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Premeditated Murder Barleywine - New England Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

171 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 171
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 8.56%
Wants: 43
Gots: 43 | FT: 9
Brewed by:
New England Brewing Co. visit their website
Connecticut, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  11.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Barley Wine Style Ale. Full-bodied. Rife with ominous portent. Meticulously planned to the last detail.

(Beer added by: davey101 on 10-25-2012)
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Texas

4.5/5  rDev +10%

02-12-2013 20:02:13 | More by brystmar
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Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

02-12-2013 03:20:41 | More by Snarf103
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halo913

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -2.2%

02-10-2013 04:29:18 | More by halo913
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Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +10%

02-08-2013 02:02:20 | More by morningthief
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thebigredone

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -2.2%

02-07-2013 05:37:50 | More by thebigredone
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Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

02-02-2013 00:53:52 | More by JAHMUR
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Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

02-02-2013 00:52:03 | More by FutureOBrew
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

4.2/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This was a very unexpected share from DaveHack. Thank you sir!

This poured out as a slightly hazy amber color with a cream colored head on top. The retention is minimal with a very light lacing. The smell of the beer has a big malt profile with plenty of hops on the nose as well. The taste of the beer is sweet up front, with a really healthy hop bitterness in the finish. The mouthfeel was heavy, nicely carbonated and oily. Overall this beer was good, glad I got to try it!

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2013 01:17:21 | More by Knapp85
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DaveHack

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.2%

01-24-2013 01:33:51 | More by DaveHack
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CTJman

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +10%

01-22-2013 18:33:48 | More by CTJman
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nmann08

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +10%

01-20-2013 22:21:12 | More by nmann08
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Texasfan549

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

01-18-2013 17:41:37 | More by Texasfan549
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kjkinsey

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

01-17-2013 02:42:11 | More by kjkinsey
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HopsHopenstein

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -2.2%

01-11-2013 20:55:54 | More by HopsHopenstein
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raythealeman

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

01-10-2013 01:59:35 | More by raythealeman
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thegerm87

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

01-09-2013 02:18:06 | More by thegerm87
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vonnegut21

New York

3.45/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a deep reddish brown, with a finger of white head that quickly dissipates. Settles as a toasted caramel with lots of lacing on the glass.

S: Toffee and caramel notes. Mild hop bitterness. Lingering sweetness with a touch of vanilla. Alcohol astringency.

T: Caramel and a sweet, sticky malt backbone. Some hop bitterness. Exceptionally sweet with a moderate alcohol burn. A bit bland, but not bad.

M: A bit thin and light on carbonation. Sticky, cloying with heat on the back palate.

O: A decent American Barleywine. A bit light on the hop presence. I could almost mistake this for an English-style Barleywine. Not bad... just not a lot going on.

Serving type: bottle

01-08-2013 02:29:23 | More by vonnegut21
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cosmicevan

New York

3.65/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Huge thanks to pete27lax for the hookup and sweet 668 tulip glass that i enjoyed this from.

a - brew poured a soft caramel that settled into the glass as a deep plum mahogany with two plus fingers of beige creamy head that hung out for the party and left thick milkshake like lacing coating the glass.

s - nice mix of plums, grapes, grain, barley, and some soft spicing. many folks talk of intense hoppiness on the nose, but i just am not getting it. that being said, smells pretty awesome and as it warmed got way more complex with big grapejuice smells.

t - flavor is also big and bold and complex, but fairly boozy. the booziness is fairly intense and almost takes over all flavor. behind the booze is the same wonderful grapejuice flavoring that the nose boasted.

m - in a word...HOT.

o - overall a nice barleywine, but a bit overdone in the booziness. if the booze was better integrated (and this coming from me), this would be a homerun.

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2013 05:19:53 | More by cosmicevan
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oldedog

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

01-04-2013 01:28:43 | More by oldedog
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Davepoolesque

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.2%

01-02-2013 15:39:02 | More by Davepoolesque
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FrankJCurtin

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +10%

01-01-2013 20:23:14 | More by FrankJCurtin
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doof116

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +10%

12-28-2012 20:39:45 | More by doof116
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itchytasty

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -2.2%

12-22-2012 00:41:14 | More by itchytasty
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PicoPapa

Connecticut

4.2/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at New York Pizza. Pours a murky brown with an inch of head. Tons of lacing. Aromas is boozey with some dark fruits, malt, earth and hints of pine. Taste is booze, dark fruit and raisins upfront with some malts and earth. Some bitter piney hops at the end. Creamy mouthfeel. Nice warming alcohol presence but this thing is extremely drinkable. I've been waiting a long time for NebCo to make a barleywine and it has been worth the wait. Overall, really good Barleywine that I look forward to trying with some age on it.

Serving type: on-tap

12-12-2012 21:22:35 | More by PicoPapa
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Beericjb

Connecticut

4.38/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a snifter.

A: looks like mahogony. Dark red/brownish. One finger light creamy colored head, which dissipates to a fine film.

S: Smell of sweet malt, a bit of caramel, and a little alcohol.

T: Sweet, caramel, a bit of alcohol, and a little bitterness.

M: Between medium and full bodied. Nice and smooth.

O: Maybe a slight bias because I love NEBCO. I did really enjoy this beer. I think it will do well with a year of age.

Serving type: bottle

12-12-2012 02:17:19 | More by Beericjb
Premeditated Murder Barleywine from New England Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 171 ratings.