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Old Thumper | Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

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Brewed by:
Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
United States
rockbottom.com

Style: English Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Winter

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Added by russpowell on 12-30-2006

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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4.18
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Photo of barleywinefiend
4/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a nice mahogany color, with no head, just a little white bubbles on top. Nose was malts, hops, a deep caramel flavor and perhaps some fruit(raisin, fig,) Taste was lightly sweet, malty, well balanced and the hops were subtle. ABV was upfront as you knew it was a boozer.
Good barleywine and a surprise from a Rock Bottom!!! Rock On!
Gained a new respect for Rock Bottom after this.

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Photo of russpowell
4.37/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I really enjoyed the december brewmaster's offering, served in half pint glasses, a bit pricey at $4.50 a half

Poured a ruddy brown with 1/4"' sand colored head. Good lacing and pretty good head retention

S: Rich bready malts, brown sugar & caramel

T: Rich bready malt & hints of cinamon & brown sugar up front. Warming and a carmel/toffee follow as warms. No real hops profile at all. Finishes dry, warming and with loads of malt profile

MF: Rich, chewy & low carbonation

Pretty drinkable for the style. I could do about a pint of this before moving on or taking a nap by the fire. This is a good barley wine as most I've had lately

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Old Thumper from Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
4.18 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
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