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

733 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 733
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)
View: Beers (80) |  Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 733 | Reviews: 283 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by sulldaddy:
Photo of sulldaddy
sulldaddy

Connecticut

4.14/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Sampling a cellar temp 12 oz bottle poured into a snifter. The beer pours a clear mahogany with ruby highlights. Minimal fizzy eggshell white head foams up briefly and fades to a sturdy edge layer, some tightly packed lattice.
Aroma is grainy and caramel based malt with some light fruitiness mixed into the nose.
I dont deep hop notes but some light earthiness is detected.
First sip reveals an average body and fine gentle carbonation that rolls across my palate.
Flavor is sweet dark fruit with red grape and some plum mixing with the grainy caramel base.
The beer finishes with a bit of earthy and citrusy orange peel bite on each swallow.
I get just a little bit of peppery booze on the finish, but overall the beer is very drinkable.
I enjoy this beer and wouldnt mind having a second one tonite, however this is the only bottle in my posession.
Worth a shot as a nice fairly robust ale.

Serving type: bottle

12-21-2013 04:35:43 | More by sulldaddy
More User Reviews:
Photo of sleepycaptain
sleepycaptain


3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

07-27-2014 04:13:05 | More by sleepycaptain
Photo of Keepnitrl
Keepnitrl

Washington

4/5  rDev +5.3%

07-24-2014 17:33:52 | More by Keepnitrl
Photo of Beershack
Beershack

Virginia

2/5  rDev -47.4%

07-13-2014 08:44:45 | More by Beershack
Photo of SJbigtuna
SJbigtuna

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

07-13-2014 03:29:47 | More by SJbigtuna
Photo of MikeDAdams
MikeDAdams

Idaho

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

07-13-2014 00:32:57 | More by MikeDAdams
Photo of KAF
KAF

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

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

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -27.6%

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

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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

New Mexico

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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

Missouri

4/5  rDev +5.3%

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

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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

California

2.25/5  rDev -40.8%

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

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +5.3%

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

Washington

4/5  rDev +5.3%

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

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -21.1%

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

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

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

South Dakota

4/5  rDev +5.3%

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

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -34.2%

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

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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

Mississippi

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +5.3%

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

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

04-07-2014 20:15:45 | More by rorjets
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Brrr from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 733 ratings.