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Winter Warmer - Upland Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

117 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 117
Reviews: 66
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.84%
Wants: 16
Gots: 11 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Upland Brewing Company visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: zerk on 04-15-2003)
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Jon

Illinois

4.1/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Deep copper color with a thin head that laces well down the glass.

Fruity, chocolatey nose with notes of what I believe to be Simcoe and perhaps Amarillo hops. Bubblegum whaffs, too. Complex, but inviting.

Well-balanced flavors of chocolate, dark fruits, toffee/caramel and mildly bitter hops on the finish.

Smooth, appropriately carbonated mouthfeel. Has a certain crispness to it at this point in its young life.

Drinks very well for its size. Everything is in place here and I'd imagine some deliberate aging will bring on some further toffee/caramel tones that will certainly be welcomed. The hop character keeps this beer particularly interesting and also increases drinkability.

Serving type: bottle

02-29-2004 04:14:56 | More by Jon
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Winter Warmer from Upland Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 117 ratings.