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§ucaba (Abacus) - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

§ucaba (Abacus)§ucaba (Abacus)

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

2,951 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2951
Reviews: 711
rAvg: 4.53
pDev: 8.17%


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)

(Beer added by: SacoDeToro on 02-21-2008)
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rlee1390

Indiana

4.33/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A-Clear deep ruby amber, one finger head

S-Bourbon, oak, wood, toffee and caramel.

T-Oak and bourbon, caramel even some coffee, darker fruits and chocolate.

M-Medium bodied, chewy not much carbonation

O-A top notch barleywine, the barrel aging was a great addition. A great brew.

Serving type: bottle

04-29-2012 18:15:55 | More by rlee1390
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§ucaba (Abacus) from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
100 out of 100 based on 2,951 ratings.