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The Bruery Provisions Series: Old Richland

 (RETIRED)
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86
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Formerly brewed at The Bruery
Style: Barley Wine
Placentia, California USA
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 118   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our spin on an American-style barley wine, and we we say "our spin", we mean it’s super hoppy. Dry hopped with Simcoe, Centennial and Sterling hops, a real piney and citrusy flavor shines through the dark, caramelly malt backbone. Some may think of it as more of a double IPA than a barley wine, we just think its delicious.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (10710) - Søborg, DENMARK - JUN 17, 2012
Bottled. Dark amber coloured. Fluffy beige head. Aroma of ripe fruits, alcohol, caramel, Spice, flavour of ripe fruits, caramel, light liqourice, soap, herbs, alcohol. Medium to full bodied. End on a herbal and Warming bitterness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Plovmand (6988) - Helsinge, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2012
Bottle. Pours hazy deep amber with a medium off white head. The aroma is sweet malty and fruity with notes of bread and fruity hops. The flavour is bready and ,alty with notes of fruit, bicuits and has a long malty and fruity finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (30390) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2012
Bottled. An unclear amber beer with biege head. The aroma has notes of malt, caramel, alcohol, and over ripe fruits. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, alcohol, and over ripe fruits, leading to a bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (11405) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2012
cloudy brown, small smooth offwhite head. hoppy and malty aroma. flavor is malty, hoppy, caramel, barley winey flavor.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (35031) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2012
75 cl bottle. Pours hazy orange to brown with a small tan head. Aroma is dense dark malty and overripe fruity. Dense malty and light caramelish roasted. Dense malty caramelish and roasted.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Papsoe (25073) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2012
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of thagr81_us. Pours an almost clear amber with a creamy off-white head. Rich, rich caramellish nose with quite some heavy citrusy hops. Rich body, very heavy malt and caramel and again citrusy hops. Some warming alcohol in the finish. Your archetypical American Barley Wine. Lovely! 160612

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
egajdzis (5576) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 4, 2012
Hazy orange amber color with a small, white head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of floral, grassy hops, some pine, light citrus, resin, and alcohol. Taste of grass, pine, citrus fruits, some tropical, some sweeter toffee malts, and light alcohol in the finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
johnnnniee (2924) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 26, 2012
Well it seems like its a barley wine kind of night, this one should put me out. Pours a deep reddish orange color with a massive tan head that persists forever. Lots of earthy and citrus hop aroma in the nose as well as a healthy dose of sweet caramel and burnt brown sugar. There’s a hint of oxidation, but at this point it adds more complexity than hindering the aroma of this brew. The taste is sweet up front with lots of the usual suspects. Toffee, caramel and sweet and burnt brown sugar play with hint of dark dried fruits. The sweetness quickly fades to an almost stinging hop bitterness that lingers with a bit of ethanol long onto the finish. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a sweet slick mouthfeel. This one has been aging in the cellar for about a year and a half now. The hops have faded a bit and I believe its in that in between stage where it’s not as good as it was when fresh, but well on its way to becoming a great aged barleywine. I wish I had another to see how this one develops.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (10818) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 1, 2012
Bottle. Pours dark brown with tan head. Nose/taste of orange peel, caramel, toasted malts, citrus hops, bready malt and brown sugar. Finishes slightly sweet orange peel with some dryness on back of palate. Medium body.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ngeunit1 (1555) - San Francisco, California, USA - APR 10, 2012
A - Pours a cloudy amber-brown color with a finger of frothy tannish head. The head fades down fairly slowly leaving behind some nice lace. S - Aroma is a mix of strong grapefruit and citrus hops with some pine as well. There is also some strong toasted caramel malts with a bit of brown sugar. T - Starts off with some strong grapefruit and citrus hops with some rich sweet caramel malts and brown sugar. Through the middle, some strong pine hop flavor with some bitterness comes through. The finish is a mix of rich caramelized malts, pine and citrus hops, bitterness, and a touch of booze. M - Medium-full bodied with moderate carbonation. Feels smooth with a dry and warming finish. D - Very drinkable. Really big hoppy American Barleywine with some strong malt flavors and body to balance things out.


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