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The Vermonster - Rock Art Brewery

The VermonsterThe Vermonster

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BA SCORE
87
very good

447 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 447
Reviews: 229
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.57%


Brewed by:
Rock Art Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
We brewed The Vermonster with 110 pounds of malt per barrel and jacked up the pour into a wide mouth thin glass goblet.

(Beer added by: BeerBeing on 09-23-2007)
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zachary80

Indiana

3.88/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 5 | smell: 2 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz, No date. Recently purchased in Vermont. 100IBU. Poured into a tulip.

Huge rocky sand colored head leaves thick lacing. Body is darker than average for a barleywine, an opaque dark mahogany.

Aroma seems muted. Light metallic note. Some sweet malts come through but nothing is strong.

Flavor is much more bold than the aroma. Deep bitterness throughout that lingers for a long time. Light amount of sweetness from the malts up front but I really like the relatively less sweet profile of this one. Not as complex as some others but I feel it works well with the profile.

You can feel the alcohol on this one, but it isn't overly rough. Body is average for the style, carbonation seems appropriate.

I really like the Veromonster; not sure why the aroma was such a let down. Otherwise a great barleywine. I wish I had another I could cellar for a while.

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2012 01:23:57 | More by zachary80
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The Vermonster from Rock Art Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 447 ratings.