pick up at your local grocery.

1.8
bendz1 (87) - Ankeny, Iowa, USA - JAN 6, 2007
Not a fan. Horrible hoppy flavor with notes of citrus. Had to choke the 6 pack down.

3
warriorx99 (85) - USA - JAN 27, 2006
This beer is a dark amber beer with a strong malty aroma. It’s medium bodied, smooth, and easy to drink. This beer has a roasty taste and a quick, dry finish with a slightly strange roasty after-taste. A decent beer, but not for those that aren’t already fans of Redhook in general.

3.1
lipscomb216 (80) - USA - DEC 15, 2006
Smells hoppy, piney, citrus, fruity, smells real good. Taste does not keep with the smell, however. Not that it is a bad taste, it just doesn’t come through piney like the smell. Smells hoppy, tastes malty. Very warming taste to it. Overall, nice. Definitely distinguishes itself, however I was hoping for more of that piney taste but I guess thats why I bought SN Celebration.

3.1
chadcs (76) - Westminster, South Carolina, USA - FEB 10, 2008
Good overall strong Ale. light spicy taste with clean finish. Would drink this one again.

3.3
TheGreatKen (76) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 27, 2004
(Bottle) This ale isn’t that bad. It tastes similar to Pyramid Snow Cap, most Stone brews, Bass, and other traditional ales.

3.3
shanereid (75) - Portsmouth, Virginia, USA - NOV 13, 2005
Draft: Had a amber pour with a nice head. Though dissapated quickly for me. The aroma was very nice and smelled... wintery (not surprisingly). Taste was nice, but perhaps overstaying its winter name.

3.7
ttboy8099 (73) - Corvallis, Oregon, USA - FEB 6, 2002
goog, but not the best winter ale


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