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Kosmyk Charlie's Y2K Catastrophe Ale - Central Waters Brewing Co.

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Kosmyk Charlie's Y2K Catastrophe AleKosmyk Charlie's Y2K Catastrophe Ale

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

482 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 482
Reviews: 206
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 10.46%
Wants: 98
Gots: 131 | FT: 12
Brewed by:
Central Waters Brewing Co. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-22-2002)
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dar482

New York

3.9/5  rDev -5.1%

The beer comes in a dark brown mahogany color with an off white fluffy head.

The aroma has a light sweet caramel and toffee with lots of dried plum and fig. A bit of woody bark from the hops. Not a big aroma.

The flavor follows of a brown sugar sweetness in the front. A hint of dark fruit, then onto an aggressive oxidation. Wet cardboard and leaves. Almost a tannic quality of over brewed tea leaves. Lots of wood qualities on the back.

In the end, I generally have issues with this style, but the medium plus malt backbone helps this beer out. Definitely for those into a bigger more robust Sierra Nevada Bigfoot.

05-11-2014 05:29:40 | More by dar482
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aubzachsyd

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

05-10-2014 19:50:41 | More by aubzachsyd
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zestar

California

4/5  rDev -2.7%

05-10-2014 07:54:28 | More by zestar
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bleedsblu

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.7%

05-07-2014 15:58:59 | More by bleedsblu
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djhowell

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -2.7%

05-07-2014 15:44:31 | More by djhowell
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fenlop54

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

05-06-2014 17:43:03 | More by fenlop54
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Tiburon

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -2.7%

05-03-2014 02:58:56 | More by Tiburon
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Millax25

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -2.7%

04-29-2014 21:24:25 | More by Millax25
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1Nrwyscotch

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

04-28-2014 01:58:08 | More by 1Nrwyscotch
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mikerieder

South Dakota

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

04-26-2014 03:54:34 | More by mikerieder
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

04-25-2014 18:27:21 | More by mendvicdog
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duceswild

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

04-25-2014 03:53:10 | More by duceswild
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oriolesfan4

Maryland

4/5  rDev -2.7%

04-25-2014 03:42:23 | More by oriolesfan4
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elkabong

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

04-22-2014 21:39:48 | More by elkabong
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gio540

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

04-21-2014 14:51:43 | More by gio540
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vinny21bal

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -20.9%

04-17-2014 05:15:57 | More by vinny21bal
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gmendez1122

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

04-16-2014 19:41:26 | More by gmendez1122
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Fcolle2

Illinois

4.19/5  rDev +1.9%

Pours murky dark brown in color with ha thin tan head that has decent retention

Smell has lots of malt forward. Aromas of toffee walnuts and raisins stick out most from the malt. Malt permeates through the entirety of the beer, more slightly sweet grainy notes near the end.

Taste follows the nose with lots of malt flavors forward. Tons of barley hits the tongue first with some flavors of nuts toffee and a bigger grain husk dryness near the finish. A fair amount of detectable alcohol is on the finish.

Mouthfeel is good. Smooth thick mildly carbonated. Perfect sipping beer.

04-16-2014 01:34:36 | More by Fcolle2
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Tyrus

California

4/5  rDev -2.7%

04-15-2014 18:33:07 | More by Tyrus
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StArnoldFan

Texas

3/5  rDev -27%

04-06-2014 21:17:26 | More by StArnoldFan
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NorthSideSean

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.7%

04-05-2014 06:03:30 | More by NorthSideSean
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mdfb79

New York

4/5  rDev -2.7%

04-03-2014 15:17:45 | More by mdfb79
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nick_asian

Nevada

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

04-02-2014 07:16:10 | More by nick_asian
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tbone64

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -27%

03-31-2014 15:37:37 | More by tbone64
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crobinso

Colorado

4/5  rDev -2.7%

03-27-2014 00:33:33 | More by crobinso
Kosmyk Charlie's Y2K Catastrophe Ale from Central Waters Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 482 ratings.