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The Bruery / Taps Provisions Series: A Steinís Throw

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RATINGS: 87   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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A Steinís Throw, is an 8.5% ABV amalgamation of a barley wine and a traditional stein beer. We teamed up with the staff over at TAPS Brewery in Brea to make this strong, brown ale. To add an extra layer of complexity, we heated granite rocks up to 900ļ and added it to the wort along with a generous addition of date sugar for added gravity. The result is rich with fruity esters and toffee richness but finishes dry after being fermented with yeast strains special to the Bruery and TAPS.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
baraciisch (1745) - USA - JAN 6, 2014
Deep mahogany reddish brown in color.... Not much lacing... Aroma of candi sugar, sticky toffee malts... Dates, raisins, hint of alcohol on nose... Flavor is fruity, caramel... Mouthfeel is rich, malty... Notes of oak, tobacco, burnt sugar... Really good beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pentaz (1223) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 25, 2013
Bottle. Pours hazy brown with a lasting small beige frothy head. Aroma is quite malty, toasted malt, dades, raisin, caramel, burnt caramel and booze. Taste is heavy sweet and light+ bitter. Body is medium, texture is mild sticky, carbonation is soft+. Finishes quite sweet and warming with lasting dates and bitter caramel.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
TimE (3110) - Tokyo, JAPAN - DEC 20, 2013
Dark amber brown color, brown sugar, dates and in the nose. Candided sugar, malty, very sweet, but not cloying and dates. Lingering sweet finish.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lukaduke (2070) - Portland, Maine, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Pours a rich brown color with three fingers of fizzy eggshell foam. the nose is spicy caramel, molasses and traces of fig and dates as well. the palate follows the nose with a sweet yet heavily carbonated body. Lots of burnt sugar notes with traces of date fruit and raisin.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (7955) - The íSham, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 26, 2013
Bottle split at the Room 316 Tasting, Tulip Inn Bodegraven, thanks to Kenny the Bruery whore - 27/09/13. Hazed reddish amber with thinnish off white head. Nose is tarte fruits, dates, light sugar, cherry pie, caramel, earthy. Taste comprises tarte dark fruits, cake mix, cherry notes. Medium bodied with bite, fine carbonation, dryish finish with a little boozey do which on the whole is pretty well hidden. Solid stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (14513) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 14, 2013
27th September 2013
Room 316 Tulip Hotel tasting with Ian and Colin. Hazy deep amber beer with a tidy pale cream coloured head. Palate is smooth and a little soft and semi dry. Sweetish caramel malt with a touch of dark fruits. Mild malt cream. Trace of spice. Light dry finish. Tastes quite Belgian and is very drinkable. The three of us polished the bottle off.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
djd07 (3372) - Houston, Texas, USA - OCT 6, 2013
Bottle thanks to Greg. Pours a cloudy brown with small off white head. The aroma is candy sugar and toffee. Medium mouthfeel with strong toffee, caramel and sweet finish. Good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (13289) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 28, 2013
Bottle at The Tulip Bodegraven. Fruity sweetish dates. Almost flemish sour but too sweet. Likeable. Ken and me talking about Geddy Lee bass playing. Cool

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
kbutler1 (1349) - Minnesota, USA - SEP 6, 2013
Bottle. Pours a deep copper color with very little head. Very sweet aroma; honey, apple, and caramel. Medium/heavy mouthfeel. This is a very sweet beer. Apple notes throughout along with the caramel. A little boozy at the end. Meh

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (8950) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - AUG 15, 2013
Amber pour, off white head. Bready, malty flavors up front. Some sweetness, light boozy flavors, hints of hops.


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