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Brewed By: New Belgium Brewing Inc. (Lion Little World Beverages / Kirin Holdings)

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Number of Ratings: 2446

Style: English Winter Warmer

Brewed In: 500 Linden Street Fort Collins, CO 80524, USA

ABV: 6.2%

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mattwcoley profile picturemattwcoley - January 3, 2013
Extremely dark color. No light shine through. First sip is a punch in the mouth of hops, yet extremely smooth. Bitter, but not too much. A little overwhelming at first, but each sip gets better. Good one-time beer.
rudycassol profile picturerudycassol - December 29, 2012
Bitter and hoppy profile - December 27, 2012
A quick punch in the mouth from the hops is surprising coming from a winter brew, but is well complimented by the dark malts. Gets better with each sip.
lehmickea profile picturelehmickea - December 27, 2012
Not a bad winter beer. Strong hops.
Canadiangirl profile pictureCanadiangirl - December 26, 2012
Nice hoppy winter ale. Not to bitter
rachelblaq32 profile picturerachelblaq32 - December 25, 2012
Bitter, hoppy, like a dark IPA profile - December 24, 2012
Bitter bitter bitter but it almost tastes like the kind of bitter that results from adding too much turmeric and cardamom to a dish. It's very spicy and I can't put my finger on the spices (bitter clove? Cardamom? Nutmeg I think. All very bitter but interesting at least). I don't hate it. It's enjoyable and one bottle gets me tipsy. This is what I'm drinking while visiting my family for Christmas so that I can stand to be around them and it's working great :-)
Ricker888 profile pictureRicker888 - December 23, 2012
A little too bitter and dark tasting for me. Hard to drink and get through. Not horrible though.
rudycassol profile picturerudycassol - December 22, 2012
Dark and smooth
aaronfranklin13 profile pictureaaronfranklin13 - December 21, 2012
Smooth drinkability. Not too strong a flavor but definitely something to sip and savor. Very enjoyable with the hint of caramel and hops. For an experiment I'd say New Belgium was successful.
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