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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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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jmdrpi

Pennsylvania

4.1/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz bottle, no date, but I'm assuming it's a 2011 bottle, and the brewery's website indicates a yearly February release.

appears a cloudy dark brown, with amber highlights at the edges of the glass. thin off-white colored head. strong aroma of sweet caramel malt with a touch of hops. very appetizing.

taste is big malt, as expected - toffee, bready, brown sugar. but not overly sweet, and balanced by a little hop finish. coats the mouth, but not too thick. just enough carbonation, so it drinks smooth.

a nice cold season beer, another Southern Tier success!

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2011 02:40:04 | More by jmdrpi
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rwilde

Ohio

4/5  rDev -0.2%

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JAHMUR

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -0.2%

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truestar

New York

5/5  rDev +24.7%

11-26-2011 01:44:22 | More by truestar
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Beer4Baltimore

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

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Magery

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -25.2%

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spoonhawk

Iowa

4/5  rDev -0.2%

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pest

Ohio

4/5  rDev -0.2%

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kielaf

Florida

5/5  rDev +24.7%

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chickenm

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -0.2%

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deapokid

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.2%

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brandoman63

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.2%

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despond

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -0.2%

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bigdaddypolite

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +24.7%

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whallgren

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +24.7%

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bacher468

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.2%

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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -0.2%

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UncleWesticles

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +24.7%

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tclapper

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -0.2%

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virinow

New York

4/5  rDev -0.2%

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davesway10

Iowa

4/5  rDev -0.2%

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Burt

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -0.2%

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richbrew

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -0.2%

11-15-2011 19:46:07 | More by richbrew
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paulmcm

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +24.7%

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ScreamForMe

Washington

4/5  rDev -0.2%

11-15-2011 07:58:16 | More by ScreamForMe
Backburner (Imperial Barley Wine Style Ale) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 852 ratings.