1. Extreme Beer Fest. March 20 & 21, 2015 in Boston, Mass. Join us!
  2. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  3. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Iron & Barleywine - Funky Buddha Brewery

Not Rated.
Iron & BarleywineIron & Barleywine

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
85
very good

20 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 20
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 14.97%
Wants: 4
Gots: 7 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Funky Buddha Brewery visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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.

(Beer added by: ThatsThatDude on 05-07-2014)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 20 | Reviews: 1 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by travisdiener32:
Photo of travisdiener32
4/5  rDev +1.5%

travisdiener32, Jul 31, 2014
More User Reviews:
Photo of jtladner
4/5  rDev +1.5%

jtladner, Aug 21, 2014
Photo of mendvicdog
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

mendvicdog, Aug 07, 2014
Photo of oline73
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

oline73, Aug 08, 2014
Photo of johnwkraft
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

johnwkraft, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of T_Hass
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

T_Hass, Sep 29, 2014
Photo of nmann08
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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.

nmann08, Aug 27, 2014
Photo of papajohn56
2/5  rDev -49.2%

papajohn56, Sep 07, 2014
Photo of djtomain
4/5  rDev +1.5%

djtomain, Jul 29, 2014
Photo of mattmarka1
4/5  rDev +1.5%

mattmarka1, Aug 06, 2014
Photo of BeerMeBro720
4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

BeerMeBro720, Aug 14, 2014
Photo of Thirsty_Moe
4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

Thirsty_Moe, Jul 30, 2014
Photo of jimpdx
4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

jimpdx, Jul 19, 2014
Photo of jcb7472
4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

jcb7472, Oct 08, 2014
Photo of duceswild
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

duceswild, Aug 07, 2014
Photo of jayluf
4.07/5  rDev +3.3%

jayluf, Aug 21, 2014
Photo of yourefragile
3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

yourefragile, Aug 07, 2014
Photo of Beerly-Departed
4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

Beerly-Departed, Jul 31, 2014
Photo of millerbuffoon
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

millerbuffoon, Jul 30, 2014
Photo of starrdogg
4/5  rDev +1.5%

starrdogg, Aug 14, 2014
Iron & Barleywine from Funky Buddha Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 20 ratings.