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SXNW (Brothers' Reserve Series) - Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

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SXNW (Brothers' Reserve Series)SXNW (Brothers' Reserve Series)

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BA SCORE
87
very good

207 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 207
Reviews: 42
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.89%
Wants: 10
Gots: 32 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Widmer Brothers Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  9.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: shand on 09-07-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.
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look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Received this from a friend back in late October. Bottled on 8-8-12.

Beer poured dark brown, rather flat, with a off white head.

Nose is dominated by cocoa.

Taste is eclectic but very good.This is a well crafted blend of cocoa, chilies, pecans, northwest hops. It works very well.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and pretty smooth.

Overall this was very fun to try...too bad i did not have it a year earlier!

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22oz bottle poured into a pint glass
A: Dark brown with a 1/2-finger head
S: Sweet, nutty, earthy
T: Dried than it smells. Fairly earthy/herbal which is nice. I can distinctly pick out the pecans, cocoa and chili mentioned on the bottle
M: Medium-bodied, smooth, well integrated alcohol
O: I would have loved to try this a bit closer to its release but just stumbled across the bottle tucked away in the back corner of a retailer's fridge. Overall though I enjoyed it quite a bit

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Widmer's SXNW, ale brewed with pecans, spices, cocoa nibs, and green chilies. 9.3% ABV

A: Very, very dark red, almost black. Honeyed brown in the dimple. Almost no head.

S: Raw cocoa, pecans, and sweetness from the chilies swirl together nicely, neither seeming to overbalance the others.

T/MF: Lot of sweet, dark cocoa flavor. Pecans highly present, but secondary. Just a hint of spice from the chilies. Well balanced. Quite smooth, texturally.

This would make a very nice barrel-aged beer. Rum, perhaps?

Poured from a 22 oz. bottle, into a Belgian tulip glass.

SXNW (Brothers' Reserve Series) from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 207 ratings.