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Ben Nevis Barley Wine - Boston Beer Works - Canal Street

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Ben Nevis Barley Wine
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Ratings: 1
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 4.02
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Boston Beer Works - Canal Street visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Beer added by: smcolw on 05-14-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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4.02/5  rDev n/a
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nearly no head and certainly no lace. Not surprising for the style, although it is far more stark than most. The color is a muddy, dark brown where light passes through the edges easily.

Smells like Marichino cherries, in a word, sweet. Reminds me of a Kriek without Amy sourness. Different and appealing.

Initially, it starts off rather dry but within a second the Kriek takes over. I find this beer to be very interesting--it doesn't fit the Barley Wine profile as much as the Lambic one, even though there is no sourness or yeast bite. Still, the combination of the two styles is very appealing.

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Ben Nevis Barley Wine from Boston Beer Works - Canal Street
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