Stone Old Guardian Barley Wine Style Ale 2004 | Stone Brewing

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Stone Old Guardian Barley Wine Style Ale 2004Stone Old Guardian Barley Wine Style Ale 2004
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Stone Brewing
California, United States | website

Style: American Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.06%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by xlperro on 02-12-2004

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
121
Ratings:
140
Avg:
4.23
pDev:
9.22%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
4
For Trade:
0
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Reviews: 121 | Ratings: 140
Photo of beerluvr
2.95/5  rDev -30.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Cool looking bottle. Micro-bubbled off white head, lightly hazy gold liquid. Alcoholic fumes emanate upwards with some tropical fruitiness and solid maltiness coming thru also. Lots of warming/burning alcohol carries thru in the taste as well. Maltiness is there...just not in great depth as I had expected. Ample bitterness follows. Finishes bitter with malt undertone, but way too "hot" in the alcohol dept. to really enjoy, so it gets knocked down in the marks here. Somewhat overrated (as are all the Stone beers IMO). I'll take a Bigfoot over this anyday!
Thanks to Craig for the bottle.

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Stone Old Guardian Barley Wine Style Ale 2004 from Stone Brewing
4.23 out of 5 based on 140 ratings.
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