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Warmer Winter Winter Warmer - Cigar City Brewing

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BA SCORE
87
very good

473 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 473
Reviews: 195
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 13.73%
Wants: 114
Gots: 122 | 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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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

2011/2012 bottling

Pours with a huge ruby/tan head into my Bruery tulip. This raisin colored beauty takes a while to fade down and leaves just spots and touches of lacing hanging onto the glass. Amazing legs that stick like honey to the sides of the glass and drip away slowly. Killer carbonation for an Old Ale.
Rum soaked raisins, brown sugar, molasses, toffee and caramel, dried cherries, little hints of orange zest, all spice, star anise, cinnimon and fruit cake. If I didn't want to sip this so badly, I could keep my nose deep inside this glass all night. This is sooo rich and delicious. Little hints of mint, basil and pine.
Exactly like the nose tells you. This is Grandma's Rum Raisin Fruit cake in a glass. Brown sugar, molasses cookies, Dried cherries covered in caramel and dipped in milk chocolate and zested with fresh blood orange rind. This is a BIG beer, and it's damn near perfection for the style. It's so rich, sweet, and unbelievably delicious. I wish I had some Oatmeal Raisin cookies right about now.
It has a nice touch of tingle on the tongue, but that could just be the 11%abv. Not completely oily, but really coats the tongue nicely. This is an Old Ale/English Barleywine at it's finest. Great caramel feel with a subtle citrus/spice zing.
I need more of this!!! This was a perfect bottle to open on this winter night. Amazing in every aspect.

Serving type: bottle

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Warmer Winter Winter Warmer from Cigar City Brewing
87 out of 100 based on 473 ratings.