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Schlafly Reserve - Barleywine Style Ale - The Schlafly Tap Room

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BA SCORE
89
very good

457 Ratings
THE BROS
77
okay

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Ratings: 457
Reviews: 254
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 13.1%
Wants: 40
Gots: 95 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
The Schlafly Tap Room visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  10.20% ABV

Availability: Winter

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

English-style Barleywine aged on Missouri white oak.

(Beer added by: Vancer on 12-31-2006)
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smakawhat

Maryland

3.2/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from the bottle into a snifter glass at DC bottle share at Smoke & Barrel. Vintage 2011, from notes.

A nice mild creamy top, thin bubbles make up the puck produced. Clear red amber body with a hint of chestnut like brown. Solid.

Nose doesn't bring much going on. Very subtle slight stickiness with some mild caramel. Not much else going on here, but pleasant.

Palate seems to match the nose with the mild malt caramel sense, nothing syrupy or thick. There's a faint liquor sense of cinnamon toast going on but also there's some strange sour astringency going on by just a "hair" too. Palate feel is slightly wet without much to cary flavor forward for what little there is.

Overall it's ok, but it's not really impressive at all and doesn't bring much to remember. It almost feels like it's past its prime for something only one year old.

Serving type: bottle

10-17-2012 02:05:39 | More by smakawhat
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Schlafly Reserve - Barleywine Style Ale from The Schlafly Tap Room
89 out of 100 based on 457 ratings.