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Kraken (French Oak Aged Sisyphus) - Real Ale Brewing Company

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Kraken (French Oak Aged Sisyphus)
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57 Ratings
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Ratings: 57
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 4.39
pDev: 8.66%
Wants: 6
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Real Ale Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  11.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: champ103 on 03-25-2010)
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On tap @ Meddlesome Moth in Dallas.

A - Cloudy opaque dark amber colour with a ring of cream coloured head.

S - Lots of oak with a nice toast character. Toffee, caramel and a candy-like sweetness.

T - Sweet toffee and caramel. Toasted oak with some astringency. Candy sugar, nuttyness. A warming ABV throughout.

M - Medium to full body. Creamy. Light carbonation.

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An 8 oz. snifter at Hay Merchant on 7/25/2013.

Deep brown with a small head. Dried fruit and vanilla aroma. Similar in flavor to the Highlander but with considerably less sugar. Tastes more as if it has been aged in bourbon barrels than French oak. Mild sweetness with noticeable vanilla characteristics. Surprisingly dry for 11.5 ABV. Medium-light bodied. Exceptionally smooth for a relatively young barleywine.

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Kraken (French Oak Aged Sisyphus) from Real Ale Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 57 ratings.