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Oak Horizontal - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

274 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 274
Reviews: 58
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 11.36%
Wants: 15
Gots: 51 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jzeilinger on 12-28-2012)
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Photo of smcolw
3.8/5  rDev -6.2%

Small head that leaves a cross between streaks and spots for lace. Deep dark amber color. Clear.

Very sugary aroma. Strong caramel malt smell with a bit of toast.

The sugar is strong on the tongue as well. Quite warming from the alcohol, particularly in the swallow. A perfect compliment to very spicy food. Rich body to the point of oily. Low carbonation enhances this.

smcolw, Sunday at 11:34 PM
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4.16/5  rDev +2.7%

hillind, Friday at 12:52 AM
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

Prost76, Sep 06, 2014
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4.15/5  rDev +2.5%

A-reddish amber color with a decent off-white head and some lacing

S-toffee, oak, bourbon, brown sugar, malt, little pine

T-caramel malt, toffee, vanilla, oak, bourbon, light pine, figs, raisins, hint of orange

F-medium body with light to moderate carbonation, smooth, creamy, alcohol well-integrated

O-a nice complex BA Barleywine, really enjoyed this

MDDMD, Sep 03, 2014
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3.96/5  rDev -2.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

hozersr, Jul 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

reyna311, Jul 17, 2014
Photo of sweemzander
3.91/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

750mL corked and caged bottle poured into a snifter.

(A)- Pours a clear reddish mahogany amber color. Minimal off-white froth.

(S)- A lightly citrus hop note meets a caramel/toffee/fig oaky booze sweetness. Slightly floral to me.

(T)- Again, fairly hoppy with hints at some floral citrus meets oaky bourbon and caramel toffee sweetness.

(M)- Fairly sweet and boozy with that oaky hoppy kick. Its balance is fine, though that slight floral aspect throws it off a bit style-wise for me; definitely not a character you would expect in a barrel aged barleywine.

(O)- Not too shabby. If I had to guess, I think (hope) this will benefit from some extended bottle aging.

sweemzander, Jul 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

Zaphog, Jul 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

bret717, Jul 13, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

johng90, Jul 12, 2014
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Oak Horizontal from Victory Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 274 ratings.