Iron & Barleywine - Funky Buddha Brewery

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Reviews: 3
Hads: 31
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: n/a
Wants: 6
Gots: 10 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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Florida, United States

Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: ThatsThatDude on 05-07-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

English-Style Barleywine Aged in Cabernet Barrels

Iron & Barleywine is an English-style barleywine brewed with a balancing array of hops. Notes of citrus, plum, pear, grape, wine, fig, honey, and rock candy blend into a complex, slow sipping brew. The barrel aging adds a distinct vineous quality, prominently featuring the flavors of red wine and toasted oak. This special release bottle was aged for three months in California oak cabernet barrels. Ready to drink now, or cellar for future enjoyment.
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Reviews: 3 | Hads: 31
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4.16/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chinchill
3.35/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Feel: medium body; light carbonation; a bit hot.
Aroma: fruity and (too) floral. Lightly boozy.
Flavor: sweet and boozy ... very boozy.
O: decent, but poorly hidden alcohol. Would probably benefit from aging. (213 characters)

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4/5  rDev n/a

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4.18/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.75/5  rDev n/a

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3.8/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev n/a

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3.75/5  rDev n/a

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4.25/5  rDev n/a

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3.75/5  rDev n/a

On draft, pours a dark ruby red, good carbonation.

The nose is pine and resin hops, crystal malt, caramel, a little brown sugar, oak and smells a little acidic from the red wine. The flavor is bright, citrus, dark fruit, grape, and a little honey. The barrel is present, a little oak and toast, but nothing crazy. The mouthfeel is sticky, but this has a good balance between the flavors. (391 characters)

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4.25/5  rDev n/a

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2/5  rDev n/a

Photo of dar482
3.71/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The beer smells towards an American barleywine, or towards something I wouldn't like.

On the other hand, the flavor is quite balanced. While the hops are a bit more aggressive than an English barleywine, they are balanced by light caramel sweetness and barrel character.

Quite interesting, but very lacking in mouthfeel as the beer drinks a bit watery. (354 characters)

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4/5  rDev n/a

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4/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.93/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev n/a

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4.07/5  rDev n/a

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Iron & Barleywine from Funky Buddha Brewery
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