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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
90
outstanding

1,582 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,582
Reviews: 217
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 11.78%
Wants: 42
Gots: 350 | FT: 29
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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3.25/5  rDev -18.5%

Almost a gritty quality to it, this is a 2012 bottle. Very sweet, almost caramel flavor. Leaves a very heavy alcohol, bitter flavor. Would exactly call this highly drinkable, but not a bad beer. Would be interested to see what a couple more years would do, maybe help mellow it out a little

Jeffreychason, Oct 07, 2014
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Old Guardian Barley Wine Style Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 1,582 ratings.