PictureIt’s officially gotten way too cold in Toronto. Last night it dipped below -20 with the wind chill and I was not a happy camper.

Luckily there was beer to save me!

Specifically we had a few cans of Winterweiss sitting around to warm the cockles of our hearts.

Winterweiss is a seasonal brew by the folks at Muskoka Brewing. This beer is a Dunkelweizen which means you can expect lots of spicy notes. It’s a german style wheat beer which makes me assume there will be some banana.

You can purchase a can of Winterweiss at the LCBO for $3 and it sits at exactly 5% ABV.

Appearance: Soda brown with thick off-white head. Unfiltered.
Aroma: Chocolate and sour cherry. Cinnomen as well.
Taste: Very rich. More sour cherry but vanilla takes over quickly. Clove makes an appearance too.
Aftertaste: Short and dry.
Overall: A very enjoyable Weiss. One of my favourites this winter.

Kole McRae

Founder of Toronto Booze Hound. He can be seen drinking almost anything in the wild from beer to rum. Try not to startle him, he may use humour as a self defence method.

Email: kole@torontoboozehound.com

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