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Behemoth Blonde Barleywine - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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Ratings: 1383
Reviews: 540
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.65%


Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
A huge, sweet Barley Wine with complex caramel malt notes, balanced by generous hopping and a high alcohol content. This fruity and malty beer is best enjoyed while keeping warm in the brutal winter months.

80 IBU

2005 Bottle release - Pink Wax
2007 Bottle release - Yellow Wax, hands not skull on flat finish label (Brewed in Nov 06)
2008 Bottle release - Purple Wax
2009 Bottle release - Blue Wax
2010 Bottle release - Green Wax
2011 Bottle release - White Wax
2011 Bottle release - Yellow Wax, glossy label, skull on label (Ohio only)
2012 Bottle release - Red Wax
2013 Bottle release - Orange Wax
2014 Bottle release - Blue wax

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-04-2002)
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Bumpon10s

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4.25/5  rDev 0%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Pours red, no I mean red, like a firetruck. Comes with no head an almost no lace.

S - Wow, cherries, berries and citrus is all you get, it is like an air freshener in a glass.

T - The taste hit's you out of left field, this is an INCREDIBLY hoppy barleywine. There are touches of fruits, barley, yeast and carmel, but until it gets to room temperature, the hops dominate. LET THIS BEER WARM.

M - Very smooth with a pretty heavy alcohol burn similar to drinking a wine or spirit.

D - It is a great beer, but is over the top in ABV and taste, this was split in two, and took about an hour and a half to finish, but enjoyed it all.

Serving type: bottle

10-15-2005 07:44:06 | More by Bumpon10s
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Behemoth Blonde Barleywine from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
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