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Snow Cap - Pyramid Breweries, Inc.

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BA SCORE
80
good

772 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 772
Reviews: 499
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 14.25%
Wants: 15
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pyramid Breweries, Inc. visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Deep mahogany in color, our full-bodied winter warmer is brewed in the spirit of British winter ales. Crafted with a flurry of roasted chocolate and caramel malts, and generously hopped, it delivers a smooth finish that makes this beer the perfect cold weather companion.

(Beer added by: Jason on 11-11-2001)
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Poured from a 12 ounce stubby into a shaker pint. A moderate pour creates a one inch, creamy looking head that sticks to the sides of the glass. The beer is a ruddy, medium dark brown and looks pretty clear.

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Snow Cap from Pyramid Breweries, Inc.
80 out of 100 based on 772 ratings.