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Griffin's Bow - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
80
good

635 Ratings
THE BROS
68
poor

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Ratings: 635
Reviews: 228
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 18.47%
Wants: 16
Gots: 60 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  11.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
From the aroma and notes of sweet honeysuckle, pineapple, and grapefruit, to richer hints of burnt sugar, and toffee, this intriguing brew is full of complex flavors. The distinct character of toasted oak adds depth and contrasts the light fruit sweetness. This unique take on a barley wine ale surprises with its smoothness and balance of fruit, hop citrus, and warmth.

Hops: Nelson Sauvin, Zeus
Malts: Two-Row Harrington, Metcalfe, Copeland Pale, Paul’s Caramalt
Aged on toasted oak

(Beer added by: sommersb on 10-28-2011)
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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

From Batch #3, limited edition brews.

Aroma like honeysuckle and grapefruit. Pours a clear orange amber body with thick creamy whit head. Luxurious lacing on glass. Taste is very complex, boozy and fruited at same time. Odd , slightly unpleasant aftertaste.

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Griffin's Bow from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
80 out of 100 based on 635 ratings.