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

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Reviews: 1
Hads: 9
Avg: 3.9
pDev: 9.23%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Moylan's Brewery
California, United States | website

Style | ABV
American Barleywine | 10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: womencantsail on 03-25-2011

Barleywine aged in a Heaven Hill barrel.
Beer: Reviews & Ratings
Reviews: 1 | Hads: 9
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3.93/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at Beachwood BBQ

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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