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"Storm Watcher" Winter Lager - Vancouver Island Brewery

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"Storm Watcher" Winter Lager
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12 Ratings
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Ratings: 12
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 17.11%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Vancouver Island Brewery visit their website
British Columbia, Canada

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Lager |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: LampertLand on 11-08-2012)
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LampertLand

British Columbia (Canada)

3.68/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Vancouver Is -"Storm Watcher" Winter Lager @ 5.5% , served from a 341 ml bottle ,
6pack for $12
A-pours a warm amber/red , with a small quick dissapating off white head , leaving some spotty lacing along the stein
S-caramel sweetness and a hint of honey
T-sweet caramel start with a malty toffee & a lot of honey finish , no wow factor
MF-low carbonation , medum body , easy on the palate ,
Ov-Storm Watcheris an ok/good beer but lacks something , not sure what ,
I'd rather enjoy a Hermannator this winter

cheers LampertLand

Serving type: bottle

11-08-2012 08:23:22 | More by LampertLand
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2/5  rDev -46.5%

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Dark amber with two fingers of tan bubbly head dissipating into a thin layer.
S: Sweet and malty, aroma of rich, dark, perhaps dried fruits.
T: Sweet, but not overly so. This is kind of like the fruitcake of beers: dark, sweet and fruity.
F: Thin but crisp.
O: Quite enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

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British Columbia (Canada)

3.53/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

A: Deep amber color, very thin head, very little lacing
S: Rich caramel, slight burnt sugar and toffee notes
T: Caramel, sweet and malty, slightly fruity, leaves a rich malt sweetness in your mouth
M: Medium body, a little bit creamy, finish is quite sweet
O: More or less what you would expect from a seasonal winter lager, flavors are good but not complex, caramel sweetness dominates the palate with little else going on, its not a bad beer at all, I really enjoyed it, but it does not compare to some of the other winter warmers out there

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Part of the sweet new craft beer mixed pack for October 2013. This is a very malty lager that has big caramel notes on the finish. Pretty decent and what VIB does well :ie a ,malty dark lager. I am not sure I would want a 6 pack of this a welcome addition to the mixed 6 pack.

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"Storm Watcher" Winter Lager from Vancouver Island Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.