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Red Brick Brick Mason Series Beard Envy - Red Brick Brewing Company

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Red Brick Brick Mason Series Beard EnvyRed Brick Brick Mason Series Beard Envy

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

97 Ratings
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Ratings: 97
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 10.12%
Wants: 7
Gots: 21 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Red Brick Brewing Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  9.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Omonigan on 01-20-2014)
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user785335

Florida

3/5  rDev -25.9%

03-02-2014 18:58:17 | More by user785335
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shivtim

Georgia

4.1/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Saw a 4-pack and had to try it. While Red Brick's flagship brews are so-so, I've really enjoyed the Brick Mason series, particularly the double IPA and Vanilla Gorilla.

Nice design and name. Poured the bottle into a pint glass.
Deep murky brown/orange, with a thick foamy tan head. Beautiful beer.
Nose is bourbon and malts. Boozy and sweet. Nice but could be more complex.
Taste is very solid for the style. Sweet malts, hints of bitter hops, and some lingering bourbon heat. Slight earthiness with dark fruit. Flavors blend very well.

Great mouthfeel. Not thin/boozy like some barleywines.

Probably my favorite from Red Brick.

Serving type: bottle

02-27-2014 23:47:38 | More by shivtim
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seavercm

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

02-27-2014 15:17:52 | More by seavercm
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DustinSWB

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -38.3%

02-25-2014 04:14:17 | More by DustinSWB
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

02-24-2014 14:56:00 | More by IPAchris
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cyrushire

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

02-22-2014 06:27:21 | More by cyrushire
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brother_kenneth

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

02-22-2014 04:46:20 | More by brother_kenneth
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jme015

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

02-19-2014 13:58:30 | More by jme015
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Tony_D

Georgia

4.18/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Dark brown in color with a mocha colored head that is thin but remains.

S: Very strong bourbon smell with maybe a touch of vanilla. Cannot personally pick up any other smells in the overall aroma.

T: Taste is wonderful.

M: Maybe a touch low on the carbonation but overall has a good mouthfeel.

O: This beer surprised me with its drinkability. I was expecting to have to age this beer for quite some time to let it mellow but it is good right from the start. The bourbon is not overwhelming and goes great with the

Serving type: bottle

02-17-2014 23:27:40 | More by Tony_D
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kylehay2004

Florida

4/5  rDev -1.2%

02-17-2014 01:18:20 | More by kylehay2004
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QuentinCall

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

02-14-2014 15:36:22 | More by QuentinCall
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

4/5  rDev -1.2%

02-11-2014 00:57:55 | More by ygtbsm94
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oberon

North Carolina

4.14/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a snifter a deep amber tinged mahogany with a thick creamy light beige head atop,great clarity and color.Aromas of caramel/vanilla and toffee really stood out with some drunken fruit thrown in.Flavors are warm and sweet but not over the top in sweetness,caramel/vanilla and dark fruit with that sticky toffeeness,mild leafy hops,and toasted oak were detectable but the malty richness is what this beer is all about.A smooth full feel just adds to the beer.To me the beer is more English in nature with it's big malty tones but either just great.

Serving type: on-tap

02-10-2014 22:09:53 | More by oberon
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Pookie

Georgia

4/5  rDev -1.2%

02-10-2014 17:30:23 | More by Pookie
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JohnnieNepal

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

02-10-2014 17:08:41 | More by JohnnieNepal
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Cloaked_Phantom

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

02-10-2014 03:18:16 | More by Cloaked_Phantom
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Dperry33

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

02-09-2014 20:32:33 | More by Dperry33
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Qwest_35

Florida

4/5  rDev -1.2%

02-08-2014 20:32:58 | More by Qwest_35
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Bung

Michigan

4.39/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 oz. Darkened mohoghanny like pour. Whispy thin layer of off white colored head.

Aroma, Toffee, vanilla, oak barrel, bourbon. Increases as it warms. Still a pronounced citrusy hop presence through the maltiness.

Taste, Dark red fruits up front, toasted malt. Just faint bittering hops and anise. Carmelized brown sugar, toffee. Vanilla and oaky bourbon come strong on their own. Tobacco. Lingers a long time along with some unsweetened chocolate.
Really has some nice distinct layers.

In between medium and full body. Great level of fine bubbled carbonation. It's a little warm, but not overly offensive. 12 ounces can be easily done.
I think this is the best of the series yet.

Serving type: bottle

02-08-2014 03:08:11 | More by Bung
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SenorEsteban

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

02-07-2014 19:14:35 | More by SenorEsteban
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lupercmda

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.2%

02-07-2014 03:40:49 | More by lupercmda
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ColSanders123

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

02-06-2014 14:30:22 | More by ColSanders123
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DrChadly

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

02-06-2014 02:35:56 | More by DrChadly
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woodchip

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

02-06-2014 00:55:33 | More by woodchip
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bcrossan

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.2%

02-06-2014 00:50:29 | More by bcrossan
Red Brick Brick Mason Series Beard Envy from Red Brick Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 97 ratings.