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Old Horizontal - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,561 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 1,561
Reviews: 1,062
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 10.34%
Wants: 90
Gots: 108 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-23-2001)
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Thur123

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4.1/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

This beer pours a deep plum red or maybe the color of fresh brewed brown tea. The head was almost nonexistent with a thin ring on the outside of the glass. The carbonation is almost nonexistent as well. This beer is still and serious. The smell is deep dark fruits like figs and plums, with maybe a bit of apricot. There is a significant bitter hop edge as well as a pine wood resin like smell.

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The flavor starts with sweet fruits before the hops push that out of the way and takes over, bringing much pine and herbal bitterness to this, which is overpowering the initial sweetness but in its own right is very tasty. The mouth feel is what I expected, maybe a bit on the thin side, but it doesn't add or take away really so...
This is a really good barleywine with a woodsy malt and hop profile with an underlying sweetness that makes this very tasty, but not overly drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

12-08-2009 03:28:14 | More by Thur123
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Old Horizontal from Victory Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,561 ratings.