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Dried Up Old Geezer - Black Diamond Brewing Co.

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Dried Up Old Geezer
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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 6.36%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Black Diamond Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: kaseydad on 04-08-2012)
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A: Poured a light caramel-brownish color, transparent with a whispy white cap which fades away in moments

S : A whiff tells me there is plenty of booze in here, along with some caramel, what seems to be some faded piney hops, backseat raisins and toffee

T : Initial booze sting is ushered in by some caramel, toffee and a little sweetness. A decent amoutn of dark fruits weigh in on the main flavor profile. The finish is a bit hot, sweet

M: A little thin on the body for me. Sticky sweet finish with caramel and fruits and waves of light toffee.

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A - Light Brown with red hue. A good bit of alcohol lacing. Solid looking BW.

S - Dark fruit smell with malts. Cherry like smell or fig smell prevailing. I want to taste at this point.

T - Dark fruits and fig. Wow I can't get enough of this. Solid fruity foreground with a slightly malty background. VERY GOOD barleywine.

M - Smooth and crisp, but the alcohol makes it a sipper. Not much carb but it is expected for a BW. Solid mouthfeel.

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kaseydad

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3.93/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at the tap house in Concord, CA. No clue this even existed until visiting.

Pours a nice pretty clear amber color with a decent size cream colored head. Typical BW appearance. The aroma has a lot of dark booze soaked fruits and some sweet candy-like whiffs. Sweet caramel also. The taste is sweet up front with a mild bitterness kick on the swallow. The aftertaste lingers for a long while. More pronounced dark fruits come out as it warms. Boozed up red grapes is the major contributor. A little thin in the mouth.

Overall this is a sweeter BW compared to some of the competition. No off-putting tastes, just an enjoyable experience with a pretty easy drinking BW. No idea if this will ever be bottled, but nice job here.

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Dried Up Old Geezer from Black Diamond Brewing Co.
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