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Old Horizontal - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,673 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 1,673
Reviews: 1,071
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 10.1%
Wants: 96
Gots: 121 | 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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4.16/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

1 Year of Age

Appearance- Deep amber, mahogony, glistening ruby when held to light, fairly transparent. Pours half finger thick off-white head, soapy/bubbly. Excellent lacing on sides of glass.
Aroma- Big fruitiness, dark winter fruits, dates, fig, plum, raisins. Also some brighter fruits as well, apricot, cherries, berries. Big molasses and caramel sweetness underneath.
Taste- Fruity sweetness, also a bitterness from the darker fruit flavors. Toasted malts, caramel, and a real sweet molasses. Moves from sweet to bitter on the end, slight hop remains, warming alcohol.
Feel- Sticky and slightly creamy, borders between medium to full. Lower carbonation.
Overall- Blend of fruit flavors are quite pleasant, darker fruits and brighter fruits strike a beautiful balance. Molasses and caramel sweetness from the malts make for a wonderful backbone and feel to the beer. A very forward bitterness punches in at the back end, toastier malts, ever so slight hop character remaining, and warming alcohol notes.

OrangeMen, Nov 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

2013 vintage. Smell of grapefruit, caramel, sugar cane and hint of pepper.
In mouth it's tastefull. Great balance between sugar and hops. Citrus, sugar cane and alcohol. Alcohol is quite hidden for 11 abv.
Final is bitter and fruity

Franck, Nov 09, 2014
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Old Horizontal from Victory Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,673 ratings.