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St. Benedict's Winter Ale - Stevens Point Brewery

St. Benedict's Winter AleSt. Benedict's Winter Ale

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BA SCORE
80
good

215 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 215
Reviews: 116
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 15.86%


Brewed by:
Stevens Point Brewery visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: cdkrenz on 10-31-2007)
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Reviews by pmcadamis:
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pmcadamis

Illinois

3.7/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Dark brown, showing ruby highlights when not hidden from direct light. The head is a nice khaki color, and recedes quickly to a thin collar.

S - Mineral water and vinous notes combine to form a menagerie of weird and funky notes. Grape, milk chocolate, nutty wholesome bread, and toasted nuts.

T - Black bread (pumpernickel), toasted nuts ( almonds and walnuts), and a nice backing hint of toffee. Nice!

M - Medium bodied, nutty, and a bit boozy. The noticeable alcohol could be perceived as a flaw, but I think it adds to the nutty flavor... cashews and scotch go quite well together, after all.

D - This is a nice winter ale from a brewer that I usually don't hold in high esteem. Nutty and bready, this is a nice winter brew that doesn't do the whole played out "fruitcake and spice" thing. Drinkable on a feast-type evening, but a bit much for a normal session. Good stuff!

Serving type: bottle

02-14-2010 06:11:18 | More by pmcadamis
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12 ounce bottle poured into a pint glass.

Appearance/ Very dark, almost black. A full 2 fingers of rich, brown foam that left a nice sticky lacing.

Smell/ A nice malt aroma with a toasty coffee and chocolate highlights in the background.

Taste/ The thing that I tasted most was a strong coffee flavor followed by a malty chocolate flavor. A slight hop presence was in the background.

Mouth Feel/ This was a very smooth beer wit a nice little hop bite right at the end.

Over All/ I really liked this beer. I think it was pretty well in line with the style. It is not the best winter style beer I have had but I went back and some more when I finished my first six pack. I would drink this again at any time.

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Enjoying in the cold
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St. Benedict's Winter Ale from Stevens Point Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 215 ratings.