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Hog Heaven Barley Wine - Avery Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,699 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,699
Reviews: 878
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 11.62%
Wants: 47
Gots: 131 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  9.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This dangerously drinkable garnet beauty is a hop lover’s delight. The intense dry-hop nose and the alcohol content are perfectly balanced for a caramel candy-like malt finish. This is a serious beer for serious beer afficianados and it only gets better with age. Cellarable for 3 years.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-05-2002)
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Reviews by Nick3:
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Nick3

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4.2/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Beer poured into my Rochefort chalice is burnt orange in color and forms a 2 finger head that dies after a couple minutes. Nose is great and is dominated by malt and caramel. Taste is similar to the nose but the beer is balanced well by the right amount of hops. Definitely some sweetness to this BW but it's not over powering and it makes it quite drinkable. The ABV is hidden really well considering the strength. Definitely enjoyed this beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2009 05:32:54 | More by Nick3
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Acquired the beer... Poured the beer... Drank the beer... Reviewed the beer...

Wasn't horrible, or I wouldn't have even bothered to review it...

Please read the full review "When Pigs Fly: Hog Heaven" here ---> http://bit.ly/1qFJUvE

Cheers - Respect Beer!!

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Hog Heaven Barley Wine from Avery Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,699 ratings.