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Hog Heaven Barley Wine - Avery Brewing Company

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89
very good

1,676 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,676
Reviews: 876
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 11.62%
Wants: 45
Gots: 127 | 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.

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ummswimmin

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4.43/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I have had this beer a couple times in the past. After my first experience with this barley wine, I have decided to pick it up any time I run across it in the future.

Hog Heaven smells great. You get a ton of sweetness immediately. Then you can really smell the hops coming in. This is a hop-heads dream. Of course, there is a lot of venous presence.

The balance is really impressive with that flavor combination. In general, that is why I like barley wines, and Hog Heaven is very high on my list of favorites.

I recommend picking up a bottle, or a dozen. I aged tonights bottle for two years, and I don't regret it. This beer gets better with age.

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2012 00:25:59 | More by ummswimmin
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Hog Heaven Barley Wine from Avery Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,676 ratings.