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Old Guardian BELGO Barleywine - Stone Brewing Co.

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Old Guardian BELGO BarleywineOld Guardian BELGO Barleywine

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BA SCORE
83
good

560 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 560
Reviews: 300
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 16.8%
Wants: 17
Gots: 94 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: HopHead84 on 02-07-2011)
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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 22 oz to a snifter "2011 release" but not drink-by or drink-after date

Appearance: Dark amber and red, with a very thin white head.

Aroma: Raspy oak tones mixed with sweet candy and touches of apple. It is a little acidic/sour smelling. Interesting

Flavor: Also interesting, and not what I would've expected with stone's usual brash flavors. Strong yeast dominates a mildly malty sweet base. Hints of apples and dark fruits starts to come through, with the alcohol well hidden. The aftertaste is a little cardboardy and grassy.

MF: Good feel for a barleywine, not too syrupy or chewy. Flavors don't coat the mouth. Nothing special, and I would say it's interesting...once

Old Guardian BELGO Barleywine from Stone Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 560 ratings.