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Heirloom Pumpkin Barleywine - Almanac Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

596 Ratings
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Ratings: 596
Reviews: 75
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 165
Gots: 129 | FT: 25
Brewed by:
Almanac Beer Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  12.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

50% ale brewed with pumpkins aged in brandy barrels
50% ale brewed with spices

This is a beer made with real pumpkins. We hand-roasted over 500lbs of heirloom pumpkins from La Tercera Farms in Bodega Bay. The caramelized gourds were then added to our velvety American Barleywine and aged in brandy barrels for a year. Finally, we blended the barrel-aged beer with freshly brewed ale and added a delicate hint of pumpkin pie spices to round out this decadent autumn sipper.

(Beer added by: Rollzroyce21 on 08-02-2013)
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Heirloom Pumpkin Barleywine from Almanac Beer Co.
93 out of 100 based on 596 ratings.