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London Balling - Against The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse

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London Balling
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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

171 Ratings
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Ratings: 171
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 6.67%
Wants: 22
Gots: 15 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Against The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse visit their website
Kentucky, United States

Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  12.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
English style barleywine brewed with Maris Otter pale, Aromatic and caramel malts, then balanced with English Nugget and Kent Goldings hops. Aged in Angel's Envy bourbon barrels for nearly 3 months.

(Beer added by: JDizzle on 03-01-2012)
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4.26/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.12/5  rDev -1.9%

Bottle from Hop City when I visited Atlanta. Pours murky brownish amber into my glass with a small yellow khaki head. Nice aroma of sweet fruits, figs, some bron sugar, toffee, vanilla, light booze, and some cardboardyness. Flavor is caramel and fruit, vanilla bourbon, oak, brown sugar. Nice. Medium plus bodied, booze heat, and carbonation that is medium plus (maybe a bit much for the style). Tastes better than it smells. Pretty good stuff with heavy barrel notes.

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4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a viscous hazy lighter brown color with a light tan head. Smell has has a lot of caramel aromas forward in the nose along with hints of apples bourbon oak and vanilla. Taste follows the nose with sweet caramel and grainy flavors along with apple bourbon toffee tobacco vanilla and oak in the finish. Mouthfeel is medium to thick in body and lightly carbonated.

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London Balling from Against The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse
93 out of 100 based on 171 ratings.