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Our Finest Regards - Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

422 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 422
Reviews: 183
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 10.84%


Brewed by:
Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  12.10% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jamie2dope on 12-03-2010)
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Reviews by JAXSON:
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JAXSON

Pennsylvania

3.4/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear garnet with a pretty large creamy head. Nose is thick, sticky malt, honey, some leafy bitterness. Mouth is malt forward, sticky, a definitely leafy finish that could either mean this is a touch oxidized or it's something about this particular beer. Sweet, honey upfront. As it opened the leafy finish kind of calms down, but there's still something there I don't really dig. Feel is super creamy, thick and velvet. Overall pretty nice, but not one of the better English barley wines or old ales out there.

Serving type: bottle

12-27-2011 01:45:06 | More by JAXSON
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650 mL bottle poured into a snifter. Bottled November 2011.

Appearance - Deep brown body. A little reddish. Sizable khaki head. Retains a few swirls of lace and a thin collar.

Smell - Sweet caramel malt. Slightly phenolic. Fruity esters. Has a Belgian sweetness to it.

Taste - Very sweet. Bananas. Dark fruits. A little bit medicinal in the back. Slightly bitter, but not enough to overcome any sugars.

Mouthfeel - Heavy and sweet. Well carbonated.

Overall - This is too sweet for anything besides a small serving size. Even then, I'm not sure about it. The medicinal flavor doesn't really overwhelm, but it isn't pleasant.

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Our Finest Regards from Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project
91 out of 100 based on 422 ratings.