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Wachusett Winter Ale - Wachusett Brewing Company

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Wachusett Winter AleWachusett Winter Ale

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BA SCORE
83
good

138 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 138
Reviews: 88
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 13.11%
Wants: 4
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Wachusett Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  6.10% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
This savory Scotch Ale has smoked and special malts. Our oldest, strongest, & most complex seasonal ale.

Availability: Nov – Jan

(Beer added by: Todd on 12-12-2001)
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2.24/5  rDev -38.8%

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Rhode Island

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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Sellen

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

07-23-2014 23:09:05 | More by Sellen
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costanzo_mike

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

07-17-2014 13:27:32 | More by costanzo_mike
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Nichols33

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

06-22-2014 12:51:21 | More by Nichols33
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Mneme1984

California

3/5  rDev -18%

05-03-2014 20:15:59 | More by Mneme1984
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Fettpopps

Massachusetts

2/5  rDev -45.4%

03-16-2014 15:06:59 | More by Fettpopps
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Stoutmeister

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +9.3%

03-11-2014 01:56:54 | More by Stoutmeister
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grahuba

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

03-02-2014 23:27:40 | More by grahuba
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rjm0715

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +9.3%

02-03-2014 22:31:15 | More by rjm0715
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themagickallife

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

01-26-2014 17:47:58 | More by themagickallife
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BeerMeister8

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

01-19-2014 15:58:26 | More by BeerMeister8
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rorjets

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

01-11-2014 18:57:30 | More by rorjets
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BodiesLexus

New York

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

01-04-2014 04:29:43 | More by BodiesLexus
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kdivers

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

12-29-2013 00:55:27 | More by kdivers
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braican

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +9.3%

12-18-2013 15:14:19 | More by braican
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CaverDave

New York

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

12-11-2013 17:52:24 | More by CaverDave
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tpauer

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

12-08-2013 22:52:39 | More by tpauer
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bluerabbit

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

11-23-2013 21:36:13 | More by bluerabbit
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ryan1788a5

Massachusetts

3.18/5  rDev -13.1%

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass.

A: Amber-red in color with great clarity. Head retention is decent. Lacing comes in the form of a thin sheet that blankets much of the glass.

S: Sweet on the nose with scents of treacle and thin runny caramel. Bready. Pervasive raspberry fruitiness. Pinch of brown cocoa.

T: Grain and husk lead off. Bready and crusty. Thin runny caramel, though the beer is not as sweet as expected. Pinch of brown cocoa. Raspberry and cherry fruitiness is subtle, but comes out a bit more as the beer warms. Balancing hop bitterness adds little to no flavor. Very slight spike of alcohol is almost missed. Grain and husk again on the finish.

M: Medium bodied. Somewhat chewy and a little viscous. Blast of aggressive force carbonation cuts through like a knife.

O: On the smallest end of the spectrum for the style. Its smaller size makes it a little more drinkable I suppose, but the beer is very bland and uninspiring as a whole. The packaging is festive and wintery and the style should lend itself well enough to the season, but alas, in this case the liquid inside the bottle is not very evocative of the winter months. Not worth much attention.

11-09-2013 18:23:55 | More by ryan1788a5
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Kruja5

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -24.9%

11-02-2013 11:32:53 | More by Kruja5
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Maryland

4/5  rDev +9.3%

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New York

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

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New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

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Wachusett Winter Ale from Wachusett Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 138 ratings.