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Snow Day Winter Ale - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
83
good

1,348 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 1,348
Reviews: 363
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 14.25%
Wants: 29
Gots: 50 | 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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Zraly

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3.83/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a deep brown with ruby highlights. Nice off-white head and a whiff of pine and citrus predominates upfront.

Nice malty note upfront with lots of citrus and fruit. I get a little chocolate as well, perhaps a hint of chocolate covered orange. A bit of hop juice in the finish with a touch of hemp seed. Clean and relatively light-bodied considering it is a "winter warmer" -- I question the classification a bit, but nonetheless this is a nice beer.

Not the classic winter warmer but a nice beer on a cool night. The 6.2% alcohol is actually well-hidden because I could drink several of these.

Serving type: bottle

11-10-2011 23:47:38 | More by Zraly
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Snow Day Winter Ale from New Belgium Brewing
83 out of 100 based on 1,348 ratings.