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Chronology:24 | The Bruery

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4.26/5
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39 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Bruery
California, United States
thebruery.com

Style: English Old Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 17.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
None provided.

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
39
pDev:
6.1%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
6
Trade:
1
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3.81/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.84/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Lesser of the series. Prefer the wee heavy version.

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4.06/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.35/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.35/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.44/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.29/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%
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3.96/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.64/5  rDev -14.6%
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4.49/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.8/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

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4.54/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.46/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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4.51/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.13/5  rDev -3.1%
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4.21/5  rDev -1.2%
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3.83/5  rDev -10.1%
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
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4.26/5  rDev 0%
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4.09/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Christ.

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Photo of ThickNStout
4.56/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Deep bronze wax capped 750mL bottle acquired through The Bruery's Society. Bottled 5/27/16. Served in a Bruery snifter.

Pours a murky, mud brown with a finger and a half of beige head. The froth quickly crackles away, leaving a thin halo on top of an opaque brown body and no lace.

Aromas of brown sugar, toffee, bourbon, vanilla, Bruery yeast and wet oak. Outstanding.

Tastes of bourbon, toffee, oak, Bruery house Belgian yeast, brown sugar, cooked caramel, candied dark fruit, vanilla and an appropriately respectable slap of booze. The flavors blend beautifully and creat a rich, decadent experience. Despite that alcohol presence this goes down much smoother that the abv might lead you to expect.

Heavy, full body with that vacillates between creamy and syrupy with a wonderfully understated carbonation. Bourbon, toffee and yeasty dark fruit make for a delicious, sweet finish.

The first "old ale" edition of the Chronolgy series has been a blissful experience so this final installment arrives with a bittersweetness. The additional bourbon and oak imparted by extended time in barrels has raised each episode a notch above it's predecessors. Each and every one has been incredible so the fact that it is also a case study with four chapters is a bonus. I'll savor my remaining bottles of all four releases, with "24" as the crown jewel.

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Chronology:24 from The Bruery
Beer rating: 4.26 out of 5 with 39 ratings