Appalachian Oak Aged Broad Street Barley Wine
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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.74/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 384   ABV: 12.8%
Broad Street Barley Wine aged in American Oak barrels. Our Barley Wine is dark red in color and has an original gravity of 1.120 (24 Plato). The malt complexity of this classic ale style is incredible. The Broad Street Market is located just blocks from the Appalachian Brewing Company. This indoor farmers market was built in 1863 and is one of the oldest continuously operating farmers markets in the United States. The beautiful brick façade and natural wood doors are typical of the structures in Downtown Harrisburg; including our own building.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jehoey (765) - Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 12, 2006
draught at brewpub in Harrisburg: I think I liked it better without the barrel aging. I don’t think that it did much to help. Aroma was of deep roasted malt. The flavor was dominated by the dark malt, with some flavors of date and a little tobacco. After reading the other entries I think I picked up on the soy, but not when I was thinking about the flavors. Full sticky mouthfeel . Its an okay beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nejhleader (1460) - Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 30, 2006
available at the harrisburg location. The oak barrels change this brew fairlty good, however their was this lingering soyish taste that I didn’t really appreciate, thick body, and has a fairly complex flavor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kramer (5914) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 21, 2006
From growler, 2006 RBSG, provided by me, shared at Grand Tasting. Pours a dark brown with a reddish tinge. Small beige head that fades to a thin ring. Aroma is thick with oak, alcohol, heavy malt, and sherry, with lighter notes of soy, figs, and dates. Flavor is actually pretty weak, quite malty with a good bit of alcohol and raw oak. Alot of soy, sherry, and alcohol on the finish. Mouthfeel is full, sticky, and cloying with moderate soft carbonation. Overall, the barrel did some good things to this, but still not a big favorite of mine.

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