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Winterbraun - Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe

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413 Ratings
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Ratings: 413
Reviews: 231
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 11.29%
Wants: 8
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

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Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-16-2003

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4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of dbrauneis
3.73/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a crystal clear dark reddish amber brown in color with minimal amounts of active visible carbonation along the edges of the glass and some ruby red highlights. The beer has a half finger tall sudsy foamy beige head that reduces to a large patch of very thin film and a medium thick ring at the edges of the glass. Light to moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of toasted and roasted malts with some lighter aromas of chocolate, cocoa, and vanilla.

T: Upfront there is a moderate flavor of roasted and toasted malts with a light amount of sweetness. There are moderate flavors of cocoa and chocolate with just a hint of vanilla. Light to moderate amounts of bitterness are present but do not linger for too long.

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Slightly creamy with a touch of alcohol warming in the finish.

O: A nice example of a brown ale with some really nice winter flavors. I enjoyed this one and would definitely consider grabbing it again. Overall the alcohol is well hidden and the beer is relatively easy to drink.

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3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

Photo of BierJager89
3.96/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Ruby red tinted brown with a mocha head.

S: Citrus hops and a touch of nutty malt in a faint nose.

T: Cinnamon, cardamom, nutty malt, nutmeg, blended really well together. A touch of alcohol.

M: Medium bodied and a little alcohol astringency. Moderate levels of carbonation.

O: Definitely one of the better brown ales I've had, which is saying absolutely nothing, so I'll put it this way: It's a great beer, nice and wintery, and the nutty malt serves as a nice backbone for the wintery style. Recommended.

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

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3.82/5  rDev +2.7%
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

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3.91/5  rDev +5.1%
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.

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Winterbraun from Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe
84 out of 100 based on 413 ratings.