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

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

491 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 491
Reviews: 206
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 10.46%
Wants: 101
Gots: 134 | 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.

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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4.15/5  rDev +1%

A-a light ruby with not much head, just a bit of lace the swirls around the top

S-caramel and toffee, rum soaked raisins, juicy dark fruits, vanilla, and nice alcohol warming

T-taste is very similar to the smell, but not as boozey as the smell suggested. Nice caramel and toffee backbone, vanilla, dark fruits and a piney hop finish

M-medium body, light to medium carbonation

Overall I thought this was going to be way too boozey, but the taste is actually very well balanced with caramel and hops

ksimons, May 15, 2014
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Axnjxn, May 14, 2014
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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.

dar482, May 11, 2014
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Kosmyk Charlie's Y2K Catastrophe Ale from Central Waters Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 491 ratings.