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The Bruery / Taps Provisions Series: A Stein’s Throw

Serve in Snifter, Tulip


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RATINGS: 93   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
A Stein’s 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 900º 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (42843) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 27, 2013

Bottle 750ml.

Clear medium to dark orange amber colour with a small, frothy - fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, bread, cookie, caramel, fudge, toffee, wood notes. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130215] -

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (39085) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JAN 25, 2013
75 cl bottle. Pours hazy dark brown with a small off white head. Aroma is roasted maltand light yeasty. Sweet, toasted malty and caramelish. Light liqourice, roasted malty and breadish to caramelish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (33430) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 25, 2013
Bottled. A dark amber beer with a beige head. The aroma has notes of over ripe fruits, malt, caramel, spices, and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, fruits, and spices, leading to a dry alcoholic finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (25355) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 27, 2013
Bottle at yespr. Cloudy orange coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel, dried fruits and marzipan. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel, dried fruits and alcohol. Sweet and warming alcoholic finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 25, 2013
Bottle 75 cl. Pours a clear nutty brown with an off-white head. Heavy estery and phenollic nose. Rich body, heavy on the caramel and brown sugar, again somewhat boozy, Not overly complex, but welcome to a massive booze up. 250113

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (21924) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 6, 2013
Bottle @ Yespr. Pours a dark amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty slightly spicy caramel aroma. Sweetish malty malty spicy caramel flavor. Has a sweetish malty spicy caramel finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (20984) - , 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (17473) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2013
Bottle at RBWG 2013. Pours clear russet with a soft, beige foam head. Ripe fruits in the nose, some apple and caramel, hints of tang. Big sweet flavor, ripe berries, toffee, sugary bread. Full bodied with fine carbonation. Sticky sweet finish, more sugary ripe fruit, pear and apple. Very sweet and one-dimensional.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (16728) - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (16315) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 15, 2013
Bottle, 75cl. An almost clear one, amber in color and with a small, firm off-white head. The aroma has a good dash of caramel, tending towards butterscotch. Quite fruity. Pleasant in a strange way. The flavor too is on the caramel side, with nice addition of fruityness. Some bitterness chimes in. A solid dose of raisins too. Full body, slightly warming, with a nice carbonation level. Caramel and raisins in the end. A pleasant and more-ish beer. 130215

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