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Abominable Winter Ale - Hopworks Urban Brewery

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

240 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 240
Reviews: 104
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 10.29%
Wants: 31
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hopworks Urban Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  7.30% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Made with Cascade, Centennial, and Chinook hops and six organic malts.

70 IBU

(Beer added by: ElGordo on 12-24-2008)
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4.16/5  rDev +2%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

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3.92/5  rDev -3.9%

Samwize, Sep 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

tjcamm, Sep 20, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +2.9%

JaredGolia, Sep 02, 2014
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4.44/5  rDev +8.8%

PJBeav, Aug 20, 2014
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3/5  rDev -26.5%

dfhhead25, Aug 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

frDan, Aug 11, 2014
Photo of stevoj
4.1/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Wonderful citrus/grapefruit aroma. Clear amber with thick fluffy head. Mildly bitter (again with more grapefruit) melds perfectly with the malt. This is a great beer. Slight alcohol warmth for those colder winter days, but doesn't impair the drinkability

stevoj, Aug 04, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Metaltildeath, Jul 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

SJbigtuna, Jul 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

egrace84, Jun 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

Duff27, Jun 27, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

rybobales, Jun 17, 2014
Photo of jlindros
2.98/5  rDev -27%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Split with rudzud but guess we forgot about it a while ago.

Very little head, little lacing, hazy amber reddish orange color.

Nose flat malts, reddish amber malts, very very light grassy lemon grass hop thing,

Taste is horrible, bad old malts, sweet mess, no real hops with flash of bitterness, sourness, cardboard, etc. Finish is mild earthy spicy hops bitterness but bleh mostly, sticky flat meh.

Mouth is med bod, little syrupy, decent carb.

jlindros, Jun 02, 2014
Photo of rudzud
3.18/5  rDev -22.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Split with JLindros. Forgotten about in the cellar

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a nice crystal clear amber hue with a thin one finger head that faded to leave light wisps.

S - Aromas of next to nothing, caramel, old hops, ugh.

T - Taste is well, awful. So so sad...hops are gone, light bitterness, caramel. Just old hops...A shame that this was forgotten about.

M - Mouthfeel is alright, lightly carbonated.

O - Overall this beer is a shame, had this for probably eight months...should never have waited this long for the beer. A shame.

rudzud, May 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

tastymug, May 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

DOCRW, May 07, 2014
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3.89/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: red. Slightly hazy. Medium, foamy head. Thick, persistent lacing.
S: slight malt. Low hop aroma (my can is 6 months old though). Sweet.
T: well balanced between sweet and dry. Bready. Malty. Alcohol (not too much). Medium bitterness at the end
M: medium carbonation. Medium body. Smooth.
O: this is a good imperial red ale. Will buy again.

jellikit, Apr 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

yeaprolly, Mar 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

brewtalthrone, Mar 08, 2014
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3.96/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A thanks to the creator of the canquest, woodychandler, for this beer. Poured from a 16 oz. can. Has a cloudy, medium brown color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of malts, spices, some sweetness. Taste is good, malty, spicey, a touch of hops, balanced and flavorful. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a high quality beer.

tone77, Feb 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

mrchrisray, Feb 22, 2014
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Abominable Winter Ale from Hopworks Urban Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 240 ratings.