Warmer Winter Winter Warmer | Cigar City Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing
Florida, United States
cigarcitybrewing.com

Style: Old Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
A old ale with american hop varietals that has a complex citrus and caramelized toffee aroma and underlying notes of chocolate.

Added by cjgator3 on 12-05-2008

BEER STATS
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607
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207
Avg:
3.93
pDev:
12.72%
 
 
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Warmer Winter Winter Warmer poured from the bottle creates a humongous creamy head of foam that will easily take over the enitre glass and overflow before you've even poured a third of a glass. The beer itself is deep mahogany clear at first and more cloudy as you pour. The foamy head persists practically forever with lacing that pretty much coats the entire glass.

The aroma has just a touch of alcohol but is mostly sweet malt with a touch of raisin.

This is one malt forward beer and the dark malts are sweet up front tasting of raisins, plums, licorice and more... raisins! Very sweet with only a modicum of bitterness on the very end of the finish. Alcohol is practically invisible but noted as a flavor profile with the dark malts rather than a warming though there is just a touch of alcohol warming on the finish as well. As it warms the alcohol character develops a bit more of a presence.

The mouthfeel is very full bodied and densely creamy with low carbonation.

The more you drink of this beer the easier it becomes to drink though I think it might be a bit hard for me to have more than one glass in a sitting. I imagine the well hidden alcohol will sneak up on you in a hurry if you let it! With the sweetness it won't appeal to everyones palate but as a seasonal holiday beer it works perfectly.

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Bottle shared at a September Santa Cruz tasting. Pours a light brown amberish color with a fluffy tan head. Fruity with rich caramel and brown sugar, plenty of sweet raisins and toffee. Also some vanilla and hoppy notes. Pretty full-bodied and satisfying.

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Warmer Winter Winter Warmer from Cigar City Brewing
3.93 out of 5 based on 607 ratings.
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