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Sisyphus - Real Ale Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

571 Ratings
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Ratings: 571
Reviews: 313
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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4/5  rDev +1.5%

vmdominguez, May 05, 2014
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4.08/5  rDev +3.6%
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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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Heretic42, Apr 22, 2014
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Getalegup, Apr 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

JamLand, Apr 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

jdwilliamson79, Apr 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

SadMachine, Apr 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

ricecracker420, Mar 26, 2014
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1/5  rDev -74.6%

Lebowskied, Mar 26, 2014
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harpus, Mar 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

PopnLoads, Mar 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

bmurray10, Mar 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

jscheuf, Feb 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

JayDub, Feb 25, 2014
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JustCallMeALal, Feb 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

guitarcec, Feb 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

cwreay90, Feb 15, 2014
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Coldsnack, Feb 12, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

puttinforbird, Feb 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

bkeller04, Feb 07, 2014
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3.58/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

2009 vintage.

Poured cold to a heady topper stemless a deep, dark, murky copper, with a super thin, quickly dissipating tan head that leaves a thin rim on the surface of the beer.

Aroma of dark, buttery sugars and dark cherries.

Big bodied, little carbonation, smooth-ish, medium heat, sweet.

Dark sugars, sticky sweet, muted flavors. This one may be past it's sweet spot.

robwestcott, Feb 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

brandon911, Feb 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

wpqx, Jan 29, 2014
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discharmingly, Jan 27, 2014
Sisyphus from Real Ale Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 571 ratings.