XS Old Crustacean | Rogue Ales

XS Old CrustaceanXS Old Crustacean
BA SCORE
79.5%
Liked This Beer
4.01 w/ 1,280 ratings
XS Old CrustaceanXS Old Crustacean
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Rogue Ales
Oregon, United States
rogue.com

Style: American Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly "Old Crustacean"

8 Ingredients:
Hugh Baird Carastan and Rogue Micro Barley Farm DareTM & RiskTM Malts; Chinook and Rogue Micro Hopyard Revolution & Freedom Hops, Pacman Yeast & Free Range Coastal Water.

25º PLATO
110 IBU
83 AA
57º Lovibond

Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-03-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,398
Reviews:
708
Ratings:
1,280
Liked:
1,018
Avg:
4.01/5
pDev:
13.22%
Alströms:
4.43
 
 
Wants:
118
Gots:
158
Trade:
7
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Opened a cellared 2008 ceramic bottle. 5 years on the shelf has done tremendous good to this already spectacular ale. Much of the stickiness is gone, replaced by a mildly sweet maltiness with light caramel tones. It warns you on the nose to take it easy, without the stringent alcohol note. The body is perfect: brand new there was a syrup-ey feel which is now gone. it surprisingly finishes with a long-drawn bitterness which was non-existent in a new bottle.

Gentlemen, your 99 is an understatement. Rogue has set the bar very high for a cellar-able ale.

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This, for me, is the American barley wine style ale standard by which all others shall be judged.

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XS Old Crustacean from Rogue Ales
Beer rating: 79.5% out of 100 with 1,280 ratings
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