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Winter Moon | Silver Moon Brewing

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3.88/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Silver Moon Brewing
Oregon, United States
silvermoonbrewing.com

Style: American Strong Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.90%

Availability: Winter

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Added by Elimination on 03-08-2011

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Photo of ccrida
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On draught at Bailey's, Winter Moon is dark auburn with a sand colored, big-bubbled collar leaving heavy, pleasant lace.

Smell is sweet, a little spicy, like a cream soda - which is appealing, but rather unusual for a beer. Soft though, not sticky sweet or anything...almost along the coconut lines you get from oak.

Taste is pretty mild, it's a bit phenolic, some spiciness to it for sure, some sweetness to the malt. Interesting, fairly unique, but balanced, with softened edges. Is this barrel aged? I wouldn't doubt a hint of bourbon.

Mouthfeel is off-dry, a bit oily, medium bodied, and rather creamy.

Drinkability is pretty good, it's an easy quaffing winter warmer for sure, with just enough depth to keep it interesting. Not a wow beer, but I dig it.

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Photo of Elimination
3.77/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A very murky red brown, a pretty thick white head. Doesn't look clear but doesn't look dark...

Smell of oak, roasted cereal, a bit of strong bitterness.

Taste is oak, woody earthy, bit of cherry some strong citrus hops

Thick mouthfeel really good carb

A pretty good beer described as a northwest strong ale. Really nice inturperatation of it blends a few styles together

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Winter Moon from Silver Moon Brewing
Beer rating: 3.88 out of 5 with 2 ratings
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