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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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sevopie

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 2.5

Deep ruby amber with a light brown head that stays relatively thick throughout. Pretty good lacing.

Boozy sugary sweet, with mild citrus hop hints in the periphery. Caramel and apple come to the front, while there are touches of dark fruit and spice in there.

Caramel, bread, apple, and alcohol are the most prominent flavors. Some smokiness finds its way into the flavors intermittently, and there's some grassy notes on the finish.

Pretty solid body here, as to be expected from one this high in ABV, and while the carbonation is fine, it is plentiful.

The character of this beer seems to wander a bit, but I find myself liking it more the more I drink it. The smokiness begins to find its way through more of the flavors, and in turn mellows everything out including the booziness. I couldn't do more than one of these in a sitting, but it is definitely a tasty beverage.

Serving type: bottle

02-06-2010 06:39:12 | More by sevopie
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Old Horizontal from Victory Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,561 ratings.