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Old Guardian OAK - SMOKED Barleywine - Stone Brewing Co.

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Old Guardian OAK - SMOKED BarleywineOld Guardian OAK - SMOKED Barleywine

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BA SCORE
88
very good

691 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 691
Reviews: 155
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 13.3%
Wants: 6
Gots: 106 | FT: 11
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  11.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: EgadBananas on 02-18-2013)
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4.26/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at the Old Toad in Rochester, NY.

Pours a dark amber orange, with a half inch head, and big sheets of lacing down the glass. Looks great.

Smells like oak, caramel, smoke, tobacco, pine, and citrus hops.

The taste is much the same. The big flavors hit you like a tree branch to the face, but in a good way. It's strong, but with no real alcohol burn. There's piney and grassy hop flavors, leafy tobacco flavors, oak, a little bit of vanilla, smoke, and caramel. The flavors all combine together really well.

This one is medium bodied, with a very crisp mouthfeel, and a moderate amount of carbonation.

This one has a lot of flavors that could clash badly, but they all come together fairly well.

GreesyFizeek, Oct 15, 2014
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Old Guardian OAK - SMOKED Barleywine from Stone Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 691 ratings.