Winter Warmer

These malty, sweet offerings tend to be a favorite winter seasonal. A big malt presence, both in flavor and body, leads the way. The color of this style ranges from brownish reds to nearly pitch black. Hop bitterness is generally low and balanced, but hop character can be pronounced in the aroma. Alcohol warmth is not uncommon. Many English versions contain no spices, though some brewers of spiced seasonal ales will slap "Winter Warmer" on the label. Those that are spiced, tend to follow the "wassail" tradition of blending robust ales with some combination of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and the like before hops became the chief "spice" in beer. American varieties many have a larger presence of hops both in bitterness and flavor.

ABV: 5.5–8.0% | IBU: 35–50 | Glassware: Goblet (or Chalice)

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Zusers Meilenstein 1960Biergasthof Riedberg7.5015
Earache: World's Shortest Album1648 Brewing Company Ltd ? 15
Bourbon PieRoute 51 Brewing Company6.5015
Christmas AleR. Shea Brewing - Merriman Valley6.5014.83
ScroogeLittle House Brewing Company7.8014.76
Ready to JingleCrying Eagle6.0014.75
Winter HammerBubba Brew's Brewing Company9.5024.72
Maybe It's Cold OutsideMonkey Town Brewing Company6.6014.71
Our Special Ale 2020 (Anchor Christmas Ale)Anchor Brewing Company7.0024.68
Greasy Corner Winter WarmerMica Town Brewing8.1014.67
Bier De NoelResurgence Brewing Company11.0014.66
Rum Barrel 12 Dogs of ChristmasThirsty Dog Brewing Company10.4014.5
Ski Trip SolticeMinocqua Brewing Company5.8014.5
Abdij Van 't Park Winterbier/Bière D'HiverBrouwerij Haacht NV7.0014.5
Fixed the Newel PostRecon Brewing7.6014.5
Winter WarmerTen Pin Brewing Co.8.3014.5
Elf's TaleGranite City Food & Brewery ? 14.5
Spicer Street Christmas AleAkronym Brewing9.0014.48
Winter Warlock - Jack Daniels Barrel-AgedCrown Brewing9.0044.46
Maple Wood Warmer Winter Winter Warmer With CoffeeCigar City Brewing11.0014.46
Definitely Your Father'sCloudburst Brewing ? 14.44
Killer Hill Winter AleSecond Salem Brewing Company5.3014.43
Frosty Butte WarmerStormy Mountain Brewing7.0014.42
Yule Bière De NoëlBrasserie du Roulier7.5014.4
Cookie MonsterBrew Link Brewing Company7.5014.4
Winter Tiger & Dried PersimmonWild Waves Brewing5.0014.38
Humbugger Christmas AleBarley Island Brewing Company9.3044.37
HibernicusJack Cody's5.2024.37
Snow Job Winter WarnerLansing Brewing Company7.0014.35
Wander LandSelfmade Brewery8.3034.35
Hövels Martins SpecialHövels Hausbrauerei ? 14.34
Gourmetbryggeriet JulGourmetbryggeriet8.5014.33
Our Nutty And Nice SeasonAleBelica Brau Brewing6.0014.33
Snowy SiloWestfield River Brewing Company6.8014.33
AtaraxiaSixpoint Brewery6.0024.33
Florens Novogodniy (Флоренс Новогодний)Plan B Brewery7.8014.31
Hi-Dee-Ho Holiday AleHillman Beer8.7024.31
Chai NoaleElliott Bay Brewing Co.8.0014.3
That There's an RVAscension Brewing Company9.0024.3
Olde Smitty Winter WarmerThe Blind Pig Brewery6.9014.29
Barrel Aged Winter AleBloomington Brewing Company6.9024.28
Nooks And CranniesHistoric Brewing Company8.2054.28
Experimental Holly JollyFat Head's Brewery & Saloon7.5014.28
Stone Feathers3 Floyds Brewing Co.10.5044.28
Holy Beer House Bim Bam Martell Cognac BAPicobrouwerij Alvinne11.0014.28
BAHANorth by Northwest Restaurant & Brewery9.5024.27
Cleveland St.The Cleveland Brewery7.8014.27
Christmas AleLodi Beer Company7.8034.26
Clockwork ReindeerThe Tap Brewery10.5014.26
Bah HumbugBewdley Brewery Co.4.6014.25
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