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Behemoth Blonde Barleywine - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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1,470 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,470
Reviews: 545
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.65%
Wants: 526
Gots: 519 | FT: 33
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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schinebd

Massachusetts

4.38/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - A light copper/orange color with ruby highlights and and fair translucence that refracts light in golden brown and light yellow. Absolutely amazing color. A white head forms on pour and slowly recedes, but laces the glass quite well.

S - A heavy fruit smell with cherries and pear, complemented by some muted citrus hop flavor. Some mild caramel sits underneath, and some booze burn if you sniff too hard.

T - The strong fruit smell leads well into the taste. The aforementioned cherry and pear are present with some pine hops in the middle for balance and a finish of syrupy caramel. the hops are perfectly stated as they come in the middle, complement the fruit and provide balance and then quickly fade, letting the caramel malt go to work. A very first course, main course, dessert presentation. Well done.

Mouthfeel - Very thick, with some slight sugary syrup. A fair amount of carbonation, maybe slightly excessive for a beer with this much flavor.

D - The alcohol is hidden quite well, but its still there and you can feel it after a bomber. Still a deliciously sweet brew that was almost too easy to drink, especially since this is such a sipper.

My favorite barley wine.

Serving type: bottle

09-13-2009 21:42:49 | More by schinebd
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Behemoth Blonde Barleywine from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 1,470 ratings.