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Premeditated Murder Barleywine - New England Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

173 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 173
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 8.56%
Wants: 44
Gots: 44 | 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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Thads324

Connecticut

3.69/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

No date but I believe it's a little over a year now.

Pours a weird reddish orageish brownish color. Thin tan head that fizzes to an outer ring.

Heavy aroma of leather, a bit of wood oil finish, tart cherry, nail polish remover and crap tons of booze. Interesting and indicitive of a beer that's warming.

Taste is pleasantly malty. Thin in the first half with a malt flavor of caramel and a bit of hearty bread. A little hop bitterness gives way to a smooth hint of toffee and sultana. Big booze towards the end that is sharp yet manageable.

Thin mouthfeel at first. Hefty at the end. Good balance and booze is apparent but not lingering

Overall a pretty nice beer. Kinda wish I had waited another year.

Serving type: bottle

12-04-2013 04:07:47 | More by Thads324
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NooseJustice

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

12-01-2013 23:12:36 | More by NooseJustice
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Hirshi

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

12-01-2013 19:49:58 | More by Hirshi
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mrchrisray

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

11-27-2013 01:15:44 | More by mrchrisray
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barleywinefiend

Washington

3.13/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

A: Pours a crimosn color with a khaki cap. Not much head retention to speak of, nor does the lacing really wow me.

S: A blend of dark fruits, sharp booze sting on the nose, some caramel and toffee also present

T: The dominant flavors are noticed right upfront: Toffee, caramel, vanilla, and dark fruits. A dose of piney bittering hops is noted providing a pseudo bitterness mid taste to finish.

M: Medium bodied, low on the carbonation spectrum, a sweet and somewhat sticky.

O: A decent barleywine.

Serving type: bottle

11-25-2013 20:47:36 | More by barleywinefiend
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stanowsf

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -2.2%

11-24-2013 04:03:14 | More by stanowsf
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KevinDanger23

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

11-20-2013 03:53:39 | More by KevinDanger23
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smutty33

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -2.2%

11-20-2013 03:28:45 | More by smutty33
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420Rick

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

11-18-2013 17:11:38 | More by 420Rick
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AGust82

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -2.2%

11-18-2013 02:10:00 | More by AGust82
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lic217

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -2.2%

11-12-2013 00:27:14 | More by lic217
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ubufan2112

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +10%

11-05-2013 21:21:05 | More by ubufan2112
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mquartuccio87

New York

3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

11-04-2013 03:49:35 | More by mquartuccio87
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Bjorn2bWild

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -2.2%

11-03-2013 14:49:15 | More by Bjorn2bWild
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JTomczak

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -2.2%

10-31-2013 05:29:15 | More by JTomczak
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Chegui

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -2.2%

10-29-2013 19:58:47 | More by Chegui
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jfcaa193

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

10-26-2013 22:48:09 | More by jfcaa193
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bccrosley

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

10-25-2013 00:57:00 | More by bccrosley
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The_GrassHOPper

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

10-23-2013 21:18:25 | More by The_GrassHOPper
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ChesterHop

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +10%

10-23-2013 03:17:05 | More by ChesterHop
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ShemRahBoo

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

10-21-2013 13:57:33 | More by ShemRahBoo
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sulldaddy

Connecticut

4.68/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Ive had this bottle for about a year. Poured at cellar temp into a snifter. the beer pours a clear chestnut hue with some garnet highlights.
Fizzy tightly packed beige head foams up 1 cm and fades slowly to a sturdy surface layer. Dense lattice as the foam recedes.
Aroma is rich malt with caramel and brown sugar and a bit of dark fruit, plums. I also have just a bit of fusol alcohol notes and maybe a back drop of citrusy hops, but this is very faint.
First sip reveals an average body with sticky texture and mild carbonation.
Flavor is dark fruit and caramel, molasses and general sweetness. The finish rolls to a lingering bitterness and dry state with some hits of peppery booze.
A very enjoyable and spot on barleywine. I am glad I have another one cellared for the future!

Serving type: bottle

10-17-2013 00:46:22 | More by sulldaddy
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burymeinhops

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

10-11-2013 22:21:51 | More by burymeinhops
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Stum-pub

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +22.2%

10-11-2013 14:22:20 | More by Stum-pub
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Kmlund

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.2%

10-03-2013 17:34:59 | More by Kmlund
Premeditated Murder Barleywine from New England Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 173 ratings.