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Vinter Varmer - Laurelwood Public House & Brewery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

63 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 63
Reviews: 38
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 10.41%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Laurelwood Public House & Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: elcrawl on 11-10-2013)
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Reviews by Hoptometrist:
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Hoptometrist

Ohio

4.18/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served on tap into an imperial pint glass.

A- Poured a dark brown with ruby hues shining through, giant off-white soapy head that left chunky webbed lacing.

S- Roasted malt, nutty, some dark fruit notes, and mineral notes.

T- Lots of nutty notes, brown sugar, roasted malt, dark fruit, cocoa, and light smokey notes with some bitterness on the finish.

M- Pretty creamy up front, smooth, prickly carbonation, and mostly dry finish.

O- I am really digging this complex and malt forward winter ale with a nice creamy mouthfeel.

Serving type: bottle

01-06-2014 02:20:20 | More by Hoptometrist
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SJbigtuna

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

07-13-2014 04:02:16 | More by SJbigtuna
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tastymug

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

05-24-2014 00:33:34 | More by tastymug
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3/5  rDev -23.9%

04-25-2014 18:22:36 | More by mendvicdog
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duceswild

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

04-25-2014 03:51:50 | More by duceswild
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oriolesfan4

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

04-25-2014 03:41:05 | More by oriolesfan4
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mactrail

Washington

3.68/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Dark amber brown in the Ciney snifter with a persistent foam. Pleasant sudsy mouthfeel. Some malty aroma with faint chocolate notes.

Grainy, dark roasted malt flavors dominate the mouthfeel. On the dry side. You might wish for a little sweetness in a winter brew. Thin and bitterish overall. Woodsy, burnt nuts, with a hint of butter.

A decent fizzy quaff. Rather austere and scratchy. From the 22 oz bottle bought at The Market in Anacortes, WA.

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2014 05:46:49 | More by mactrail
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Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

04-03-2014 01:52:12 | More by memphischas
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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

04-01-2014 22:48:04 | More by scalffd
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Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

02-19-2014 00:45:19 | More by thebigredone
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Sonofalime

Virginia

4/5  rDev +1.5%

01-20-2014 19:45:10 | More by Sonofalime
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bernat1971

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

01-15-2014 23:29:04 | More by bernat1971
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KTCamm

New Jersey

4.05/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a bomber into a pint glass. 1/6

Pours dark brown, flecks of light getting through. Fluffy 1/4 inch white foam sits on top. Malty caramel nose. Nutty and sweet. Colas too. Bready taste. A slight hop sits in the middle and then ebbs away. Candy sweet finish.

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2014 20:16:13 | More by KTCamm
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TaborTime

Oregon

4/5  rDev +1.5%

01-10-2014 18:27:41 | More by TaborTime
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anarchia

Oregon

4.03/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Very dark brown / dark red when held up to the light with excellent head retention. Unique, intense nutty / coffee aroma with some toffee and cherry notes. Coffee dominates the flavor profile with some noticeable piney hop character. I also pick up cloves and more cherries, some lemon zest notes. The finish is very roasty with some spicy bitterness from the hops.

Serving type: bottle

12-19-2013 04:44:44 | More by anarchia
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RHVC59

Oregon

4/5  rDev +1.5%

12-13-2013 07:22:46 | More by RHVC59
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constantine_272

Oregon

4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

A: Dark reddish brown. Not as blackish as others. Biscuit light brown foam that gave me low retention. Medium carbonation that seemed to secede quickly. I like the red tint but would have liked a bit more carbonation.

S: Toasted wheat bread. Sun flower seeds. Sweet malts with caramel and candied walnuts. Smooth except for the mild alkaline scent from the alcohol at the finish of the nose.

T: A delicious milder winter warmer. Starts off of rich wet cedar and sweet caramel, chestnut and a hint of chocolate. Pine resin and sap blends in for a mild citrus and crisp feel with hints of warmth with cinnamon. Very crisp finish with a mild almond aftertaste. The roasted on the grain is very restrained leaving a very drinkable beer.

M: Surprisingly smooth, light, crisp and unusually thin for the style. Somewhat long nutty aftertaste, but only a mild one.

O: I like the winter beers but usually feel they're too big for their own good; I can never have more than one or two. This beer is quite unusual in that it interprets a lot of the same flavors, but remains smoother, lighter and much more drinkable. This beer gets extra points for developing a lot of my favorite flavors in a smooth package.

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2013 04:41:36 | More by constantine_272
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Metaltildeath

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

11-11-2013 00:32:07 | More by Metaltildeath
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elcrawl

Oregon

4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

bought a bomber of this at trader jose's. pours a beautiful ruby red, almost looks like cranberry juice. nice head and lacing.

smells malty, caramel, sweet.

real smooth, creamy. tastes of caramel, toasty, slightly bitter and dry with a mild spice, lingering finish of caramel and roasted malts.

this is a really smooth and drinkable beer. nothing off with this beer, well-balanced and nice. would definitely buy again.

Serving type: bottle

11-10-2013 23:09:27 | More by elcrawl
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wchasse222

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

11-05-2013 18:32:13 | More by wchasse222
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Washington

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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Washington

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Vinter Varmer from Laurelwood Public House & Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 63 ratings.