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Sisyphus - Real Ale Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

579 Ratings
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Ratings: 579
Reviews: 314
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 12.44%
Wants: 41
Gots: 122 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Real Ale Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  11.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: aracauna on 12-18-2002)
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3.59/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

2011 Vintage

A - Poors an amber/orange color with a eggshell colored head. Head dissipated quickly but left a ring clinging around the glass.

S - Dark Fruit with hints of citrus. Also getting some honey

T - Similar with the nose. Taste like figs and orange followed by hops. I imagine this might have been a hop bomb when it was fresh as there is still a punch from the hops with 3 years of age.

M - Medium body with nice carbonation.

O - Decent american barley wine. Not bad.

mikul93, May 27, 2014
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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Drank one that was about a year old...not sure how the age affected the taste because i've never had this beer before.

a: cloudy, orange coloring w/ light carbonation. not much of a head developed and disappeared quickly
s: sweet apricot aroma, piney hop aroma. possibly a little spice
t: sweet taste that is quickly countered by the bittering hops. hop flavor not overpowering but balances the sweetness very well. i'm an ipa fan so i generally enjoy hops and this beer has it
m: soft without much carbonation
o: good balanced beer. it's borderline too sweet for me, but they loaded it up on hops to save the day! i will be drinking this beer again!

BoozerBrad, May 02, 2014
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Sisyphus from Real Ale Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 579 ratings.