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Cold North Wind - Port Jeff Brewing Company

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Cold North Wind
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BA SCORE
84
good

15 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 15
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 21.45%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Port Jeff Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  8.70% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: steelerguy on 11-30-2011)
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Jason

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +7.2%

03-01-2013 17:25:48 | More by Jason
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vfgccp

New York

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

02-16-2014 21:22:17 | More by vfgccp
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StJamesGate

New York

4.22/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Murky amber-oxblood with clingy creme film that rings. Raspberry and fresh brown loaf on the nose.
Big strawberry rhubarb jam to lead with caramel, some dark toast, milk chocolate buttons and a hint of vanilla liqueur followed by very fruity hops (papaya, tangerine, summer red berry).
Orange peel ending and sticky linger. Medium, velvety more than chewy, no burn.

Hand numbered bottle: "69 (Dude!)"

Round, nuanced and surprisingly fruity. There's definitely a touch of chocolate malt, and it's impressive to get all that hop fruit without a citrus IBU bite. My only concern would be the age of the bottle, since there's not much for bitterness, but how old could it be from such a new brewery?

Very drinkable barleywine.

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2012 15:39:29 | More by StJamesGate
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smithj4

New York

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

03-19-2014 02:48:37 | More by smithj4
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ThatsThatDude

New York

1/5  rDev -73.2%

01-06-2014 16:40:38 | More by ThatsThatDude
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sirsteve42

New York

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

03-03-2013 06:02:58 | More by sirsteve42
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GFD400

New York

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

01-01-2013 22:35:18 | More by GFD400
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pjkelley82

New York

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

02-06-2014 18:55:34 | More by pjkelley82
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TychoNDC

New York

4/5  rDev +7.2%

07-22-2013 20:34:51 | More by TychoNDC
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steelerguy

New York

3.95/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Pours a deep walnut brown, with a 1 finger head, that fades to a covering with low carbonation.

S - Lots of malt, with some roasted and maybe even smoky notes.

T - The malt takes center stage. There is a good bit of toasted/roasted malt flavor, not at much sweetness as many barelywines have. The hops are assertive, but more on the IPA level rather than hitting you over the head like many West Coast barleywines. (I actually like to get hit over the head though)

M - Moderate body, finishes pretty clean even without a very high alcohol content. Could use a little more syrupiness to the feel, I expect a barleywine to coat your mouth with the alcohol to warm and clean the palette at the end.

O - This is a good beer that almost comes across more like a double IPA with some roasted malt. Different but good!

Serving type: growler

11-30-2011 01:12:16 | More by steelerguy
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Willytee3

New York

4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

12-31-2012 03:50:12 | More by Willytee3
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roach4230

New York

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

05-24-2012 02:15:11 | More by roach4230
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Bguth

New York

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

12-23-2012 07:01:54 | More by Bguth
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Kevin_Johnson24

New York

4/5  rDev +7.2%

06-29-2014 04:17:03 | More by Kevin_Johnson24
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beerguy24

New York

4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

03-17-2012 04:17:17 | More by beerguy24
Cold North Wind from Port Jeff Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 15 ratings.