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Smuttynose Barleywine Style Ale (Big Beer Series) - Smuttynose Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

529 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 529
Reviews: 345
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.83%
Wants: 68
Gots: 52 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Smuttynose Brewing Company visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  11.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
65 IBU

2007 - 11.4%
2009 - 11.1%

(Beer added by: UncleJimbo on 02-04-1999)
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treznor

North Carolina

4.33/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Hazy copper color with very little head.

Caramelization is prevalent on the nose with lots of fruit.

Lots of malt in the taste but balanced out with some hop flavors. Caramel comes through from the nose into the taste as well.

Sweeter than I would have thought, but overall balanced and easy to drink.

Serving type: bottle

01-23-2011 03:36:07 | More by treznor
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22oz bottle into a snifter
Vintage 2013

A: Pours a hazy, nearly opaque orangish brown with 1 fingers width of light tan head. Head dissipates down fairly quickly, and leaves a fair amount of lacing.

S: Typical American barleywine notes with candied sugar, caramel/toffee, a nutty character, and some piney and citrus hops.

T: Fair amount of hops with piney and citrus rind bitterness, coupled with lots of malt flavors including caramel/toffee and burnt sugar.

M/D: Medium body, appropriately low carbonation, pretty smooth, ABV well restrained, drinkability is good.

O: Overall, a really good American Barleywine.

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Smuttynose Barleywine Style Ale (Big Beer Series) from Smuttynose Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 529 ratings.