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Moonglow - Half Moon Bay Brewing Company

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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.77
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Half Moon Bay Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  9.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Beer added by: femALEist on 04-28-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews by femALEist:
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4.09/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this on cask at the 2010 Firkin Festival.
Barleywine with East Kent Goldings.

This poured a semi-cloudy orange red.

It smelled light with caramel, toffee, burnt malt, eartthy, black tea and sweet honey flavors.

It tasted of toffee mixed with tropical fruits and a ton of Black tea. It tasted like an unsweetened Tropical Black tea, the kind you would get at Grandma's or at a Tea House. BUT that doesn't make it a bad thing.

Good mouthfeel, good drinkabilty.
It was interesting. I have never had a barleywine like it. I would have liked to have tried this one on its own and not the ending of a cask beer festival.

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4/5  rDev n/a

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4.03/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Kind of chalky on this one. But there is a nice thick sweet tone here, though an after lying bitterness really does seem to kick in on the backside that switches things up. A nice drinker. Definitely a sipper and could use a bit rounding on some of the rougher edges on it, but it works fairly well.

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3/5  rDev n/a

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3.75/5  rDev n/a

Moonglow from Half Moon Bay Brewing Company
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