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Old Horizontal - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,566 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1,566
Reviews: 1,063
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 10.34%
Wants: 90
Gots: 109 | 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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yen157

New Jersey

4.7/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Very pretty looking beer, hazy amber orange with some haze. The head soon settled leavging a thin layer of very vine bubbles on the surface of the beer. Pineapple citrus nose similar to Storm King, IMO. Also, notes of honewdew melon, alcohol, walnuts?, and rich toasted malt. This was an exceptional sipping beer. Very smooth from both sugariness and fine carbonation. Long finish lingers from minutes after each sip. Surving to the absolute end is a sweetness which combines with the soft hop flavor to remind me of the delicate sweetness of iceberg lettuce. Victory does it yet again!

Serving type: bottle

12-26-2002 05:52:51 | More by yen157
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About to go for a walk (Dave is still peeing).

The beer is dark orange / copper with a half inch of tan head. Smells hoppy, boozy, malty. Big beer. ¿Que hora es? Citrus soaked in alcohol. Notes of pine with some alcohol sugars. Good flavor, but the alcohol is too forward. I have trouble appreciating beers of this ilk, where both the malt and hop profiles are so grand that they seem to compete for dominance, rather than dance in harmony. Hop bitterness and alcohol longer on the palate. Overall, good, though not my cup of tea (beer).

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Old Horizontal from Victory Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,566 ratings.