Michelob Winter's Bourbon Cask Ale - Anheuser-Busch
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Reviews by Gambrinus1184:
2.83/5 rDev -0.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3
Poured on-tap at Old Corner Cafe, Naugatuck, Conn.
A: Poured a cinnamon amber orange with a thin covered of carbonation that vanished before I sat down, leaving nothing between me and the beer.
S: Smells chemically spiced, faintly of vanilla, oak wood and malts.
T: The only thing I can equate it to is a liquid Milky Way bar. It's very sweet; lots of vanilla, caramel malt, spices and some liquid smoke, or something. Tastes like it had Hot Damn poured in it.
M: Mouthfeel is thin, but a little chemically astringent in the finish.
D: I put this one down, because it's sweet and enjoyable as a sipper, but I wouldn't get two in a row. The ABV is manageable for a warmer, and this one screams "cup of cocoa, or this spicy sweet beer?"
Artificially spiced like AB's Jack's Pumpkin Spice Ale, which is light a light lager with some artificial flavoring. This one is interesting, but beware, the sickening sweetness might turn you off pretty quickly.
Serving type: on-tap
01-27-2008 05:16:20 | More by Gambrinus1184
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4.99/5 rDev +75.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
While I'm usually not a fan of sweeter beers this is one beer I would make an exception for. Perfect for a cool autumn evening or a chilly winter night. It paired perfectly with a couple of great chili cheese dogs & a football game on TV. I'm a big fan of it.
Serving type: bottle
06-10-2013 22:58:34 | More by aobjustme
Michelob Winter's Bourbon Cask Ale from Anheuser-Busch
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