Drink Southern Tier Old Man Winter Ale

Southern Tier Old Man Winter Ale


Relevant Links:
Old Man Winter Ale (Southern Tier Website)
Old Man (Winter Ale) (BeerAdvocate.com)
Southern Tier Old Man Winter Ale (RateBeer.com)

20121207:
[20121215]
I wrote: "This Old Man Winter Ale is certainly a pale ale. Hoppy. Mildly grassy. It's nice and easy. I like it." 8:15PM ET

Menu Description:
Old Man Winter. A rich and complex amalgam of hops and barley that will put the feeling back in your toes and lift your spirits above the snow. 7.2%

Website Information:
OLD MAN WINTER

Our winter offering is here to quell your shivers and get you through the coldest of nights. A rich marriage of hops and barley to cast light upon the evening and melt your mind out of snowdrifts. Old Man Winters earthy hue and thickness lace around the glass, inviting you to linger in its warmth and share the spirits of the season with your friends and family. A deceptively strong brew, its best to sit and ponder with this old man, sip by sip.

FOOD PAIRINGS: Particularly tasty when paired with roasted meats, game, hearty stews, winter squash, rich cheese.

AVAILABILITY: Release begins in November / 12oz (6pk and 24 bottle cases) / 1/2 keg, 1/6 keg

ABOUT THE BEER
STYLE: Old Ale
BREWED SINCE: 2003
ABV: 7.0%
FERMENTATION: Ale yeast, three varieties of hops & two types of malts
COLOR: Brown, ruby hues
EFFERVESCENCE: Light carbonation
NOSE: Roasted malts, a touch of smoke, pepper, some floral hops
FLAVOR: Hints of bittersweet cocoa, nutty, defined malts and balancing hops, earthy
BITTERNESS: Medium
BODY: Medium-bodied, hearty
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 50-55°F
GLASS: Pint glass, snifter, oversized wine glass
AVAILABILITY: Release begins in November / 12oz (6pk and 24 bottle cases) / 1/2 keg, 1/6 keg
CELLARING: 40-45°F

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