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Village Green Preservation Society

Barleywine aged in a single Madeira Barrel

One single madeira cask. A barleywine brewed with Maris Otter Malt and East Kent Goldings. There is no 4th anniversary beer we are more excited to unveil than Village Green Preservation Society—our celebratory Madeira-aged barleywine. With two separate mashes and an all-day extended boil to develop deep Maillard flavors, we managed to hit 32 Plato with no added simple sugars. This traditional ale is so sticky and rich that it glugs from the bottle like motor oil. It pours a deep mahogany color with barely perceptible carbonation. The flavor is dense with notes of honeycomb, lilac, fig, prune, toffee, caramel, toasted bread, orange spice, vanilla-tinged oak, and autumn leaves. You will take your sweet time reaching the bottom of the glass, letting it warm as it reveals ever more layers of goodness.

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