Winter Warmer

These malty sweet offerings tend to be a favorite winter seasonal. Big malt presence, both in flavor and body. The color ranges from brownish reds to nearly pitch black. Hop bitterness is generally low, leveled and balanced, but hop character can be pronounced. Alcohol warmth is not uncommon.

Many English versions contain no spices, though some brewers of spiced winter seasonal ales will slap "Winter Warmer" on the label. Those that are spiced, tend to follow the "wassail" tradition of blending robust ales with mixed spices, before hops became the chief "spice" in beer. American varieties many have a larger presences of hops both in bitterness and flavor.

Average alcohol by volume (abv) range: 5.5-8.0%   [ ? ] 

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Style Examples - 51 to 100 (out of 1058) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Saranac Rudy's Spiced Christmas AleMatt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery6.003.22165-
Dundee Festive AleGenesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co.6.203.5216190
Barrel Aged Frosted Frog Christmas AleHoppin' Frog Brewery8.603.73155-
He'Brew Hanukkah, Chanukah: Pass The BeerShmaltz Brewing Company8.003.62155-
FestivusFull Pint Brewing Company6.003.66149-
Thunder SnowMadTree Brewing8.503.73146-
Winter Warmer (formerly Ringneck)The Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works8.003.71140-
Snow Melt Winter AleEast End Brewing Company7.004.02139-
Winter AleRivertown Brewing Co.7.003.61138-
Bonfire AleFremont Brewing Company6.003.79134-
Pike Auld Acquaintance Hoppy Holiday AleThe Pike Brewing Company5.503.6413288
Slick Nick Winter AleSebago Brewing Company7.203.57131-
OppigÄrds Winter AleOppigÄrds Bryggeri AB5.303.66126-
Pickled SantaRidgeway Brewing6.003.3124-
Wintertime AleNorth Coast Brewing Co. ? 3.54124-
Ill-Tempered GnomeOakshire Brewing6.803.7712494
Christian Moerlein Christkindl Winter WarmerChristian Moerlein Brewing Company6.953.77122-
Saranac Winter WassailMatt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery5.803.1112271
Great Lakes Winter AleGreat Lakes Brewery6.203.54116-
Columbus Winter WarmerColumbus Brewing Company7.503.81113-
Big ShotThe Fort Collins Brewery6.503.47112-
DecoyCarton Brewing Company12.004.0210891
Hoppy HolidazeMarin Brewing Company7.003.5510876
Wassail AleWoodstock Inn Brewery8.003.59102-
Fuller's Old Winter AleFuller Smith & Turner PLC5.303.8910197
Christmas AleWest Sixth Brewing Company9.003.959889
25 DodiciBirra Del Borgo9.503.7497-
Old Bat RastardFreetail Brewing Company9.103.7194-
Rum Barrel Aged 4 ElfDark Horse Brewing Company8.753.9393-
Barrel Aged 12 Dogs Of ChristmasThirsty Dog Brewing Company ? 4.0893-
Batch 666Appalachian Brewing Company7.703.7288-
Fa La La La LaDouble Mountain Brewery & Taproom7.603.868784
Stegmaier Winter WarmerLion Brewery, Inc.7.803.4386-
Vinter VarmerLaurelwood Public House & Brewery6.403.98599
Old Friend Holiday AleIndeed Brewing Company7.003.8885-
Iron DukeWellington County Brewery6.503.9484-
Casco Bay Winter Ale (Old Port Ale)Casco Bay Brewing Co.7.303.7284-
Rosey NoseyGeorge Bateman & Son / Batemans Brewery5.003.658387
Christmas AleOlde Hickory Brewery5.503.498375
Diamond Knot Ho! Ho! Winter AleDiamond Knot Brewery8.503.688390
Winter AleTelegraph Brewing Company7.103.7681-
First FrostFullsteam Brewery8.804.0479-
Winter AleMt. Carmel Brewing Company8.003.6977-
Cabin Fever Winter AleBoundary Bay Brewery & Bistro7.003.9477-
Gale's Christmas AleGeorge Gale & Company Ltd8.503.437787
Ale MaryRCH Brewery6.003.8576-
Jubilation AleBaird Brewing Company / Fishmarket Taproom7.003.6675-
Double Diamond Winter AleDick's Brewing Company7.503.9475-
Blitzen Holiday AleMaumee Bay Brewing Company7.703.5172-
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