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Druid Fluid - Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

301 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 301
Reviews: 240
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 12.31%
Wants: 36
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd. visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: xlperro on 10-30-2001)
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LiamStLiam

New York

3.73/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a cloudy brown with a thin whitish head.

Decent nose. The alcohol is definitely there, but not overpowering.

It's got a full taste, especially at the top of the mouth and comes through clearly as a barleywine. Again, you can taste the alchohol, but you can get other tastes as well.

Unfortunately, one of those tastes is a touch soapy, and can make it harder to drinking than it could be.

Definitely well-made, but a middle-of-the-road barleywine.

Serving type: bottle

01-01-2008 04:08:32 | More by LiamStLiam
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Druid Fluid from Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.
87 out of 100 based on 301 ratings.