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Olde GnarlyWine - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

939 Ratings
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Ratings: 939
Reviews: 618
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 10.32%
Wants: 107
Gots: 72 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  10.60% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
2011: 10.6% ABV, 69 IBU

(Beer added by: Todd on 09-22-2001)
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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.

Craigory, May 25, 2014
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Olde GnarlyWine from Lagunitas Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 939 ratings.