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Winter Warmer - Lancaster Brewing Company

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282 Ratings
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Ratings: 282
Reviews: 152
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 12.33%
Wants: 12
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lancaster Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  8.90% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our classic Olde Ale delivers a complex malt flavor and blend of British and American hops. True to its name, this beer finishes with a nice warming alcohol flavor.

(Beer added by: NeroFiddled on 11-10-2003)
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BeerIsland

Pennsylvania

3.78/5  rDev +1.3%

I've been having a lot of fun with the Warmer this year, primarily as a base for mixing with other beers. This item goes well with the Hop Hog if you want to stay big or with the Amish if you need to tone it down a little. At home, I've used Celebration and Lake Placid IPA with decent effect. This could be the universal solvent!

12-21-2009 21:13:00 | More by BeerIsland
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merlin48

Kentucky

3.68/5  rDev -1.3%

The last bottle in the local craft brew package received from woodychandler.
Appearance is a dark mahogany or chestnut, almost opaque, that exhibits some clear garnet hues when held to a strong light. One finger beige head eventually falls into a persistent collar of lace that deposits sheets and patches all over the pint glass.
Aroma is complex, with notes of cherry and apple peel, as well as dark fruity raisins and plums. Notes of smoked malts, bitter chocolate, floral and herbal hops, and freshly sliced ginger root add to the interesting bouquet.
Mouthfeel is medium bodied, with medium carbonation. Some astringent bitterness shows up here.
Taste opens with fruity red apple and cherry notes, but quickly turns to the bitter side, with harsh ginger root and freshly ground pepper. Dark fruits and toffee notes accompany the procession of flavors. No hint of the high abv. Finish is bitter on the spicy side.
Very interesting for style. Well constructed, and exuding of quality, but I prefer a maltier profile with sweeter spices for a winter ale. I'm also missing the alcohol warming that others have noted. I'm certain that I would enjoy this one better on a cold winter night, instead of a hot August evening.

08-15-2005 23:22:47 | More by merlin48
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oberon

North Carolina

4.03/5  rDev +8%

Had this op tap at the Drafting Room in Spring House last night,a very nice deep amber pour with a almost creamy- like head that left some lacing.Aroma was of sweet malt with some fruity estures and warming alcohol,taste is carammely sweet with some malty bread tones along with some burned fruit and alcohol notes.A power packed beer full of different flavors and very warming,a real nice beer.

01-30-2004 14:37:42 | More by oberon
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Pennsylvania

3.6/5  rDev -3.5%

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New Jersey

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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Virginia

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Winter Warmer from Lancaster Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 282 ratings.