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

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89
very good

527 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 527
Reviews: 345
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.83%
Wants: 68
Gots: 51 | 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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yesyouam

New York

4.15/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Smuttynose Barleywine is a hazy, copper ale with big, foamy, off white head that has outstanding retention and lacing. As soon as I popped the top, I smelled something warm, sweet and bready. Dipping my nose in the glass, there's a strong aroma of hops: grassy, spicy and fruity with a note of orange peel. It's pretty full bodied, very smooth and slick with a very quick, dry finish. It tastes a little sweet at first; then it gets resiny and finally quite bitter. There are flavor notes of wood, spice and orange peel. It's solidly American and really pretty complex. It kept my attention.

Serving type: bottle

02-15-2010 01:01:45 | More by yesyouam
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zac16125

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4.11/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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.

Serving type: bottle

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Smuttynose Barleywine Style Ale (Big Beer Series) from Smuttynose Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 527 ratings.