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Old Stitch - AleWerks Brewing Company

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90
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60 Ratings
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Ratings: 60
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 13.55%
Wants: 11
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
AleWerks Brewing Company visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed exclusively for Colonial Williamsburg.

(Beer added by: bs870621345 on 01-02-2011)
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Bierleichen

Maryland

4/5  rDev -1.5%

08-20-2014 02:23:08 | More by Bierleichen
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VBWharfRat

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

08-11-2014 02:50:33 | More by VBWharfRat
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jamesaharvey

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%

08-11-2014 01:13:18 | More by jamesaharvey
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Tiernan

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

08-06-2014 01:14:16 | More by Tiernan
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Eric_Rutherford

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

08-03-2014 21:46:55 | More by Eric_Rutherford
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RockBeerNerd

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

07-30-2014 03:18:26 | More by RockBeerNerd
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John_Beeryman

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -20%

07-21-2014 13:32:55 | More by John_Beeryman
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gillkid

Virginia

5/5  rDev +23.2%

07-18-2014 01:56:15 | More by gillkid
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Cubatobaco

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

07-15-2014 21:06:33 | More by Cubatobaco
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bigbluebeerguy

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

07-15-2014 03:33:22 | More by bigbluebeerguy
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slusk

Virginia

3.99/5  rDev -1.7%

A: Pours a typical brown with a fair head.

S: Malty caramel and graham cracker with no hop aroma. Some raisin.

T: Caramel and a bit of toffee and graham cracker. Low bitterness. Sweeter finish but not too sweet.

M: Medium body, low carbonation. Nice creamy mouthfeel. no astringency.

O: WHat a pleasant surprise to find this in a cooler at Colonial WIlliamsburg. A beautifullly crafted brown ale with a malt forward balance. Alewerks has outdone themselves with this brew. My only criticism is that you can't get it anywhere else. Looks like I have to make more trips to Williamsburg, as this is now one of my favorite english brown ales.

07-03-2014 16:36:35 | More by slusk
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jprivott

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

07-02-2014 19:31:02 | More by jprivott
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bacher468

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

06-21-2014 20:05:24 | More by bacher468
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PackPride

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +17%

06-19-2014 17:09:43 | More by PackPride
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briandaube

Delaware

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

06-18-2014 02:03:13 | More by briandaube
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Kaiyotee

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

06-10-2014 14:59:16 | More by Kaiyotee
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hornsup

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

05-28-2014 00:45:48 | More by hornsup
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hophugger

Virginia

3.38/5  rDev -16.7%

not a brown ale fan, but felt that this beer held up its part in being allowed in the brown ale category. The beer has a nice flavor, not too bitter, and holds well as it is drank. Kudos to Alewerks for producing an ale from an ancient recipe that is very enjoyable today

05-02-2014 02:05:03 | More by hophugger
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zrbeer1579

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

04-27-2014 03:14:40 | More by zrbeer1579
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.48/5  rDev -14.3%

a tasty but somewhat pedestrian brown ale here, lacking a distinctive feature, but hitting all the necessary bases to be a good brown. english in nature, this pours a dark amber autumnal color, with nice bubbling and a half inch of fading tan head. it smells like a brown, a mix of sweeter caramel crystal malts and that dry cocoa chocolate malt. maybe 50/50 in terms of aroma, maybe 60/40 in terms of flavor, with the sweetness overtaking the cocoa just a little bit. long finish, and the thinness of the body is exposed here, which is a big weakness. needs more body to really satisfy, and its slight overcarbonation makes it simply too light for the style. maybe more of a summer brown, but even in that context some frothy body would serve it well. not as impressed with this as the bourbon barrel porter from alewerks, but a solid brew overall with an old school and elegant label.

04-02-2014 18:03:27 | More by StonedTrippin
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anzb

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

01-26-2014 13:26:55 | More by anzb
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Vaultdweller27

Maryland

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-17-2013 01:11:26 | More by Vaultdweller27
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HattedClassic

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

11-26-2013 05:59:50 | More by HattedClassic
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AngusOg

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

11-23-2013 22:41:05 | More by AngusOg
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Jeremy_Peacock

Virginia

5/5  rDev +23.2%

11-16-2013 14:46:53 | More by Jeremy_Peacock
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Old Stitch from AleWerks Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 60 ratings.