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Winterbraun - Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe

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BA SCORE
85
very good

390 Ratings
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Ratings: 390
Reviews: 225
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 11.26%
Wants: 8
Gots: 8 | 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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2.5/5  rDev -33%

adamguillette, Dec 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

thinwhiteduke, Dec 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

jpaulsen, Dec 21, 2013
Photo of mfnmbvp
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

mfnmbvp, Dec 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

jaydoc, Dec 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

wollefdoogylloj, Dec 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

Braz, Nov 25, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

largadeer, Nov 23, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -33%

AndrewMichael, Nov 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

grubefresh, Nov 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Beermazter310, Nov 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Beerswag, Nov 14, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

gspeer711, Nov 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

prock180, Nov 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

harpus, Oct 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

bcsbeer, Sep 01, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

GraduatedCashew, Aug 29, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -33%

beernads, Aug 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Hopheadjeffery, Aug 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Cynic-ale, Aug 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Drknight, Jul 21, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

abeeronthebeach, Jul 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

apasternak, Jul 12, 2013
Photo of schnauzeborne
3.28/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

This is a very confused beer- not quite sure whether it is an amber or a stout, and not quite sure it is proud or ashamed of its high alcohol-content. The after-taste is all stout- chocolatey and vaguely coffee-like, but the mouthfeel is light and the head lackluster. The color of the beer itself is a very dark red, and it tastes just like it looks. Overall, it's a very good beer for getting drunk; I was gone faster than I anticipated, and the taste was in all honesty above average. Great beer to buy on sale, but not something to look for, in my opinion.

schnauzeborne, Jul 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

VictoriaAnne, Jul 06, 2013
Winterbraun from Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe
85 out of 100 based on 390 ratings.