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Young's Old Nick Barley Wine Ale - Young & Co Brewery PLC

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Young's Old Nick Barley Wine AleYoung's Old Nick Barley Wine Ale

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BA SCORE
89
very good

329 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 329
Reviews: 317
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 10.38%
Wants: 5
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Young & Co Brewery PLC visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Quaffer on 09-05-2001)
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Photo of Todd
4.2/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

An all around enjoyable barleywine, and a very solid choice. Malty, chewy and smooth with an even balance of ingredients.

Todd, Dec 09, 2001
Photo of beerluvr
4.65/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

This Old Nick's a sly one! Smooth & complex, he'll sneak up on you. Fondly remembered as my first introduction to barleywines. This sounds strange, but my friends and I would often mix Old Nick with a kriek, such as Lindemanns. You'd get the nice cherry sweetness mixing with the sweetness of the Old Nick, don't knock it 'til you've tried it!

beerluvr, Dec 03, 2001
Photo of Brent
3/5  rDev -24.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pretty assertive, as you'd expect of a barley wine, with a huge sweet, malty caramel flavor. Still, it seemed not to have a lot of depth beyond the big malt, fairly one-dimensional.

Brent, Oct 27, 2001
Photo of John
4.05/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Malty sweet and full bodied. Sip and savour.

John, Oct 17, 2001
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Young's Old Nick Barley Wine Ale from Young & Co Brewery PLC
89 out of 100 based on 329 ratings.