Dismiss Notice
Curious about recent updates to the site and app? Check the Announcements forum for updates.
Dismiss Notice
Love Belgian Beer?

Join us Sep 17 in Portland, Maine for Return of the Belgian Beer Fest, featuring hundreds of authentic Belgian beers and Belgian-inspired offerings.

Tickets + more: beeradvocate.com/belgian

Barley's Droughtfire IPA | Barley's Brewing Company

YOUR RATING = None |
BA SCORE
-
no score
Awaiting 10 Reviews
THE BROS
-
no score
Send samples
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Barley's Brewing Company
Ohio, United States | website

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by genog on 02-16-2008

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
3
Avg:
3.85
pDev:
4.42%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
0
For Trade:
0
User Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 3
Reviews by soughtbygod:
Photo of soughtbygod
3.76/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 2.5

A--Darker of the two IPA projects we tried, the other of which was Aurora: deep orange, nearly amber. Think tequila sunrise or Arizona sunset.

S--Less citric, more gently floral. Definitely a subtler hop variety for a big style of beer. I got some deep rose and magnolia in there, along with the usual generic nectar type smells.

T--Really interesting. Hops come in waves, with first floral, then an even more glancing brush of mainly grapefruit, followed by just a ripple of earthy grassiness (that one's faint, and hard to discern--gives off a feel of some spice, too, that I couldn't quite pin down). Finish was the driest of all the beers we had.

M&D--Mouthfeel's the strongest of the beers I sampled from Sly Fox--super creamy and mellow. Drinkability is excellent given the lower ABV for the style.

A great IPA to stick with--is a session IPA an oxymoron? Dry, careful, masterful underscoring of the virtues of a great hop variety. Really pulled out its complexities without overdoing it.

 998 characters

More User Reviews:
Photo of Sammy
3.7/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

An interesting IPA, enjoyed at the Smokehouse lotion. Chewy, with a bit of orange citrus . A almost there IPA. I think the IBU was 40-50 though and not the 70 as thought . Citrus colour, white white thin head and lace. And with Tthe C-hop citrus flavour was well drinkable.

 273 characters

Photo of genog
4.08/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Had this on tap the other night at the smokehouse. Poured a very murky cloudy bright orange color with a soapy, sudsy very white thin layer of head. A pinch of lacing sticks but mostly follows the beer down the glass. Smell is all citrus with other fruity hop aromas. Taste is very sweet with no bitter aftertaste rather the almost tart lemony citrus notes staying on the tongue. Very high carbonated leaving a sparkling type mouth feeling. Very good beer from a very underrated brewery. One of my favorite stops.

 513 characters

Barley's Droughtfire IPA from Barley's Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.
  • About Us

    Your go-to website for beer (since 1996), publishers of BeerAdvocate magazine (since 2006) and hosts of world-class beer events (since 2003). Respect Beer.
  • Return of the Belgian Beer Fest

    BeerAdvocate Brings its All-Belgian Fest to Portland, Maine on September 17, 2016. Tickets are on sale now.

    Learn More
  • Get the Mag

    Become a BeerAdvocate magazine print subscriber today.

    Subscribe