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Old Ruffian Barley Wine - Great Divide Brewing Company

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Old Ruffian Barley WineOld Ruffian Barley Wine

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

1,957 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,957
Reviews: 1,037
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 9.95%
Wants: 205
Gots: 276 | FT: 12
Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  10.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Old Ruffian is a hefty, hop-forward Barley Wine. Seemingly mellow at the start with subtle fruit aromas and complex caramel sweetness, it quickly becomes aggressive with its bold hop flavors and huge hop bitterness. Ultimately, the big body, succulent sweetness and massive hop character come together to work wonders on your palate.

(Beer added by: gbontrag on 11-28-2004)
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whoneeds8

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4.45/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Bottled on 12/09. Poured into a chimay glass red-amber with a one finger white head. The scent has a sugary smell to it. The taste, being a fresh bottle, has a decent hop pressence which is supprising to my taste buds. The carmel and sugar isn't too terribly strong, in fact it's very smooth. There is no alcohol pressence which is very suprising considering the abv and age of this vintage.

Serving type: bottle

04-24-2010 00:11:30 | More by whoneeds8
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Old Ruffian Barley Wine from Great Divide Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 1,957 ratings.