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Old Gnarly Barleywine - Homer Brewing

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Old Gnarly Barleywine
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Ratings: 3
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 7.62%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Alaska, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  ABV ?

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
This one is so special you may only find it at the Winter Brew and Barleywine Festival in Anchorage, held in January. Whatever the season, it is brewed in the American style of flavor profile, but each year has its own special nuances.

(Beer added by: BeerBeing on 03-28-2006)
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Reviews by wkcyr4:
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4.65/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

S-22 OZ Bomber poured into pint glass

A- Nice Golden color upon pouring. Very little head, not much lacing.

S- Smell was a very woody, oaken aroma, crisp and clean.

T- Taste was exceptional, a little on the dry side.

M- Mouthfeel was full bodied pleasure.

D- Drinkability was smooth with no hint of aftertaste.

9.7% ABV I.B.U. 69.39 O.G. 1.096

wkcyr4, Jan 27, 2008
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

lakersfan16, Nov 18, 2011
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3.95/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Got this beer from the great brawleys in Charlotte nc.
Pours a dark reddish brown with a great white head and froathy formations.
Smell is like an IPA. It's full of floral and piney hops. This is obviously an American Barley wine. Lots of pine and floral hop notes over a very slight malty background.
Taste is malty and crisp in comparison to most barley wines. It has a little prune and tart grapes hinted over some heavy piney hops. Very balanced and normal for the barley wine american style.
Really liked this beer and recommend it to anyone starting out in the style

chaz410, Apr 27, 2009
Old Gnarly Barleywine from Homer Brewing
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.