Dismiss Notice
Get 12 monthly issues of BeerAdvocate magazine and save $5 when you select "auto-renew."

Subscribe now →
Dismiss Notice
Join our email list →

And we'll send you the latest updates and offers from BeerAdvocate, because knowing is half the battle.

Winter Warmer

Description:
These malty sweet offerings tend to be a favorite winter seasonal. Big malt presence, both in flavor and body. The color ranges from brownish reds to nearly pitch black. Hop bitterness is generally low, leveled and balanced, but hop character can be pronounced. Alcohol warmth is not uncommon.

Many English versions contain no spices, though some brewers of spiced winter seasonal ales will slap "Winter Warmer" on the label. Those that are spiced, tend to follow the "wassail" tradition of blending robust ales with mixed spices, before hops became the chief "spice" in beer. American varieties many have a larger presences of hops both in bitterness and flavor.

Average alcohol by volume (abv) range: 5.5-8.0%   [ ? ] 

View the Top Rated Beers: Winter Warmer
You've had 0 beers within this style.
Style Examples - 1 to 50 (out of 938) - Ordered by # Reviews
first ← prev | 1-50 | 51-100 | 101-150  | nextlast
Name Brewery ABV Avg Hads > Bros
Samuel Adams Old Fezziwig AleBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)5.903.83,49490
Great Lakes Christmas AleGreat Lakes Brewing Co.7.503.912,944-
JubelaleDeschutes Brewery6.703.942,60597
Samuel Smith's Winter Welcome AleSamuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)6.003.652,12383
Winter Solstice Seasonal AleAnderson Valley Brewing Company6.903.861,74294
Harpoon Winter WarmerHarpoon Brewery & Beer Hall5.903.181,47950
Fireside Chat21st Amendment Brewery7.903.421,20180
Christmas AleBreckenridge Brewery7.103.491,02683
BrrrWidmer Brothers Brewing Company7.203.8293490
Redhook WinterhookRedhook Ale Brewery6.003.5790794
Nutcracker AleBoulevard Brewing Co.7.803.7786487
Snow CapPyramid Breweries, Inc.7.003.5385583
Full Sail WassailFull Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub7.203.8284994
Sweetwater Festive AleSweetWater Brewing Company7.703.8277385
Dark Horse 4 ElfDark Horse Brewing Company8.753.87770-
K-9 Cruiser Winter AleFlying Dog Brewery7.403.3276967
Highland Cold Mountain Winter AleHighland Brewing5.804747-
Odell Isolation AleOdell Brewing Company6.003.88743100
12 Dogs Of Christmas AleThirsty Dog Brewing Company8.303.8870092
Barrel Aged Brrrbon (Brothers' Reserve Series)Widmer Brothers Brewing Company9.403.5757280
Never Summer AleBoulder Beer / Wilderness Pub6.503.62571-
Shipyard Prelude Special AleShipyard Brewing Co.6.703.7755198
Summit Winter AleSummit Brewing Company6.103.7254884
Powder Hound Winter AleBig Sky Brewing Company7.203.62510-
BiFrostElysian Brewing Company8.303.73455-
Ebenezer AleBridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub6.403.63440-
WinterbraunLost Coast Brewery and Cafe8.003.74425-
Christmas AleSly Fox Brewing Company6.503.75405-
Frosted Frog Christmas AleHoppin' Frog Brewery8.603.72396-
Bourbon Barrel Aged Winter WarmerRahr & Sons Brewing Company8.504.07386-
Bah HumbugWychwood Brewery Company Ltd5.003.5356-
Mogul Madness AleRogue Ales6.603.74334-
God JulNøgne Ø - Det Kompromissløse Bryggeri A/S8.504.133097
Our Special Ale 2015 (Anchor Christmas Ale)Anchor Brewing Company5.503.81327-
Cabin Fever AleBerkshire Brewing Company Inc.6.303.8332292
St. Benedict's Winter AleStevens Point Brewery6.203.526590
St. Peter's Winter AleSt. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd6.503.925491
Special Holiday Ale - Nøgne Ø/Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales/Stone Brewing Co.Nøgne Ø - Det Kompromissløse Bryggeri A/S8.503.94243-
Young's Winter WarmerWells & Young's Ltd5.003.5324173
Winter ShredderCisco Brewers Inc.8.803.4721785
Lions Winter AleGranville Island Brewery5.503.69213-
Winter WarmerRahr & Sons Brewing Company8.503.72209-
Hitachino Nest Celebration AleKiuchi Brewery9.004.04202-
Stir CrazyIndeed Brewing Company6.503.8198-
The First Snow AleRJ Rockers Brewing Company6.003.6519486
Harvey's Christmas AleHarvey & Son Ltd.8.103.7818599
Red Nose Winter AleNatty Greene's Pub & Brewing Co.6.803.67171-
Fish Tale WinterfishFish Brewing Company / Fishbowl Brewpub7.503.816684
Saranac Rudy's Spiced Christmas AleMatt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery6.003.22164-
Winter AleFremont Brewing Company8.003.8616485
first ← prev | 1-50 | 51-100 | 101-150  | nextlast