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2013 CBC Barleywine Festival
Thursday - January 31, 2013
@ 05:00PM / ends @ 12:00AM
Beer Festival @
Cambridge Brewing Company
Cambridge Brewing Company's Annual Barleywine Festival. No tickets are required and tables are first come, first served as we won’t be taking reservations that evening.
2011 Bad Knees, Blanton’s barrel finish, 10.5% Golden Promise malt, Fuggles hops. Rich malt, caramel, raisins, vanilla, and charred oak.
2012 Bad Knees, Blanton’s barrel finish, 10.5% Golden Promise malt, Fuggles hops. Huge spirit and oak nose. Rich caramel, raisins, vanilla, coconut.
2009 Arquebus, Ch. Boswell barrel finish with Brett, 11.0% Rhone-like nose of grape, stone fruit, farmhouse. Complex but balanced palate of wine grape, apricots, Brettanomyces, and toasted oak.
2010 Arquebus, Silverado chard. finish 14.0% Concentrated grape, peach, apricot. Wildflower honey, toasted oak, white wine-like finish, hint of tartness.
2011 Arquebus, Chateau Boswell chardonnay finish, 14% Subtle oak and tannin, honeyed, sherry and toasted nuts, sweeter finish.
2012 Arquebus, sauvignon blanc barrel finish, 14% Very balanced oak/tannin/fruit/honey character. Fresh wine grape finish.
2006 Blunderbuss, 11.75% Clean bright nose, balance of malt, hops, and fruity esters. Dry-ish body, jaggery sugar & hoppy, lingering finish.
2007 Blunderbuss, dryhop finish 11.5% 100% stainless steel. Hops have completely mellowed, with caramel, dried fruits, toffee, resinous finish.
2008 Blunderbuss, Buffalo Trace/Utopias finish 11.0% Aged 50% in Buffalo Trace & Utopias barrels. Dried fruit, demerara, dry, herbal finish. Oak and spirit.
2009 Blunderbuss, Port barrel finish 12.75% 100% Vintage Port wine barrels. Caramel, herbal hops, fruit, red wine, toasted coconut, vanilla, oak.
2010 Blunderbuss, Sazerac Rye barrel finish 12.75% Rich caramel, sweet grain, burnt sugar, coconut, marshmallow, spicy hops, finish of spirit and oak.
2011 Blunderbuss, Tawny port and Oloroso sherry finish, 13% Huge malt, turbinado, red wine, oxidized sherry, toast, leather, smoky oak.
2012 Blunderbuss, dryhopped, oak aged, and blended, 12.75% Citrus, florals, and pine needles, full malty palate, hints of toffee, charred oak, subtle vanillins.
2012 Blunderbuss, cask-conditioned double dryhopped, 12.75% Aggressive dryhopping layers Simcoe and Centennial, toffee and malt, subtle oak
Regular menu will be available that night in addition to our small plate specials. Kitchen open until 10pm.
French Onion & Fennel Soup
Bone Marrow & Blunderbuss Broth
Real Deal Gruyere & Grilled Bread
Fresh Handmade Tortillas, Fried Avocado
Maine Pork, Raisins, Spice & Rice, Tomato Stew
Bad Knees Chicken Lollipops
Coconut Rice, Chorizo Powder & Green Onions
Rhode Island Fluke Ceviche
Blood Oranges, Pomegranate, Pink Grapefruit Granita, Mizuna
Grass Fed Maine Beef Tartar
Quail Egg, Brioche, Traditional Accompaniments
Wild Boar Goulash
Sour Cream Noodles, Chives
Curry Battered Fried Yellow Tail
Fingerling Chips, Mushy Peas
Bad Knees Tiramisu
Arquebus Upside Down Cake
Pineapple & Raspberry
Learn more @ the
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BeerAdvocates + 4 Maybes (so far)
Note: adding yourself to the attending list does not count as RSVPing with the venue.