Concrete Pillow | Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company

Concrete PillowConcrete Pillow
BA SCORE
3.79/5
27 Ratings
Concrete PillowConcrete Pillow
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
neshaminycreekbrewing.com

Style: American Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.80%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our anniversary beer, brewed annually to commemorate our 2012 opening. Big, hearty, chewy, and bready, Concrete Pillow exhibits notes of toasted bread, chewy caramel, and raisins with a slight hint of alcohol to remind you where this beer could take you. 10.8% ABV and brewed seasonally with different hops.

Added by Roose13 on 06-27-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
27
pDev:
8.71%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
7
Trade:
0
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4.01/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.95/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

My sample was from an almost three-year old bottle.

Pours a dark reddish copper with just under a finger of head. The nose is nicely bready. The flavor profile has everything one might expect in a barleywine - malt, bread, raisins. The finish is pleasantly dry and still had a lingering essence of alcohol even after three years of aging.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.96/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.29/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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4.31/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

2014 version straight from the source in Croydon, PA. Hoppy for a BW but super delicious.

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3.11/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.85/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.82/5  rDev +0.8%

Brewed in 2013. Bottle 462 of 600.Raisin reddish-brown in color with a heavy hazy, slightly murky appearance. Sweet dark fruit, raisin and date aromas with a strong malty backbone and earthy herbal hop notes. Slightly viscous, smooth, oily feel through the middle followed by a crisp bite and a surprisingly dry finish. Dark fruit flavors up front that quickly transition to, crisp, herbal hoppiness through the middle. Hop flavors give way to a definitive booziness to the end as this finished bone dry with a boozy aftertaste. Great look, aroma and feel. The booziness kind of overwhelmed the flavor a little to soon.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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Concrete Pillow from Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.79 out of 5 with 27 ratings
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