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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

1,167 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 1,167
Reviews: 804
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 12.21%
Wants: 53
Gots: 62 | 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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ohiobeer29

Ohio

3/5  rDev -22.1%

05-06-2014 06:04:54 | More by ohiobeer29
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maDUECEgunner

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

05-03-2014 22:44:37 | More by maDUECEgunner
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uturn

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

04-28-2014 01:15:55 | More by uturn
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koopa

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

04-27-2014 22:12:19 | More by koopa
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GonzoHomebrewer

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.9%

04-27-2014 04:16:32 | More by GonzoHomebrewer
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stephenjmoore

Maryland

3.86/5  rDev +0.3%

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.

04-27-2014 01:08:42 | More by stephenjmoore
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CDAtkinson

Maryland

3.96/5  rDev +2.9%

A: Pours a dark amber hue with an off white head
S: Table grapes, juicy bubblegum, fresh mossy bark, burnt pineapple
T: Sharp red plum flavors, sweet malty notes, more bubblegum notes
M: Heavy mouthfeel (though not as heavy as a porter or stout), filled about 70% of the mouth
O: Big flavors, powerful brew, very drinkable, could put you under the table if you're not paying attention.

04-26-2014 00:07:44 | More by CDAtkinson
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victory4me

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

04-19-2014 03:58:43 | More by victory4me
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SkinniePost

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

04-17-2014 15:51:50 | More by SkinniePost
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marmstrong1212

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

04-13-2014 19:24:26 | More by marmstrong1212
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

4/5  rDev +3.9%

04-13-2014 16:55:54 | More by thatoneguymike
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VeganUndead

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

04-04-2014 06:29:26 | More by VeganUndead
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whatname

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

04-04-2014 02:06:13 | More by whatname
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threedaggers

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

03-31-2014 23:17:24 | More by threedaggers
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pep

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.9%

03-30-2014 01:51:59 | More by pep
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georgiaboy8686

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

03-24-2014 11:19:33 | More by georgiaboy8686
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DrewBoll82

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

03-23-2014 20:40:22 | More by DrewBoll82
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weeare138

Pennsylvania

4.13/5  rDev +7.3%

Appears a dark opaque crimson times amber. A thick white cap slowly fades, and scattered bits of lacing are left around the glass.
Smell is of cherries, honey, toasted barley, fresh bread, citrus, and pine sap.
Taste is of the aromas with a honey malt sweetness, followed by ripe fruit, bitter hops, and doughy yeast.
Mouthfeel is full bodied, chewy, viscous, and sweet with hot alcohol hanging on in the finish.

03-23-2014 02:44:49 | More by weeare138
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DaftPatrick

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

03-21-2014 19:02:55 | More by DaftPatrick
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RollBounce

New York

4.83/5  rDev +25.5%

Caramel, dates, malt, toast, buckwheat honey, liquid yeast, citrus, and sweet sherry, can be found on this long nose.

Front is rich, creamy, full, robust, with some citrus hops on the sides of my tongue. Plums and chocolate on the long balanced finish.

Overall; My mouth salivates every time i have this brew. Personal pick for best English style barleywine made in the U.S.A.. Balanced with great length. Looking forward to tasting after aging a few years. (vintage 2011)

03-17-2014 22:09:50 | More by RollBounce
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baerb69

Maryland

4/5  rDev +3.9%

03-16-2014 00:04:56 | More by baerb69
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rieg21

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

03-08-2014 01:27:32 | More by rieg21
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DarthGuitarHero

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

03-05-2014 15:05:00 | More by DarthGuitarHero
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mitch3114

New York

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

03-04-2014 03:32:39 | More by mitch3114
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jcewin

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

03-01-2014 05:43:42 | More by jcewin
Horn Dog Barley Wine Style Ale from Flying Dog Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 1,167 ratings.