Winter Ale | Mt. Carmel Brewing Company

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3.66/5
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Winter AleWinter Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mt. Carmel Brewing Company
Ohio, United States
mtcarmelbrewingcompany.com

Style: Winter Warmer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Winter

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Added by TheBierBand on 02-01-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#33,951
Reviews:
41
Ratings:
79
pDev:
12.57%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
10
Trade:
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Ratings: 79 |  Reviews: 41
Photo of DigitGrowler
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of puck1225
3.77/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle into a fluted glass. Clear brown with a decent head and nice curtain lacing. Smokey earthy smell and taste. Not too sweet, but a bit of caramel and roasted malt. Enjoyable winter warmer.

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Photo of guzzleacoldone
3.2/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jsantana09
4.22/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AC-Mivsek
4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Pours a deep reddish-brown, molasses color, Off-white head, nice lacing.
S- Brown sugar, dark fruits, a bit of roasted malt, but mostly quite sweet.
T- A lot less sweet than the nose, it's smoky and the malts really shine here.
M- Smooth, medium carbonation, drinks as a high abv winter ale should.
O- I found this to be a well-done winter ale, sweet and smoky where you want it.

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Photo of Weisenbeer
3.42/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Little disappointed in this Winter Ale. This is a great brewer But this is not their best work. A bit flat with a good but uninspired taste...there are much better winter ale options out there.

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Photo of Jcarriglio
3.2/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of zdk9
2.45/5  rDev -33.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

A- Pours a deep rich mahagony that turns ruby in the light. Not a lot of head. Traces of ridged lacing like a crimped pie crust outline.

S- Not a lot of aroma, mostly malt- dark wheat bread, sweet malt syrup, a little roasty but not much. Can't smell any ginger or spices as the label mentions.

T- More roast then the smell. Still a lot of malt. Darker than the smell. A little smokiness.

M- Leaves a sweet residue in the mouth and on the lips.

O- A little one note. I definitely would have liked some more spice. Nothing particularly wrong with it, but not a lot going on.

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3.54/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.52/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of spycow
3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of GTB
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of tallfellapgh
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of Rod_J
3/5  rDev -18%

Photo of Stinkypuss
4.1/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours an amber color with white/yellow head. Aroma of sugary malts and a bit of booze. In the taste, brown sugar, cocoa powder, and nutty malts. Low bitterness and even balance. Medium bodied and well carbonated. Drinks easily given the strength. Overall a great beer, really tasty.

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Photo of fluidmotion
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of Griggsy
4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

Photo of Cynic-ale
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of RedneckBeerz
3/5  rDev -18%

Photo of buschbeer
3.72/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 ounce bottle
Served in a perfect pint glass

A - It is a ruddy brown with rust highlights. An inch of mocha head tops it.

S - I get some caramel malt, but it is complimented by some cocoa and cinnamon.

T - The taste has more of a cocoa backbone. I get a hint of cinnamon.

M - Medium

O - It's a solid winter warmer. It doesn't knock my socks off, but I could drink a few of these.

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Winter Ale from Mt. Carmel Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.66 out of 5 with 79 ratings