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Winterland - Hinterland Brewery Restaurant

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BA SCORE
82
good

90 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 90
Reviews: 38
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 19.39%
Wants: 2
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hinterland Brewery Restaurant visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerFMAndy on 11-11-2010)
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uwmgdman

Wisconsin

4.03/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a snifter, this ale pours jet black with a tan head that diminishes to a skim with very nice lacing left all the way down the glass. The aroma is quite malty, dominated by roasted coffee, with noticeable piney hop aroma, inviting. The flavor upfront is roasted, acidic malt bite with piney hop. The beer finishes balanced between dry, acidic malts and pine hop flavor. I think some of the pine character is from the juniper berries, adding to piney hop varietals. The carbonation is medium, as is the body. Overall a delicious beer and nice wrinkle on the winter warmers available, worth picking up.

Serving type: bottle

12-31-2011 04:09:15 | More by uwmgdman
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3.6/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Picked up a 12oz single for $2.79. Into a pint glass
A - Can't knock the color deep dark black brown, can't see through it with a 1/4 inch of mocha head that sticks around for a bit.
S - Smells like a decent porter a bit sour probably from the berries. Mostly hops and smokey ash.
T - Slightly bitter some coffee bitterness, and a touch of drying berries/ashy smoke.
M - Pretty smooth mostly medium bodied not very silky. Bitter.

Overall I don't think Juniper berries was a great addition to this porter. Left it very dry, herbal, and somewhat sour. Not bad overall but still not great.

Serving type: bottle

01-20-2014 06:32:32 | More by DrDemento456
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3.39/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

ONE PINT bottle
Served in a tumbler

A - This beer pours dark. No light penetrates the body. It is topped with four inches of mocha head.

S - The aroma is roasted malt and cocoa.

T - The taste is much the same. I get some roasted malt and cocoa. I also notice a burnt flavor. The juniper adds a lingering bitterness.

M - Full

O - It is average. I got this as an extra in a trade. I probably would not buy it.

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Taste is ashy, with a pine note underlying it. Malts are burnt, period. Off-putting.
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Winterland from Hinterland Brewery Restaurant
82 out of 100 based on 90 ratings.