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Old Blarney Barleywine - Bourbon Barrel Aged - Moylan's Brewery

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Old Blarney Barleywine - Bourbon Barrel Aged
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Ratings: 7
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 10.05%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Moylan's Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Barleywine aged in a Heaven Hill barrel.

(Beer added by: womencantsail on 03-25-2011)
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A: The pour is absolutely great. Mahogany in color with two fingers of dense, creamy khaki colored head which leaves sticky lacing on the glass.

S: Lots of bourbon up front with a strong oak character following quickly behind. Booze, toffee, and caramel provide the typical barrel aged barleywine aromas along with a bit of chocolate on the back end.

T: Sweet toffee, brown sugar, and caramel at first. The bourbon provides a noticeable alcohol warmth, but also a nice vanilla flavor. There is a very strong charred oak flavor on the back end which becomes more prominent as the beer warms up.

M: Medium in body with a smooth, medium carbonation.

O: The strong charred oak flavor was a bit too much, especially as the beer warmed up. Otherwise, a really nice beer.

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Old Blarney Barleywine - Bourbon Barrel Aged from Moylan's Brewery
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