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AleSmith Old Numbskull - AleSmith Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

979 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 979
Reviews: 443
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 10.19%
Wants: 170
Gots: 276 | FT: 18
Brewed by:
AleSmith Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: xlperro on 02-14-2002)
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Served in a snifter glass.

Appearance: Cloudy brown ale, with a thin head that is a bit off-white. Has a slight orange tint to it and I have to say very beautiful. Heavy bubbles to the body, looks delish. Serously.

Smell: The aroma that this brew gives off is very f'n addicting. Feels like roasted caramel, with a wave of barley hovering your nostrils. Yes I said it.

Taste: Has a caramel alcohol taste, complex and a tad sweet but feels just right. Honestly It's like a honey carbonated bourbon and I am not complaining at all.

Mouth: It's sticky, but only for a few moments...I am pairing it with pretzels and has an almost dessert feel to it.

Overall: I can honestly say this beer is one of the best American Barleywine beers I have had. I actually had one of my favorite a few hours earlier but this just tops it by a few notches. I have seen and hesitated in buying this and finally bit the bullet because I have been impressed with other Alesmith beers, this one hit nail in the coffin, Kevin approved! Salud.

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AleSmith Old Numbskull from AleSmith Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 979 ratings.