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Old Godfather - Speakeasy Ales & Lagers

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BA SCORE
86
very good

184 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 184
Reviews: 139
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.07%
Wants: 15
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Speakeasy Ales & Lagers visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: frank4sail on 02-18-2003)
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Syraquse

Massachusetts

4.2/5  rDev +10.2%

08-29-2014 22:33:09 | More by Syraquse
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harpus

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

08-21-2014 18:05:10 | More by harpus
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Texasfan549

Texas

4/5  rDev +5%

07-27-2014 21:16:19 | More by Texasfan549
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zestar

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

07-20-2014 08:56:03 | More by zestar
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HungarianCount

California

4/5  rDev +5%

07-12-2014 22:35:28 | More by HungarianCount
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hickmancase

California

4/5  rDev +5%

07-10-2014 23:27:15 | More by hickmancase
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California

4/5  rDev +5%

07-03-2014 00:34:55 | More by cdog707yo
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Georgiabeer

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

07-01-2014 04:26:21 | More by Georgiabeer
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sammyg832

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

06-27-2014 20:43:24 | More by sammyg832
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

06-26-2014 10:34:47 | More by ejimhof
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Hoppy_McMalt

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

06-23-2014 03:03:32 | More by Hoppy_McMalt
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bleedsblu

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5%

06-13-2014 17:25:14 | More by bleedsblu
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Nage37

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

06-12-2014 21:31:38 | More by Nage37
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01001111

California

2.5/5  rDev -34.4%

06-11-2014 00:44:38 | More by 01001111
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Btip1969

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

06-03-2014 05:21:17 | More by Btip1969
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

05-27-2014 14:24:24 | More by Latarnik
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samtrillo

California

3.96/5  rDev +3.9%

A - deep translucent woody amber with a good bit of lacing.

S - sweet caramel malt and somewhat some hop resin.

T - smokey sweet! Roasted caramel malt flavor and hop bitter finish. More bitter than I've had recently with Barleywines and I like that.

M - medium to full. Very smooth. Limited carbonation. Sweetness sticks around on the roof of my mouth for a couple seconds and moves into the bitterness.

O - very drinkable American Barleywine. Balanced. Check it out!

05-18-2014 22:26:27 | More by samtrillo
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Soccken

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

05-12-2014 23:46:58 | More by Soccken
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brotherloco

California

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New York

4/5  rDev +5%

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Virginia

2.88/5  rDev -24.4%

Appearance: a deep brownish, orangish red. 2 fingers a tan head that leave a strong lacing behind. Strong haze but still able to see through it.

Smell: chocolate? Herbal hops, some dark fruits and other dark crystal character. Good bitter to sweet balance in the smell

Taste: opens up with herbal hops. Transitions to an astringent alcohol mixing with some dark crystal malts. Slight dark fruits and sweetness. Also some chocolate

Mouthfeel: bitter hop and astringent alcohol. Very hard to drink.

Overall: the malt bill in this beer leaves me scratching my head. Why chocolate? And the alcohol astringency is not made up for with any of the tastes

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California

3.4/5  rDev -10.8%

A: dark red. Mostly transparent. Cream colored head that burns away quickly.

S: oaky, slight malty ness.

T: woody malt. Quick finish.

M: decent feel. Sits on the tongue nicely.

O: eh, not terrible. A good beer without knowing its a barleywine. But it is not a great example of it. I'd drink it standardly if it wasn't as expensive. But it isn't something to write home about.

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5%

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New Jersey

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Old Godfather from Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
86 out of 100 based on 184 ratings.