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RATINGS: 610   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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3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
klas (412) - - DEC 2, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 21, 2012 Bottle from Systembolaget. 26 SEK. Dry hopped. Great hop aroma and taste. Rather bitter. Not filtered - you can see some remainings from the dry hopping (?).


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
seehaferb23 (245) - - 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 (3870) - 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 (12514) - 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 (463) - - 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 (147) - - 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 (515) - 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 (19361) - 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 (47622) - 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

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HenrikSoegaard (13828) - Randers, DENMARK - DEC 25, 2016
Bottle. Creamy White good mostly lasting head. Amber colour. Moderate malty and heavy hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate. NIce.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
jc1762 (1232) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 4, 2016
Thanks altonbrownd for the bottle! Poured into a snifter showing well filtered caramel brown with quickly dissipating brown leather colored foam. The nose shows a lot of sweet malts. The palate is light bodied and moderately carbonated. Flavors of a lot of sweet malt with a light tea astringency finishing on a lightly sharp IPA bitterness.


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