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Butte Creek Winter Ale

Butte Creek Winter Ale

Rated 3.119 by BeerPals
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Brewed by Butte Creek Brewing Company

Ukiah, CA, United States

Style:  Brown Ale

6.3% Alcohol by Volume

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ID: 2139 Last updated 15 years ago Added to database 20 years ago

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Statistics

Overall Rank28563
Overall Percentile40
Style Rank647 of 1047
Style Percentile38.2
Lowest Score2.7
Highest Score3.8
Average Score3.163
Weighted Score3.119
Standard Deviation0.424

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  • PHISHPOND417 3045 reviews
    rated 2.7 13 years ago

    Aroma: 5 | Appearance: 6 | Mouthfeel: 6 | Flavor: 5 | Overall: 5

    Not sure how long this one was sitting on the shelf but it tasted like it has been for a while. Pours a dark mahogany colour with more of reddish tint near the top. Head is weak, tan coloured. Aroma is like old stale peanuts with a little bit of toffee. Taste was dirty, a little chewy in fact- again stale peanuts with a hint of toast.

  • FOGHORN65 196 reviews
    rated 2.7 14 years ago

    Aroma: 7 | Appearance: 5 | Mouthfeel: 5 | Flavor: 5 | Overall: 5

    This brew has a strange aftertaste of which I cannot ID. But it's kinda funky. I had three of these and the rest are sitting in my reefer. I'm not recommending this one.

  • RMUSSMAN 489 reviews
    rated 2.8 15 years ago

    Aroma: 5 | Appearance: 6 | Mouthfeel: 6 | Flavor: 5 | Overall: 6

    Received as part of a Winter Brew package. A decent brew and a good winter brew. Strong aroma and taste are its key features, but I would probably not purchase this beer again.

  • HERBJONES 522 reviews
    rated 3.4 16 years ago

    Aroma: 6 | Appearance: 7 | Mouthfeel: 7 | Flavor: 6 | Overall: 8

    Decent brown. Medium bodied for the style. Decent roastiness. Deep brown pour. Malty and easy drinking.

  • BEERGUY101 5022 reviews
    rated 3.0 16 years ago

    Aroma: 6 | Appearance: 6 | Mouthfeel: 6 | Flavor: 6 | Overall: 6

    Eclipse black color, small head. Burnt coffee aroma. Thin tasting brown ale. Roasted malts, chocolate and coffee flavor reminiscent of a stout. Slightly spicy. Balancing between a brown ale and a winter warmer, this beer sort of splits down the middle; but, NOT is a good way. Mouthfeel is a little thin. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is malty.

  • REIDROVER 725 reviews
    rated 3.3 16 years ago

    Aroma: 7 | Appearance: 6 | Mouthfeel: 6 | Flavor: 7 | Overall: 7

    Well says this is a "chesnut brown "ale..its actually a lot darker..dark garnet in colour in fact ( almost like a Scotch ale)..with a small tan coloured head..I would have given the appearance an extra point had this not been out of style. Pleasant but weakish aroma of malts ..milky , creamy scent also. Nice enough tasste of the sweet malts..mild hop below..smooth This is strange on the palate..its creamy and smooth and at the same time well carbonated..weird. A nice drinkable ale..not excellent..but a good enough to quaff a few I dare say.

  • CLASH 2576 reviews
    rated 3.8 16 years ago

    Aroma: 8 | Appearance: 8 | Mouthfeel: 7 | Flavor: 7 | Overall: 8

    I wasn’t expecting too much here but I was pleasently suprised. An deep nutty and caramel aroma. It poured a dark brown with a moderate beige head. The flavor is a bit on the bitter side but it does have a good malt profile. I taste chocolate, fig, raisins, and nutmeg. The aftertaste is also somewhat bitter. Wow this was a very good brown ale and one I would recommend for some session drinking.

  • BEERMEISTER 291 reviews
    rated 3.6 19 years ago

    Aroma: 7 | Appearance: 7 | Mouthfeel: 7 | Flavor: 8 | Overall: 7

    Deep brown color with a modest head and fair lace, the body medium and the carbonation moderate. Nose is a toasted grain, the middle slightly sweet, the finish is hop bitter and somewhat dry. Robust yet clean, and quite drinkable, another winner from this most exceptional brewery.

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