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Old Horizontal - Victory Brewing Company

Old HorizontalOld Horizontal

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,488 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 1488
Reviews: 1057
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 10.32%


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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daledeee

Iowa

4.28/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Never drank much barley wine, but I think I could change my mind.

Pours a dark reddish brown with a little head that goes away quickly. The lace is there. This batch was dated January 2001. Can't beat that. Someone else had the patience to age this. The flavors have blended well. Sweet malty and hoppy nose. Taste is hoppy malty and sweet. Leave a dry mouthfeel. This is a very easy drinking strong beer. The taste is very appealling but not quite balanced enough. There is an edge to the hops

Serving type: bottle

02-16-2004 03:49:19 | More by daledeee
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Old Horizontal from Victory Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,488 ratings.