Cold Mountain Winter Ale

North Carolina
United States
Judges Ratings 
1 Review
90
Aroma:
21 / 24
Flavor:
36 / 40
Appearance:
6 / 6
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20
Description 

Our spiced winter seasonal complements all your holiday festivities. It is typically malty in body, lightly hopped, and rounded out with a delicious mix of spices that varies from year to year as we search for the best vanilla, hazelnut, and other flavors.

Profile

ABV: 
5.9%
IBUs: 
28
Served at: 
40 - 45º
Hops: 
Cascade, Mount Hood
Malts: 
Two Row, Pilsen, Vienna, Chocolate, Wheat, Caramel 40, Caramel 60
Judges Review 
Judges Rating:
90
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10

Cold Mountain Winter Ale (judged under BJCP category 30C, Winter Seasonal Beer) is a pleasant surprise for anyone who expects all "winter ales" to be hot and heavy.  Its subtle flavors are a nice change of pace, and it doesn't sacrifice a rich, wintry impression despite that subtlety.

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Brewery Introduction

Highland Brewing was founded in 1994 by retired engineer and entrepreneur Oscar Wong, establishing it as the pioneer of Asheville, NC’s now booming craft beer industry. With a portfolio that is equal parts established and inventive, Highland is known for consistently excellent beer. Proudly... Read More

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