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Winter Warmer - Hangar 24 Brewery

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36 Ratings
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Ratings: 36
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 17.88%
Wants: 3
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hangar 24 Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  7.80% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Gold medal winner at GABF 2013

(Beer added by: t0rin0 on 06-07-2010)
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t0rin0

California

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

On tap at the brewery's second anniversary party 6/5/2010.

Pours an orange/red color that is mildly hazy and produces beige head that doesnt last but laces the glass.

Aroma is of cinnamon and pine needles (I'm told spruce) and lots of sweet malts and fruit. Lots going on but it's also boozy.

Flavor is heaviest on the cinnamon, spruce, and caramel. It also has some cherry/fruit, booze, and low bitterness. I can't seem to find as much maple as I thought there would be.

Body is medium/heavy and possibly under carbonated but still very smooth. I can detect the drinkability, 10% of the entire experience of the beer to be exact.

06-07-2010 06:33:25 | More by t0rin0
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.88/5  rDev +8.4%

On tap at the BevMo Holiday Beerfest held at Golden Road Brewing in Los Angeles, CA.

Pours a hazy brown with a foamy beige head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of toasted malt and caramel aromas. Taste is much the same with a medium roasty and hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer but I am not getting any spice or maple aromas or flavors from this one.

12-02-2012 05:13:58 | More by UCLABrewN84
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zestar

California

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

08-06-2014 04:57:40 | More by zestar
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largadeer

California

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

01-30-2014 04:31:55 | More by largadeer
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mactrail

Washington

2.03/5  rDev -43.3%

This "spiced strong ale" is truly bizarre. I can only think of the descriptions of pre-war English candies in "Gravity's Rainbow." Distinct touch of pickled goose berries. Sweet and sour mushrooms. Candied crab apples with a dose of quinine.

You can't ignore the taste of plastic or the scent of burning sterno. Horse blankets in the nose. It looks innocent enough, with the light amber color and decent head. Overall, it's disgusting, but in an interesting way. Hangar 24 seems to be without any shame in the crazy stuff they put on the market.

On tap at KNB in San Diego. From notes of March 10, 2012 visit.

04-11-2012 06:00:52 | More by mactrail
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Halcyondays

California

3.9/5  rDev +8.9%

On-tap at Beachwood I,

A: Pours a deep red amber with a creamy off-white head, nice lace.

S: Winter spice, conifer needles, some nutmeg.

T: Spiced malt, Christmas cookies and pine. Solid flavour, well made to style.

M: Medium-bodied, creamy, soft carbonation, easy to drink, never boozy.

O: A very good Winter Warmer, though it certainly was at its best around room temperature. A little Christmas in July.

07-18-2012 22:18:25 | More by Halcyondays
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kojevergas

Texas

3.44/5  rDev -3.9%

Served on-draught into a half pint glass at Hangar 24. 7.8% ABV. Cost was $4.00. Reviewed from notes taken in late 2012.

A: Pours no head at all. Body colour is a vibrant copper-auburn. No yeast particles are visible. No bubble show.

Sm: Blood orange, nectarine, fruit, and clean biscuit malt. An average strength aroma.

T: Luscious blood orange fruit, nectary notes, tangerine, and complementary floral hops. Pale biscuit malt. Simple but quite enjoyable. Refreshing and balanced.

Mf: Smooth, wet, and luscious. Enjoyable. Good carbonation and thickness.

Dr: Quite drinkable and enjoyable. Hides its ABV well. I like it. A surprisingly tasty winter warmer from Hangar 24. Its simplicity does hold it back, however.

High B-

02-06-2013 21:39:51 | More by kojevergas
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HuskyinPDX

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

02-25-2014 04:22:00 | More by HuskyinPDX
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ste5venla

California

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

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beerpadawan

California

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

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djaeon

California

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

04-16-2014 00:01:12 | More by djaeon
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Wowcoolman

California

4/5  rDev +11.7%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev +11.7%

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aquazr1

California

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

11-21-2013 02:19:46 | More by aquazr1
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Booner818

California

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

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California

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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California

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

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ILikeGoodCider

California

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

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California

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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California

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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California

4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

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anon

California

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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California

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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California

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California

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

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Winter Warmer from Hangar 24 Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 36 ratings.