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Brrr - Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

732 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 732
Reviews: 283
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 12.63%
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)
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bkilpatr

Oregon

3.08/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. 02/13/09.

Pours a clear deep amber color with about a finger of beige head. The head dropped quickly, slight lacing. Aroma is mildly spicy, buttery sweet malt, and some floral hops.

Taste is somewhat malty with caramel, and some almost hidden spices (nutmeg maybe?). Finishes with a bitter kick of piny hops. Feel is medium bodied with plenty of carbonation. A touch of warming from the alcohol. Drinkability is okay. The bitterness lingers and the alcohol is noticeable.

Decent, but I don't really dig the spices very much. Not my favorite Widmer brew.

Serving type: bottle

02-14-2009 08:05:40 | More by bkilpatr
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S: Initially onions but it soon gives way to floral hops, English in character.
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Brrr from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
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