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Warmer Winter Winter Warmer - Cigar City Brewing

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BA SCORE
87
very good

491 Ratings
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Ratings: 491
Reviews: 195
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 13.73%
Wants: 122
Gots: 139 | FT: 11
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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3.85/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

a dark amber, opaque, with 2 fingers of creme colored head causing lots of great lacing. smells of caramel, toffee, dark fruit notes (raisin, date). lots of sweet plum, raisin, dates in the flavor. sweet malty profile making it very sugary and heavy on the abv (though not notable). full body with low carbonation.. a nice warmth in the chest.

this is a pretty nice beer, but not overall that impressed. maybe some wood aged variants of this, or a bourbon barrel aged one could be more up my alley. a little too sweet, but it is definitely a nice dessert beer - as far as old ales go, it's a bit different for the style.

facundoCNB, Feb 09, 2013
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3.88/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a pretty datk amber with creamy tall head. Aroma of candy apples and a bit of pine hops. Taste is sweet with malt, caramel, green apples. A definite puckering grapefruit hop presence that I was expecting. Thick and chewey mouthfeel. Extremely smooth. Bit of alcohol warmth on the finish. Very interesting brew that is definitely fitting for winter time.

BMMillsy, Jan 16, 2013
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2.88/5  rDev -25.4%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

750mL bottle courtesy of claspada. Thanks!

A: Brown with a tint of plum. Lasting creme head. Nice legs.

N: Loads of pineapple, mango, caramel, and biscuit. This is very hoppy and it is quite delectable.

T: Very syrupy and tropical. Maple syrup, brown sugar, pineapple and some earth/pine. There’s an unpleasant astringency, nearly tannic, that doesn’t meld with the sugary nature.

M: Lighter side of medium and lots of alcohol.

O: Solventy after it warms. I am not impressed and am considering dumping the remains of my glass. Not the worst thing I’ve ever had... I guess.

Sarlacc83, Jan 01, 2013
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Warmer Winter Winter Warmer from Cigar City Brewing
87 out of 100 based on 491 ratings.