Wintervention - Peticolas Brewing Company
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Ratings: 42 | Reviews: 5 | Display Reviews Only:
4.1/5 rDev -3.5%
In the nose: Toffee, caramel, touch of ginger. Sweet. Rummy.
Flavor is dryer. Toffee, caramel, toast. Cinnamon, ginger, chai. Nice spices, nice smooth blend.
The alcohol here is smooth and dangerous -- no telling this is 10 percent. Medium body, moderate fizzy carbonation.
Dangerously easy to drink. Tasty, smooth.
05-25-2013 19:00:29 | More by Phelps
4.5/5 rDev +5.9%
Wow! Had this at Union Bear in Dallas and HAD to have it again! Having it now at The Flying Saucer on the Lake!
A: dark ruby and carmelly
S: lightly spiced but not too much (this is not a holiday pie!)
T: yummy! Warm but not in an alcoholly way. Not overly spiced or sweet unlike a lot of Xmas or winter beer
M: medium as it should be its not a stout or porter, perf!
overall: another hit from Peticolas! Again I can be proud to be a Texan and have something the Cali or Snow town (Den) boys can't have!!
12-31-2012 00:54:04 | More by Rinocat
4.45/5 rDev +4.7%
I had this beer on tap at Good Friend last night. This is a nice spicy winter ale. The aroma of cinnamon and allspice was very pleasant and the taste was not overpowered with the spice which is something I typically can't stand in a spiced winter ale (I had the Harpoon winter ale later that night and it was way overpowering compared to this beer). I felt that it was very well balanced and the high alcohol content was almost imperceptible. I was actually quite surprised when I was told what the ABV was. So far I have not been disappointed in anything Peticolas has done and this is no exception. I was even told that the brewmaster/owner of Peticolas thinks that this may be the best beer that he has brewed to date.
11-29-2012 04:02:34 | More by tang214
4.55/5 rDev +7.1%
Saw this on tap at the Meddlesome Moth in Dallas.
A: Medium brown with a cream-colored head.
S: Mostly caramel. Faint hints of spice--nutmeg and allspice.
T: Follows the nose with a few surprises. Lots of caramel maltiness, subdued spice, and a good deal of stonefruit as the beer warms. The high abv is extremely well-hidden. I would have pegged this beer as being no more than 6%.
M: Medium body and medium carbonation.
O: This is a great beer and an extraordinary interpretation of the style. It is a good deal drier than many other winter warmers. The fruit notes are much lighter than I was expecting---more stonefruit, less fig. An excellent high abv winter beer which is balanced, highly drinkable, and quite unique.
11-26-2012 09:06:39 | More by Stearns
4/5 rDev -5.9%
On tap at The Common Table. Glad to have a new beer from Peticolas on tap.
The beer pours a dark brown color with an off-white head. The aroma is full of caramel malt, cinnamon and toffee. A very spicy, wintery smelling beer. The flavor is more of the same. I get a lot of cinnamon and brown sugar notes, as well as some allspice and nutmeg. There is also a good dose of caramel malt. What is absent is the alcohol, which is nearly undetectable. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation. A very nice winter beer. Probably my favorite so far from Peticolas.
11-25-2012 23:41:33 | More by Mora2000
Wintervention from Peticolas Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 42 ratings.