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Mash - The Bruery

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MashMash

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BA SCORE
89
very good

263 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 263
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 8.54%
Wants: 43
Gots: 86 | FT: 22
Brewed by:
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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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4.42/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

November 28, 2014

750 ml bottle, snifter

A – Very dark brown, looks sudsy and thick, about a centimeter of thin head on top, off-white to tan and slightly pink. Looks very warming.

S – Very sweet, fresh, yeasty dark bread. Tons of toffee, with vanilla, golden raisin, and perhaps dark cherries, similar to what I would expect from a Belgian Quad. No hops that I can find. Bourbon in the finish, blends perfectly.

T – Very similar to the aroma profile. Toffee is huge up front, the brown bread character following closely behind. Vanilla and raisins are mild, other fruits not very apparent. Maybe some English hops, but again barely noticeable. Slight alcohol warmth on the finish, but not at all overpowering.

M – Carbonation is moderate, definitely present. A fairly thick, juicy feel, so the carbonation is necessary to offset that. Some slight alcohol warmth, otherwise sweet, viscous, but in harmony.

O – Man, this is a hell of an English barleywine. The aroma is incredible, the flavors not quite matching up. I would love to cellar this and revisit in a couple years as it mellows and evolves.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Mash from The Bruery
89 out of 100 based on 263 ratings.