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Warmer Winter Winter Warmer - Cigar City Brewing

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BA SCORE
87
very good

470 Ratings
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Ratings: 470
Reviews: 195
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 13.99%
Wants: 114
Gots: 119 | FT: 6
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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merlin48

Kentucky

4.18/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to mntlover for sharing this big bottle at our recent tasting. Pours a deep brown mahogany body, just about opaque. Medium sized light brown head is incredibly creamy and sheets the snifter with delicate lacing.

Smells like a classic English barleywine, with waves of malty caramel and toffee. A solid dark fruit presence is also apparent, mostly figs and dates.

Mouthfeel is thick and creamy, just about full bodied. Moderate carbonation.

Taste is definitely malt driven, with chewy toffee and caramel up front. A faint hint of chocolate adds to the profile. Dates and figs add a pleasant dark fruit dimension. Black pepper and rye notes are underneath. Alcohol is well hidden for the most part save for a peppery warming effect.

Very nicely done. Nice to know that some folks in the Sunshine State know how to brew this style.

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2011 14:36:22 | More by merlin48
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Warmer Winter Winter Warmer from Cigar City Brewing
87 out of 100 based on 470 ratings.