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Winter Wonder - Triumph Brewing Company

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Winter Wonder
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Ratings: 6
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 12.23%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Triumph Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  8.25% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ffejherb on 12-31-2008)
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Photo of Dank26
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Dank26, Nov 09, 2012
Photo of DSlim71
3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

DSlim71, Mar 12, 2012
Photo of Rifugium
3.45/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

First had: on tap at Triumph, Philly, PA

Presumably this is an alias of "Winter Ale."

Poured into a tumbler, a slightly hazy copper with a finger of white head that receded to a patchy layer. Aroma of sweet malts, orange pulp, cinnamon and ginger. Starts fruity on the tongue, mainly orangey, with some zesty bitterness. I didn't really get the cranberry flavor that others seemed to. Bitterness gives way to caramel malts and touches of ginger and cinnamon, but not too strong with spice. Medium-bodied, pretty well-balanced, a bit of a harsh aftertaste, but fairly drinkable overall.

Rifugium, Jul 06, 2011
Photo of Deuane
4.05/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A-Deep copper with a medium light tan head that held on strong and left decent lacing.

S-Orange, cinnamon, clove, mace and caramel with a touch of cranberry tartness. Quite complex and very pleasant.

T-Orange bitterness up front with a nice clove like spice kick following. Well supporting caramel malt backing all of this.

M-Medium body, smooth with mildly lasting flavours.

D-Nicely done. I like the presentation of the orange bitterness with the lighter spice notes. Not overly spiced at all, quite drinkable and enjoyable.

Deuane, Jan 28, 2009
Photo of LilBeerDoctor
3.05/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On tap at the brewpub in Philadelphia. Pours a cloudy amber/brown with a tan head. Aroma of fruity chapstick. Flavor is similar to the aroma, odd wax-like notes, some citrus notes. There definitely was a specific flavor to it, but I couldn't figure out what. Not a winner though.
6/4/6/3/13 (3.2/5)

LilBeerDoctor, Jan 11, 2009
Photo of ffejherb
4.28/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On tap at Triumph Philadelphia on 12/30/08.

A - Hazy copper-colored body with deep orange highlights and a finger's width of tan, foamy cap that diminished and left spotty lace.

S - Subtle nose with hints of star anise/licorice, cinnamon, coriander and ginger with a prevalent citrus quality, especially orange. Malt is sweet and caramely.

T - Initial flavor is quite citrusy with juicy orange and some subtle spicy notes. However, there is also a slight cranberry tartness that adds a bit of depth to the flavor. Sweet caramel and molasses forms the malt base, resulting in a pretty rich malt character, but not too sweet. The citrus aspect works quite well with the spices and malt character.

M - Medium body with a fairly creamy texture. Robust and smooth mouthfeel with mild carbonation.

D - This is a different take on the Winter Warmer style with the requisite spices and malt profile taking a backseat to a prominent orange character. Nicely done!

ffejherb, Dec 31, 2008
Winter Wonder from Triumph Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 6 ratings.