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Highland Cold Mountain Winter Ale - Highland Brewing

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Highland Cold Mountain Winter AleHighland Cold Mountain Winter Ale

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

542 Ratings
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Ratings: 542
Reviews: 297
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 13.18%
Wants: 67
Gots: 47 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Highland Brewing visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: RBorsato on 11-25-2002)
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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North Carolina

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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thegodfather2701

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-Pours a beautiful amber with a billowy slightly off white head. There is some nice cascading and lacing left on the glass.

S-Sweet and malty with a hint of vanilla.

T-Much like the nose as vanilla dominates. It starts out sweet but then ends with some lingering bitterness. There is a nice balance between the hops and malt, with the malt getting a slight edge.

M-Thick and creamy.

D-Very drinkable.

Overall, I am somewhat torn by this beer. While I did enjoy drinking it, it didn't have much complexity. It tasted just like vanilla coke which seemed both a positive and a negative. I gave it a solid 4 across the board and would definitely drink it again, but it doesn't come close to Anchor's annual offering.

Serving type: on-tap

01-30-2010 17:52:49 | More by thegodfather2701
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GJ40

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sampled from a 22oz bottle in a standard pint glass.

A - Light brown with good clarity and a moderate tan head that dissipates quickly.

S - Sarsaparilla and a touch of coffee.

T - Caramel, sarsaparilla and a touch of hops. A hint of bitterness and a mild sweetness. Spiced but not overly. It's very smooth and balanced.

M - A smooth, silky consistency with a nice low carbonation.

D - A nice complex and interesting flavor. I enjoyed this more than I thought I would..

Serving type: bottle

01-17-2010 13:37:22 | More by GJ40
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07-11-2013 19:16:21 | More by eargle
Highland Cold Mountain Winter Ale from Highland Brewing
90 out of 100 based on 542 ratings.