XS Old Crustacean Barleywine
Style: Barleywine FOOD PAIRING: Dessert,Pork
Tasting Notes: An unfiltered and unrefined Barleywine. Intense, robust, malty and dark. The cognac of beers.
9 Ingredients: 2-Row, Munich, C40 & Rogue Farms Dare™ & Risk™ Malts; Rogue Farms Newport™ & Freedom™ Hops; Free Range Coastal Water & Pacman Yeast.
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Ceramic 750ml bottle & Draft / 25° Plato / 110 IBU / 83 AA / 57° Lovibond
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In Britain, seasonal brews for winter are robust, malty, and dark. The two main styles of these brews are Old Ales and Barleywines. As the name suggests, barleywines are similar to wines in alcohol and need aging but are derived from grain, not the grape. Rogue’s barleywine is described by beer expert Stuart Ramsey as: “A masterful, intense creation from brewer John Maier....it has achieved a depth and complexity usually associated with well-ages strong ales. I hope the brewery bottles some before it disappears.”