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Brrr - Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

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BrrrBrrr

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BA SCORE
86
very good

731 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 731
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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sabinelr

Washington

4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Didn't know what to expect. After being grossed out by punkin beer, cinnamon beer, coriander beer, and what have you, I was afraid I'd find another precious seasonal. So I held my breath, and started knocking this down. Oo-wee, man, it reminds me of the spruce gum the relatives used to send us from Nova Scotia. The label says it winds up with a candy aftertaste, but the spruce gum drove that right away. Then, after I recovered from what happened, I said. Man, what happened, I gotta down another swig and figure this out. It's like DMT for the timid. Go get this stuff if you are ready for repeated trips to the far borders of beer taste but want to come back for a rest.

Serving type: bottle

12-16-2008 06:12:06 | More by sabinelr
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Brrr from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 731 ratings.