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Pray For Snow - 10 Barrel Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
82
good

113 Ratings
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Ratings: 113
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 12.61%
Wants: 2
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
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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1.25/5  rDev -65%

Buttstallion, Aug 03, 2014
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2/5  rDev -44%

KMart, Nov 05, 2012
Photo of FinnishTheBeer
2.5/5  rDev -30%

FinnishTheBeer, May 03, 2014
Photo of Eisen
2.56/5  rDev -28.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured a cloudy amber with thick white head that faded into mostly nothing. Smells of slight spice and booze. First taste was not good and border line awful. Second taste was better, and I was then, by the third taste, to decipher some hops, burnt malt, summertime fruit, and booze. Drinkability is not good. Mouthfeel is watery and alcoholy. Much better winter beers for cheeper.

Eisen, Dec 23, 2013
Photo of mactrail
2.96/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.75

Handsome brownish coppery amber in the narrow tulip. Plenty of foam and a sudsy mouthfeel renews with every small pour. A whiff of teriyaki.

Sweetish malt with a grainy, rough taste. More than a little of the sweet vermouth taste. Rather bitter and murky to finish. A touch of bubble gum. Even more bitter after another mouthful.

From the 22 oz bottle purchased at Hallam's Wine in La Conner, Wash. I"m not sure whether this is a new batch for 2014 for an old Old Ale. This is not one I'd recommend.

mactrail, Sep 25, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16%

Karibourgeois, Mar 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16%

IPAchris, Jul 15, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16%

thereal_adam, Aug 07, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16%

bernat1971, Jan 15, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16%

OriolesFan1008, Apr 03, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16%

harrymel, Mar 25, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16%

PHBoiler, Jan 02, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16%

craigreno, Jan 09, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16%

mrjmann, Mar 12, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16%

JustinFrey, Oct 06, 2013
Photo of flagmantho
3.2/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from 12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: murky dark amber-brown hue with a moderate effervescence. Head is a finger of frothy tan foam. Not bad!

Smell: caramelly malt with a bit too much sweetness and a biscuity malt character. Kind of like a too-sweet amber ale; not my favorite.

Taste: sweet and caramelly with a bit of biscuity character. Bitterness toward the end is balanced. Flavor works a little bit better than the aroma, but in general it's not to my taste.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a decent carbonation and an OK creaminess. Not outstanding, but it works well enough.

Overall: this beer definitely seems more like an amber ale or a winter warmer -- definitely not a strong ale in any sense of the term. Whatever the style, it's just a flavor profile of which I'm not a fan.

flagmantho, Jan 24, 2014
Photo of tkelley
3.23/5  rDev -9.5%
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!

tkelley, Mar 28, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9%

switzer, Feb 02, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9%

tjcamm, Jun 02, 2014
Photo of vkv822
3.25/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

22oz : tulip

Mahogany red with a thick, creamy off white head, nice lacing.

Pleasant blend from resiny hops to dark and caramel malt finish in the nose and taste.

Medium- mouthfeel, with a bit low carbonation.

While the aroma and taste were fairly average, I still found it to be an enjoyable winter ale overall. Reminds me a bit of a slightly higher ABV Wassail, from Full Sail.

vkv822, Dec 24, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -9%

4DAloveofSTOUT, Nov 08, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -9%

nkeckhar, Feb 01, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -9%

Chou, Jan 10, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -9%

Phobicsquirrel, Dec 01, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -9%

kmos27, Mar 28, 2014
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Pray For Snow from 10 Barrel Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 113 ratings.