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Old Crab - Red Brick Station

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Ratings: 4
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 4.28
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Red Brick Station visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  9.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: thekevlarkid on 06-27-2013

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4.61/5  rDev n/a
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I've been to the Red Brick Station many times because I live right around the corner. I also rarely review beers recently because I mostly brew them. But this is the finest beer I've had at the RBS so I decided to go out of my way to give this beer its due. Off tap it was a reddish-amber color like an aged cognac with one finger of khaki/reddish head. The aroma was light, malty-sweet and boozy. The flavors were rich and on-point for the style but also balanced enough to be deceptive. I tasted nice fruit notes (figs and dates in particular), candi sugar, nuts and a long malty finish that coated my tongue. The hop presence was low and the alcohol was well-hidden despite being damn near 10%. The body was medium, the carbonation delicate and the mouthfeel smooth and creamy. I considered this beer a gorgeous example of the style and one that also perfectly suited the old English, Ringwood yeast.

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Old Crab from Red Brick Station
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