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§ucaba - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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§ucaba
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100
world-class

3,361 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,361
Reviews: 734
rAvg: 4.54
pDev: 8.15%
Wants: 958
Gots: 1,982 | FT: 173
Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  12.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
2011 Reserve Series Bottle Notes:
O.G. 27 Plato
F.G. 4.7 Plato
I.B.U. 42 units
Yeast: British Ale (House)
Cases: 1500 produced
Color: 36SRM (Dark Ruby)

2014 Bottle Notes
O.G. 27 Plato
F.G. 4.7 Plato
I.B.U. 42 units
Yeast: British Ale (House)
Cases: 3500 produced
Color: 36SRM (Dark Ruby)

(Beer added by: SacoDeToro on 02-21-2008)
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AwYeh

Ohio

4.33/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

22oz bottle split with madvermin in May 2011; thanks for splitting this one with me. Updated ratings in March 2012 after a bottle of §ucaba.

A: Clear but dark reddish brown, lots of bubbles flowing up throughout and a decent light tan head which hangs around for a while. (originally 4.5)

S: Quite enjoyable; very sweet with light citrus flavors, red cherries, floral notes, and a smell that's very similar to honey all complement a heavy caramel and toffee backbone here. (originally 3.5, seemed stronger this time)

T: Very sweet to start things off, huge caramel and toffee presence here. Floral and citrus hops bolster the flavors of the sweet malts, but their bitter tones provide a nice balance. Long, lingering, caramel and hoppy finish. Light ethanol flavor just shows up on the finish, but its spiciness complements rather than detracts from the taste. (originally 4.0)

M: Medium-bodied with light-moderate carbonation and a very sticky finish, especially considering the medium body.

O: A good beer, really enjoyed it on the second run and I'm looking forward to my next chance to have it. Very solid, get this one if you can (easier now with expanded production). (originally 4.0)

Serving type: bottle

05-15-2011 10:06:27 | More by AwYeh
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§ucaba from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
100 out of 100 based on 3,361 ratings.