Red Nose Winter Ale | Natty Greene's Pub & Brewing Co.

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Red Nose Winter AleRed Nose Winter Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Natty Greene's Pub & Brewing Co.
North Carolina, United States
nattygreenes.com

Style: Winter Warmer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-04-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
184
Reviews:
48
Avg:
3.65
pDev:
13.42%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
32
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 184 |  Reviews: 48
Photo of Karibourgeois
3/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Clear light brown pour with a small off-white head that dissipates quickly. Light malty aroma. Sweet taste that has flavors of caramel, bread, toasted malt and a touch of winter spices. Light bodied. A slight hop flavor comes out as the beer warms and the spices become a bit brighter. Moderately carbonated.

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Photo of bonterra69
2.14/5  rDev -41.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

12 is bottle poured into a pint glass. Overall this was somewhat bland and disappointing. Appearance is very red and almost weak looking.
Heavy carbonation and fizzy in the mouth. Almost non-existent head. Aroma fairly flat bit a hint of orange. Tastes of Spices but non-descript. A bit sweet.

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Photo of SLeffler27
3.6/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours clear dark copper brown (SRM 18-19) with random carbonation throughout. A fizzy head is slightly off white and quickly dissipating, leaving no lacing on the Anderson Valley Can Glass.

The aroma is overdone with candied ginger, while faint orange marmalade lingers in a muddy profile.

Balanced slightly to the sweet side. Ginger and cinnamon stand out in a caramel backdrop. Warmth brings out slight plum flavors and a suggestion of nutmeg that builds into the finish. The finish is otherwise dominated by ginger, quite similar to ginger ale.

A medium body with exuberant carbonation and a satin texture. The alcohol is as expected, thought a bit astringent. Oddly, this all seems to work with the ginger.

This is a fine standard winter warmer, but nothing special. Perhaps it can be called a "snow-blower beer".

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Photo of EdgarGerik
4.19/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Beer_pirate
4.43/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of brotherloco
3.65/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of beerimthere
2.98/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Good balance of spice not much orange flavor. I'm not usually a fan of beers with spice but this one is not overpowering.

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Photo of ChristianSmith
3.11/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bwbetts
3.62/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JeffKowalek
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JamLand
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of oriolesfan4
3.49/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Pranksterbeer
4.33/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jvgoor3786
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kell50
3.74/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of williahd
3.33/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Ace_walker
3.52/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KevinDixonBeer
3.06/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of brewduder
3.43/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of EdFed
3.71/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of aussiebeer
3.44/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of UltimateLivewire
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Volsdawg10
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of wollefdoogylloj
3.64/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of EverettHervey
2.59/5  rDev -29%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

One and done. It's not a good sign when the best mark I can give it is for the look.

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Red Nose Winter Ale from Natty Greene's Pub & Brewing Co.
3.65 out of 5 based on 184 ratings.
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