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Bourbon Barrel Barleywine Ale - Central Waters Brewing Co.

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1,700 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,700
Reviews: 529
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 9.28%
Wants: 649
Gots: 516 | FT: 50
Brewed by:
Central Waters Brewing Co. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  11.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Aged for 1 year in used bourbon barrels.

(Beer added by: Atron67 on 03-02-2008)
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AnalogErik

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

02-08-2014 20:08:12 | More by AnalogErik
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Pug

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

02-08-2014 02:59:02 | More by Pug
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MNBeerGeek

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

02-08-2014 01:09:08 | More by MNBeerGeek
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MNBeer1017

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

02-08-2014 00:20:46 | More by MNBeer1017
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Beer-A-Lot

Virginia

4.3/5  rDev -0.2%

Superb drinking BA barleywine. Despite the abv, it doesn't seem overly hot to me, although you do feel it as you chug it down. (Sip, don't chug.) To say this is well balanced is correct. All elements come together nicely, preventing it from being too hoppy, too boozy, too sweet, or too anything else. Just a solid and delightful beer that's more drinkable that you'd expect. Very nice.

02-07-2014 21:48:37 | More by Beer-A-Lot
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Shandycan

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -18.8%

02-07-2014 21:13:43 | More by Shandycan
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SlightlyGrey

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -7.2%

02-07-2014 16:03:07 | More by SlightlyGrey
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Mplsbrew

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

02-07-2014 03:37:26 | More by Mplsbrew
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Omensetter

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

02-07-2014 03:19:31 | More by Omensetter
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gator79

Washington

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

02-06-2014 22:53:02 | More by gator79
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DominoDoug

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

02-06-2014 04:56:52 | More by DominoDoug
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facesnorth

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -7.2%

02-05-2014 04:24:15 | More by facesnorth
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shuajw

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -13%

02-04-2014 13:16:10 | More by shuajw
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Benish

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -7.2%

02-04-2014 01:31:21 | More by Benish
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jayhunter357

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

02-03-2014 15:35:43 | More by jayhunter357
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seangibbs60

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

02-03-2014 00:12:02 | More by seangibbs60
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Denzo

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

02-02-2014 03:49:32 | More by Denzo
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Powderhornphil

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

02-02-2014 03:45:55 | More by Powderhornphil
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JohnG190

New York

4.46/5  rDev +3.5%

Thank you, pmarlowe for this outstanding extra. Pours a deep amber with a thin tan head. Good retention and lacing. Heavy bourbon on the nose along with dark fruit and biscuity malt aromas. Sweet bourbon throughout the palate, offset by faint hop bitterness. Heavy mouthfeel with lots of alcohol heat and little carbonation. Overall, this great BA barleywine is one that could lay down for a few years.

01-30-2014 22:31:26 | More by JohnG190
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Joecaddie

Delaware

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

01-30-2014 14:36:44 | More by Joecaddie
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ThreeFishes

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

01-30-2014 03:49:09 | More by ThreeFishes
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hombrepalo

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

01-29-2014 13:55:08 | More by hombrepalo
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Kopfschuss

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

01-28-2014 23:36:59 | More by Kopfschuss
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HipHopsHooray

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

01-28-2014 22:41:22 | More by HipHopsHooray
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JerUrbans

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

2014 vintage just picked up. Also had this on tap at Central Waters anniversary party over the week end.

Amber orange and cloudy with light tan head. Smells is super sweet bourbon with alcohol coming through. Taste is fantastic!! Sweet brown sugar, big bourbon with slight tang. Heat lingering well after swallowed. Mouthfeel is clean and a little silky, not as silky as their Y2K, but very nice. Overall this is another Central Waters to seek out if you like this beer style you will not be disappointed. Picked up a case and will be aging some of this one.

01-27-2014 22:45:16 | More by JerUrbans
Bourbon Barrel Barleywine Ale from Central Waters Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 1,700 ratings.