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Winter Ale - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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Winter AleWinter Ale

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633 Ratings
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Ratings: 633
Reviews: 354
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 14.66%
Wants: 1
Gots: 19 | 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:
This beer is not spiced.

(Beer added by: Todd on 09-24-2001)
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2.5/5  rDev -26.7%

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superspak

Michigan

3.68/5  rDev +7.9%

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.

02-17-2014 01:53:38 | More by superspak
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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +10%

02-14-2014 21:48:33 | More by Supra97
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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

02-13-2014 22:26:39 | More by lpetr752
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3/5  rDev -12%

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1/5  rDev -70.7%

01-28-2014 02:31:02 | More by Monkeypuker
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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

01-26-2014 06:10:45 | More by NYR_Rob
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New York

4/5  rDev +17.3%

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Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -12%

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Florida

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

01-20-2014 03:04:38 | More by mattreitz49
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Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -26.7%

01-18-2014 03:43:44 | More by rorjets
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JD_Lombardi

Pennsylvania

3.8/5  rDev +11.4%

This was a refreshing change of pace for a Winter Ale. To the nose, I found it to smell slightly of bitter chocolate, with the same in the taste.

It reminded me of a lesser Young's Double-Chocolate Stout to some effect. But for me, in terms of winter seasonals that is a compliment.

Not overly carbonated and not something I could see chugging. More of a sit back and relax-er.

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Wisconsin

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Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -12%

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Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -12%

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Winter Ale from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 633 ratings.