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Galaxian Barleywine - Bootlegger's Brewery

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very good

44 Ratings
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Ratings: 44
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 8.1%
Wants: 8
Gots: 8 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Bootlegger's Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: womencantsail on 01-29-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.
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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

On-tap at Beachwood I,

A: Pours a deep amber to red with a medium white head, good lace.

S: Deep piney hop notes, cedar and pink grapefruit, great malty undercurrent.

T: Pine and grapefruit, hop forward and it shows. The malt is very good here, crystal style, biscuit, quite forward. A very good mix of flavour. Like Hog Heaven meets Old Ruffian.

M: Medium to full-bodied, creamy, resiny, thick, a tad thin by the finish.

O: A very good barleywine. Now April's getting hot, maybe a little late for these types of beers, but I certainly enjoyed it.

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1327th Review on BA
Bottle to Snifter
22 oz

2012 Release

Thanks to my boy Jeremy for snagging one for me.

App- A very deep deep sunset orange with a tinge of gold and yellow intermixed. A small one finger head with a mild cling. A bit of dish soap bubbles around the edges with some film.

Smell- A good nose but very fresh. but what did I expect. Its an 11% Monster. A very large damp citrus with some succulent hop notes. Rich creamy malts and no sign of booze though.

Taste- The debate rages with this beer. BW vs. Monster DIPA. The one beer that I would say could make an arguement for the title. Taste was much like the nose with a ton of damp citrus with a good amount of creamy rich malts. A nice blending but just a bit young still.

Mouth- A full medium body with a perfectly medium carbonation. Rich, creamy, caramel and citrus after taste.

Drink- This was a beer where it was hard to tell where one style ended and another began. A good beer, but still young. Needs to sit for a bit.

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Pours a murky dark honey orange with a foamy khaki head that settles to an oily film on top of the beer. Foamy streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, brown sugar, caramel, and citrus zest aromas. Taste is much the same with a candied citrus zest flavor on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer with some great aromas and tasty flavors.

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Galaxian Barleywine from Bootlegger's Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 44 ratings.