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Wintertime Ale - North Coast Brewing Co.

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100 Ratings
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Ratings: 100
Reviews: 62
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 13.56%
Wants: 4
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
North Coast Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  ABV ?

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 11-11-2001)
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4/5  rDev +13%

wrightst, Sep 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Brams17, Sep 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

BamfBacon, Sep 04, 2014
Photo of Brutaltruth
3.61/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Ale pours a rick mahogany reddish brown with light tan head and great lacing. Nose of bread, light sweet caramel notes, and an earthy woody like aroma. Taste is light bittering hop up front mingling with caramel malts on the back and sides. Decent carbonation gives a lively mouthfeel. As labeled a winter ale it is more of an ESB. That said, so many winter ales beat you to death with spices and vegetable matter like pumpkin or yam, that it can be nice to just have a good beer that does not crash ones senses, this is a good beer, not great, but very good.

Brutaltruth, Aug 13, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

12oz. bottle poured into a tulip.

(A)- Pours a deep and dark mahogany brown color. Produced a lovely cap of off-white froth. Great retention and lacing.

(S)- A rich spicy body. Quite woody / bark-like with a hefty bitterness aroma-wise. Subtle sweetness.

(T)- Very very nutty with an almond/walnuts. Relatively dry with a subtle spice and minimally sweet.

(M)- A good carbonation level. It is just kind of mild-medium across the board. The nutty flavors are nice, but just not alot going on. Neither bitter or sweet; neutral?

(O)- With all of the winter seasonals that are out with bold and dynamic flavors, this one is easily forgettable for me.

sweemzander, Jul 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +13%

tykechandler, Jun 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

RCLOHR267, May 04, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

mpayne5, Mar 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

brandoman63, Mar 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

beerme626, Jan 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

Mtooman, Jan 10, 2014
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3.88/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Dark bronze color. Ivory colored head with good retention and a few lace spots.

Spicy, malty, nutty aroma.

Mildly roasted malt character suggesting almonds and toast. Hint of caramel. Subtle nutmeg spice. Herbal hop. Well balanced.

Medium bodied. Sharp carbonation. Smooth feel and dry finish.

Good winter ale. I like how the spices are not overpowered.

bnes09, Jan 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

TheBeerAlmanac, Dec 27, 2013
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nitter, Dec 25, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -22.3%

wildcatboy, Dec 22, 2013
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mikepcarney, Dec 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Pillowburn, Dec 05, 2013
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Troville1990, Nov 30, 2013
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3/5  rDev -15.3%

ejimhof, Nov 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

MacStinson, Nov 08, 2013
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Wintertime Ale from North Coast Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 100 ratings.