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Peak Organic Winter Session Ale - Peak Organic Brewing Company

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183 Ratings
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Ratings: 183
Reviews: 81
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 13.28%
Wants: 12
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Peak Organic Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American Dark Wheat Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
This winter wheat beer uses dark malting to provide subtle toasty notes. We then single-hop and dry-hop this beer with Citra hops from our friend Brad’s farm. Interesting pineapple notes from the Citra hop provide a stark contrast to the toasty notes in the body. An engaging and sessionable Winter Seasonal.

62 IBU

(Beer added by: obireidkenobi on 11-05-2010)
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chefduff2

New York

2.75/5  rDev -25.5%

01-16-2013 04:53:18 | More by chefduff2
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mjtiernan

New York

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

01-11-2013 05:16:56 | More by mjtiernan
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Conceptuallogic

New York

4/5  rDev +8.4%

01-10-2013 16:59:26 | More by Conceptuallogic
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RalphSMouse

Tokelau

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

01-07-2013 23:17:09 | More by RalphSMouse
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templar316

Pennsylvania

2.9/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A nice bright amber with an off white head that doesn't hang around. It's got a nice hop nose; piney, citrusy. The taste falls short a quick hop blast falls into a garlicky middle and then fades into cloying wheaty finish. It goes down smooth and would be easy to drink a couple.

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2013 01:29:37 | More by templar316
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FCRICH

New York

4/5  rDev +8.4%

01-02-2013 00:47:06 | More by FCRICH
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CloudStrife

New York

3.35/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle poured into a tulip. Best by June 2013.

A: Pours a clear ruby with a 1.5 finger mostly white head.

S: Can get the wheat background with a spicy hop. Pretty funky aroma going on here almost like a moldy wet old sock.

T: Fairly balanced taste here, good wheat malts and I like the spice from the hop. Certainly sessionable and fitting for the winter.

M: Light bodied with average carbonation. Good clean body, smooth drinking.

Overall not a bad seasonal beer, interesting just wish the aroma wasnt so off. Maybe blending in some more hops would help.

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2012 22:42:04 | More by CloudStrife
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Durge

Connecticut

3.98/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A clear, mahogany colored winter ale with an impressive eggshell cover and tenacious lacing. The aroma has tart rhubarb yeast and strawberry caramel-vanilla. Very interesting, I like it. The flavor brings more tart lemony malt with a bit of ginger-nutmeg. It's a little aqueous in feel, medium-light bodied with mild but tingly carbonation. I get a little bit of an evergreen hop that makes this an overall enjoyable change up for the winter months!

Serving type: on-tap

12-30-2012 08:32:00 | More by Durge
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MightiestBeard

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

12-26-2012 16:55:26 | More by MightiestBeard
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wilfonzo

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

12-24-2012 20:18:37 | More by wilfonzo
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MonicaC

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

12-23-2012 04:45:50 | More by MonicaC
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jski

New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

12-20-2012 21:32:04 | More by jski
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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

12-16-2012 23:47:50 | More by milkbone_underwear
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Larrydoherty

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

12-16-2012 17:44:38 | More by Larrydoherty
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ChrisL24481

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

12-16-2012 14:07:12 | More by ChrisL24481
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DCav


2.25/5  rDev -39%

12-14-2012 01:46:28 | More by DCav
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nickfl

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

12-12-2012 01:26:24 | More by nickfl
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theotherone7

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +35.5%

12-10-2012 14:37:06 | More by theotherone7
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gshackles

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

12-09-2012 04:00:51 | More by gshackles
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JayKay412

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.4%

12-08-2012 14:35:20 | More by JayKay412
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mattparsons

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

11-30-2012 00:31:00 | More by mattparsons
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jeanphony

New York

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

11-19-2012 00:18:15 | More by jeanphony
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.08/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Best before 6/2013.

Pours a clear copper with a foamy khaki head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Small streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, wheat, and some onion, garlic, and herbal hop aromas. Taste is much the same with a very earthy flavor on the finish. There is a medium hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty average beer with the onion and garlic aromas and flavors I am not a fan of.

Serving type: bottle

11-15-2012 02:09:14 | More by UCLABrewN84
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tkelley

Massachusetts

3.78/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into my brand new Peak Organic shaker pint glass (I was told it's a true 16 oz glass, but I havent checked yet).

A -- nice clear dark caramel color with a small white head.

N -- big piny, resiny nose with some orange peel and nice caramelly, toasty background.

T -- again, nice hoppy, piny taste from citra hops. this also adds a good spicy character, but its a hop spice not a spice spice, if that makes sense. I get a toasted marshmallow taste on the back, which makes this a great winter flavor to me. really think the taste stands out on this one.

M -- average mouthfeel, nothing special to report. no problems with it.

O -- I was pleasantly surprised by this. I had no idea what to expect, and I usually don't think of hoppy wheat ales when I think of winter brews. I could definitely drink these throughout the course of a holiday party or a winter camping trip for several hours. Really good quality.

Cheers (and have a safe winter!)!

Serving type: bottle

11-13-2012 00:20:05 | More by tkelley
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MAUEX_MFA

Alaska

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

11-11-2012 03:01:25 | More by MAUEX_MFA
Peak Organic Winter Session Ale from Peak Organic Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 183 ratings.