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Old Horizontal - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,563 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1,563
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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beermanbrian

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4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Orange/brown color. Heavy pour produces a 1 1/2 finger tan head that fades quickly to leave a film with a crater like appearance. Fairly active level of carbonation. Smell is full of caramel and citrus. From the smell i was afraid that it would be a little too sweet for my taste but it has plenty of bitterness to balance things out. Each sip gives a burst of sweetness followed by a drying bitterness and then finishes with a slight alchol bite. At 11% that is no surpise. Drinkability suffers for me because this is a one and done beer for me. It is just so big that i couldn't imagine having more than one in a sitting. Having said that, it is a must try beer and great for sitting down and sipping. Another Victory beer that lives up to their high standards.

Serving type: bottle

02-23-2006 01:30:47 | More by beermanbrian
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Old Horizontal from Victory Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,563 ratings.