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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.68/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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A tribute to the history and stature of the famous Somerville landmark, Old Powderhouse Wheat Wine features a varietal of hard, red winter wheat that was grown at Four Star Farms in Northfield, MA and malted by Valley Malt in Hadley, MA. Praised by artisanal bakers, the flavors contributed by this hardy grain are earthy and complex helping to create a robust and powerful beer worthy of its name and the history to which it pays homage. For hops, only domestic varieties were used for Old Powderhouse, combining perfectly with the rich flavors in the wheat for a bright and wonderfully aromatic beer reminiscent of fresh, ripe fruit. On the dry side for a beer of its strength and style, Old Powderhouse is remarkably drinkable at 11% ABV with only subtle hints of alcohol coming through the fruity bouquet during the finish. In celebration of the change in season, of new growth, and of the land we call home, we are pleased to offer Old Powderhouse Wheat Wine for release throughout the state of Massachusetts this Spring."

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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (48113) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 27, 2016

Bottle 375ml. corked @ home.

[ As Mystic Mystic Old Powderhouse ].
Clear medium amber orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, wheat, dried fruit, figs, wood, oak. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet with a long duration, sweet malt, bread, dried fruit, figs, alcohol, wood - oak. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat to soft, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20161226]
7-3-8-4-16

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (44142) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JAN 14, 2017
37.5 cl bottle. Pours hazy yellow to orange with a small off white head. Aroma is wooden and fruity, light herbal and citric. Toasted malty, caramelish. Dark malty. Wooden. Lingering dak malty and toasted. Bitter and dry roasted finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (36929) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 14, 2017
Fbottled. A hazy amber beer with a beige head. The aroma has notes of straw, malt, and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, and alcohol, leading to a dry alcoholic finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (26447) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 31, 2015
Cask (backlog). Hazy amber colour, small off-white head. Aroma is floral, earthy, quite lactic with some alcohol and sweet malts as well. lavour is sweet malts, mild earth, some gluelike alcohol along with ripe fruits and some buttery notes.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (25814) - Malm, SWEDEN - OCT 26, 2016
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy amber color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty spicy caramel aroma. Sweetish malty spicy caramel flavor with hints of dark fruit. Has a sweetish malty spicy caramel and dark fruit finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (24293) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2012
9th August 2012
GBBF. Very hazy amber beer, little pale tan head. Smooth palate. Mild superfine carbonation. Sweetish malt with a little lactose. Very mild alcohol spice. Mild dried fruits. Smooth dry finish. Well joined up if somewhat dry Barleywine.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (20814) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 4, 2015
Draft sample at the brewery. Pours clear gold with a bubbly, white head. This is a big boy. Definitely some alcohol kick, a bit of honey, rich bread. Punchy. Full bodied with fine carbonation; and oily. Warming finish with bready malts, ripe fruits, booze and mild caramel. Tasty but perhaps a bit too bold.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (19744) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 11, 2017
Bottle from Mikkeller Bottleshop, Aarhus. Hazy deep amber red with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, dark fruit and dried fruit. Flavor is very sweet and rather bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish with lots of warming alcohol. Oily and soft. 110117

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (16730) - DENMARK - OCT 29, 2016
Bottle, 11%. Hazy amber/orange with medium tan head. Aroma is malt, caramel, ripe fruit, oak, wood and orange. Flavour is malt, fruit, hops, ripe fruit, spicy, alcohol, orange, dark fruit, sweet, spices and warming.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (13802) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JAN 14, 2017
37,5 cl. bottle. Hazy amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, hops, caramel, spice, fruit,msweetness, vanilla and oak.


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