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Our Finest Regards - Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

513 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 513
Reviews: 196
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 159
Gots: 123 | FT: 3
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:
Beer added by: jamie2dope on 12-03-2010

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Photo of brianjay
3.65/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Not much of a looker, as the body is a murky dark brown, topped off by a modest head. It has a thick creamy mouthfeel. The flavor is intense: Notes of caramel and brown sugar. A subtle burnt orange taste finishes.
Let this one sit awhile to warm and open up for a strong but we'll balanced barley wine.

Photo of twb0392
4.41/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Stagga_Lee
5/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Look: Pours a viscous, deep brown that is quite close to opaque. A respectable amount of head for a 12% beer.

Smell: A barrage of tootsie roll type chocolate, slightly roasted malts, and creme brulee. Invites the drinker with hardly any hint of alcohol.

Taste: A crisp, relieving taste that is deceivingly light. Notes of chocolate still prevail, as well as toasted caramel and amaretto. Brief hints of coffee sneak into the aftertaste.

Feel: A delightful, fizzy body reminiscent of cream soda or root beer. Thick and sugary without burgeoning upon syrupy.

Overall: My favorite offering from Pretty Things. Trumps Baby Tree Quad, Field Mouse Farewell, and Barbapapa. An all-star offering for sure.

Photo of dar482
4.07/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

The aroma has licorice, spice, and sweet plums, wrapped around a sweet caramel barleywine aroma..

The flavor follows with a good amount of alcohol, but again with that licorice and bitter spice. Sweetness throughout with a touch of toasted malt and chocolate on the back end.

Photo of blindtiger24
3.78/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

pours a syrupy brown with active bubbles and thin sticky head. brown sugar and molasses, subtle cherry, plum, dried fruit on the nose. not as strong in malt aroma or taste as i expected. dominant flavor is brown sugar. some nutty flavors. maybe a bit of a cherry cola flavor. boozy but deceptively easy drinking for a high alcohol beer. definitely leaves sugary residue on your lips. kinda let me down in the flavor category.

Photo of apasternak
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of UlfAndreas
4.14/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of eawolff99
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of grover37
3.6/5  rDev -11.1%

Photo of dexterk1
3.87/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of freshcarl
4.48/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of LeahM
4.32/5  rDev +6.7%

Photo of MakeMineADoubleJack
4.26/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of lordofthewiens
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of bresnab
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of Vytal85
2.25/5  rDev -44.4%

A subtle malty taste that was not as desirable as other barlywines

Photo of vokie
5/5  rDev +23.5%

Photo of wethorseblanket
4.1/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of jwheeler85
1/5  rDev -75.3%

Photo of Cheld
4.2/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of xacidx
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of Syraquse
4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of justme
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of scxcrunner
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of Benesi88
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Our Finest Regards from Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project
90 out of 100 based on 513 ratings.