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Barrel Aged Naked Evil - Hoppin' Frog Brewery

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485 Ratings
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Ratings: 485
Reviews: 148
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 11.48%
Wants: 260
Gots: 206 | FT: 15
Brewed by:
Hoppin' Frog Brewery visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  11.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Batch 1 - White Cap
Batch 2 - Black Cap

(Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 09-04-2011)
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

06-08-2014 04:27:48 | More by Evan
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Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +17.1%

06-07-2014 14:56:27 | More by randylangford
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bcrossan

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -6.3%

06-07-2014 00:18:05 | More by bcrossan
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California

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

06-03-2014 00:23:36 | More by HaveUSeenMyCellar
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baybum

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.3%

05-06-2014 16:01:41 | More by baybum
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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

05-05-2014 18:14:54 | More by whitenads
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brother_kenneth

Virginia

4/5  rDev -6.3%

04-29-2014 21:52:50 | More by brother_kenneth
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

04-27-2014 00:18:36 | More by Cynic-ale
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cpuglisi

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +17.1%

04-09-2014 14:36:50 | More by cpuglisi
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StoutItOutLoud

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.3%

03-23-2014 15:01:56 | More by StoutItOutLoud
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Kramerbarthomer

Colorado

4/5  rDev -6.3%

03-22-2014 21:54:48 | More by Kramerbarthomer
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superspak

Michigan

4.53/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

22 ounce bottle into snifter; batch 1, bottled in 8/2011. Pours lightly cloudy ruby red color with a small fairly dense light khaki head with decent retention, that reduces to a thin lace cap that lingers. Light spotty lacing clings on the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of big caramel, brown sugar, raisin, prune, pear, apple, molasses, toast, vanilla, toffee, oak, clove, whiskey, herbal, light pepper, light coconut, and oak/yeast earthiness. Incredible aromas with awesome complexity and balance of dark malt, whiskey barrel, and moderate yeast ester notes; with great strength. Taste of big caramel, brown sugar, raisin, prune, pear, apple, molasses, toast, toffee, vanilla, oak, clove, whiskey, herbal, light coconut, and oak/yeast earthiness. Zero bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of caramel, brown sugar, molasses, raisin, prune, pear, apple, toast, brown bread, toffee, vanilla, oak, clove, whiskey, herbal, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a while. Incredible complexity of dark malt, yeast ester, and whiskey barrel flavors; with a fantastic malt/yeast/barrel balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Light carbonation and fairly full bodied; with a very creamy, slick, and lightly syrupy mouthfeel that is fantastic. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a light warming present after the finish. Overall this is an insane barrel aged barleywine! All around incredible complexity and balance of dark malt, yeast ester, and whiskey barrel flavors; and extremely smooth to sip on for the big ABV. An extremely amazing offering.

Serving type: bottle

03-16-2014 00:49:59 | More by superspak
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AdamHart22

Massachusetts

4.41/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A - A really nice ruby / mahogany color. My wife said its pretty looking in the light... I agree.

S - Oh so good. Has just what I was looking for in a Belgian Barleywine. Subtle hints of cherry. A nice maltiness.

T - On point. Not a 5 because I wanted it to be a stronger.

M - This is a damn thick beer, and I'm expecting a syrupy mouth-coating feel. Not the case. There is some syrup there, but it is as crisp as it can be. Really well done, I've had other barley wines that seem like you taste it for hours.

O - A really great offering from Hoppin' Frog. At 21.99 for a 22oz bomber it better be! This one doesn't disappoint though. I think with a year or two in the cellar it would really shine.

Serving type: bottle

03-16-2014 00:46:53 | More by AdamHart22
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South Carolina

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Ohio

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California

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Tennessee

4/5  rDev -6.3%

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California

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New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -6.3%

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Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

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Massachusetts

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Wisconsin

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Barrel Aged Naked Evil from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
95 out of 100 based on 485 ratings.