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Lower De Boom Barleywine - 21st Amendment Brewery

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BA SCORE
85
very good

544 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 544
Reviews: 138
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 11.7%
Wants: 23
Gots: 36 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
21st Amendment Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  11.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 09-12-2004)
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AndyP612

Illinois

3.26/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

On tap at Pizza Luce St. Paul in tulip.

A- Dark amber not overly inviting, no head to speak of.

S- Sweet nose with slight hop present.

T- Earthy with a hint of biscuit, caramel. Big heavy malt with a kiss of hops to finish. Feels like the diesel most barleywines carry yet I would not have expected the abv so high just on taste alone.

M- Medium heavy semi malt syrupy.

O- Nice hop touch. I had my doubts after the small sample the bartender insisted I tried and I was right but I didn't want to be annoying and turn down the sample and the full pour. I may order this again to give it another go. I just need to develop more of a taste for barleywines. Cheers.

Serving type: on-tap

03-20-2013 04:54:29 | More by AndyP612
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Lower De Boom Barleywine from 21st Amendment Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 544 ratings.