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Kitten Mittens | Kulshan Brewing Company

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3.86/5
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30 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Kulshan Brewing Company
Washington, United States
kulshanbrewingcompany.com

Style: Winter Warmer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Impfan on 11-25-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#17,821
Reviews:
5
Ratings:
30
pDev:
7.77%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
7
Trade:
0
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4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gandres
4.03/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottle - 12 ounce to wine glass
Sight: black reddish when held against the light, with small medium light brown foam
Smell: malty aroma
Taste: very good, Balance, low bitterness
Mouth feel: tart, good follow through, good finish bitter, tart and sticky aftertaste
Overall: Very good beer, not to repeat nor look for.
drank: Saturday, May 06, 2017 9:37 PM

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3.89/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Clear dark orangish brown with pale brown head.
Nose is sweet and mildly spicy with pleasant notes of coffee and burnt toast but the spiciness tended to get a bit metallic as beer warmed.
Tastes of sweet malt and mild spiciness, nicely balanced, with mushroom notes and backend bitterness as the beer warmed.
Mountfeel was watery at first but with a very pleasant creaminess at the finish.
Overall well balanced and relatively sweet for the style, neither too spicy nor too charred.

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3.85/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.83/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4.01/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Erik-P
4.08/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.62/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.7/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.93/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kemoarps
3.81/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Beautiful dark brown bordering on black with a decent sized tan head. Thin appearing bubbles. Excellent retention and decent lacing.

Nose is dark brown bread and muted spices.
Taking a taste we get sticky dark bread dough, with some brown sugar and somewhere between coffee and molasses, though less sharp, more a dull bitterness.
Seemed as if it was going to be a bit thin and carbonated, but nearing the end of the glass I realize that this is not actually the case. Finish is long and bitter and somewhat nutty.
Winter Warmers occupy a middle ground for me wherein I feel like if I want something malty and dark I tend towards something a bit thicker more chewy and rich, and if I want something bitter I tend more towards the juicy IPAs. This is part of why I want to explore them a bit more this season and develop a better understanding and appreciation thereof. Kitten Mittens is basically the first in that venture, and I think it's a worthy foray into the realm of winter warmers.

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3.94/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of davegray
4.33/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.84/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LiquidAmber
4.04/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a very dark mahogany brown with quite a bit of opacity and a nice three finger khaki head with good retention and webby lacing. Aroma of dark malt, brown bread, mild caramel malt, winter spices; lightly nutty with a mild mineral component. Flavor is dark sweet malt balanced between toasted and caramel malts, hints of Belgian yeast, dark dried fruit, ginger, cinnamon, hints of piney hops all nicely integrated. Spicy, lightly hoppy finish with lingering grassy bitterness. Great creamy medium body with nice mouth feel. A really satisfying, dark winter warmer with a light hand on the spices and a great supporting malt body. Spices and hops leave a pleasant lingering earthy bitterness. I'm going back for some more of this; it will be great to bring to holiday events. Nice.

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3.86/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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3.86/5  rDev 0%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Kitten Mittens from Kulshan Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.86 out of 5 with 30 ratings
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