Waitsburg Winter Warmer | Laht Neppur Brewing Company

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Waitsburg Winter WarmerWaitsburg Winter Warmer

Brewed by:
Laht Neppur Brewing Company
Washington, United States

Style: Winter Warmer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Fall

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Added by jdense on 01-09-2011

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Ratings: 9 |  Reviews: 4
Reviews by jdense:
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3.55/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Mason Jar carried back from Waitburg by neighborhood beer buddy, consumed 1.6.10, poured into Barley Brown pint glasses.

One finger light tan/off white head, pretty quick dissipation with slightly above average lacing retained. Amber brown body, a wee bit of carbonation rising. WTF, a truly strange smelling beer, huge hit of nutmeg and cloves, a small bit of cinnamon, caramel malts in the middle and a floral hop presence. Taste mirrors the nose, if even more so on the spice profile, I felt like they took a microplane and grated fresh nutmeg on the top of this while I was chewing on a clove, cinnamon barely noticeable in the taste, sweetish in the middle, and faint hop taste. Mouthfeel is really chewy, a bit sticky once it warmed. To be honest not the most drinkable of beers. Strange brew indeed, but a honest interpretation for a spiced winter warmer, maybe a bit too much though.

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Photo of Hopmodium
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of JohnGalt1
3.58/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle picked up at Brewforia Meridian tonight on the way home from work for a pricey $9ish... Poured into my HotD goblet... okay tannish head shows decent retention but good lacing... the brew is polished copper..

Nose has a bit of a heavy spice hand... predominantly nutmeg and warm cinnamon... a fairly big maltiness helps add balance to the spices... nicely done.

Cinnamon shows more on the palate... a good blend of toasty malt and light caramel helps keep the spice in check.. getting some clove that I missed in the aroma.. nutmeg is still there, but only if I concentrate...

Body is sorta thick and has a light carbonation, but still seems appropriate with this brew... personally, I could use a little more bubble but I be most folks will appreciate the lesser carbonation in this respect.

I normally don't like spiced beers too much, but this one is done judiciously and never becomes out of whack. This one is growing on me with warmth.. A golf clap to the fine folks at Laht Neppur.... I really need to make it back up there this summer.


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Photo of rrock44
5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of Justin-m
3.64/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of AlexSlivi
5/5  rDev +22%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I've never reviewed a beer before, so I don't really know how to do this. But it was so good I had to sign up for an account. Tastes like French Toast (but not in a sweet, sugary way)! And it'll get you drunk.

The description from the beer festival is: "Strong Holiday Ale spices with Cinnamon, Cloves, All Spice, Sweet Orange Peel and Honey."

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Photo of RJLarse
4.38/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

I bought a bottle for Waitsburg Winter Warmer in a bottle shop. Poured in to a pint glass.

Pours a light mahogany brown color, clear with a thin beige head.

Smell is a sweet aroma.

Taste is sweet and spicy. Caramel and pie spices.

Mouthfeel is thin, not cloying, with a dry bitter spice finish.

Overall a very good winter ale. A little long on the spices maybe, but good.

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Photo of stript
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of tastymug
3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

Waitsburg Winter Warmer from Laht Neppur Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.1 out of 5 with 9 ratings