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Provisions Series: A Stein’s Throw - The Bruery

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Provisions Series: A Stein’s ThrowProvisions Series: A Stein’s Throw

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81
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89 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 89
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 12.29%
Wants: 7
Gots: 16 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

This is the third release in our 2012 Provisions Series Local Collaborations Series. We've teamed up with our great friends at TAPS Brewery out of Brea for this beer and we made one of our most complicated beers to date. An amalgamation of a barley wine with a traditional stein beer, this strong, brown ale has an extra level of caramel complexity brought on by our use of granite rocks that were heated to 900º and added to the wort along with a generous addition of date sugar for added gravity. A Stein's Throw is rich with fruity esters and toffee richness, but finishes dry after being fermented with proprietary yeast strains from both The Bruery and TAPS.

(Beer added by: womencantsail on 08-07-2012)
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ffOpusx

California

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

09-15-2012 18:19:24 | More by ffOpusx
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warnerry

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

04-02-2013 00:13:25 | More by warnerry
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ste5venla

California

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

11-12-2012 07:22:21 | More by ste5venla
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JosephThompson

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

10-09-2012 21:35:10 | More by JosephThompson
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10-23-2012 16:33:49 | More by joshwith
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

01-04-2013 01:47:31 | More by Gonzoillini
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DonDirkA

Arizona

4.43/5  rDev +23.7%

Poured into The Bruery tulip glass

From my beer journal:

Nose: Caramel, dates, burnt sugar, toffee, grape juice, figs, raisins, cola and slight alcohol.

Taste: Raisins, dates, caramel, figs, burnt sugar, caramel, grapes, toffee, a hint of booze and some spices.

Medium body.

I liked this a lot more than all these reviews led me to believe I would. One of my favorite Provisions series beers so far.

11-28-2012 06:21:40 | More by DonDirkA
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GRG1313

California

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

04-06-2014 03:40:57 | More by GRG1313
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skunk242

California

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

08-17-2012 05:18:24 | More by skunk242
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TheSevenDuffs

Ontario (Canada)

3.58/5  rDev 0%

Poured in to tulip.

A - Dark amber, almost brown in the middle. Half a finger of tan coloured head formed on the pour and immediately disappeared leaving a few scattered bubbles on the top of the beer.

S - Caramel, raisins, toffee, dates. Slightly noticeable ABV.

T - Sweet caramel and brown sugar up front - almost a burnt caramel presence. Raisins and figs show up too and add more sweetness. Some Belgian yeast is present as well as some fruity flavours. Warming alcohol throughout.

M - Medium body. Creamy. Light to medium carbonation.

11-16-2012 03:10:12 | More by TheSevenDuffs
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jsanford

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

11-22-2013 22:58:35 | More by jsanford
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jmarsh123

Indiana

4.18/5  rDev +16.8%

Pours reddish brown with a big fluffy off-white head leaving decent retention and lacing down the glass.

Lots of caramel aroma with some dark fruits and candi sugar.

Flavor also features a ton of caramel along with raisin and fig (and I suppose dates). A little candi sugar sweetness with a tough of dark fruit. Strongly resembles a Belgian Quad.

Medium bodied somewhat sticky. Low to medium carbonation.

Enjoyed this beer more than I thought I would. Barleywine it is not though. Strongly reminded me of a Belgian quad although a good one.

01-10-2013 15:48:24 | More by jmarsh123
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kk73

Hawaii

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

02-25-2013 20:49:28 | More by kk73
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Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

A: poured into a snifter to a deep amber with a small off white head that is quick to fade to a collar around the edge of the glass
S: smells of caramel, toffee and fruity esters. slight alcohol as well
T: tastes of caramel, toffee, some fruity flavors and a bit sugary. swallow brings a bit of alcohol, more caramel sweetness, another hint of fruitiness, and a little bitterness
M: somewhat thick and full in the mouth but not chewy. soft but firm carbonation is adequate.
O: Not bad, but not great. A bit too sweet and lacking balance and complexity. Decent flavors but it doesn't stand out.

07-19-2013 02:38:25 | More by SHODriver
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Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +25.7%

10-20-2012 16:43:42 | More by kevgod
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wethorseblanket

California

3.55/5  rDev -0.8%

Reviewed from notes.

A: Pours a dark brown with reddish edges under 1-inch thick off-white head which fades quickly to the rim and leaves spotty lace.

N: Some dark fruits such as dates, raisins, figs and plums, along with dark cherries and bready malts.

T: Follows nose with dark fruits and some caramel sweetness.

M: Semi-moderate body and carbonation. Finishes kinda sweetish with those dark fruits.

O: Not a barleywine or a quad, perhaps a strong ale hybrid.

09-19-2012 01:20:09 | More by wethorseblanket
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New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

10-22-2012 12:05:21 | More by thor638
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Illinois

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California

4/5  rDev +11.7%

08-11-2013 01:46:37 | More by N17shelfside
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District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

12-08-2012 16:54:26 | More by Rhettroactive
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pperez38

California

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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2/5  rDev -44.1%

01-01-2013 04:32:47 | More by arash1000
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Texas

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Provisions Series: A Stein’s Throw from The Bruery
81 out of 100 based on 89 ratings.