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Alesmith Old Numbskull - Rye Barrel Aged - AleSmith Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
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58 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 58
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 9.74%
Wants: 28
Gots: 26 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
AleSmith Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: socalbrewlvr on 10-08-2013)
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

08-25-2014 15:30:56 | More by ygtbsm94
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -24.6%

08-11-2014 17:39:35 | More by mendvicdog
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Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Thanks to RussianDragon for the share.

The beer is mostly clear and appears a golden amber hue with a small tan head. Aromas of malt, dark fruit, raisin, caramel malt, oak, booze. Light sweetness with warming alcohol throughout. Raisin bread and figs with sweet bready booze. Toasted malt with vanilla and caramel. A nice sipping beer and a good bottle to share.

08-09-2014 07:06:41 | More by Huhzubendah
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DanGeo

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

08-07-2014 13:37:54 | More by DanGeo
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jmkoller11

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

07-21-2014 20:09:56 | More by jmkoller11
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zestar

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

07-19-2014 06:12:59 | More by zestar
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PeakedInHighSchool

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

07-18-2014 18:44:25 | More by PeakedInHighSchool
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Billyamp5


4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

06-30-2014 17:59:48 | More by Billyamp5
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kjkinsey

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

06-26-2014 02:44:23 | More by kjkinsey
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Texasfan549

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

06-26-2014 02:37:12 | More by Texasfan549
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newellmelissaa


4/5  rDev -7.2%

06-21-2014 21:45:39 | More by newellmelissaa
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fishmich

Michigan

4/5  rDev -7.2%

06-11-2014 19:57:27 | More by fishmich
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tectactoe

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

06-09-2014 11:44:53 | More by tectactoe
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Duff27

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

06-08-2014 22:02:47 | More by Duff27
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mrebeka

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

06-08-2014 20:58:09 | More by mrebeka
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I_BYE_MI_BEER

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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westcoastbeerlvr

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

05-24-2014 22:27:51 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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sweemzander

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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tjmodica

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

05-20-2014 15:05:31 | More by tjmodica
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CoolEthan

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

05-12-2014 22:42:54 | More by CoolEthan
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SocalKicks

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

05-12-2014 15:18:25 | More by SocalKicks
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gshak

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

05-10-2014 23:09:08 | More by gshak
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mdlb44

California

3.75/5  rDev -13%

05-10-2014 19:29:50 | More by mdlb44
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BeerFMAndy

Wisconsin

4.41/5  rDev +2.3%

750 ml capped bottle poured into a snifter.
11% ABV, Bottled on 09/10/13

A - Rustic and muddy copper in color, this barrel-aged 11% brew pours with a fleeting ivory foam that fizzles out to a loose cap of foam.

S - Boozy rye whiskey with nice sharp notes of spicy rye that wonderfully compliment the robust, bready malt base. Whiskey balls dipped in caramel dissolve in the nose with a finish of earthy, lightly pine-kissed hops.

T - Incredibly smooth barrel aging brings mellow rye spice to the rich malt base with lightly whiskey-dipped marble rye bread drizzled with caramel.

M - Barrel-aged Old Numbskull brings a really nice smoothness to the palate that, despite the beer's really malty body, finishes dry and slightly thin from the high alcohol.

O - This barrel-aged Old Numbskull is pretty nice; the aroma is bold, the flavor and body are smooth. The barrel-aging is complimentary to the base beer which brings everything together wonderfully.

05-03-2014 00:45:57 | More by BeerFMAndy
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Sean9689

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

04-23-2014 12:55:47 | More by Sean9689
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Alesmith Old Numbskull - Rye Barrel Aged from AleSmith Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 58 ratings.