1. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $14.99 (US/print only). Offer ends April 30. Subscribe now! (Because great beer deserves great stories AND readers.)

Winter Axis Festivale - Empyrean Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Winter Axis Festivale
No picture uploaded.
Have one? Upload it now.
BA SCORE
78
okay

21 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 21
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.3
pDev: 20.3%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Empyrean Brewing Company visit their website
Nebraska, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Bear1964 on 02-24-2013

No notes at this time.
View: Beers (25) | Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
to view more.
Ratings: 21 | Reviews: 3
Photo of pat61
4/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: gold with a slight haze, 1” foam cap, off white, lacy.
S: Some fruit and spice, melon, faint cake.
T: spicy, melon to cake. A dash of pepper and then a nice bitter citrus rind finish
M: Creamy, medium body and carbonation. Dries on the finish.
O: I like a little more cowbell in my winter ales but this is drinkable and pleasant.

Photo of BeerWithMike
3.18/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Sampling right now on 12/24/13. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured into a pilsner glass.

Poured a slight hazy amber in color with a very small white head that left good lacing. The aroma is of sweet spices with the cloves standing out. You could taste the various spices including the cloves with a light hint of honey. Actually it is a very good brew and didn't have a harsh bitter aftertaste unlike some other 'winter beers'.

Photo of Bear1964
3.4/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle to a pint glass with a unfiltered amber glow,fair 2 fingered head that stayed a bit, thin lace hung to the sides nicely. Smell held bread notes with spices such as clove, taste held clove as well with a slight bite and honey undertones. Mouthfeel was nice with a lot going on, wish I had several more to get them all. A nice Amber Ale made for Winter drinking and it fills the bill, it's local to me but I'm not biased, just happy to be able to grab a 6 pack for a Holiday party and support a home town brew.

to view more.
Winter Axis Festivale from Empyrean Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 21 ratings.