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Lunker - Steel Toe Brewing

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

114 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 114
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.37%
Wants: 100
Gots: 40 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Steel Toe Brewing visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  14.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Steasy66 on 04-14-2012)
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

oline73, Sep 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

djrn2, Aug 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

Alpar, Aug 15, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

ja09, Aug 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Mplsmetro57, Jul 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

Mesa512, Jun 18, 2014
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5/5  rDev +17.1%

warmbier804, Jun 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

emerge077, Jun 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

mikeincharleston, May 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

thegerm87, May 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

mendvicdog, Apr 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

zrab11, Apr 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

duceswild, Apr 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

ToadiesForCody, Mar 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

SaxmanRick, Mar 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

DaftPatrick, Mar 19, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

monkeybeerbelly, Mar 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Duff27, Mar 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

westcoastbeerlvr, Feb 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

largadeer, Feb 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Zraly, Feb 23, 2014
Photo of egrace84
4.8/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

So I don't review beers too often anymore unless they completely blow me away... Just easier to be a typical, lazy American and give hads, but once I had a taste of this baby I realized I had to do right by her.

A: almost looks a lot like prune juice. No head to be found whatsoever, it's definitely the only un-becoming trait that this beer carries.

S: smells of the smoothest rye whiskey, butterscotch, toffee, caramel, etc. it's all there and easy to differentiate.

T: just as the nose promised and then some! This thing is so smooth and packs so much flavor. Rye whiskey, vanilla, caramel, toffee, heaven... (Yeah you can taste that in there too.)

M:low, medium bodied. Smooth, velvety, not much carb, but wouldn't have it any other way w/ this one.

O: this is in the top three Barleywines that I've had the luxury of enjoying. The nose and taste of this one rival, maybe defeat King Henry IMO. I hope to God that I have the chance to drink this again someday.

egrace84, Feb 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

SpdKilz, Jan 11, 2014
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4.19/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

8oz pour into Hoppin' Frog snifter.

Dark brown, ruby elixir, thin rim of tan head, few wisps of lacing.

Caramel, oak, spice, booze.

Hits the heights here--molasses, caramel, rye/spice, nice whiskey backbone.

Medium body, smooth to slick, balanced.

This one was really hot off the truck, but has balanced nicely with age.

CaptCleveland, Dec 31, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

justwork, Dec 26, 2013
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Lunker from Steel Toe Brewing
94 out of 100 based on 114 ratings.