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Old Guardian Barley Wine Style Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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Old Guardian Barley Wine Style AleOld Guardian Barley Wine Style Ale

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,464 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,464
Reviews: 211
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 11.78%
Wants: 41
Gots: 316 | FT: 23
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: smerrell on 02-18-2012)
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haggadah

Missouri

5/5  rDev +25.3%

08-05-2014 22:18:47 | More by haggadah
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wethorseblanket

California

4.15/5  rDev +4%

Reviewed from notes. Twenty-two ounce bottle shared by Andrew. 2006 Vintage.

A: Pours a semi-clear amber with a very thin (1/16-inch) white head with essentially dissapears and leaves a couple of spots of lace.

N: Loads of caramel and vanilla, sweet malts, slightly oxidized notes.

T: Sweet caramel and toffee, slight stale bread.

M: Semi-full body and light carbonation. Finishes with a lingering sweet caramel.

O: The age on this makes it extra special. A treat.

08-05-2014 01:57:08 | More by wethorseblanket
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BryantForestry

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

08-04-2014 02:04:02 | More by BryantForestry
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JoelClark

Idaho

4/5  rDev +0.3%

08-03-2014 20:25:23 | More by JoelClark
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dbauer78

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

08-02-2014 22:26:03 | More by dbauer78
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sillyhed8

California

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

08-01-2014 21:34:13 | More by sillyhed8
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joegard

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -18.5%

08-01-2014 17:54:44 | More by joegard
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2beerdogs

California

3.75/5  rDev -6%

08-01-2014 04:48:49 | More by 2beerdogs
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Roguer

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +0.3%

07-31-2014 22:34:56 | More by Roguer
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logicalparadox

New York

3/5  rDev -24.8%

07-31-2014 12:31:23 | More by logicalparadox
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ManFromMaine

California

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

07-30-2014 23:18:40 | More by ManFromMaine
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jsausley

North Carolina

4.1/5  rDev +2.8%

Poured from a bottle into a stout glass.

A: Dark and thick like a black coffee. Little bit of carbonation bubbles on the outside edge of the glass.

S: Rich and malty with a toffee and vanilla nose.

T: Very boozy, but not overpowering. Big chocolate and vanilla flavors. Malt body, no bitterness or hops apparent. Coffee, toffee and caramel in the middle and on the finish.

M: Smooth, rich and creamy. Very fun to drink. Silky.

O: A very cool, rich and heavy beer. Not something to drink lightly (no pun intended), but very, very good.

07-27-2014 23:05:51 | More by jsausley
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Doomcifer

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev -6%

07-27-2014 20:05:11 | More by Doomcifer
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SteveB3014

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -6%

07-27-2014 12:26:17 | More by SteveB3014
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prock180

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

07-27-2014 03:11:21 | More by prock180
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esparragoz


3/5  rDev -24.8%

07-27-2014 01:37:12 | More by esparragoz
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MIchael_D_Larkin

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

07-26-2014 14:33:58 | More by MIchael_D_Larkin
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dmawer

New York

3.25/5  rDev -18.5%

07-26-2014 03:42:11 | More by dmawer
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GeoChase90

California

4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

07-26-2014 01:43:43 | More by GeoChase90
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bvcapllonch

Puerto Rico

5/5  rDev +25.3%

07-26-2014 01:31:01 | More by bvcapllonch
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tobelerone

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +0.3%

07-25-2014 03:14:35 | More by tobelerone
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augustwest

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

07-24-2014 20:43:53 | More by augustwest
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archero

Texas

4/5  rDev +0.3%

07-24-2014 13:50:47 | More by archero
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Eighty

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

07-23-2014 23:04:00 | More by Eighty
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Bergstream


4/5  rDev +0.3%

07-23-2014 05:56:08 | More by Bergstream
Old Guardian Barley Wine Style Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 1,464 ratings.