Frostbite | Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

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Brewed by:
Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
United States
rockbottom.com

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Fall

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Added by TheBeerAlmanac on 10-17-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
4
Reviews:
1
Avg:
3.93
pDev:
7.63%
 
 
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look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Draft poured into a stemmed pilsner glass

This one is a treat. I’ve been yearning for something with a bit more punch since I’ve been in town. This is Frostbite, a Belgian strong ale aged in oak wine barrels.

A: Pours an amber/orange hue with very tight, white bubbles coalescing into a paper thin head.

S: Aroma is strong with hints of caramel and alcohol up front, reminiscent of other bourbon barrel aged brews, not necessarily wine, and complemented with sweet, heavy maltiness.

T/M: The taste follows suit at first: strong bourbon-like caramel notes and a warm mouthfeel, but starts to give way to some lighter white grape, a vinegar acidity and deep woody, earthy oakiness.

It’s a bit more basic than I wanted but it’s strong in a tasty way and reminds me of some bourbon aged ales from home. Mmm, bourbon.

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Frostbite from Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
3.93 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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