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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 BarleywineSmall Batch Series No. 8: English Style Barleywine

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BA SCORE
84
good

35 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 35
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 13.64%
Wants: 0
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
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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vmdominguez

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4/5  rDev +7%

04-07-2014 13:28:36 | More by vmdominguez
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FoamInnovation

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4.09/5  rDev +9.4%

Had this barleywine as a sampling at our store. Orange-gold color with very little head. Moderate cloudiness.
Smells of dark honey with a slight creaminess, and a background of European hops.
Tastes of dark honey and cream, soft hops and a slight booziness in the finish.
Overall this gave a great barleywine experience with a nice balance.

03-22-2014 13:49:38 | More by FoamInnovation
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4.36/5  rDev +16.6%

Served from a 375 ml, wax-finished bottle.

A - Medium copper color with some orange and red. Thick, off-white head that lasts. Slightly hazy.

S - Clean, fresh aroma of bready malt. Some bourbon-like notes, honey. Light oak. Hops are earthy and are very much in the background.

T - Lightly toasted bread, sweet and spicy gingerbread note. Light bourbon, honey. Hops bitterness, but flavors are not distinctive. Sweet alcohol.

M - Medium to heavy body. Moderate, silky carbonation. Strong alcohol presence.

O - This is a deep, rich barley wine that favors malt over hops. It appears to be aged in whiskey barrels, but the character it gained is restrained and subtle compared to many barrel-aged beers. This one is still drinkable without being cloying, and it is certainly delicious.

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brentk56

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3.95/5  rDev +5.6%

Appearance: Pours a cloudy copper color with an impressive head; nice stickage that leaves a few strands

Smell: Caramel malt, stone fruit and earthy tones

Taste: Caramel and stone fruit tones, up front, with a developing earthy bitterness; a bit of tobacco arrives in the mid-palate; a bit metallic in the aftertaste

Mouthfeel: Full bodied with low to moderate carbonation

Overall: Well, the good news is that with this beer Ranger Creek has dealt with its carbonation and mouthfeel issue and the flavors here are true to style; the cap on this one was rusty (I had the same problem with SBS No. 7) and that may be responsible for the metallic aftertaste in both beers; I can't help but feel this is a brewery that needs to pay a bit more attention to the small things - caps should not be rusty on their beer bottles, particularly one that is six months old

Thanks, RobertH50, for the opportunity

08-30-2014 01:00:47 | More by brentk56
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3sheets2wind

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4.29/5  rDev +14.7%

Nice one from the dudes at ranger creek.

Presents a hazy gold with light tan head.

Aroma of honey and orange.

Lightly Sweet. Butterscotch. Not much hops. There is an off-putting after taste that develops when it warms.

Thin mouth feel. Didn't detract from the overall. Good quaff.

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