1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Brrr - Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

Not Rated.
BrrrBrrr

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
86
very good

728 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 728
Reviews: 283
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.34%
Wants: 16
Gots: 25 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Widmer Brothers Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
availability: Late Oct. - Early Jan.
bitterness: 50 IBU
alcohol by volume: 7.2%
original gravity: 17° PLATO

malts:
Pale, Caramel 10L & 80L,
Munich 10L, Carapils, Dark Chocolate

hops:
Bittering: Alchemy
Aroma: Simcoe & Cascade

(Beer added by: IronDjinn on 10-19-2008)
View: Beers (78) |  Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 728 | Reviews: 283 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by Pegasus:
Photo of Pegasus
Pegasus

Texas

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

Appearance: Crystal-clear amber in color with a large, somewhat coarse off-white head. The lacing is quite nice, and covers the glass walls very well. Small streams of carbonation drift lazily to the surface.

Aroma: Massive notes of grapefruit rind utterly dominate the aroma. Beneath this, there is some caramel malt, but it is very understated against the hops.

Taste: Opens with a strong grapefruit and pine hop presence. Beneath this, there is a solid base of toasted and caramel malt. As the taste progresses, there is a brief moment of sweet caramel. In the latter stages of the taste, the hops ascend. The close of the taste leaves a lingering herbal bitterness.

Mouth feel: Smooth, soft, and full, very pleasant.

Drinkability/notes: A very well-crafted example. Those who prefer malty beers may be somewhat put off by the abundant hops.

Presentation: Packaged in a custom twelve-ounce brown glass bottle with a pry-off crown, served in a standard Pilsener glass.

Serving type: bottle

12-24-2011 04:03:18 | More by Pegasus
More User Reviews:
Photo of KAF
KAF

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

07-06-2014 21:38:25 | More by KAF
Photo of MoyaHoya
MoyaHoya

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -27.8%

06-23-2014 18:39:28 | More by MoyaHoya
Photo of 1Sundown2C
1Sundown2C

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

06-17-2014 02:43:12 | More by 1Sundown2C
Photo of m0unds
m0unds

New Mexico

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

06-15-2014 02:17:07 | More by m0unds
Photo of billhelm
billhelm

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

06-09-2014 15:13:42 | More by billhelm
Photo of dradair
dradair

Missouri

4/5  rDev +5%

06-05-2014 17:24:27 | More by dradair
Photo of hozersr
hozersr

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

06-04-2014 11:39:37 | More by hozersr
Photo of Birmz
Birmz

California

2.25/5  rDev -40.9%

05-29-2014 19:31:47 | More by Birmz
Photo of Latarnik
Latarnik

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +5%

05-24-2014 13:09:55 | More by Latarnik
Photo of rkinney
rkinney

Washington

4/5  rDev +5%

05-22-2014 20:37:49 | More by rkinney
Photo of The_Craft_Deviant_Rob
The_Craft_Deviant_Rob

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -21.3%

05-22-2014 00:43:08 | More by The_Craft_Deviant_Rob
Photo of cfaulman
cfaulman

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

05-19-2014 14:26:02 | More by cfaulman
Photo of Kubrickx
Kubrickx

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

05-18-2014 14:06:02 | More by Kubrickx
Photo of mikerieder
mikerieder

South Dakota

4/5  rDev +5%

04-22-2014 01:31:21 | More by mikerieder
Photo of Beerlover
Beerlover

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -34.4%

04-18-2014 03:33:27 | More by Beerlover
Photo of PickwickHopz
PickwickHopz

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

04-13-2014 17:19:01 | More by PickwickHopz
Photo of BigGold
BigGold

Mississippi

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

04-12-2014 06:20:19 | More by BigGold
Photo of brauseboof
brauseboof

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +5%

04-09-2014 00:27:55 | More by brauseboof
Photo of rorjets
rorjets

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

04-07-2014 20:15:45 | More by rorjets
Photo of Hoppsbabo
Hoppsbabo

United Kingdom (England)

4.24/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Darkish ruby amber, almost clear with a dissipated off white head.
S: Initially onions but it soon gives way to floral hops, English in character.
T: In the mouth the hops tastes more American with that classic orange peel profile but overall it drinks like an English bitter. Nice and sharp with an astute malt backbone which leaves a nice aftertaste, again reminiscent of English bitter. Too sharp for a session beer but on cask would be a different story.
M: Sharp and prickly. It's got heartburn written all over it.
O: Very nice. I'd love to try it on cask.

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2014 05:56:58 | More by Hoppsbabo
Photo of SocalKicks
SocalKicks

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

04-06-2014 17:43:52 | More by SocalKicks
Photo of Beermasterjarrett
Beermasterjarrett

California

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

04-02-2014 05:49:03 | More by Beermasterjarrett
Photo of DOCRW
DOCRW

Washington

3/5  rDev -21.3%

03-29-2014 20:48:14 | More by DOCRW
Photo of bismarksays
bismarksays

Iowa

2.75/5  rDev -27.8%

03-28-2014 19:48:31 | More by bismarksays
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Brrr from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 728 ratings.