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Festeroo Winter Ale - Hop Valley Brewing Company

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Festeroo Winter AleFesteroo Winter Ale

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BA SCORE
85
very good

16 Ratings
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Ratings: 16
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 9.31%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hop Valley Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  7.80% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
60 IBU

(Beer added by: Hoptometrist on 12-01-2012)
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Ratings: 16 | Reviews: 4 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by Chris-MOC9:
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Chris-MOC9, Dec 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

bonez05404, Dec 16, 2012
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3.85/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Dark brown with a two finger lasting off white head and decent amount of lacing.
Smell is malty molasses dank hops and brown sugar. Taste is dank hops plenty of sugars and malts.
Mouthfeel is full and medium dry finish.
Overall one of the better winter warmers from the Northwest.

Spikester, Dec 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Hopmodium, Nov 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

tjcamm, Nov 30, 2013
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3.91/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a dark orange amber with a thin off-white head with good retention and lacing. Aroma of caramel and lightly bready malt, brown sugar, light piney and grassy hops, a hint of spiciness. Flavor is dry caramel malt, piney and grassy hops with a bit of dankness, citrus in the background. Finishes with a piney, resinous hop finish. Medium bodied. A nice rich malt ale made spicy through its hops. No winter spices detectable, but still a suitable entry into the winter warmer style, there is lots of pine flavor here for the season.

LiquidAmber, Oct 17, 2014
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Birdlegs, Oct 21, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

22oz bottle from "Roths Sunnyslope Market" in S. Salem $3.99 Darker amber/red ale with a good sized,long lasting light tan head. Aromas of toffee/caramel malts and spruce/piney hops,also getting faint licorice nice really. Taste is way malty at first deep toffee and treacle notes, touch of licorice then satisfying deep hoppiness..finishes semi dry..and long long pleasing finish. Lovely thick yet moving fast mouth feel. A really nice satisfying winter ale..loved it

Reidrover, Nov 17, 2013
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BeerNW, Nov 02, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.2%

bernat1971, Sep 28, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

johnnyboy76, Dec 25, 2013
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3.8/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Served on tap into a shaker glass at Hot Mama's Wings

A- Poured a dark brown with ruby hues shining through, frothy off-white head with some big bubbles that left some chunky lace

S- Rich caramel, toffee, and bready notes. Very malt forward aroma. Some metallic notes on the aroma

T- Rich caramel, toffee, and bready notes. Very malt forward. Some cherry and apple skin notes. Some citrusy and earthy hops on the finish.

M- Very smooth, medium to fuller bodied, some prickly carbonation, dry

O- A very nice malt forward winter ale with rich flavors.

Hoptometrist, Dec 01, 2012
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unclemole, Sep 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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Festeroo Winter Ale from Hop Valley Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 16 ratings.