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Irish Walker - Olde Hickory Brewery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

216 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 216
Reviews: 81
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 9.14%
Wants: 41
Gots: 83 | FT: 11
Brewed by:
Olde Hickory Brewery visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  10.14% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: oberon on 12-25-2009)
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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

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North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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North Carolina

4/5  rDev +1.5%

12-30-2013 13:27:23 | More by AngusOg
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New York

4/5  rDev +1.5%

12-25-2013 14:18:18 | More by Bustersuess
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North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

12-21-2013 20:32:49 | More by JoninVT
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Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

12-11-2013 01:39:55 | More by XmnwildX12
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Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.5%

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North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.5%

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California

4/5  rDev +1.5%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

11-29-2013 06:33:16 | More by mychalg9
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Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

11-27-2013 04:58:43 | More by yancot
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Maryland

4/5  rDev +1.5%

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Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

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Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

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cosmicevan

New York

4.36/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

2011 vintage that i picked up last year when i was in NC (or maybe i picked it up longer ago?) none-the-less, enjoyed from an olde hickory half pint taster glass thingie.

a - brew poured a stunning ruby brown with crimson highlights. to the light you can somewhat see through it...massive cream colored head that hung out for ages and coated the glass as it vanished. pretty amazing looking.

s - nose is amazing. nougat, toffee, caramel...lush english barleywine. butterscotch. just spot on for what i like. really rich and thick with tons of candy.

t - taste matches the nose, just fantastic. really rich and thick and lush toffee butterscotch. caramel, nougat...you get the point. great barleywine.

m - fairly chewy and thick...a bit boozy on the finish.

o - overall, really great english barleywine. this sort of tows the line of old ale...really what i love about the english barleywine style. this is a keeper...would definitely have again.

Serving type: bottle

11-05-2013 01:44:05 | More by cosmicevan
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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

11-02-2013 15:51:09 | More by atone315
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lonewolfcry

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

11-02-2013 06:43:27 | More by lonewolfcry
Irish Walker from Olde Hickory Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 216 ratings.