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Winterbraun - Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe

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378 Ratings
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Ratings: 378
Reviews: 224
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 11.53%
Wants: 8
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-16-2003)
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dwtyler

California

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

01-21-2014 01:17:05 | More by dwtyler
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Danmullens1

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

01-18-2014 03:12:45 | More by Danmullens1
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smekermann

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

01-16-2014 05:18:50 | More by smekermann
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gefinley

California

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

01-15-2014 05:55:48 | More by gefinley
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SocalKicks

California

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

01-12-2014 06:50:33 | More by SocalKicks
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Smarty_Pints

California

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

01-12-2014 05:24:26 | More by Smarty_Pints
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surfrogue1

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

01-10-2014 03:01:53 | More by surfrogue1
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elevatedgreens

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

01-08-2014 07:37:13 | More by elevatedgreens
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Knobpolisher

California

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

01-05-2014 05:00:36 | More by Knobpolisher
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mxchap

California

3.81/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Brown in color with reddish highlights. Minimal head with great lacing.
Aroma: Spices, chocolate, and roasted malt. Bread and oatmeal, and roasted almonds.
Taste: Solid sweet brown ale background. A nutty flavor peaks through. Finish is roasty. Rather roasty with some candy chocolate and licorice. Spices subdued. Moderate hop bitterness. Great flavors, but they don't quite blend together the way you would want them too.
Feel: Medium carbonation with a sticky sweetness.
Overall: A good winter-warmer. This beer is close to being great. Rather enjoyable

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2014 02:40:37 | More by mxchap
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dwren89

Virginia

3.91/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: mahogany brown with red highlights, good clarity, almost no head retention

Aroma: very sweet, very molassesy, a thick sugary smell, a little dark fruit, slight spicy kick to it, some chocolate notes

Taste: thick and sweet, molasses prevailing, a good helping of chocolate, a little spiciness, sweet finish

Mouthfeel: thick and viscous, full body, medium low carbonation

Overall: Great full body and very thick, sweet finish. A prevailing molasses flavor (and texture!). Some spiciness on the finish as a little chocolate but a very overall thick and sweet beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-31-2013 02:09:43 | More by dwren89
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

12-29-2013 00:09:55 | More by BillRoth
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2GOOFY

California

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

12-22-2013 05:25:52 | More by 2GOOFY
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adamguillette

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -33%

12-21-2013 23:10:36 | More by adamguillette
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thinwhiteduke

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7.2%

12-21-2013 01:44:19 | More by thinwhiteduke
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jpaulsen

California

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

12-21-2013 01:37:34 | More by jpaulsen
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mfnmbvp

Illinois

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

12 oz. bottle, with bottled on date 09/25/2013 printed on the bottleneck. A new winter seasonal to me from Lost Coast. Acquired this bottle as part of a mixed six pack at the local Binny's.

Poured into a clear balloon snifter glass.

A - Pours a dark ruby chestnut mahogany colored body with three to four big fluffy fingers of khaki cream. Nice fat fluffy rings of lacing. Looks pretty damn nice.

S - Smell is nice and diverse. Fruity peach, grapefruit, and orange with some roasty chocolate malt, and some caramel. Herbal and earthy.

T - Taste is very nice. Sweet, earthy, and herbal. White sugar, tea leaves, syrupy toffee, caramel, and dark roasty chocolate malt.

M - Thick, heavy, and full-bodied with big appropriate carbonation. Sticky, dry, and bitter. Slight alcohol warmth on the finish.

Overall, a decent winter warmer from Lost Coast, although perhaps slightly muddled and a little bit confused as to what it wants to be. Either way, it is a tasty and appropriate winter beer at 8.00% abv. Glad to have tried it, and I might even have it again if the opportunity came to pass.

Lost Coast Winterbraun ---3.5/5

Serving type: bottle

12-18-2013 01:10:26 | More by mfnmbvp
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

12-14-2013 04:47:20 | More by jaydoc
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wollefdoogylloj

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

12-01-2013 00:58:59 | More by wollefdoogylloj
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Braz

Washington

4/5  rDev +7.2%

11-25-2013 00:26:44 | More by Braz
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largadeer

California

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

11-23-2013 01:02:32 | More by largadeer
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AndrewMichael

Virginia

2.5/5  rDev -33%

11-22-2013 19:53:39 | More by AndrewMichael
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grubefresh

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

11-16-2013 07:21:54 | More by grubefresh
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Beermazter310

Nevada

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

11-15-2013 06:11:12 | More by Beermazter310
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Beerswag

California

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

11-14-2013 05:40:28 | More by Beerswag
Winterbraun from Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe
84 out of 100 based on 378 ratings.