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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: 551
Reviews: 457
rAvg: 2.86
pDev: 25.87%


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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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saintwarrick

South Carolina

2.4/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

Have been meaning to try this and finally grabbed a couple bottles in a mixed six pack. It looks like it could be done well if done properly.

Pours a clear amber with a fizzy and big white head. The "whole Madagascar vanilla beans" that are touted on the label really come through on the nose (and really, I don't trust any bean that doesn't come from Madagascar). Aroma is thick with vanilla cream soda and just a hint of bourbon in the back. Unfortunately the vanilla is far too overwhelming and the only thing to come through in the taste, resembling more vanilla extract or a scoop of vanilla ice cream in some root beer. Not an unpleasant taste, just a one-note taste.

This one needs to go back to the drawing board to add a couple more flavors.

Serving type: bottle

12-27-2008 05:53:59 | More by saintwarrick
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Michelob Winter's Bourbon Cask Ale from Anheuser-Busch
67 out of 100 based on 551 ratings.