Olde Scoutter's Barleywine - Bear Republic Brewing Co.

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Olde Scoutter's Barleywine
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86
very good

60 Ratings
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Ratings: 60
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 10.68%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bear Republic Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  10.40% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
An American version of the Classic British Winter Warmer, Olde Scoutter's Barleywine is a rich and hoppy beer brewed in honor of beloved brewery dog Scoutt. Malty, Hoppy, and warming, Olde Scoutter will have a place in your heart.

(Beer added by: bruachan on 03-30-2006)
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Murky brown pour with no clarity to be found. Light foamy head.

The aroma consists of biscuit, malt and floral whiffs.

Slightly hoppy with a big malt backbone.

Medium bodied.

Pretty easy drink though this is almost a hybrid BW. Not the greatest BW, but interesting and still good.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Starts with a two-finger head from the bar. The bubbles never completely recede and they leave a cross between ring and blanket lace. The liquid is orange amber with a bit of haze.

Nice, deep malt aroma. Low toastiness and lightly sweet. No alcohol to the nose.

The taste is quite different because there is a very strong alcohol element. Thick body but with a decent carbonation presence the finish, while round and malt, features a touch of balancing hop and a strong alcohol warming feel. Long whiskey-like aftertaste.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

The beer comes in a clear dark amber color.

The aroma has grapefruit, citrus, piney hops, a big caramel malt and sweetness.

The flavor follows of those grapefruit and citrus notes in the front, then big breadiness and caramel sweetness. Piney and earthy hops on the finish.

A good example of the American barleywine style.

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Olde Scoutter's Barleywine from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 60 ratings.