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Snow Day Winter Ale - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
83
good

1,349 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 1,349
Reviews: 363
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 14.25%
Wants: 29
Gots: 51 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Pleasantly hoppy, Snow Day carries the subtle chocolate and caramel flavors of a new brewing malt known as Midnight Wheat. The Styrian Golding, Centennial and Cascade hops bring the backbone of hoppy bitterness to complement the roasty undertones. This beer is the deep garnet of a roasted walnut and presents a creamy tan head, floating artfully atop. Snow Day is bold and hoppy, drinkable and strong.

(Beer added by: NStLincoln on 10-14-2011)
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WithinTheGlass

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4.22/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured this brew from a 12 oz bottle into my tulip glass. A dense, foamy head exudes hops, cocoa and spices. The first sip is a huge surprise, as it tastes like a combination of a brown IPA mixed with an old style black ale. Of all of the winter warmers I've tried, this would have to be my favorite. The smell and taste alone vault this beer into the above average category, and the added touches of spicy carbonation and a non-invasive head push it even higher in my book. I reserve my 5 star ratings for the best of the best (quality quads, trippels and imperial stouts) but as far as ordinary beer goes... this is a REAL winner.

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2012 21:43:27 | More by WithinTheGlass
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Snow Day Winter Ale from New Belgium Brewing
83 out of 100 based on 1,349 ratings.