Lawyers, Guns & Money - Crazy Mountain Brewing Company

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88
very good

48 Ratings
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Ratings: 48
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.08%
Wants: 8
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Crazy Mountain Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: theformula on 07-16-2012)
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Photo of blindtiger24
3.71/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Hazy orange / garnet color. Very thin head that settles on the edges, slight carbonation. Big pine hops on the nose with orange citrus notes. Malty at the start but dominated by bitter, piney, sticky hops. Malt flavor remains present and candied sugar pops in a bit to help cut some pithy, citrus rind bitterness at the end. Not overly boozy and a little drying. While I've had a number of hoppy Barleywines, this one might have been better suited with some more malt and sweetness to balance it out. This was the first Barleywine I've seen in a can, which was cool.

Photo of russpowell
3.65/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a semi-hazed amber with a thumb+ of cream colored head. Only slightly above average head retention & lacing

S: Pineyness & breadyness, a little pineapple & mango once warm

T: Pineapple, pineyness, a little grassiness & cakeyness up front. Leafy hops, astringency as this warms, & more pineapple, some dryness & even a bit of peppery hops. Finishes with pineapple, grassy hops & just a bit of grapefruit & some pear showing up late to the party, with just a little boozey warmth

MF: Medium bodied, delicate carbonation, warming, skews too hoppy for the style

Drinks easy, but seems more like a DIPA to me, just not true to style enough. I've had plenty of hop forward American BWs that work, this drives too far out of the lane

Photo of Dsg10
4.65/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of spoony
3.8/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of LeeryLeprechaun
3/5  rDev -24.4%

Good aroma and nice flavor. Fairly well balanced, alcohol is hidden well. I actually really enjoyed the beer but it was canned and there was a large amount of trub and yeast in the can, enough to make the beer rather unattractive.

Photo of rsquared59
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of GarthDanielson
3.81/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a can into a snifter, the beer is an opaque, hazy, bright, copper coloring with no head. Aromas of booze forward, with sugary sweetness, tropical fruits, caramel, toffee, vanilla, tangy cream, woody notes, subtle hops bitterness, floral highlights, apricots, and bready qualities. Flavors are tangy sweet forward, with a rich caramel and toffee blend, with subtle charred wood notes, tangy cream highlights, booze undertones, subtle hops spice and bitterness, and earthy notes. Pretty slick and mid-bodied, with a warmth building towards the end. The aftertaste is more of the rich sweetness and warmth, with a slick, lingering finish.

Photo of ScaryEd
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of ilikebeer03
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of Drahtschwein
4.04/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of Coplains
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of yarnbomb
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Bitter, bready, hides the booze. I like my barleywines on the sweeter side, but I respect this one anyway.

Photo of birchstick
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of ThaJokerWild
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of JohnParadee
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of CRJMellor
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of GRG1313
3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

Photo of BDeibs
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of BuckeyeFaninMI
4.01/5  rDev +1%

Photo of krome
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of jgunther71
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of ortie
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of Beaver13
3.93/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz can. Pours hazy reddish copper with a smallish off white head that goes to a thin film that leaves some lacing.

The aroma is sweet caramel malts, fruit and some dank, resiny hops.

The flavor is sweet caramel and toffee with some fruit and a big resiny hop finish. The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied with low carbonation.

Overall, a nice hoppy barley wine.

Photo of condorsim
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of jemarent
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

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Lawyers, Guns & Money from Crazy Mountain Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 48 ratings.