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J.W. Lees Vintage Harvest Ale - J.W. Lees & Co (Brewers) Ltd

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

1,218 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,218
Reviews: 793
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 14.12%
Wants: 202
Gots: 171 | FT: 11
Brewed by:
J.W. Lees & Co (Brewers) Ltd visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  11.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 12-18-2000)
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dmamiano

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Really excited to drink this one..2002 vintage shared by fellow BA aherberger...thanks.
This beer looked good, dark and tawney with a small head and lacing to beat the band.
Smell was one that made the eyes roll back in my head. Heavy malt sweetness, very fruity and deep.
Taste was big, no, make that huge on malt sweetness, thick and heavy with a very big mouthfeel. This was a real sipper, reminding me of almost drinking liquid candy.
I cant believe that body from this beer.
A real enjoyable treat to have during a "brew" session.

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2008 13:20:41 | More by dmamiano
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev 0%

11-16-2011 17:14:09 | More by JAHMUR
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

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browniewithnuts

Pennsylvania

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ObiWanKushnobi

Minnesota

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ArchEnemyBrew

Washington

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1up

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psumjl269

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AdamP

Pennsylvania

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ShemRahBoo

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iL0VEbeer

New Jersey

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koopa

New Jersey

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nanobrew

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11-14-2011 20:37:45 | More by nanobrew
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Mscarpen

Tennessee

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Nobcefus

Pennsylvania

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Roy1586

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fredmugs

Indiana

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Pete27lax

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t0rin0

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bbrown12

New Jersey

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Benjiehorn

Illinois

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pmarlowe

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2002 vintage. Tulip glass.

Pours light mahogany with a cap of off-white foam. Pretty good lacing. Aroma is toast and honey, sherry with dark fruit like black currant and fig. Smells good with nice complexity. Taste is... wow, blast of sweetness which hits you up front and then fades into a nice, long honey finish. Honey and sherry are dominant flavors. Full bodied, a minimal carbonation which is fitting for the style, slight acidity which provides some nice structure. Overall, this is a very nice slow sipper for those with a sweet tooth.

Serving type: bottle

05-17-2011 05:50:13 | More by pmarlowe
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DRBiser

Maryland

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DarthGuitarHero

Minnesota

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07-26-2012 14:14:41 | More by DarthGuitarHero
J.W. Lees Vintage Harvest Ale from J.W. Lees & Co (Brewers) Ltd
95 out of 100 based on 1,218 ratings.