Anniversary Barley Wine Ale - Uinta Brewing Company
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Reviews by busterthecat:
3.35/5 rDev -12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
12 oz. Bottle dated 11/04/11. Picked up as a random single. Poured into a SA perfect pint glass. Served at cellar temp (53 degrees).
A- Pours a deep transparent amber hue from bottle that sits a great red shade in the glass when held to the light. A light foamy khaki head forms and leaves good lacing.
S- Very light fruity hops and bready sweetness upfront. Some candied fig, brown sugar. Pretty sweet aroma overall.
T- Bready and sugary malts, caramel, some light spice and earth from the hops. The there is some bitterness but it is rather restrained. Some alcohol detected in finish. The flavors aren't exactly melding together well.
M- Pretty thick & creamy body for a beer of this size and style. Flavors linger well. Feel is quite rounded. Stays moist on palate.
O- A pretty malt heavy barelywine. I understand that much of the aroma and some of the flavor hops have faded by now, but still should have more hop presence. Not a bad drink, perhaps I just tried it while it was beginning its transition to a elegant Aged Barelywine of sorts. Suggest waiting a few more months if you still have this brew.
Serving type: bottle
04-12-2012 01:57:02 | More by busterthecat
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3.74/5 rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Pours out a slightly murky brown body with a thin head. Smells of caramel, dried fruit, figs, piloncillo, and PNW hops. Tastes sweet; lots of caramelized malts. Very toasty: more so than I would have imagined from the taste. Aftertaste has some roasty coffee notes. Hops are prominent and resinous/grassy. Mouthfeel is fullish with some tingly carbonation. Overall, this is a solid barleywine, but nothing to go crazy about.
Serving type: bottle
07-22-2014 03:33:58 | More by goochpunch
Anniversary Barley Wine Ale from Uinta Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 666 ratings.