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§ucaba - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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100
world-class

3,450 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,450
Reviews: 739
rAvg: 4.53
pDev: 8.17%
Wants: 962
Gots: 2,013 | FT: 176
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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Roguer

Connecticut

4.48/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Thin, 1/2 finger cream head, quickly dissipating. Brew is a dark burgundy, nearly black, and glowing.

Very little on the nose, other than vanilla. It's an incredibly subtle aroma; even as it warms, just a bit of bourbon comes through, and maybe a hint of coconut and chocolate.

Incredible panoply of flavors immediately assaults the palate: toasted coconut, vanilla, and fried banana. Bourbon and oak are firmly in the background. Plenty of caramel and molasses, as well. Some chocolate.

Very noticeable sting, but not too much heat. Medium overall feel.

This is an incredibly complex beer that hits you with multiple flavors from first sip, and continues until the glass is empty. Absolutely fantastic.

Serving type: on-tap

05-13-2014 00:03:13 | More by Roguer
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§ucaba from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
100 out of 100 based on 3,450 ratings.