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Black Forest Barleywine - Black Forest Brew Haus

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Black Forest Barleywine
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Ratings: 3
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.21
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Brewed by:
Black Forest Brew Haus visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

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Beer added by: JoeyBeerBelly on 02-28-2010

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Ratings: 3 | Reviews: 2
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4.3/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured a deep deep amber hue with a half finger foamy white head. There was good retention and lacing.

The smell featured a heavy sweet spicy malt and a piney hop.

The taste consisted of a front loaded German malt spice, a touch of cocoa and a juicy resinous hop.

The mouthfeel was toward the lighter side of the style.

Overall a very nice well balanced barleywine.

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4.32/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Fresh filled growler from Black Forest Brew Haus served in a snifter.

L - reddish-brown color with a small beige head that goes away after a while.
S - piney hops and plums, very nice aroma.
T - upfront flavors of dark fruits without too much sweetness and then a blast of bitter hops kicks in and finishes things off.
F - medium bodied with a crisp, dry feel.
D - easy drinking and very tasty.

Final Note: This is a very good American Barleywine.
If there was wider distribution of this brew it would easily be in the top 10 for the style.

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Black Forest Barleywine from Black Forest Brew Haus
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