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Old Boardhead Barleywine Ale - Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub

Old Boardhead Barleywine Ale
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BA SCORE
87
very good

355 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 355
Reviews: 283
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.18%


Brewed by:
Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MrNuggets on 01-01-2005)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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kingcrowing

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1.33/5  rDev -65.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

22oz bottle poured into a sample, 2006 vintage.

Not good. Really not good. Infected and gross.

Pours a golden honey color with a small white head. Nose is sour and funky.

Taste is sour and tart its just a horrible drain pour. Mouthfeel is light and super sharp. Very bad.

Serving type: bottle

02-11-2012 17:52:48 | More by kingcrowing
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Old Boardhead Barleywine Ale from Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
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