Deep Thaw Winter Warmer – It will remind you of sitting in front of a fire on a cold, snowing night. It will make you think of Grandma in the kitchen cooking gingersnaps. The middle of winter. Deep Thaw is one of those ales that will warm you from tongue to your toes. Taking your first sniff and sip of Deep Thaw, you’ll be serenaded by the malty undertones of a caramel sweetness quickly balanced by a slight hop bitterness. When it’s all said and done, you’ll find the finish to be clean and silky smooth. Sweet, subtle, and smooth are just a few ways to describe Deep Thaw Winter Warmer.
I.B.U. – 39 / A.B.V. – 8.3%
Appearance: beautiful chestnut brown with a beige head.
Aroma: sweet caramel, spicy rye, fresh baked bread, raisin like fruitiness, herbal hops
Flavor: spicy rye, herbal hops balance sweet caramel and bready malts. Finishing bitterness is slightly resinous. Fruitiness is subtle throughout.
Mouthfeel: medium full.
Overall: rich malty flavors and a warming alcoholic strength take center stage. Spicy rye malt and herbal/resinous hops add complexity and balance.