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Brrr - Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

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BrrrBrrr

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BA SCORE
86
very good

742 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 742
Reviews: 284
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 12.37%
Wants: 19
Gots: 28 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

cfaulman, May 19, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

Kubrickx, May 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

mikerieder, Apr 22, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -34.2%

Beerlover, Apr 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

PickwickHopz, Apr 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

BigGold, Apr 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

brauseboof, Apr 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

rorjets, Apr 07, 2014
Photo of Hoppsbabo
4.24/5  rDev +11.6%
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.

Hoppsbabo, Apr 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

SocalKicks, Apr 06, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

Beermasterjarrett, Apr 02, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.1%

DOCRW, Mar 29, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -27.6%

bismarksays, Mar 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

WheatieBird, Mar 27, 2014
Photo of ryannosaurus
4.03/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Lovely deep red color, very clear, Nice 2 finger head, very persistent with sticky lacing all the way to the bottom of the glass

Aroma is light, biscuit, floral and spice

Taste is bold, hops, winter spice, citrus, caramel malts

Mouthfeel is thick and creamy.

Basically a red IPA with some tweaks, nicely bitter with more significant body than I expected. Visually gorgeous, a bit thin on aroma. One of the better Widdy brews I've come across the past few years.

ryannosaurus, Mar 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

zonker17, Mar 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Jeffwildcat, Mar 23, 2014
Photo of TheBullsHorn
3.53/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Great beer overall, as would be expected from a brewery such as Widmer Bros. Prototypical flavors abound for the style, malts, vanilla, caramel, some winter spices, with undertones of hops (west coast) and booze carried throughout. Beautiful nose too.

TheBullsHorn, Mar 21, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

Bstrickler, Mar 17, 2014
Photo of JJKBeerLvr
3.44/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into pint glass.

Appearance: Dark amber, with nice thick and light colored head. The head lasted a very long time, and left a nice coating on the inside of the glass.

Smell: Pleasant, with a strong hops bitterness in the aroma. There is some citrus, herbs, and spicy aromas, but the hops dominate.

Taste: A nice mix of hops, citrus, malt, and spicy flavors, that make for an interesting and complex drink. Drinks much like a Pale Ale. The label lists caramel and chocolate matls, but the hops dominate this beer. There is a nice after-taste, that lasts for a while but not too long.

Mouthfeel: Smooth and crisp, with a medium body.

Overall: This is an interesting Winter Ale. Not what I was expecting, but good.

JJKBeerLvr, Mar 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Fettpopps, Mar 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

OldSmaug, Mar 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

JohnK17, Mar 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

allstar255, Mar 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Zetcha7x, Mar 12, 2014
Brrr from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 742 ratings.