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Blue Point Old Howling Bastard - Blue Point Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

272 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 272
Reviews: 135
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 10.91%
Wants: 15
Gots: 27 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Blue Point Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-19-2002)
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Photo of Florida9
3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

An amateurish attempt at a Barleywine. Color is an unpleasant cloudy effluent brown. No head. Aroma is sweet and malty with notes of brown sugar, vanilla, and raisin. Flavor is more of the same, but the taste is stale, oxidized, and thin. Not necessarily watery - just thin and fleeting. Medium body with a lower carbonation and decent viscosity.
An unimpressive barleywine. Didn't even bother finishing the bottle.

Florida9, 53 minutes ago
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

tommy5, Friday at 07:07 PM
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

a77cj7, Thursday at 07:17 AM
Photo of lillitnn92
3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

lillitnn92, Wednesday at 02:46 PM
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

newbeeraday, Nov 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

fugazidps, Nov 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

howiebear, Nov 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Bieniek30, Nov 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

oline73, Nov 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

twizzard, Oct 28, 2014
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3.68/5  rDev -4.4%

rillo23, Oct 28, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +9.1%

Sgtbuck854, Oct 15, 2014
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4.05/5  rDev +5.2%

jerryusc, Sep 27, 2014
Photo of dbattey
4.1/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

dbattey, Sep 20, 2014
Photo of John_Beeryman
2.75/5  rDev -28.6%

I found this beer to be overly sour and musty. Like old fruit and old socks sour and musty. Complex, but most of the flavors were not good. Color and head were good, but the smell matched the taste.

John_Beeryman, Aug 23, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev -2.3%

cfadams17, Aug 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

ChrisKayler, Aug 14, 2014
Photo of cindyjeffsmith
3.83/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

appearance: somewhere between amber and mahogany. A bit hazy. A thick compact impressive head on the pour. Still coats the top after a while. This is a looker.
smell: That nice butterscotch/caramel a Barley can sometimes have. Not a lot of depth but very nice. Has more of an English nose.
taste: There's the American Barley. Plenty of hop bite in the taste on top of the malty caramel.
overall: Decent enough.

cindyjeffsmith, Aug 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

zestar, Aug 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

bobv, Jun 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

wrightst, Jun 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

randylangford, Jun 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Latarnik, May 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Coreynezy4, May 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

bleedsblu, May 18, 2014
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Blue Point Old Howling Bastard from Blue Point Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 272 ratings.