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Hog Heaven Barley Wine - Avery Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,697 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,697
Reviews: 878
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 11.62%
Wants: 47
Gots: 130 | FT: 2
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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SeanChouffe

New Mexico

3.13/5  rDev -21%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

Pours a copper/red color with low effervescence, and a golden/yellow head (with very low retention). Lacing is sticky and moves slow. The aroma is of hops!, with a fruity background and a hint of caramel. The taste has a slightly sweet start, with a quick dry middle and lasting hop bitterness at the finish. The Mouthfeel is smooth and creamy at the start with low CO2 and a residual hop bite that remains on the palate.

Hops, hops, hops. This brewing company boasts of having a beer with 100IBU's. Dude! I just don't get the attraction to such an overdose.

Serving type: bottle

10-31-2003 02:37:27 | More by SeanChouffe
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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 1,697 ratings.