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St. Benedict's Winter Ale - Stevens Point Brewery

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

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BA SCORE
81
good

226 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 226
Reviews: 116
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 15.54%
Wants: 7
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
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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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

krome, Jan 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

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4/5  rDev +13%

Rowsdower, Jan 06, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

kschm628, Jan 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

Canada_Dan, Jan 03, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +27.1%

pcsnyder, Jan 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

Lewdd, Jan 01, 2014
Photo of schnjac
3.78/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Enjoying in the cold
Pours dark, slightly amber in color with a tan head. The smell is nutty and of red wine, and it tastes of fruit, spice, and licorice, but more so of malt (roasted). Carbonation is mild to moderate with and the overall feel is light. Complex flavors yet very drinkable

schnjac, Dec 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

woodchipper, Dec 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

Localdrinklax, Dec 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

bigpoppa67, Dec 22, 2013
Photo of BWED
3.91/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a 12 oz. tulip at Croft's Tavern, Spring City, PA

A- Slight deep brown body with red hues coming out. Tan head retains decently. A little lacing sticks to the glass as well.

S- Caramel, and a dark red wine flavor ( a little port like). Raisin and a small amount of alcohol in the nose as well.

T- Sweet roasted malts, dark fruit, and a little spice. Fresh yeasty Belgian spice. Very nice.

M- Tingle of carbonation, medium body, with a bit of creaminess. Sweet boozy finish.

O- This is more of a spicier version of a Dubbel, but very very tasty. Spices used sparingly, if at all, which make this a fine winter warmer in my book.

BWED, Dec 13, 2013
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3.64/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle from a winter mixed case. The bottle does not appear to be date coded. I have not had many of this style to compare this to.

The color is rich and deep, indicative of a full body. This is very rich and traditional in flavor.

The alcohol is well hidden and quite warming. Very delightful.

TheSupremeAJ, Dec 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

pirmannt1, Nov 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Westuh, Nov 26, 2013
Photo of jwc215
3.98/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Part of winter variety pack:

Pours black with a creamy light brown head that has nice retention. Thin strands of lacing, then trailing lace, stick.

The smell is of pumpernickel, medium to dark spicing, hint of anise and an earthy, roasty background. Quite complex and inviting!

The taste is of licorice, candy, roasted dark malt, mild dark spicing, pumpernickel, black cherry. Sweet and mildly spicy, it has a soft earthy, fruity touch, with a balancing dryness in the finish. The mild alcohol touch is well-integrated.

It hits the lighter end of full-bodied. It becomes smoother as it warms/progresses. It leaves a pleasant aftertaste in the mouth.

A complex, yet smooth and easy-to-drink winter warmer. This is just right for a cold evening!

jwc215, Nov 16, 2013
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3/5  rDev -15.3%

mpalestino, Aug 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Hopheadjeffery, Aug 01, 2013
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3/5  rDev -15.3%

TheMrFarnham, Jul 15, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

jzlyo, Jul 05, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Kingcurio, May 27, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

InspectorBob, May 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +13%

Tjvan2, May 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

brewsadedotcom, Apr 11, 2013
St. Benedict's Winter Ale from Stevens Point Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 226 ratings.