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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 Dmann
4.82/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The much anticipated OG from Stone...good times are ahead! Anyways this beer poured quite a bit lighter than previous years with a medium copper color and a very thick white head that would not leave till the last drop. This beer smelled wonderful with a great citrus smell and the smell of some kind of tropical friut, maybe mango or pinnaple with a hint of malt thrown in there as well. The flavor was completly different than years past with an increased citrus bite and a great dry hoppy finnish. This one does not hide the alchohol as good as the 02 and 03 did but I think a big reason for that is the early stage that the beer is currently in. In the end this is an exceptional Barleywine and another classic offering from Stone.

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Stone Old Guardian Barley Wine Style Ale 2004 from Stone Brewing
93 out of 100 based on 121 ratings.
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