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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

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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 warriorsoul:
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warriorsoul

Pennsylvania

3.93/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to Don and Heather for making the trip to NG to snag me a pair of these.
Bright rust in color...very little head or lacing with a vigorous pour.
Decent aroma...some alcohol in the first whiff, followed by figs, candied-sugar, a hint of vanilla and citrus in the tail end.
Taste is where this one takes off...it still has some heat, but by god...it's almost 14% and my backup is a now show so this bad boy is all mine.
I am not overly sensitive to high gravity brews, so there is plenty of flavor besides the alcohol to truly enjoy this beast. Nice cherry flavor, more citrus, raisins, and even some floral green in the aftertaste.
Mouthfeel is beefy...this one is obviously a sipper.
Very warming after just a few sips...a monster of a beer.

Serving type: bottle

03-30-2009 01:05:56 | More by warriorsoul
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Unplugged Iced Barleywine from New Glarus Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 246 ratings.