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Pray For Snow - 10 Barrel Brewing Co.

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93 Ratings
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Ratings: 93
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 10.56%


Brewed by:
10 Barrel Brewing Co. visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  7.60% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: cbarrett4 on 12-27-2010)
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Rheaume17

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

12-07-2013 02:03:33 | More by Rheaume17
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npendres

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

04-07-2014 02:58:18 | More by npendres
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OriolesFan1008

Maryland

3/5  rDev -16.7%

04-03-2014 02:24:50 | More by OriolesFan1008
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Saxboy10

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

03-30-2014 00:42:08 | More by Saxboy10
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tkelley

Massachusetts

3.23/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle from my Beer of the Every Other Month Club poured into a tulip glass.

A -- Dark amber body, pretty clear. Nice tan head pours about an inch and then settles down. Pillowy. Good lacing.

N -- Smells like a tree. Not a pine tree, but one of those trees from the forest with the snow. A cold tree. Figgy too. A little booze smell. An old smell.

T -- Little boozy. A little sweet. Kind of fruity. That same tree note from the nose is present here too. Spicy on the back end -- didnt expect that. Probably a little too harsh.

M -- Harsh, like I said above. Drinkable. Big gulps are possible if you want them.

O -- Not bad. I would drink this again but it didnt blow me away. Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2014 23:36:37 | More by tkelley
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kmos27

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

03-28-2014 02:19:30 | More by kmos27
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TequilaTom

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

03-27-2014 14:59:24 | More by TequilaTom
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GuyBabineau

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

03-22-2014 12:49:18 | More by GuyBabineau
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Nage37

California

4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

03-22-2014 02:03:15 | More by Nage37
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argock

Virginia

3.88/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz brown bottle into a Samuel Adams Perfect Pint glass. No freshness date evident. Received from Microbrew of the Month shipment courtesy of my sister Tami's generosity.

A: Ruby-brown with 1-finger of beige, foamy head with decent retention but spotty lacing.

S: Mild dark maltiness, some raisin and fig/date, medium and dark caramel crystal malts, and floral and light citrus/pine notes.

T: A very substantial and enjoyable beer -- reminds me of Avery Old Jubilation Ale but a little less old ale-ish. Excellent medium and dark crystal malt caramel notes with a little bit of a rum raisin and date profile. Hopping is pretty hefty but balanced with mostly floral but accents of pine, honeysuckle, and orange/grapefruit citrus. A little bit of yeast ester, nothing too much but a little fruity, and alcohol is well-hidden. Moderately bitter but well-balanced.

M: 10 Barrel does a nice job of keeping this beer smooth and drinkable, body is medium leaning toward medium-full, but it finishes very dry for a beer of its ABV without seeming watery. Carbonation is low-medium which also helps the drinkability.

O: I was very pleasantly surprised by this beer -- not a overspiced winter ale, just a solid higher than average ABV moderately hoppy ale. A really enjoyable beer.

Serving type: bottle

03-22-2014 01:22:21 | More by argock
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mrjmann

Indiana

3/5  rDev -16.7%

03-12-2014 04:07:34 | More by mrjmann
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PaulD

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

03-10-2014 00:28:51 | More by PaulD
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Karibourgeois

Texas

3/5  rDev -16.7%

03-08-2014 09:41:00 | More by Karibourgeois
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georgiaboy8686

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

03-05-2014 02:10:41 | More by georgiaboy8686
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searsclone

Arizona

3.64/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle into sam adams glass. Hazy, ice tea color with a thin tan head that leaves a nice lace.

Smell is sweet, dark fruits, plums and raisins, with roasted malt just barely coming through at the end of the swallow.

Taste brown sugar, molasses with faint spices at the end

Mouth feel is chewy and crispy all at once with a thin finish

Overall a decent beer that is worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

03-04-2014 00:57:56 | More by searsclone
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Steamer

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

03-02-2014 18:42:30 | More by Steamer
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stevoj

Germany

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

03-01-2014 04:08:08 | More by stevoj
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Boone757

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

02-24-2014 00:27:06 | More by Boone757
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BryanCarey

Texas

3.55/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Brown in color with a cloudy, murky body, this winter ale emits a surprisingly soft nose. It smells like sweet, malted cotton candy, but is actually quite subtle. The bubbles on this beer are small, tightly packed, and add a certain creaminess to the experience.

This winter ale offers flavors of caramel, nuts, and bread with a candy- like character showing its face with each sip. Some toffee flavors can be detected as well as dark fruits, molasses, and alcohol. The beer tends toward the sweet side with an aftertaste of bready malts, similar to a scotch ale.

Winter beers are a nice diversion and this winter ale from 10 Barrel seems like a good brew to drink when you want a stronger, warming ale to ward off the evils of winter while still praying for snow, as the beer’s name suggests. I’m not so sure I could drink very many of these, as the sweetness and other factors are a tad much. But I agree that this is a beer worthy of trying and certainly a good beer for its style.

Serving type: bottle

02-21-2014 04:57:18 | More by BryanCarey
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dextermcgurk

New York

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

02-21-2014 01:25:40 | More by dextermcgurk
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Chucker17

South Dakota

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

02-11-2014 23:14:49 | More by Chucker17
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switzer

Oregon

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

02-02-2014 14:30:19 | More by switzer
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mdaschaf

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

01-30-2014 05:49:04 | More by mdaschaf
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Amerikon

California

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

01-26-2014 06:47:09 | More by Amerikon
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LiquidAmber

Washington

3.78/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a medium bronze amber with a one finger light tan head with good retention and lacing. Aroma of caramel and biscuit malt, hints of seasonal spices, slightly vegetal. Flavor is biscuit malt, dark dried fruit, dry winter spice and nuts. Finishes with malt and moderate grassy hop bitterness. Medium bodied with some pleasant creaminess. A nicely balanced winter ale with light but seasonally appropriate spices and a good malty body with dark fruit flavors. A well designed beer for long dark nights. This is definitely in the winter warmer category; the ABV has been slightly lowered to 7.0 for this year, according to the bottle.

Serving type: bottle

01-25-2014 01:45:36 | More by LiquidAmber
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Pray For Snow from 10 Barrel Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 93 ratings.