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Widdershins - Left Hand Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

199 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 199
Reviews: 103
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 12.9%
Wants: 11
Gots: 19 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Left Hand Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jarod on 09-22-2003)
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malfunxion

New York

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

08-31-2014 17:29:24 | More by malfunxion
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BobbyOlson

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

08-30-2014 23:40:27 | More by BobbyOlson
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Giggy

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

08-30-2014 23:36:41 | More by Giggy
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ZEB89

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

08-30-2014 17:27:44 | More by ZEB89
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Pahn

New York

4/5  rDev +7.5%

Mini review:

Let it warm. Caramely goodness.

08-29-2014 22:02:00 | More by Pahn
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Roxie_B

Alabama

2.75/5  rDev -26.1%

Appearance: Cloudy amber with a low cream colored head.
Smell: Breezy slight floral hops.
Taste: Sweet, spicy and dry. Bit of fruit and nut to it. As it warms up I am getting an unfortunate combination from floral/citrus hop and alcohol that has morphed into an unshakable taste of nail polish remover.
Mouthfeel: Zesty and prickly with a bit of a burn.
Overall: Could be sweetly drinkable. If it wasn't for that nail polish remover thing.

08-25-2014 02:13:34 | More by Roxie_B
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atlbravsrno1

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

08-22-2014 00:28:53 | More by atlbravsrno1
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MisterE

Florida

4/5  rDev +7.5%

08-01-2014 22:24:11 | More by MisterE
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zestar

California

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

07-29-2014 06:37:57 | More by zestar
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CraftyChuck

New Mexico

5/5  rDev +34.4%

07-28-2014 01:47:56 | More by CraftyChuck
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steamboatbrewer

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

07-21-2014 20:22:02 | More by steamboatbrewer
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Williaar

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

07-19-2014 19:58:53 | More by Williaar
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PicoPapa

Connecticut

4.08/5  rDev +9.7%

22oz bottle. Vintage 2013. Best By 11/15/18. Note: The bottle says 10.7% ABV not 10%. Pours a murky dark brownish amber color with a small amount of head. Some lacing. Boozey aroma with floral hop notes, earth, oak, caramel and a hint of smoke. The taste brings out a lot more of the smoke. Earthy with lots of caramel and dark fruits.Vanilla and a touch of charcoal. Nice oakiness throughout with a finish of more of the smoke. Almost tastes like a boozed up Rauchbier or Smoked Beer in someways. Lightly carbonated. Pretty boozey but not overly hot. This is a very interesting Barleywine. Like I said it seems more like a Smoked Beer to me with some oak flavor but whatever they want to call it I dig it. Definitely one of the more unique Barleywines I have had in recent memory. Overall, I will buy one of these to age for sure.

07-18-2014 01:01:06 | More by PicoPapa
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barczar

Kentucky

3.58/5  rDev -3.8%

Pours a fairly clear caramel copper with minimal head. Sweet caramel malt and fruity specialty malt combine with toasted oak and booze in the aroma. Flavor is a bit fusel, then perfumey and bitter, with a little citrus at the base. The aftertaste is herbal and bitter. Could use some time to kill the alcohol, but there's not much else redeeming that's there.

07-17-2014 23:11:05 | More by barczar
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KAF

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

07-17-2014 02:05:57 | More by KAF
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adam5454

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

07-13-2014 15:49:35 | More by adam5454
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cambabeer

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

06-30-2014 23:21:14 | More by cambabeer
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sammyg832

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

06-27-2014 19:17:50 | More by sammyg832
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RyanStelzner


4.5/5  rDev +21%

06-21-2014 20:05:30 | More by RyanStelzner
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akttr

Michigan

3/5  rDev -19.4%

06-08-2014 06:18:43 | More by akttr
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

06-01-2014 13:34:20 | More by Latarnik
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Zachtheporter

Wisconsin

3.74/5  rDev +0.5%

2014 Vintage.

Pours a pale pinkish sunset amber. Very fizzy sounding for a Barelywine upon being poured. Candied sugar smells along with Oak dominate the nose. There's a slight fruitiness present as well. The oak blends in very well with the malts and hops chosen and dose well to add to the flavor for the most part. The finish is where the oak itself seems the most present but in a subtler sense. Overall a lighter feeling barleywine in the mouthfeel compared to some recent ones I've consumed. Very drinkable, however this isn't necessarily go out of my way to buy again. Could be interesting to see how it cellars over couple of years but overall a rather forgettable Barleywine. Now if this were sold in 12oz 4packs or 6pks maybe id go out and buy more, but at 9.99$ for a bomber, there are other things id prefer to spend my money on. If it were sold cheaper like Wake up Dead that might also be a game changer, but whatever.

05-29-2014 03:07:47 | More by Zachtheporter
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jamaga69

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

05-26-2014 21:02:35 | More by jamaga69
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Nordbier

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

05-24-2014 08:26:09 | More by Nordbier
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Harvey98

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

05-18-2014 00:36:16 | More by Harvey98
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Widdershins from Left Hand Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 199 ratings.