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Old Blarney Barleywine - Moylan's Brewery

Old Blarney BarleywineOld Blarney Barleywine

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BA SCORE
86
very good

306 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 306
Reviews: 236
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 12.21%


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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Reviews by johnnnniee:
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johnnnniee

New Hampshire

3.98/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Gift from Bruce, thanks for the opportunity!
Pours a slightly hazy golden brown with a smallish tan head that persists for bit before leaving spotty lace on the glass. Aromas of dark sugars and fruits with brown sugar, caramel, cherry, plum, and orange providing the bulk of the nose. The flavor is sweet with brown sugar and caramel and lots of rich juicy dark fruits. A touch of alcohol and a bit of earthy citrus hops provide a nice balance to mix. Medium to thick body with a light to moderate level of carbonation and a sweet fruity slick mouthfeel. This a very nice barleywine, its very smooth and tasty, I'm surprised its flown so far under the radar until now.

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2012 03:39:29 | More by johnnnniee
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A: Pours an amber/red color, opaque with a tan head.

S: Citrus and fresh orange in a faint nose.

T: Nectary, cherry, citrus, plum, fig, raisin, decent malt backbone.

M: Full bodied and fairly smooth.

O: Definitely recommended. I'd love to try the barrel aged version.

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Old Blarney pours a reddish color with a small lacing head. There is a fruity, and dry like aroma. The taste is dry, with a dry fruity flavor, and a mellow malty sharpness. Very easy to drink good full body. Overall its a solid barleywine however a bit on the boring side.

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Old Blarney Barleywine from Moylan's Brewery
86 out of 100 based on 306 ratings.