Cold North Wind | Port Jeff Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Port Jeff Brewing Company
New York, United States
portjeffbrewing.com

Style: American Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.70%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by steelerguy on 11-30-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
27
Reviews:
3
Avg:
4.16
pDev:
10.34%
 
 
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0
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5
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Amber and opaque. The amount of apple brandy on the nose is impressive... Lotsa of gentle caramel amid the apple, higher vapors of alcohol and barrel wood. Sweet, sinuous, and graceful. Apple is the primary fruit impression, naturally, but hints of pear, vanilla, caramel, and alcohol are evident throughout. The body is medium, the barrel aging thins things out somewhat, but the feel is just right for the ale, albeit perhaps a tad light compared to some barleywines I've had. Some fizz and tingle, of carbonation and alcohol's heat. Leaves a sweet apple caramel candy and booze aftertaste. Little sting on the palate - crisp, sharp, perhaps a tad bit tart. A superior ale in my opinion. And only ~ $11 around here.

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Cold North Wind from Port Jeff Brewing Company
4.16 out of 5 based on 27 ratings.
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