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The First Snow Ale - RJ Rockers Brewing Company

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The First Snow AleThe First Snow Ale

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BA SCORE
82
good

149 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 149
Reviews: 68
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 13.93%
Wants: 6
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
RJ Rockers Brewing Company visit their website
South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
This hearty American pale ale contains a rich blend of spices that warms the soul on a cold winter's night. Chill the mug, stoke the fire, and savor this quality seasonal brew. Available only during the Winter season.

(Beer added by: SaCkErZ9 on 10-12-2005)
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Photo of swtdixie91
3/5  rDev -16.4%

swtdixie91, Dec 12, 2013
Photo of wollefdoogylloj
4/5  rDev +11.4%

wollefdoogylloj, Dec 06, 2013
Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.46/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

R.J. Rockers The First Snow Ale has a thick, off-white, spongy head, a somewhat hazy, orange-gold appearance, lots of bubble streams, and moderate lacing left behind. The aroma is very much like a spiced candle- wax, nutmeg, cinnamon, pumpkin?, and white bread. Taste is the same, with an overriding spiciness, which seems to be white pepper, but it's hard to say, really. Mouthfeel is light to medium, and R.J. Rockers The First Snow Ale finishes semi-dry, refreshing, and spicy. Overall, this is interesting and good.

RJT

RonaldTheriot, Dec 05, 2013
Photo of Falcone
3/5  rDev -16.4%

Falcone, Dec 05, 2013
Photo of tone77
3.58/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a very dark golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is full of spices, cinnamon coming through strong. Taste is lighter than the smell, some spices, malts, a touch of honey, very easy drinking. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall, while not spectacular, is a solid beer.

tone77, Dec 04, 2013
Photo of Sipchue
2.99/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

As a winter warmer, this falls short of my expectations for the style. Thin head with very little lacing. Smells nice and spicy, reminiscent of red cinnamon heart candy. Just out of the fridge, this tastes like a summertime beer with some cinnamon and a bit of nutmeg thrown into the pot for good measure. The ABV is not evident here. The flavor is tart, like a lemon zest (in the back of the tongue) sprinkled with cinnamon (in the front, sides and middle). Not at all the characteristics of warmers in my memory. As it warms, the flavors and aroma remain the same, but fuller and rounder than before. Five minutes after the last sip, I feel like I sucked on too many lemon balls and my breath is fresh. Interesting? Yes, but just kind of odd.

Sipchue, Dec 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

tommyguz, Dec 01, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

jspaner, Dec 01, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

TTripp725, Nov 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Boone757, Nov 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

WDJersey, Nov 28, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

RochefortChris, Nov 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

cyclonece09, Nov 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Zach136, Nov 19, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

Guden, Nov 12, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

ninaturner, Nov 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

bsm80x, Oct 24, 2013
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2/5  rDev -44.3%

Arch-Harris, Aug 11, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

bmjivi221, Jul 21, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

GABrew, Jul 08, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

jzlyo, Jul 05, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

FUwolfpacker, Jun 04, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

kindestcut, May 12, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

DaPan, Apr 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

PaulsBrew, Apr 08, 2013
The First Snow Ale from RJ Rockers Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 149 ratings.