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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%


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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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ktrillionaire

Florida

2.13/5  rDev -25.3%
look: 4 | smell: 1 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

I saw this in a gas station for $1, and I guess curiosity got the best of me.

A - It is actually a very good looking beer. It pours a beautiful red, ultra-translucent hue, with a small cap of tan foam. Poor retention and no lace.

S - It smells, initially, of bug spray. After it airs out overnight, it just smells like someone broke a bottle of vanilla extract. Neither is a good thing. Not surprisingly, there is no bourbon or wood.

T - Aged in Bourbon casks? I can't imagine AB swallowing the opportunity cost of having vats of beer just sitting around, taking up space for months. This beer tastes like a really mild ale with a ridiculous amount of vanilla extract dumped in the glass. Have you ever been in the kitchen, making some recipe, and accidentally you use too much vanilla extract and ruin everything? The definition of unbalanced.

M - Thin beer, but ok in the feel dept.

D - Not drinkable whatsoever.

Serving type: bottle

03-24-2010 18:46:19 | More by ktrillionaire
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Michelob Winter's Bourbon Cask Ale from Anheuser-Busch
67 out of 100 based on 552 ratings.