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Unplugged Iced Barleywine - New Glarus Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Unplugged Iced BarleywineUnplugged Iced Barleywine

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

246 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 246
Reviews: 190
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 162
Gots: 16 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  13.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ClockworkOrange on 02-04-2009)
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Reviews by sulldaddy:
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sulldaddy

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2.83/5  rDev -29.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

Got this bottle as part of the Premier league winnings last season. Im pouring at cellar temp.

The beer pours a clear mahogany with thin beige edge layer of foam develops, and creates some tight lattice on the glass when swirled. Aroma is boozy and dark fruit and brown sugar but lots of heat.
First sip is average body with slightly sticky texture. Flavor is caramel and sweet but quickly dominated by hot fusol alcohol.
This beer is a little on the harsh side, beyond a sipper with the heat. I wonder if cellaring even longer would help or if it is a lost cause?
Anybody with additional bottles may send to me for long term storage. ;)

Serving type: bottle

11-14-2010 02:08:10 | More by sulldaddy
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Unplugged Iced Barleywine from New Glarus Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 246 ratings.