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Behemoth Blonde Barleywine - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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1,498 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,498
Reviews: 545
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.65%
Wants: 535
Gots: 530 | FT: 34
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

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4.22/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a deep, slightly cloudy copper-mahogany color; barely any head, light lacing

S: Very light, fruity, floral hop notes. Doesn't smell at all like a barleywine

T: Sweet tropical floral hops up front, transitions into a bitter floral maltiness as it hits the middle of the tongue, then finishes with some strong bitter hops and booze

M: Medium-thick viscosity, kind of creamy, but VERY boozy

O: This had some really interesting flavors dancing around in it, but it's so boozy that it's drinkability is affected. With a few years in the cellar to mellow out i think this beer will be incredible

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Yellow wax for the 2011 release in Ohio.
Super special thanks to JM03 for this.

A- Slightly hazy chessnut brown with ruby highlights. Super soapy egg shell colored head that stands about two fingers high and sticks around for a while becore deflating. Lacing is remarkable..

S- Floral hops with a juicy citrus presence of mandarin, grapefruit with a pineapple. Sweet malts provide an almost honey presence. Strawberries and cherries round everything out.

T- Juicy citrus with a potent pine hop taste. Subtle alcohol adds a warming and helps blend the sweetness and bitter together. Dry lingering aftertaste.

M- Medium bodied, lively carbonation and warming alcohol.

O- This is by far the best barleywine I've ever had.

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Behemoth Blonde Barleywine from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 1,498 ratings.