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Lower De Boom Barleywine - 21st Amendment Brewery

Lower De Boom BarleywineLower De Boom Barleywine

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BA SCORE
85
very good

487 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 487
Reviews: 133
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 11.67%


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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Ratings: 487 | Reviews: 133 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by Treyliff:
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Treyliff

West Virginia

3.28/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A- pours a murky dark brown with a small fizzy white head that reduces quickly leaving nothing behind

S- spicy and peppery nose, notes of sweet dark fruit and grape skin, earthy and herbal hops, faint caramel malt and lots of booze

T- 9 months of age has let some of the malty characteristics to kick in, lots of sweet dark fruit with some caramel, Forrest floor, herbal hop, peppery, sweet and boozy finish

M- viscous body with a sudsy mouthfeel from medium carbonation , foamy finish with lots of warming alcohol

O- some nice sweet malty notes have begin to kick in but other than that, this ones pretty average. The booze is not hidden at all and actually burns going down at times

Serving type: can

11-05-2013 00:52:51 | More by Treyliff
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king75

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

04-18-2014 15:26:36 | More by king75
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rorjets

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

04-18-2014 00:27:54 | More by rorjets
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mpenning13

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

04-16-2014 18:50:53 | More by mpenning13
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tabhill

New York

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

04-16-2014 01:46:56 | More by tabhill
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DerelictPI

New York

4.15/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Unfortunately this was a little pour at a beer tasting...so take this review as such. This is a very nice representation of the style. I wouldn't say that it is in the middle, but it isn't the best, but it certainly isn't the worst.

Taste: Deceivingly sweet as you first sip it, then the hops kick in. This works very well for the beer. The sweetness and the hop is fruity.

This is definitely worth a try!

Serving type: can

04-16-2014 01:07:15 | More by DerelictPI
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georgiaboy8686

Maryland

4/5  rDev +6.1%

04-16-2014 00:58:23 | More by georgiaboy8686
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deNerval

California

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

04-14-2014 02:48:07 | More by deNerval
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Lelampp

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

04-14-2014 01:02:00 | More by Lelampp
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josh32219

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

04-13-2014 17:55:56 | More by josh32219
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ColdWaffles

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

04-11-2014 23:24:44 | More by ColdWaffles
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RochefortChris

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +6.1%

04-09-2014 01:52:40 | More by RochefortChris
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steve8robin

Massachusetts

3.56/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Small red bull sized can. 92IBU. 11.5%ABV. Tagline on can: "American style barleywine ale packed with citrusy hops".

Pour lends a medium browish-red / rust color. Hazy apple juice color in snifter. Started with a small head that fades quickly into non-existence. Aggressive swirl causes carbonation bubbles to cake a tiny eggshell colored head that again quickly fades to nothing.

Upon opening can, immediately could smell citrus notes from the can. Upon further sniffing, caramel sugar being bathed in by orange peel.

Aggressive swirl followed by first sip leads to aggressive piney hop melting into thick sugars pounding your taste buds followed by a dry tongue and creamy sugary throat.

Less complex than hoped for a style begging for complexity.

Serving type: can

04-06-2014 01:21:10 | More by steve8robin
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baklo

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

04-05-2014 11:37:18 | More by baklo
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jsnoek

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

04-05-2014 04:38:54 | More by jsnoek
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Syracuse12

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

04-02-2014 00:31:51 | More by Syracuse12
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John_Squires

New York

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

04-01-2014 23:17:26 | More by John_Squires
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gradergator

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

04-01-2014 22:14:41 | More by gradergator
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wilkowski

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

04-01-2014 18:37:08 | More by wilkowski
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glass_house

Ohio

4/5  rDev +6.1%

04-01-2014 17:47:50 | More by glass_house
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Immortale25

North Carolina

4.01/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Had at Bar of Soap Asheville. Served in a stemless wine glass.

A- Pours a light brown color with a 1/2 inch tan head that retains well before becoming a thick ring around the edge of the glass and a half sheet of surface foam. Not-so-resilient lacing leaves a broken ring behind.

S- Sweet cereal grain malt with a big shot of brown sugar and vanilla. Slightly boozy and a trace amount of hop aroma.

T- Comes on sweet and Bready but then there's the moderate hop bitterness and booze. Notes of caramel, honey and maple. Not necessarily complex but there's a lot going on. Layers of vanilla and sweet bread. Good hop burps.

M- Slightly syrupy with medium carbonation and a fullish body.

O- Not an awesome barleywine, but one that delivers what it's supposed to.

Serving type: can

03-31-2014 22:25:26 | More by Immortale25
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bleedsblu

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

03-31-2014 16:56:27 | More by bleedsblu
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ant880

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

03-31-2014 16:48:25 | More by ant880
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darian

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

03-29-2014 20:18:15 | More by darian
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Vonstein15

Ohio

4.3/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

From a can dated 11/7/13,American Barleywine
A- copper color slightly cloudy
T- missing the hop presence but expected after 5 months.overall nice malt background and ABV is will hidden
M-just what you expect from a Barleywine,simple but complex at the same time
O- will buy more esp. At a low price of $5 a 4 pk

Serving type: can

03-29-2014 18:53:38 | More by Vonstein15
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Lower De Boom Barleywine from 21st Amendment Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 487 ratings.