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Quakerbridge - Half Acre Beer Company

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87
very good

110 Ratings
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Ratings: 110
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 9.74%
Wants: 9
Gots: 18 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Half Acre Beer Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
As the mercury falls we inevitably see the heft in our beers climb. As the bulky beers begin to brew we all size up our holiday season. Family members begin to make their pilgrimage to the patch of land they call home, excessive meals are planned, gluttony ensues. We welcome the cold and greet these holiday-rich days with Quakerbridge Barley Wine. An incarnation of a Half Acre favorite, Marty Stouffer’s Wild America Barley Wine, this weighty beer is a choose-your-own-adventure experience. Freshly plugged, this beer is a gooney 10% hop guster to bring your holiday retreat to its knees, but time allows this brew to round and settle into an ever maltier bomb of balance. Whether your mug is beside a Thanksgiving gobbler or a holiday ham, let our bottled elixir join you and your family on its collision course of celebration. So, pull a cork and belly up to home – this hulk of a holiday hazer will settle any family retreat into a warming submission hold of mirth.

Cheers to you and your family.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 11-13-2012)
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance - The beer poured a light copper color with a modest head crowning the glass.

Smell - The beer smells like a new leather jacket. One way or the other, the smell does not affect my desire to drink this beer.

Taste - My first thought was how bubbly this barleywine is. There is some sweetness and mild hops before a dry aftertaste. For an American barelywine, the hops were hidden. There also was not any distinct measure of sweetness.

Mouthfeel - The beer coats the tongue with the vigor of a barleywine. This allows the dry aftertaste to linger nicely.

Overall - This was not a bad example of the style, but very little about it caught my attention.

Serving type: bottle

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3.76/5  rDev -3.6%
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Bottle from late 2012. Bottlecap seal ragged, deteriorated. Would not age this any longer. Appearance is ruby red, cloudy with a small khaki head. Looks nice. Aroma is lush when cold: malty sweetness and hops, reminscent of a mandarin orange. When warm, there is a plasticy odor. Taste alternates between malty (front) and hoppy (sides, finish). Some nutty notes in the background. Again, when warm there is a plasticy taste, perhaps from bottlecap? Mouthfeel is medium, a bit creamy. Notwithstanding the off flavor, it's a tasty complex beer.

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Quakerbridge from Half Acre Beer Company
87 out of 100 based on 110 ratings.