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Auld Bitch Barleywine - Tahoe Mountain Brewing Co.

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Auld Bitch Barleywine
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85
very good

10 Ratings
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Ratings: 10
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 11.61%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tahoe Mountain Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  11.70% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Fatehunter on 02-27-2013

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Ratings: 10 | Reviews: 4
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Photo of Fatehunter
3.56/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a little(r) cup with one finger of head on a deep copper colored body.
The smell is faint; mild grain and bread. I was hoping for a little more.
The taste is nice with barnyard sweetness and mild lemon bitterness.
The texture is smooth with low carbonation.
A solid barleywine and enjoyable.

Photo of Tony49er
3.97/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Serving Type- On tap poured into a Tulip Glass

Appearance- A beautiful off read color, little head, pretty strong alcohol legs considering this was not the normal Auld Bitch THIS was the Bourbon Barrel Aged version...

Smell- Sweet malts, dark fruits, sweet smell, tons of bourbon notes, some vanilla on the back end...

Taste- Tons of booze considering its 12% ABV, smooth, dark candied fruit, vanilla, bourbon notes, sweet malts,

Mouth feel- Smooth, a almost scotch like sipping beer, great beer for winter

Overall- One of the best Bourbon Barrel Aged Barley-wines I have ever had... a super solid beer and I cant wait to have it again

Photo of kkleu357
4.1/5  rDev +8.2%

From notes on 3/15/14

Nice dark pour. Heavy bourbon smell. Slightly sour aroma. Very strong flavor. Lots of bourbon and chocolate flavors. Very good.

Photo of pagriley
4.5/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle received as an extra in a trade

L - murky chesnut brown, cloudy and turbid - rather unspeakable looking to be honest, lots of lacing and a thick off-white head
S - Bourbon and vanilla - lots of barrel coming through here
T - Creamy soft caramels with booze and awesome. Hop bitterness is almost non-existent (which I like!) so I would actually classify this as an English Style barleywine
F - a touch prickly with carbonation, but creamy and smooth

O - seriously nice bourbon barrel barleywine. Mighty fine effort

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Auld Bitch Barleywine from Tahoe Mountain Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.