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Old Blarney Barleywine - Moylan's Brewery

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Old Blarney BarleywineOld Blarney Barleywine

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BA SCORE
87
very good

311 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 311
Reviews: 236
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 12.21%
Wants: 13
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Moylan's Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Quaffer on 02-26-2002)
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Bung

Michigan

4.2/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

22 oz. Fairly dark amber pour, a finger of off white head. Just sticks a little to the glass.

Aroma is pretty malty, caramel and toffee. Hints of caramel apple, citrus and some resiny pine.

Toffee like malt and citrus pine middling around along with that caramel apple. An ashy smoke like quality mid through finish.

Sticky medium body, just enough carbonation. Alcohol is there but not overly so at all.

Certainly closer to an English Barleywine. Still a good drinkable nightcap type Barleywine.
Have yet to be let down by Moylans, yet not blown away either. Prefer this over the Smutty I recently had.

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2010 03:20:32 | More by Bung
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Old Blarney Barleywine from Moylan's Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 311 ratings.