Alliance PX Reserve 2007 | Thornbridge Brewery

Alliance PX Reserve 2007Alliance PX Reserve 2007
5 Ratings
Alliance PX Reserve 2007Alliance PX Reserve 2007

Brewed by:
Thornbridge Brewery
England, United Kingdom

Style: English Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BigMcLargeHuge on 11-04-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 5 |  Reviews: 3
Photo of t0rin0
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of mdagnew
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of womencantsail
3.9/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to Chris for sharing this one.

A: The pour is a standard amber color with a surprisingly large off-white head.

S: Certainly a lot of sherry notes along with quite a bit of caramel and fruity sweetness. A hint of vanilla and oak as well.

T: The base beer does not really seem to be all that noticeable here. Like the nose, the flavor is dominated by the sherry and oak. There is a bit of peat in there also, and a nice orange flavor that seems to come from nowhere.

M: The body is medium to full with a low carbonation.

D: A bit boozy as you get into drinking it, but still nice. One of the few Sherry aged beers I've come across and it certainly is an interesting one.

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Photo of Sammy
4.42/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottle from madbitch, bottle shop owner in the U.K. A pricey little import, bit well worth it as a once-in-a-lifetime drinking experience. A beer, yet a spirit, with sherry, and a scotch. Yes al of the above. Wine aromas, more yeasty in the second sample. Super lacey on brown-grapefruit, with a soapy head. Understated carbonation, a good mouthfeel. A good drinker. Fruity, mostly orange and tangerine, very fine hops.

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Photo of BigMcLargeHuge
3.95/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle courtesy of the magnificent madmitch76. Thank you sir. 375mL bottle pours clear copper with frothy off white head. This is a good looking beer. The aroma has boozy seemingly whiskey notes moving into mild oak and vanilla. I also get aromatic hints toward dark fruity esters deep in the background before the heat of the draw finally takes over. The taste has a fruit apricot note first then moves into booze resembling dry sherry or somehow whiskey and a sense of oak and vanilla. It ends a bit boozy and dry and could use several more years of age to mellow out a bit more.

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Alliance PX Reserve 2007 from Thornbridge Brewery
Beer rating: 4.1 out of 5 with 5 ratings
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