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Lower De Boom Barleywine - 21st Amendment Brewery

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BA SCORE
85
very good

547 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 547
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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DIM

Pennsylvania

4.13/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Silly name, but I can't pass up the chance to try a new to me b-wine.

a: This was a dark, murky reddish color. Looks a bit like an India black ale or whatever they are called. It was served to me with a large, firm tan head.

s: Fairly mellow but appealing. I found surprisingly strong fruit aromas of grape, plus cola, caramel, and resinous hops.

t: I've never tasted anything quite like this, but it works for me. Lots sweet caramel and cola plus kind of vinous, kind of candy like grape or cherry flavor. Strong but largely flavorless bitterness at the end.

m: Big and borderline syrupy.

o: Very different but very good.

Serving type: on-tap

03-26-2012 19:58:32 | More by DIM
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Lower De Boom Barleywine from 21st Amendment Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 547 ratings.