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Mash - The Bruery

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MashMash

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BA SCORE
89
very good

160 Ratings
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Ratings: 160
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 9.32%
Wants: 36
Gots: 43 | FT: 12
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  12.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
An English Barleywine aged in Bourbon barrels, Mash is an intense yet balanced beer with notes of burnt caramel, toasted bread, ripe pear, dried figs, vanilla, toasted coconut and finishes with oak tannin. This has become an instant favorite around the brewery due to its balance, subtle complexities and overwhelming deliciousness.

(Beer added by: notchucknorris on 07-09-2013)
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domtronzero

California

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

09-11-2013 22:19:44 | More by domtronzero
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warnerry

Michigan

4/5  rDev +0.8%

09-22-2013 17:52:20 | More by warnerry
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bpfrush

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

09-02-2013 19:18:38 | More by bpfrush
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jokermanboy

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

08-22-2013 21:44:13 | More by jokermanboy
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CLCardinal84

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

12-11-2013 21:06:12 | More by CLCardinal84
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

08-12-2013 13:26:46 | More by acurtis
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Beerontwowheels

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

09-24-2013 03:35:16 | More by Beerontwowheels
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

08-21-2013 01:28:51 | More by Gonzoillini
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Crazydaddyo

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

07-10-2013 14:46:59 | More by Crazydaddyo
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.31/5  rDev -16.6%

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Deep brown. Small off white head. Thick collar.

Smell - Bourbon and brown sugar. Smells like a sugar bomb. Vanilla.

Taste - Bourbon and booze. Brown sugar. Caramel malts. More sugar. Boozy and sweet in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium heavy body. Boozy. Medium carbonation. Sluggish.

Overall - Yet another Bourbon brown sugar bomb from the Bruery. This one is tiring, though.

08-06-2013 01:20:28 | More by Alieniloquium
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BuschLeagueOC

California

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

07-19-2014 22:58:35 | More by BuschLeagueOC
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IKR

California

3.8/5  rDev -4.3%

2013 Vintage

Appearance: Medium-brown color with red highlights when held up to the light.Moderate light beige head that slowly faded.

Smell: Brown sugar, toffee, and mild bourbon. Nice aroma but not much of it.

Taste: Brown sugar, toffee, and mild Bourbon notes. Some hints of oak and hops creep through in the finish. The alcohol is mild for something 12.5% ABV. Has a slightly bitter finish.

Mouth-feel: On the light side of medium-bodied with a moderate level of carbonation.

Overall: Good beer that I feel a little age may do it good.

08-10-2013 19:42:59 | More by IKR
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GRG1313

California

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

08-11-2013 04:51:09 | More by GRG1313
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ford0626

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

06-10-2014 00:21:37 | More by ford0626
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claaark13

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

08-28-2013 20:10:58 | More by claaark13
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gillagorilla

Maryland

4/5  rDev +0.8%

03-06-2014 04:49:05 | More by gillagorilla
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Devi0us

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

08-04-2013 01:20:01 | More by Devi0us
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zach60614

Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.8%

08-01-2014 13:00:25 | More by zach60614
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TheSevenDuffs

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

Poured in to Bruery tulip.

A - Deep brown, almost black in colour with a thin layer of cream coloured head that receded to a thin rind around the edges of the glass.

S - Intense barrel aromas dominate the nose with bourbon, vanilla and charred oak notes present. some sticky toffee and caramel notes are also present from the base beer.

T - Follows the nose. Sweet bourbon, vanilla and charred oak from the barrel are well integrated with toffee, dark caramel and brown sugar flavours from the base beer.

M - Full bodies. Thick and viscous. Light carbonation.

10-19-2013 13:22:19 | More by TheSevenDuffs
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.8/5  rDev -4.3%

08-31-2014 04:55:15 | More by jaydoc
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enelson

Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.8%

04-04-2014 00:12:43 | More by enelson
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jegross2

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

09-12-2013 05:56:46 | More by jegross2
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kk73

Hawaii

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

12-25-2013 01:40:04 | More by kk73
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largadeer

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

09-01-2013 03:39:56 | More by largadeer
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rlee1390

Indiana

3.95/5  rDev -0.5%

A-Practically black in the glass, more of a deep clear ruby when pouring. A one finger off white head.

S-Good deal of bourbon. Very malty. Caramel, vanilla, chocolate, roasted notes and oak.

T-Starts with bourbon, malt, some chocolate and vanilla. Not much bitterness, but what you'd expect from an English Barleywine.

M-Lighter, not much carbonation, flat finish and a tad watery.

O-A good BA Barleywine. But nowhere near Abacus and the like.

11-20-2013 01:19:13 | More by rlee1390
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Mash from The Bruery
89 out of 100 based on 160 ratings.