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RATINGS: 612   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Give the gift of beer! More specifically, Brrr! The Widmer Brothers have handcrafted a special ale for the holiday season: a generous red ale. Not quite excessively hopped, with candy sweetness and a velvety finish. Perfect for celebrations. Prost!

Formerly known as W06 NW Red Ale

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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Stldsf1 (616) - Florida, USA - JAN 12, 2013
Hoppy but not too much. Light spices. Some molasses and vanilla. Nice winter ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerRenter76 (1002) - Texas, USA - MAY 9, 2017
Originally rated on 12/31/08. I was expecting something a little darker and heavier but this turned out more like an IPA than a winter beer. Hoppy in aroma and flavor, some spice and malts show up in the taste. It leans toward the skunky side but it was tolerable. An o.k. brew

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
JPDIPSO (6178) - Wauwatosa, USA - APR 30, 2017
Copper to light umber color with a smallish light tan head and a fairly heavy sheet of lace. Somewhat odd aroma with caramel malt and vegetable scent. The palate is very nice with a soft effervescence and just enough heft to not make it feel wimpy. Light start of sweetness is quickly swept away by an somewhat sulfuric mix. Slight metallic feel late. Bitter and nutty finish. Odd. 1/12

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
seehaferb23 (256) - - FEB 27, 2017
This is a Hoppy Red Brrr. I'm not sure if this is the right category for tasting. Nice combination though. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
martjoobolut (4090) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 21, 2017
Bottle, BB 03.08.17 (from boxbeers). Pours red amber with beige head. The head stays for a long time. Nice lacing. Aroma is sweet, caramel, malt. Flavor is sweet and bitter, caramel, pine, malt, toffee. Finish is pine bitter. Covers the ABV really well. Overall: bit macro (it has a kind of really clean/neutered feeling as other Widmer stuff), but otherwise nice, sweet, caramel-malt driven beer with some piney hops.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stuu666 (12817) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 19, 2017
Bottle at home. Pours deep amber, nose is malty, meaty, light pine, taste is sweet, meaty, caramel, light fruit.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
mjmoen (499) - - FEB 12, 2017
C-. Pours a clear deep amber color with white head. Strong flavor, maybe too strong

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
balloonbuffoon (210) - - JAN 30, 2017
Consume 01.30.2017 as a single. Paid $1.29 for a 12floz bottle with August 3, 2016 as its bottling date. Appears a dark nut chestnut amber - check. Sweet, raisin-like aroma - check, but also a bit buttery and boozy. Hmmm...this is pretty smooth. Its not something that bombards my mouth. Medium-full bodied, and leathery sweet. I consider this worth drinking as a middle of the road American strong amber. It aint offensive.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
donandres (527) - Bayombong, PHILIPPINES - JAN 17, 2017
12 ounce glass poured to wine glass Appealing: deep red dark amber color, small off white tan foam looks clear not too fragrant, slightly hoppy bitter medium carbonation, long follow through, long intensifying bitter aftertaste Overall: good beer, a bit on the sweet side, nothing exciting but nothing exceptional either drank: January 17, 2017 1:07 AM

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (19756) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 28, 2016
Bottle from Boxbeers. Clear amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and moderate hoppy - fruity. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish. 281216

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (48154) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 26, 2016

Bottle 12fl.oz. @ home.

[ As Widmer Brothers Brrr Hoppy Red Al ].
ABV: 7.2%. Clear medium red amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, fruity malt, moderate hoppy, orange - citrus, fruity hops, candy - bolsjer. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a long duration, fruity hops, licorice hops, fruity malt, sweet malt, hoppy, candy - bolsjer. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20161225]
7-3-7-3-15


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