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Michelob Winter's Bourbon Cask Ale - Anheuser-Busch

Michelob Winter's Bourbon Cask AleMichelob Winter's Bourbon Cask Ale

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Ratings: 552
Reviews: 457
rAvg: 2.85
pDev: 25.96%


Brewed by:
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Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

During even the coldest of weather, warm up to the smooth, robust taste of our Winter's Bourbon Cask Ale. Full of rich aromas that you find in the winter months, hints of vanilla and flavorful hops, this is a beer that is great for pouring into a large tulip glass and enjoying with friends around a fireplace.

17 IBU

(Beer added by: JISurfer on 12-15-2005)
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MetalHopHead6

Virginia

2.73/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.5

Michelob Winter's Bourbon Cask Ale is sweet, vanilla-ee, and water-ee.

It poured a very attractive dark ruby with a short, insubstantial, and short-lived white head. It left nothing on the glass. The smell was metallic and the flavor was an initially pleasant, but increasingly artificially sweetened-seeming vanilla. The aftertaste was yeasty, with a hint of whole grain bread. The feel was slippery and as short-lived as the head. This was the thinnest barrel aged beer I've yet had.

With the strong artificial vanilla presence, the lack of bourbon and wood flavors, and the watery feel, Michelob Winter's Ale is more diet vanilla soda than bourbon barrel aged anything.

Serving type: bottle

11-24-2010 23:28:56 | More by MetalHopHead6
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Michelob Winter's Bourbon Cask Ale from Anheuser-Busch
67 out of 100 based on 552 ratings.