River Horse Belgian Freeze Belgian Style Winter Ale | River Horse Brewing Co.

River Horse Belgian Freeze Belgian Style Winter AleRiver Horse Belgian Freeze Belgian Style Winter Ale
BA SCORE
43.8%
Liked This Beer
3.6 w/ 377 ratings
River Horse Belgian Freeze Belgian Style Winter AleRiver Horse Belgian Freeze Belgian Style Winter Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
River Horse Brewing Co.
New Jersey, United States
riverhorse.com

Style: Belgian Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our warming winter Ale is amber in color, malty and full bodied. Belgian yeast provides a variety of delicate characteristics in the nose and on the palate.

Added by dsa7783 on 03-22-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#36,472
Reviews:
180
Ratings:
377
Liked:
165
Avg:
3.6/5
pDev:
14.17%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
59
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 377 |  Reviews: 180
Photo of curlybird
3.9/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of tvghost
3.43/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of lobos62
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wiffler27
4.23/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

pours dark and deep auburn, nearly dark amber to brown. thin head as well.

smells sweet, some banana to it. definitely a Belgian style, the candy yeast is present.

taste is sweet, candy yeast is obvious. slight smoky taste to it as well. some bitterness to it as well. goes down smooth, not overpowering but still easy to drink.

overall this isn't bad. nothing special but still good. good for cold weather, which is exactly why i'm drinking it tonite!

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

Photo of Antc2382
1.82/5  rDev -49.4%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

A let down.. Ive now had plenty of River Horse brews. I am starting to see that they are hit or miss. This was a miss for me.. Pours a
Muddy brown, looks like dirt water. Nose is nothing of note. Taste- eww metallic. I had this on tap so maybe it's off, but not good at all...

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Photo of shehateme
3.18/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of m0ntels
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JohnnyForeign
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of johnwetterstrand
4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mousebeer
3.6/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WDJersey
3.65/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of orsulacp
3.91/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Really like the smell, the body is a bit thin, nice yeasty taste

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Photo of medicinewheel
3.96/5  rDev +10%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appears a brownish-amber color in appearance, poured into goblet, thin head, lacing did not last. Nice offering for the winter. Alcohol present not too strong however. Very nice mouth feel and carbonation. Aroma- some candy and fruit, maybe licorice, relatively well balanced offering. Very nice flavor profile. I enjoyed this version and would and will have again.

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Photo of 57md
3.56/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Brownish copper. Mild funk on the nose. The flavor profile follows the nose.

The best thing that I can say about this offering is that the alcohol was hidden well.

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Photo of salamiwagon
4.22/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Furley80
4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bikeboy1
3.86/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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

Photo of Tbone2131
3.24/5  rDev -10%

Photo of Kepeke
4.76/5  rDev +32.2%

Photo of PJ721
4.2/5  rDev +16.7%

Photo of Lucoli
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

Photo of njbusa
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

Photo of parkwood
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

River Horse Belgian Freeze Belgian Style Winter Ale from River Horse Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 43.8% out of 100 with 377 ratings
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