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Warmer Winter Winter Warmer - Cigar City Brewing

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BA SCORE
87
very good

472 Ratings
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Ratings: 472
Reviews: 195
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 13.73%
Wants: 114
Gots: 121 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
A old ale with american hop varietals that has a complex citrus and caramelized toffee aroma and underlying notes of chocolate.

(Beer added by: cjgator3 on 12-05-2008)
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adam42381

Florida

4.72/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 750ml bottle (purchased at CCB on 1/9/11) into a Cigar City snifter.

Appearance: Pours a dark cola brown with a 2 finger creamy tan head with small bubbles floating on top. Excellent lacing.

Smell: Floral hops, cocoa, roasted malt and a hint of alcohol.

Taste: The flavor is extremely complex and well balanced. The main flavors I'm finding are sweet dried fruits up front followed by molasses and brown sugar in the middle and ending with just a touch of hoppy bitterness at the finish. The aftertaste is a mix of bitter and syrupy sweetness. The alcohol doesn't come through in the flavor, but you feel it warming up in your chest on the way down. This is one of the best tasting beers I've ever had.

Mouthfeel: Full-bodied with just the right amount of carbonation. Very thick and creamy. Goes down quite smooth.

Drinkability: Excellent drinkability. Obviously this is a sipper, but I'm not wanting to stop after my 8 ounce pour. This could easily sneak up on you because it's hard to put the glass down.

Overall: Excellent beer overall. There is really nothing negative I can say about Warmer Winter Winter Warmer. Perfect for a cold evening (or a 77 degree afternoon like today in southwest Florida). If you see it, try it. It's that good. Once again, Cigar City does not disappoint.

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2011 20:04:07 | More by adam42381
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Warmer Winter Winter Warmer from Cigar City Brewing
87 out of 100 based on 472 ratings.