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Rude Boy - Burley Oak Brewery

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53 Ratings
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Ratings: 53
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 13.14%


Brewed by:
Burley Oak Brewery visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Sessionable Barleywine

This seven malt red ale is filled with complexity; expect hints of nuts, burnt sugar, raisin and a slight touch of smoke.

(Beer added by: lackenhauser on 01-08-2012)
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Reviews by Big_J22:
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Big_J22

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

02-12-2013 05:47:10 | More by Big_J22
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JMaxwell

Maryland

4/5  rDev +7.2%

04-14-2014 02:51:30 | More by JMaxwell
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Cylinsier

Pennsylvania

3.9/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Nitro-tap at the brewery

Pours a reddish brown with a fine off-white head about an inch thick.

Smells of caramel and rich biscuity malts with some fruitiness and a hint of oak.

Tastes of caramel, biscuit malts, brown sugar, and a hint of woody bitterness.

Medium creamy body, very smooth thanks to the nitrogen.

A pretty decent BW-like ale with some nice flavor and aroma. The nitro suits it surprisingly well. It's not fantastic but definitely worth trying, especially on the nitro tap.

Serving type: nitro-tap

04-10-2014 02:01:34 | More by Cylinsier
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3.68/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

First had: on tap at the brewery

Deep reddish-brown color with a thin cap of light tan head that retained as a ringet, leaving some soapy lacing on the glass. Aroma was pretty much straight-up malts, moderately roasty, some distant, indistinct fruits. The taste was--you guessed it--malty, very malty, roasty and toasty, and even somewhat smokey, caramel, leather, neutral alcohol, light essence of ripe stone fruits and herbal hops. Medium-full body, somewhat chewy mouthfeel. Yeah, I like a good red ale once in a while, and this one was pretty solid.

Serving type: on-tap

12-31-2013 01:09:51 | More by Rifugium
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Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -26.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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Beer4Baltimore

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4.21/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Rude Boy Sessionable Barleywine Ale
25 ounce bottle with 2013 date in the corner
A - pours a red bubbly rich thick head of three fingers that recedes to one finger and stays through the drinking. Looks very carbonated.
S - toasted malts, barley and rye, a bit of fruit, a touch of hops.
T - heavy on the malts but not quite a barleywine. Sweet with a slight bitter twinge. A touch of rye with a fruity aftertaste and slight alcohol burn.
M - smooth, creamy, slick, and not as carbonated as it looked.
O - pretty good but it isn't quite a typical red ale or barleywine but that's a good thing in this case.

Serving type: bottle

10-17-2013 02:26:44 | More by Beer4Baltimore
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4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

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Rude Boy from Burley Oak Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 53 ratings.