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Horn Dog Barley Wine Style Ale - Flying Dog Brewery

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Horn Dog Barley Wine Style AleHorn Dog Barley Wine Style Ale

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,154 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 1,154
Reviews: 803
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 12.21%
Wants: 51
Gots: 59 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  10.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-06-2002)
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barnzy78

Illinois

3.55/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

12oz served at ~55º. Poured a murky, rusty brown color with a beige cascading head that was fairly thin, but had decent retention and left some sticky lacing on the glass. Aromas were chocolate and anise with some hints of caramel malts. Somewhat smells like a faint stout or porter. Tastes were complex - toasted grains, bready, caramel, chocolate, and anise with notes of vanilla, some faint citrus hoppiness and white pepper on the finish. Mouth-feel was creamy and rather thick. Alcohol was present and left a tingle on the tongue as it warmed the throat. Overall, somewhat unique for a barley wine with the chocolate and anise flavors, but not a bad barley wine. I did get a little sick of it towards the end, but was still fairly enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2009 18:26:02 | More by barnzy78
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2011 Vintage

A- Brownish-amber with some transparency, just a hint of yeasty haze. No head to speak of, with just a few off-white bubbles on top of the body.

S- Sweet caramel malts, hints of dark fruits, slight nuttiness.

T- Really similar to the aroma, sweet malts up front with a blast of more sweetness, lots of caramel and dark fruit flavors, grainy bread. Any hops that may have been present have faded and this is a big sweet barleywine.

M- Big and sweet, but smooth enough for easy sipping. Low carbonation.

O- I feel like the aging made this one better, but it is certainly a big, sweet barleywine. The depth of the flavor is pretty good and worth a try.

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Horn Dog Barley Wine Style Ale from Flying Dog Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 1,154 ratings.