Winter Ale - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
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Reviews by tdm168:
3.9/5 rDev +14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
A - very dark brown with a thin, off white head
S - grainy, sweet, faint caramel
T - caramel, apples, bitter, nutty, faint plush fruit
M - medium bodied, well carbonated
This is a pretty simple, typical English Brown Ale. The nose wasn't impressing but the flavor hits most of the right notes. Anyone who likes an English Brown Ale will probably enjoy this one.
Serving type: bottle
12-15-2012 21:42:07 | More by tdm168
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3.68/5 rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
12 ounce bottle into pint glass, 2013 bottling. Pours lightly hazy deep ruby brown color with a 1-2 finger dense khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Light spotty lacing clings on the glass, with a good amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of raisin, plum, prune, fig, caramel, toast, molasses, biscuit, brown bread, herbal, light chocolate, and toasted earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance and complexity of dark malt and fruity yeast ester notes; with solid strength. Taste of raisin, plum, prune, apple, caramel, toast, biscuit, brown bread, molasses, light nuttiness, light chocolate, herbal, and toasted earthiness. No bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of raisin, plum, prune, apple, caramel, molasses, toast, biscuit, brown bread, herbal, and toasted earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Nice balance and complexity of dark/bready malt and fruity yeast ester flavors; with great robustness and no cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a creamy and lightly slick mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a nice english brown ale. Good balance, complexity, and robustness of dark/bready malt and fruity yeast ester flavors; and very smooth to drink. A nicely enjoyable offering.
Serving type: bottle
02-17-2014 01:53:38 | More by superspak
Winter Ale from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 629 ratings.