Secret Spot Winter Ale | Evolution Craft Brewing Company

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Secret Spot Winter AleSecret Spot Winter Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Evolution Craft Brewing Company
Maryland, United States
evolutioncraftbrewing.com

Style: Altbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.30%

Availability: Winter

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Added by lackenhauser on 11-26-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
116
Reviews:
24
Avg:
3.62
pDev:
12.15%
 
 
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0
Gots:
18
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2/5  rDev -44.8%

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2/5  rDev -44.8%

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2.46/5  rDev -32%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

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2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

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2.62/5  rDev -27.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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2.75/5  rDev -24%

Photo of TheBigBoy
2.77/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Decent winter brew, nothing outstanding, but worthy choice for six packet over winter

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2.9/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Take a generic IPA and then toss in a few spices. Presto... you have this beer. Brown in color carries a large amount of head on a violent pour from the bottle, so much so that it ran over the glass. Within a minute or two the white foam was gone. I couldn't pick up that much on the aroma but the taste is sour. Yeah you can sugar coat it and say bitter but the lack of sweetness comes off as if you are sucking on a bag of buckles. Nothing to write home about, but good to taste in a comparison of winter beers. Def taste like a backyard brewer.

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Photo of hophugger
2.93/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Skabiski
3/5  rDev -17.1%

Photo of cjgator3
3/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -17.1%

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3/5  rDev -17.1%

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3/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -17.1%

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3.01/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Jeffreysan
3.04/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

12 ounce bottle, poured into a pint glass

Appearance: Pours a very pretty, cloudy, amber/mahogany color with a half of a finger of off-white head that almost completely dissolved away into a few wispy clouds of foam that gathered onto the top of the beer.

Aroma: Not much in the aroma department, either that or I’m stuffed up. I do get a few faint notes of toasted malt and some brown sugar.

Taste: Toasted malt up front, imparting notes of freshly baked sourdough bread, followed by some brown sugar-like sweetness and spices of black pepper and clove. The beer finishes with a good amount of well-balanced hoppy bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied and pretty smooth, as the beer has practically no carbonation what-so-ever. With an ABV of 6.3%, there is no presence of alcohol on the palate.

Overall: This is a pretty tasty beer. Good notes of toasted malt and brown sugar-like sweetness balanced well with some good hops. It is a highly quaffable beer. Definitely worth a try.

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3.08/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of J_Wheels
3.25/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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Secret Spot Winter Ale from Evolution Craft Brewing Company
3.62 out of 5 based on 116 ratings.
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