Mash - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

28 Reviews
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Reviews: 28
Hads: 343
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 2.51%
Wants: 48
Gots: 93 | FT: 24
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  12.50% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: notchucknorris on 07-09-2013

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.
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Reviews: 28 | Hads: 343
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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. (429 characters)

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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. (544 characters)

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Mash from The Bruery
88 out of 100 based on 28 ratings.