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Backburner (Imperial Barley Wine Style Ale) - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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Backburner (Imperial Barley Wine Style Ale)Backburner (Imperial Barley Wine Style Ale)

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

852 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 852
Reviews: 496
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 10.47%
Wants: 62
Gots: 96 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  9.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerTruth on 04-02-2007)
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PicoPapa

Connecticut

3.93/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

22oz bottle. Pours a murky, dark mahogany color with very little head. Minimal lacing. Aroma is booze, brown sugar, dark fruits, malts, and a bit bready. Taste is alcohol and dark fruits upfront. Sweet towards the end. Brown sugar finish. Good amount of malt flavor. The alcohol flavor is somewhat subdued considering the style and Abv. Nice carbonation and body. No Bottled On date so I'm not too sure how much age this has on it. A bit lighter in the flavor department than I like for a barleywine, but this is still a solid example of the style. Overall, good barleywine and worth grabbing.

Serving type: bottle

07-11-2011 06:11:56 | More by PicoPapa
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Backburner (Imperial Barley Wine Style Ale) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 852 ratings.