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Vol. XIII - Real Ale Brewing Company

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Vol. XIII
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Ratings: 4
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 4.16%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Real Ale Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Oak aged version of Real Ale's 13th anniversary beer

(Beer added by: armock on 05-22-2010)
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bisonkron

Texas

4.63/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Very dry. Medium mouth-feel and medium carbonation.

A- unfiltered light golden color. Little head forms, small amounts of lacing is left behind. Carbonation is on the lower end, but ends up working well for the beer.

S- The oaks really pop out in the front, sweet malts, a bit of vanilla, very woody throughout.

T- The oak is up front again in the flavor, very sweet, like an old barley wine. lots of fruits, and bit of citrus.

M- medium body, low carbonation, silky smooth,

O - This beer with a bit of age on it was great. I immediately had a second. The drink-ability with the high complexity was amazing.

Serving type: on-tap

06-26-2011 03:13:19 | More by bisonkron
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Mora2000

Texas

4.22/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is the barrel-aged version of the Real Ale 13th Anniversary Belgian pale ale.

Half pint served at the Plano Gingerman. The beer pours a golden-copper color with a white head. The aroma is orange and other citrus with some biscuit malts, floral hops and oak. The flavor is oak, bready malts, alcohol, candi-sugar, fruits (apples, oranges, pears, tangerines), pepper and vanilla. Very dry. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

Serving type: on-tap

06-14-2010 02:27:57 | More by Mora2000
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champ103

Texas

4.15/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the Gingerman's 25th Anniversary party.

A: Pours a clear golden orange color. A small white head forms, and recedes in a second. Light lace is left behind.
S: Tart fruits up front. Apples and pears are present. Dry wood and oak. Some vanilla lingers. Lots of complexities in the nose.
T: Slightly tart fruits. I get a lot of apples. Dry wood and some yeast lingers.
M/D: A medium body and carbonation. Fairly creamy and smooth. Really easy to drink. I put a few away with ease, and could have had more.

A really good barrel aged beer. Lots of complexities and really easy to drink. Something I would recommend if you can find it.

Serving type: on-tap

05-23-2010 01:32:22 | More by champ103
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armock

New York

4.3/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Poured a golden color with a thin white head that leaves lacing behnd

S - Has a tart nose with spice and yeast

T - Slightly tart with the Belgian spice and yeast flavors

M - This beer has a lighter body with higher carbonation to it

D - This is a wonderful beer the barrel aging has added a nice tartness to the flavor that I'm really liking worth getting if you hear about a tappng of this

Serving type: on-tap

05-22-2010 23:20:49 | More by armock
Vol. XIII from Real Ale Brewing Company
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