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§ucaba - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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§ucaba§ucaba

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

3,587 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,587
Reviews: 745
rAvg: 4.53
pDev: 8.39%
Wants: 985
Gots: 2,068 | FT: 179
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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valdieu2

Maine

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

08-23-2013 01:11:12 | More by valdieu2
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SGToliver

Washington

5/5  rDev +10.4%

08-22-2013 17:30:35 | More by SGToliver
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donkeyrunner

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

Dark brown beer. Sparse, scraggly head but phenomenal retention. Came in a fancy cardboard box. Wax seal that for once wasn't a pain to cut off.

Not at all like the toffee fruit cake English barleywine I was expecting, this is one of those phenomenally complex beers one can pull flavors from all night. I smell chocolate biscotti, chocolate covered espresso beans, bourbon, black cherries and red grapes scraped across an oak barrel. Tastes like molasses cookies, bourbon and a port-like dark fruit. Chocolate syrup. Still warm after 6 months in the cellar.

A beer worthy of its high ratings.

08-22-2013 04:33:03 | More by donkeyrunner
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C_S

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

08-22-2013 00:52:39 | More by C_S
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ianroodt

California

5/5  rDev +10.4%

08-20-2013 23:12:30 | More by ianroodt
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Zoso2772

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

08-20-2013 20:22:06 | More by Zoso2772
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kevrice88

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

08-19-2013 22:50:27 | More by kevrice88
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Celtics76

Rhode Island

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

08-19-2013 19:35:15 | More by Celtics76
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david131

California

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

08-18-2013 07:44:19 | More by david131
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Theortiz01

Texas

5/5  rDev +10.4%

08-17-2013 16:19:01 | More by Theortiz01
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jschonert

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

08-17-2013 13:12:32 | More by jschonert
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jasoncheb

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

08-17-2013 11:58:35 | More by jasoncheb
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Chiefilliniwek

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

08-15-2013 16:59:35 | More by Chiefilliniwek
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justwork

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

08-15-2013 04:22:59 | More by justwork
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mvdillman

Indiana

5/5  rDev +10.4%

08-15-2013 01:55:14 | More by mvdillman
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brywhite

California

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

08-14-2013 23:38:42 | More by brywhite
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GeorgiaBeerGuy

Georgia

5/5  rDev +10.4%

08-14-2013 16:08:20 | More by GeorgiaBeerGuy
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HevvyMetalHippie

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

08-14-2013 01:47:02 | More by HevvyMetalHippie
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vk1231

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

08-13-2013 22:40:35 | More by vk1231
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jriggins6

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

08-13-2013 15:19:57 | More by jriggins6
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fortheunheard

New York

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

08-12-2013 20:39:04 | More by fortheunheard
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LaneMeyer

California

4.36/5  rDev -3.8%

2011 Abacus poured into a tulip.

A - Deep brown and red, very little grey/white head.

S - Big bourbon, chocolate and raisin right up front. Figs, dates, caramelized sugar, cotton candy, caramel, chocolate covered cherries, angel tears.

T - Bourbon, raisin, strawberries and cream flavored candy, dates,

M - thick and warming. Low carbonation.

O - Still a great beer, different than fresh, has definitely cooled down a bit. A strange candy flavor has emerged. I prefer it fresh.

08-12-2013 05:43:21 | More by LaneMeyer
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Charliechu

California

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

08-11-2013 06:13:11 | More by Charliechu
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TrickkyGangsta

Florida

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

08-11-2013 01:58:38 | More by TrickkyGangsta
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Flabbyjandro

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

08-11-2013 01:35:35 | More by Flabbyjandro
§ucaba from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
100 out of 100 based on 3,587 ratings.