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Winter Warmer | Rahr & Sons Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Rahr & Sons Brewing Company
Texas, United States
rahrbrewing.com

Style: Winter Warmer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-18-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#24,033
Reviews:
86
Ratings:
222
pDev:
12.57%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
49
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Photo of DavidST
4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass, unknown freshness date. This pours a dark brown with a nice tan head. The smell is higher on caramel and toffee than some, good stuff. The feel is medium. The taste is pretty good, lots of caramel, some toffee, nuts, spices, not bad.

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3.58/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This winter warmer is dark brown almost opaque with a quick to disappear tan head. The sides of the glass reveal caramel colored highlights and that this actually is a clear liquid.

The nose is mild for a warmer. I was expecting stronger scents of chocolate and dark fruits especially as dark as Rhar's is. The smells are there but don't really come through as much as I'd like. There is a nice roasted malt that I hope is bolder in the taste.

The taste is mostly about the malts with a fair amount of English hop flavor. The malts dominant with a hearty roasted characteristic and some of those missing scents appearing in the flavor. Dark stone fruits with hints of booze and light smoke. Not overpowering and well balanced with the hops.

Mouthfeel is also very pleasant with a mild carbonation and a full bodied brew. That combo makes it seem like a thick drink but one that you can sip on all night. Flavorful and extremely drinkable.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

It appears jet black but you can see some red highlights when held directly up to the light. A nice tan head and really good lacing.

Coffee, cocoa, roasted malt, and charcoal In the aroma. It smells pretty tasty.

Heavy bodied but on the light side of heavy. The flavor is very similar to the aroma. Sweet coffee up front, plenty of roasted malt and cocoa in the middle. A little bitterness in the finish but still plenty of dark roasted flavors and a bit alcohol as it warms.

A really good beer overall. Really easy drinking, goes down smooth, and the flavors really blend well and change as it warms. I'm really enjoying this one.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a dark brown with a sort of thin white head.

S: The beer had a good amount of caramel and spices. I am also getting a tiny bit of toffee.

T: Roasted malt and some spices. The spices arent as present as I wanted, but not horrible.

M: The beer is pretty carbonated, but pretty easy to drink. Nothing special at all

O: This is by far one of the better beers I have ever had from Rahr. Better luck next year.

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Winter Warmer from Rahr & Sons Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.74 out of 5 with 222 ratings
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