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Winter Warmer (formerly Ringneck) - The Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works

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Winter Warmer (formerly Ringneck)Winter Warmer (formerly Ringneck)

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127 Ratings
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Ratings: 127
Reviews: 38
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 12.37%
Wants: 4
Gots: 19 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
The Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: granger10 on 01-15-2004

Formerly called "Ringneck Winter Warmer".
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Ratings: 127 | Reviews: 38
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3.84/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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2.5/5  rDev -32.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Spicer winter ale, not bad

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3.84/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.7/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.25/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.7/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.17/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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4.25/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

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3.95/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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3.09/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.63/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4.53/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

It has a nice rich taste with spices. I tasted cinnamon and some of the orange peel. Really enjoyed this beer.

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3.6/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

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4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.73/5  rDev +0.3%

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3/5  rDev -19.4%

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3.52/5  rDev -5.4%

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4.12/5  rDev +10.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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4.28/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Winter Warmer (formerly Ringneck) brewed by ,The Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works. This brew has an ABV of 8.0% Now for the pour, this brew pours out a nice brown color with a small white head. The smell is rich with sweetness, grains and malts. This is a vary inviting brew. Winter Warmer has a nice rich taste, you pick up on spices and malts in this brew. This brew has a nice balance to it, there is nothing overpowering in this brew. The mouthfeel is nice, smooth and clean. You can not pick up on the 8.0% of this brew. The Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works did a nice job with this one. I would get this brew again.

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4.29/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Winter Warmer (formerly Ringneck) - The Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works. Poured from the bottle into a pint glass, this brew's got a 1 finger thick eggshell brown head with spottier lacing, and a medium-dark brown and amber body.

Smells like spiced molasses, indeed. Not much of a hop presence, nor alcohol astringency. I like this , as it 8% abv.

I taste caramelized malts, along with said holiday spices of the usual cinnamon, nutmeg,clove, etc. Again, quite smooth considering the alcohol content of this beer. This also doen't have much hop presence, which I totally fine with. I feel like it would clash elements of smooth roastyness and sharp bitterness. Very nicely done!

This beer's mouthfeel I'm picking up is very clean. Yet again, I'm mainly referring to the 8% abv. I don't know about you, fellow BA's, but I've had winter warmers that could easily have passed as a Scotch ale.

Overall, a 4.25 for Winter Warmer (formerly Ringneck) - The Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works. A very smooth-drinking beer, but don't let it get to you, or you'll get hit with a ton of metaphoric bricks when it creeps up on you. I was very impressed and will buy this again.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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4.27/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Served from the bottle into a snifter. The fifth beer of my 2014 twelve beers of Christmas.

A- Poured a very dark raspberry color with a very small off-white soapy head that left no lace.

S- Big cinnamon, ginger, and clove notes with sweet fruity notes of juicy apple and cherry.

T- Huge juicy red apple notes, tart pie cherries, raspberry, tons of fresh cinnamon and clove, some light chocolate notes.

M- Medium body, some warming, and soft carbonation.

O- Wow, I was really impressed with this Christmas ale. It was bursting with surprising juicy fruit flavors that melded very well with the holiday spices.

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Winter Warmer (formerly Ringneck) from The Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works
84 out of 100 based on 127 ratings.