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RATINGS: 390   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This unique seasonal beer offers the warmth of an old English pub to help ward off the chill of a winters night. It has its origins in British neighborhood pubs where villagers would gather to shake off the damp cold of the bitter English winter. Theyd share a pint or two of winter warmer ale by the fire, catch up on local gossip, and stay inside, where it was warm. Weve brewed our version in the tradition of those winter ales, with a robust, full-bodied flavor and a tangy hint of spices.

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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tweety (377) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 18, 2008
A good winter brew. Dark in color with a somewhat bitter brown sugary body. Warms the insides. I like Summit, and this is their best seasonal in my mind.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SODAK14 (372) - Rapid City, South Dakota, USA - JAN 31, 2009
A decent ale. At first I did not think I would like it. It poured a dark color but was not as...flavorful as I thought it should be. I may have over-rated this one but it is not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maltser85 (358) - Fargo, North Dakota, USA - JAN 24, 2014
Poured dark brown with a two finger off white head. Nice aroma, roasty and bready. There was a hint of underlying spice as well. Taste was nice. Not a tremendous body to it, but enough, the nose followed through to the taste. A nice change of pace winter beer.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mikeben (355) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - JUN 5, 2006
This ok but too biter for me. I found it a little hard to drink though I liked its coffee notes. Just too hoppy.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MoreHead (355) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - NOV 30, 2006
had at old chicago during their holiday tour. enjoyed the balance, wasnt expecting the hops. nicely done.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kosko20 (352) - Bemidji, Minnesota, USA - NOV 21, 2008
A dark brown, almost black pour with small light tan head. Aroma is chocolaty, roasted malts, coffee and toffee. Flavor is much of the same. Good bitterness, creamy and thick. Good brew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tykechandler (343) - Kentucky, USA - FEB 1, 2015
это пиво очень вкусно. я бы, конечно, рекомен& его всем. пожалуй& обратит& его. очень хорошо!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
eruizgarcia (334) - - JAN 18, 2017
Good nutty, malty winter beer. Dark amber pour, roasty aroma. Easy to drink. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
aplusbreaks (330) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 23, 2009
12oz bottle Pours a deep mahogany with a small off white head that lasts a while. Aromas of coffee, chocolate and fruit. Flavor is sweet malt and some acidic notes. Palate is nice, medium bodied.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
hayden1215 (319) - Ohio, USA - FEB 22, 2003
Dark brown, opaque. Small frothy head, moostly diminishing. Malt nose, touch of hops, slightly sweet. Not bad but I prefer the other offerings from Summit.


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