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Lower De Boom Barleywine - 21st Amendment Brewery

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BA SCORE
85
very good

556 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 556
Reviews: 138
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 11.7%
Wants: 23
Gots: 40 | 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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gillagorilla

Maryland

3.88/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

8.4oz. can poured into a Flying Dog goblet (canned on 2/5/13)

A: Very hazy/cloudy deep brown with no head and minimal lacing

S: Strong hop nose, reminiscent of Bigfoot with just a whiff of the balancing malt sweetness of the barleywine style.

T: All of it seems subdued. The hops and malts are there, but mellow and not particularly pronounced with flavor. Aftertaste is a nice malty resin but has something a little off, or odd to it. It gets better with a bit of warmth, but there is still something keeping the full flavor down. The alcohol is well hidden and the hops are there but almost inseparable from the malts, unlike some other BWs.

M: There is a subdued carbonation that seems like it is going to dominate, but quickly subsides. You feel a lot of bubbles and coarseness as you are taking your sip, but as soon as it is fully in your mouth it is gone and very minimal, quite ethereal.

O: It is a good BW, but it comes in a weird can size that only has 4 in the pack. However, it packs quite a punch for its size and a 12 oz. bottle might have been a bit much. I was recommended it by my local shop after I came in asking for something similar to Bigfoot. Its got the hops, but you can already tell it is a BW this early in the maturation, compared to the IPA qualities of Bigfoot early on. I will say it tastes good and goes down easy.

Serving type: can

05-21-2013 02:03:36 | More by gillagorilla
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Lower De Boom Barleywine from 21st Amendment Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 556 ratings.