Belgian Barley Wine - Great Divide Brewing Company

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Belgian Barley Wine
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Ratings: 2
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: n/a
Wants: 1
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Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  10.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

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(Beer added by: biking4beer on 07-04-2007)
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Reviews by drumrboy22:
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3.63/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Recently had a pint at the brewery. This is a one-off. They are trying a variety of beers with their belgian yeast strain.

I didn't take notes on this one, so I'm going off of memory and just leaving a brief review. The beligan yeast helped to balance the hop bitterness and make this beer a little more sessionable. It was quite good, but didn't seem to make a huge difference.

I enjoyed the twist by using the belgian yeast. It's good to see Great Divide make some special beers only available at the brewery.

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4.53/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Again, another not so detailed review to get this one in the database.

This is Old Ruffian brewed with a Belgian yeast strain. You get all the beauty of the Ruffian with a nice Belgian funk. The tap hanlde just said "Belgian Barley Wine"

The yeast actually does a great job of balancing the super hoppiness of the Old Ruffian. It really brings out the maltiness of this beer and makes it a touch sweet.

I really wanted a second pint of this beer, but I knew it might be a short night if I dove in. Belgian yeast and barley wines are two of my favorites. Get it while you can if they still have it.

Belgian Barley Wine from Great Divide Brewing Company
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