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Winter Ale - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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Winter AleWinter Ale

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78
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725 Ratings
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Ratings: 725
Reviews: 368
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 14.58%
Wants: 3
Gots: 49 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Weyerbacher Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Todd on 09-24-2001

This beer is not spiced.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 725 | Reviews: 368 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of kraut6363
3.41/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bgraybill
4.5/5  rDev +31.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Goods overall tasting winter beer

Photo of buzzy
3.18/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of therealJAYZ
3.44/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jeffreysan
4.01/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle, poured into a goblet

Appearance: Pours a beautiful, almost opaque, dark black color with a quarter of a finger of white head that quickly dissolved into a thin halo of foam that gripped the sides of the glass and formed a few wispy clouds that collected in the center of the top of the beer.

Aroma: Very roasty and toasty. Lots of roasted malt up front, accompanied by some spices of licorice, clove, nutmeg and brown sugar. There’s some subtle floral hops aroma as well.

Taste: Very nice! Lots of roasted malt up front, with notes of freshly baked dark bread, followed by some subtle spices of black pepper, licorice, clove and brown-sugar like sweetness, finished with some well-balanced hops.

Mouthfeel: Slightly chewy and smooth, with absolutely no carbonation what-so-ever. With an ABV of 5.6%, there is no presence of alcohol on the palate.

Overall: This is another solid, delicious beer from Weyerbacher, which is fastly becoming one of my favorite East Coast breweries. Great, strong notes of roasted malt and brown sugar-like sweetness, accented with spice and beautifully balanced hops. Malt fans will love this beer!

Photo of hamrwolf
3.13/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Antg8989
2.81/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of joecon
3.6/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of csurowiec
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sarge3130
3.04/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Pencible
3/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I expected a winter warmer style beer, not an English brown ale. Not gross, but really no good.

Photo of PaulSlazinger
3.7/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Stermax
3.95/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Rizzy17
3.25/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of scaliasux
3.63/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

L - Dark brown. Hard to tell, but appears slightly hazy. Short, light-brown, persistent head.
S - Sweet medium-roasted malt. Coffee, chocolate, and raisin.
T - Not as rich as the aroma implies. Fairly dark tasting - dark coffee and dark fruit are most prominent. Light citrus fruitiness.

Photo of Brewlinson
3.44/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of classixIII
3.55/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of delta490
3.64/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a deep clear brown with a thicker tan head. The head quickly settles down, leaving nice soapy lacing. The aroma is pretty weak, with some generic dark and caramel malt notes with a little bit of alcohol. The taste is a little better, with some nice nutty notes and a little sweetness, but not much else. The body is a little thin and there is too much carbonation for me.

Photo of BEERWOLF1951
3.74/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Great mouthfeel,beautiful ruby color,rich, slightly malty with a hint of smoke in the background.Great winter beer without the high abv.

Photo of nodder
3.71/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of malprep
3.2/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rjvanston
3.16/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of wander4
3.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of scott2269
4.01/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of johnwetterstrand
3.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Winter Ale from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 725 ratings.