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Slick Nick Winter Ale - Sebago Brewing Company

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Ratings: 102
Reviews: 46
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 10.67%
Wants: 2
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sebago Brewing Company visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Slick Nick Winter Ale is our most popular seasonal ale. The caramel and black malts we use to brew Slick Nick gives it the deep amber color. This insidious brew is best enjoyed during New England's freezing winter months. Slick Nick himself is pictured on our label casing out the Victoria Mansion in Portland Maine on a blustery night. Warm up with one of Maine's best winter offerings.

38.8 IBU

(Beer added by: msolar on 12-18-2008)
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Photo of nukem5
3.64/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a murky brown color with some fizzy head .

S: Aroma is of sweet darker fruits with hints of caramel and molasses.

T: Flavors rush the tongue with sweet caramel and dark fruity mystery.

M: Mouthfeel is on the medium side with light carbonation.

O: Overall a decent beer and definitly a winter warmer but not too high in the ABV's. Nice as it warms up up get a bit on the hot side.

nukem5, Dec 26, 2013
Photo of rorjets
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

rorjets, Dec 17, 2013
Photo of meehandennis
4.5/5  rDev +26.4%

meehandennis, Dec 15, 2013
Photo of braican
3/5  rDev -15.7%

braican, Dec 06, 2013
Photo of Dbrag
4/5  rDev +12.4%

Dbrag, Dec 03, 2013
Photo of Rekrule
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Rekrule, Nov 24, 2013
Photo of xacidx
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

xacidx, Nov 22, 2013
Photo of epoole3
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

epoole3, Nov 15, 2013
Photo of maxk
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

maxk, Nov 03, 2013
Photo of JTomczak
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

JTomczak, Aug 13, 2013
Photo of ScottieD
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

ScottieD, Jul 21, 2013
Photo of hockeypuck
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

hockeypuck, Jul 04, 2013
Photo of jaxon53
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

jaxon53, Jun 25, 2013
Photo of trotnixon
3/5  rDev -15.7%

trotnixon, Apr 24, 2013
Photo of tpauer
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

tpauer, Feb 23, 2013
Photo of ChrisL24481
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

ChrisL24481, Jan 27, 2013
Photo of mattparsons
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

mattparsons, Jan 21, 2013
Photo of Proclarush
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Proclarush, Jan 19, 2013
Photo of alexgash
3.23/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

12 oz. bottle.

Slightly hazy ruddy copper body. Slim finger of gauzy, sticky, cobwebby, dirty beige head. Some lacing. Sugary malts with fruity notes of plum and Concord grape. A little bitter molasses edge. Fruit cake-y with subtle spices (allspice and ginger?).

Caramel, slightly toasted malt up front. Plum and grape fruitiness fill up the palate. Tannic, bitter edge picks up mid-way through. Faint spice notes, but the herbal, woody bitterness is too strong for it. Dryer in the finish, thanks to the bitterness. Some lingering fruit malt sweetness. Not bad, but a little harsh on the bitterness. Medium bodied with a creamy feel.

alexgash, Jan 05, 2013
Photo of deebo
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A-copper amber color. Clear with a weak white foam
S-warm spices reminiscent of the style. Cinnamon and nutmeg especially. Malty with a sweet cookie note
T-pretty much right on with the aroma
M-soft bodied and quick finish. A bit of a spicy noble hop like finish. Pleasing
O-a solid easy drinking WW

deebo, Dec 24, 2012
Photo of johnnnniee
3.58/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a deep copper color with a huge beige head that persists forever leaving moderate lacing on the glass. Hints of caramel and bready malt mix with earthy spicy hops make up the aroma. A slight mineral edge rounds out the nose. The flavor is toffee and caramel with bread mineral water and earthy spicy hops providing some bit of balance. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a sweet slick mouthfeel. Not a bad beer, I could see myself drinking these.

johnnnniee, Dec 08, 2012
Photo of BEERMILER12
3.65/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4


A: Pours an amber color with a fingers worth of off-white head

S: Caramel and malts stick out the most, with a touch of fruitiness and brown bread

T: Follows the nose, sweet caramel and brown bread along with a hint of dark fruit from the hops. Fairly simple

M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Exceptionally smooth

O: A nice little winter warmer with no spices. Nice and easy to drink as well. Good price point, solid beer

BEERMILER12, Dec 02, 2012
Photo of GarthDanielson
3.85/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured on-tap and served in a tumbler pint, the beer is a bright, slightly hazy, amber-brown coloring with a sparse white surface coating. Aromas of roasted toffee, gingerbread, and some old world fruit sweetness. Flavors are initially light, with fig and date sweetness blending with a light roasting and some warming spices. Smooth and mid-bodied, this leads to a sweet and roasty aftertaste. The finish is almost cloying, but remains light enough to avoid overpowering. Tasty brew.

GarthDanielson, Nov 11, 2012
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3/5  rDev -15.7%

juliusseizure, Mar 25, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

vfgccp, Mar 12, 2012
Slick Nick Winter Ale from Sebago Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 102 ratings.