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3.77/5
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966 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
Oregon, United States
widmer.com

Style: Winter Warmer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
availability: Late Oct. - Early Jan.
bitterness: 50 IBU
alcohol by volume: 7.2%
original gravity: 17° PLATO

malts:
Pale, Caramel 10L & 80L,
Munich 10L, Carapils, Dark Chocolate

hops:
Bittering: Alchemy
Aroma: Simcoe & Cascade

Added by IronDjinn on 10-19-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#19,206
Reviews:
322
Ratings:
966
pDev:
13%
Bros Score:
4
 
 
Wants:
30
Gots:
148
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 966 |  Reviews: 322
Photo of GinDC
4.69/5  rDev +24.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of 11-52_4hops
3.86/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Fowdy
3.88/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: filtered dark amber, almost brown with a caramel quick dissipating head.

Smell: subdued malts.

Taste: malts with mild hops.

Feel: smooth beer with a balanced taste.

Overall: looks heavy but is an easy drinking tasty brew.

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Photo of zotzot
3.91/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rarigney
3.91/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of krome
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheBigBoy
3.1/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Keananmichael5
3.38/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TrueMetalJake
3.9/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JohnBradSC
3.84/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ryan4120
4.02/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

L - nice deep opaque amber/red/brown with minimal tan head
S - malty and dried fruit but definitely not a strong smell
T - malty with dried fruit flavors with a nice medium hoppy finish
F - rich, medium to full bodied with a good amount of carbonation
O - overall a very solid holiday ale with the traditional malty and dried fruit/spice character of the style but with more hops than traditionally found in the style which is definitely a welcome addition

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Photo of Rimbimhoot
3.55/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Griffin2
3.85/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from. 12 oz bottle into a pint glass.
L - Poured a hazy reddish brown with a medium white head that lingers.
S - Smells of maltiness.
T - Medium hoppiness with maltiness to match. getting a little spiciness on the finish.
F - Nicely carbonated.
O - This is a nice beer for a cold night.

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Photo of OlegShora
4.34/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Madasyn
2.83/5  rDev -24.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Yeldarb92
3.19/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mpenske
2.75/5  rDev -27.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of ChaseTheAce
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Payton34904
1/5  rDev -73.5%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Not for me

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Photo of Superheatnsubcool
4.32/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Rock_Glenn
3.47/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A nice quality beer in terms of body, drinks about perfect for a winter beer. There's a suggestion of winter "spice" but it's hardly there, and might simply be some classic red malt flavor. The amount of hops flavoring is surprising for a winter ale, and actually tastes very good. Could use a bit more malt and/or body, but I'd buy this again.

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Photo of Brutaltruth
3.93/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed form the 12 oz bottle in a snifter. This nice warmer pours a brilliant copper color with a thick off white head of dissipating foam that settles to a thick ring, thin layer, and light lacing. Nose of toasted malts, spicy hops, and a touch of citrus. Flavors exceed the nose with light toffee and roasted malts on the front and middle of the taste. Spicy hops break into the middle to the back with a touch of citrus and light molasses finishing with a mild bitterness that is long and pleasant. Very English with a touch of American hop flair. Excellent mouth feel with medium prickly carbonation and a medium bitter finish. Overall an excellent warmer.

Thanks to a friend from work for this one---Kevin!

Cheers

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Photo of Dentist666
4.09/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Clear copper beer with thick beige head, nice retention.
Smell - hops and toasted malts.
Taste - excellent combination of hop character (citrusy, piney, zesty) and toasted malts (biscuity, nutty)
Medium body and carbonation, complex, balanced, delicious
Nice strong ale.

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Photo of Bluegrass49
3.84/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Brewed Oct. 2015 ---
Aggressive pour into an ale glass produced a 3 to 3 1/2 finger off-white head, : slow dissipation and good lacing. The aggressive pour softened the initial hops bitterness and made it a much more enjoyable drink. Great carbonation. Bought a 12 pack on the cheap ($7.98). Can't go wrong at that price...would be worth it at regular price.

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Photo of Cold_1
3.65/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Brrr from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.77 out of 5 with 966 ratings
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