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Bligh's Barleywine Ale - Dry Dock Brewing Co.

Bligh's Barleywine AleBligh's Barleywine Ale

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359 Ratings
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Ratings: 359
Reviews: 103
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 10.5%


Brewed by:
Dry Dock Brewing Co. visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: waltonc on 10-08-2011)
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rye726

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4.72/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

With all the hype going around about this beer I thought I'd throw in my two cents. Enjoyed on tap a while back. Pours a dark mahogany with a thin tan head. Nose has oak, whiskey, nice English malts, subtle hops, dark pitted fruits, caramel, toffee and a bit of vanilla.

What I really like about this beer is that it is well balanced. I find that most barrel aged barleywines these days, and stouts for that matter, are way too sweet and have way too much barrel character. This one is quite nice, and still holds a good level of complexity.

Medium to full body is well carbonated, not too thick or cloying. Would like to see a bit more depth in the finish. Should age well for at least a few years, but is drinking pretty well right now.

Serving type: on-tap

11-09-2011 02:49:20 | More by rye726
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Bligh's Barleywine Ale from Dry Dock Brewing Co.
97 out of 100 based on 359 ratings.