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Heavy Seas - Below Decks (Barley Wine Style Ale) - Heavy Seas Beer

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BA SCORE
82
good

490 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 490
Reviews: 344
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 14.05%
Wants: 27
Gots: 41 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Heavy Seas Beer visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Higravity on 09-09-2005)
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.08/5  rDev +12.4%

22 oz bomber from Lil Roberts in concord. 2012 version poured into a tulip glass.

A - ruby red with brown overtones. Thin head moves and dissipates quickly to a thin lace.

S - dark fruit, cherries, malt, baked bread, and the alcohol is no where to be found.

T - dark fruit, biscuits, malt heavy, but I can sense some dry English style hops on the finish.

M - carbonation on the low side , very creamy texture

O - I have had this on tap at Mac's before at a band gig and was quite impressed. This does not disappoint. Would like to pick up another to hold for the winter holidays, as this would be a great winter warmer.

Apellonious, Jun 30, 2013
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3.98/5  rDev +9.6%

Served in a 17oz. snifter glass. (2012 Batch, served 06/09/2013)

Appearance: A deep mahogany body that comes off semi-cloudy. After a vigorous pour the head rises to roughly 1/3" looking an off white with a slight tan to light orange head. Settles quick with even lacing.

Smell:Has a strong whiskey like scent, but goes in and out in a few seconds. Smells good but definitely lacking potency.

Taste: Has a heavy caramel feel, with a deep wooden barrel finish. It feels sweet, almost like butterscotch meets rum with a huge dose of malts.

Mouth: Medium carbonation at best, feels a sticky as gum with a nice sweet finish feeling like melted toffee.

Overrall: Honestly i don't see the knock on this beer, I feel like this is one of Heavy Seas best brews delivering incredible flavor and a huge punch. Too bad this is a seasonal, I picked this up a few months ago and honestly would love to have it again. Grab a glas and drink up....Salud!

BlurryVisi0n, Jun 09, 2013
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Heavy Seas - Below Decks (Barley Wine Style Ale) from Heavy Seas Beer
82 out of 100 based on 490 ratings.