Review: Lost Coast Winterbraun Brown Ale

Review: Lost Coast Winterbraun by Cody La Bière
I regularly pass by Lost Coast Brewing's beer at the LC without giving them a shot, but every one of their beers has been on my list for a while. Why haven't I tried them sooner? No clue.

I'm excited, trying their Winterbraun Ale. Seeing that it's obviously going to be a stronger beer meant for winter time (Remember California's idea of winter differs from Manitoba), it's supposed to be a beer to make you feel warm and fuzzy during the cold winter nights. The beer was around $4.80 before tax, 6.5% ABV.

Appearance: In 650mL bottle, love the graphics, Pours a very very dark brown colour, similar in appearance to a porter. Very minimal foam that diminishes immediately.

Aroma: Sweet and malty, almost perfumic, bit of a note of coffee, and pretty roasted.

Taste: Taste of roasted malts, coffee, almost similar to the porter I had the other day. A bit of a bitter hit of flavour ad the middle-back of my mouth and pretty nutty, overall.

Overall thoughts: For the price (approx $4.80), it's pretty affordable for a 650mL bottle. I think I'll buy a bottle of this for Christmas. With an ABV of 6.5%, it's not too light, not too heavy.

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