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Kuhnhenn First Gold Rush Barleywine - Kuhnhenn Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

21 Ratings
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Ratings: 21
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 7.39%
Wants: 5
Gots: 5 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Kuhnhenn Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  14.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Assertive citrus and malt on the nose, this
American style Barleywine is amber in color
with golden highlights. It has noticeable bitterness with malty sweetness, yet finishes
quite dry. The high alcohol is present on the
palate but is not overbearing. Quite delicious for you “big beer’ lovers.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 03-16-2013)
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moshea

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

06-30-2014 12:28:38 | More by moshea
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tectactoe

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

03-18-2014 13:14:55 | More by tectactoe
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BuckeyeFaninMI

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

02-16-2014 20:05:30 | More by BuckeyeFaninMI
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BeerBucks

New York

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

02-04-2014 03:40:28 | More by BeerBucks
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Skrypt

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

01-20-2014 23:03:04 | More by Skrypt
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Kunstman

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-14-2013 21:17:19 | More by Kunstman
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iL0VEbeer

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

10-27-2013 18:53:22 | More by iL0VEbeer
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mrebeka

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

10-12-2013 19:56:28 | More by mrebeka
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imfrommichigan

Utah

4/5  rDev -1.5%

09-22-2013 04:15:27 | More by imfrommichigan
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mzeld

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

08-09-2013 02:33:24 | More by mzeld
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Michigan

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

08-02-2013 16:45:37 | More by Michigan
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TheSevenDuffs

Ontario (Canada)

3.78/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

2012 Vintage in to tulip.

A - Hazy dark orange/amber colour with a bright orange glow along the bottom and half a finger of taupe coloured head.

S - Caramel, biscuit, toffee and floral notes.

T - Sweet brown sugar, caramel and toffee flavours are dominant with some floral and fruity flavours also present and a warming alcohol presence throughout.

M - Medium to full body. Light carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

05-15-2013 01:28:01 | More by TheSevenDuffs
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Wade5614

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-14-2013 18:50:37 | More by Wade5614
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Morey

Pennsylvania

3.94/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours orange-brown in color (mostly orange when held to the light). Head initially stood about a half of a finger tall and was beige in color. It dissipated quickly, but there is still a ring of foam left around the outside of my glass with some spotty lace in the center as well.

Aroma: Caramel, Raisins, Grilled Pineapple, Earthy, as well as some Candied Hops.

Taste: Nice combination of subtle hop bitterness and sweet earthy malts right up front. There's some caramelized pineapple and a touch of orange zest towards the middle. A definite sweetness surfaces, but it stops WELL short of cloying, as there is an underlying bitterness that last right on through the finish. I'm getting little to no alcohol, which is quite the feat considering the ABV.

Mouthfeel: This one clocks in right around medium with a carbonation level that is on the lighter side of medium.

Morey's Bottom Line: The back of the bottles says that the Brett is there to lend a bit of pineapple flavor, and I have to agree. It certainly isn't adding much in the way of tartness...although this beer isn't nearly as sweet as I was anticipating either. A really nice sipper in my humble opinion.

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2013 22:33:18 | More by Morey
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BeRanger

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-08-2013 16:29:00 | More by BeRanger
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beergorrilla

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

04-11-2013 02:04:44 | More by beergorrilla
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ROBSTARR

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

04-09-2013 14:53:50 | More by ROBSTARR
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pzymali

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

03-28-2013 01:51:10 | More by pzymali
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jeonseh

Indiana

4.06/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Shared by nasty31.

A - Dark golden barleywine that slightly resembles syrup. No head or signs of carbonation

S - Sweet candied pineapple with slight brown sugar. Slight booziness

T - Sweet pineapple, brown sugar, slight bitter hops and actually has a light funkiness presence to it. There also seems to be flavors of orange and pineapple juice. The finish has light brown sugar, dates, and a slight bourbon presence.

M - Medium, not too thick body, which works well with the barleywine flavor.

O - An interesting barleywine with a strong pineapple presence which is a bit unique for the style. You do get less of the bourbon and oak as the fruitiness is the big presence in this one.

Serving type: bottle

03-25-2013 23:58:19 | More by jeonseh
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Rand_ale_Thor

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

03-20-2013 02:46:24 | More by Rand_ale_Thor
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Zaphog

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

03-16-2013 19:09:00 | More by Zaphog
Kuhnhenn First Gold Rush Barleywine from Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 21 ratings.