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Small Batch Series No. 8: English Style Barleywine - Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling

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Small Batch Series No. 8: English Style Barleywine
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BA SCORE
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29 Ratings
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Ratings: 29
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 14.71%
Wants: 0
Gots: 5 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: msanborn on 03-13-2014)
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BeerandWhiskeyHQ

Illinois

4.06/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

10% ABV
Bottled 2-3-14

Appearance
Poured a beautiful non-transparent orange/gold with a small flaked oatmeal colored head. Heavy lacing.

Nose
Malt, toffee, fruit, slight alcohol note

Palate
BIG flavor, packed with well -balanced and highly bitter character that finishes clean and lingers to ages. Notes of fruit, caramel malt, sugary toffee, lots of lightly roasted malt character.

Overall
This is a very big and powerful beer that somehow manages to be very delicate, balanced and flavorful without being a chore to drink. The 10% ABV is well hidden in my opinion and does pack a punch. This is one to age and savor

-BeerandwhiskeyHQ.com

Serving type: bottle

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Small Batch Series No. 8: English Style Barleywine from Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling
84 out of 100 based on 29 ratings.