Olde GnarlyWine - Lagunitas Brewing Company
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Reviews by RunDWP:
4.08/5 rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
Another good beer from Lagunitas.
Pour a sturdy, frothy like head in my tulip glass with plenty of sheeting and lacework on the glass. Nice dark orange color. Aroma of a little toffee. Flavor is a rather sweet, with a complex, toffee-like flavor and some earthy and resiny hops underneath. Very creamy, silky mouthfeel all the way to the end. Could not taste any of the alcohol. Got a little bitter as it warmed up, but all and all, a strong barleywine.
Serving type: bottle
05-23-2009 15:39:35 | More by RunDWP
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4.13/5 rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
2011 keg. 32oz growler fill from Green's PG, poured into a Conquest snifter.
A: Pours a slightly hazy, rich auburn body, with a half-inch of beige head. The head dissipates to just a ring, but laces through the life of the beer.
S: Caramel, and a lot of pine. Way more pine than I would have expected for a 3-4 year old beer.
T: The hops are not as bitter as might be expected from a fresh American barleywine, but they still take center stage here. Lots of pine, then caramel, followed by a little dark fruit mingling with pine again in the finish.
M: Big, lush, without being syrupy.
O: This is a really good, still hoppy barleywine after all these years. It reminds me of how Old Ruffian ages--very well.
Serving type: growler
05-25-2014 00:06:00 | More by Craigory
Olde GnarlyWine from Lagunitas Brewing Company
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