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Provisions Series: Old Richland - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
86
very good

210 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 210
Reviews: 76
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 27
Gots: 52 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/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.

ABV: 9%, IBU: 80, SRM: 30, Release: One time only

(Beer added by: Overlord on 01-09-2011)
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Callmecoon

California

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

05-23-2013 02:13:52 | More by Callmecoon
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ThickNStout

Georgia

3.61/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

750mL bottle acquired through the Reserve Society. No bottling date, despite the white bar for it on the label. Served in a Burnt Hickory snifter.

Pours a murky mahogany brown with a fluffy three finger bone hued head. That fluff sticks around a long time and leaves large clumps of lace.

Smells of mild pine hops, oranges, caramel and raisin bread.

Taste is somewhere between an out of date DIPA and a barleywine. Musty and earthy like old hops with orange rind, muted pine, toasted grain, slight pineapple, some caramel, a hint of toffee and a small kick of booze. An interesting mix but doesn't quite hit my preferred notes for either barleywine or DIPA.

Semi creamy, slightly oily medium body with a ton of carbonation. Long dry bittersweet orange rind and burnt caramel aftertaste.

Not bad at all but certainly not outstanding. I'm relativley certain that this undated bottle is several months old. I'd have liked to try it fresh when the hops were in peak condition. As it is now, it'll take another 6-9 months to really start hitting the barleywine notes I'd like (and hopefully have the over carbonation settle). That's fine- I have a couple more bottles and I'm patient.

Serving type: bottle

05-22-2013 05:03:54 | More by ThickNStout
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davesway10

Iowa

4/5  rDev +3.9%

05-19-2013 11:37:20 | More by davesway10
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beernads

Florida

3/5  rDev -22.1%

05-17-2013 08:01:28 | More by beernads
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ajzy

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

05-16-2013 00:22:20 | More by ajzy
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moonknight31

California

4/5  rDev +3.9%

05-14-2013 22:18:44 | More by moonknight31
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billab914

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

05-12-2013 01:32:46 | More by billab914
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vitese

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

05-10-2013 14:07:19 | More by vitese
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CanisMajor

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

04-28-2013 19:27:41 | More by CanisMajor
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ridglens

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

04-21-2013 03:44:03 | More by ridglens
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notchucknorris

California

4/5  rDev +3.9%

04-05-2013 22:01:29 | More by notchucknorris
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gpawned

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

04-03-2013 21:49:48 | More by gpawned
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oline73

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

03-17-2013 02:17:36 | More by oline73
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Morey

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

03-12-2013 00:16:19 | More by Morey
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jsanford

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

03-11-2013 02:28:20 | More by jsanford
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beagle75

Iowa

3.04/5  rDev -21%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a 750 ml bottle into a half-pint chalice.

A: Hazy, dark amber color with over one finger of light beige foam head. Heavy lacing remains on the glass.

S: Intense orange citrus hops up front, with a metallic edge. Husky grain is revealed after the hops crest. No alcohol is detected.

T: Begins very off-dry, with hop aromatics that are spicy and earthy. Acidity is high into the middle where crystal malt is dense but not dynamic. The finish is slightly roasty, with some juicy orange citrus revealed at times. Bitterness is rather restrained, while the volatile whiff of alcohol seems to gain momentum as the beer warms.

M: Thin to medium viscosity, acidic and warming on the palate, with moderate carbonation.

D/O: This barleywine seems simplistic, with a potentially appealing malt bill that frequently seems hidden behind hops of underwhelming quality. It is bland in its unofficial role as imperial IPA, and it also seems hobbled as a barleywine.

Serving type: bottle

03-05-2013 23:06:57 | More by beagle75
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t0rin0

California

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

03-02-2013 03:52:17 | More by t0rin0
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AlexFields

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

03-02-2013 02:54:47 | More by AlexFields
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Hopbully

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

02-28-2013 05:44:12 | More by Hopbully
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largadeer

California

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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California

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Indiana

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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California

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

02-10-2013 06:39:23 | More by BGsWo22
Provisions Series: Old Richland from The Bruery
86 out of 100 based on 210 ratings.