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Poor Richard's Old Lightning Rod - New Albanian Brewing Company - Pizzeria and Public House

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Reviews: 2
Hads: 2
Avg: 3.91
pDev: n/a
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New Albanian Brewing Company - Pizzeria and Public House visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Beer added by: kmpitz2 on 03-24-2006

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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3.79/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Not actually "retired" so much as slowly evolving through once-yearly small batches. This year comes in at 7.5% abv, 26 ibu, and was quite tasty and warming on a 17-degree day. Deep amber in color, medium body with a sticky molasses finish. Served in an English pint glass, it showed a thin head quick-disappearing lacing. Quite enjoyable, and fun to think it's something like what they had in colonial times.

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4.03/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From notes, served in an imperial pint. Poured a deep brown color with strong tea highlites at the edges. A finger of head sat nicely atop the brew. Nose was chunky caramel and buttery diacetyl that formed a good toffee base wtih a lighter toasted maltyness underneath it. Very good balance in the aroma. Flavor was good, with a very full molasses and spice that reminded me of gingerbread. A modest caramel and diacetyl butternyess were under these more dominant spucey characteristics, resulting in a rather pleasant drink. The feel was thick with a light carbonation, working well with the flavors and the overall beer. This one did not spend a long time in my glass. It was very bold flavored, but not offensive. I hope they make it again.

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Poor Richard's Old Lightning Rod from New Albanian Brewing Company - Pizzeria and Public House
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