Leon's Grandson's It's My Birthday Barley Wine-style Ale | Cigar City Brewing

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Leon's Grandson's It's My Birthday Barley Wine-style AleLeon's Grandson's It's My Birthday Barley Wine-style Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing
Florida, United States
cigarcitybrewing.com

Style: American Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.79%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Bartos on 01-03-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
94
Reviews:
14
Avg:
3.82
pDev:
10.99%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
4
For Trade:
0
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look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

12 can
Feel: medium body; good carbonation; a bit hot.
Plenty of dark soaked fruits in the nose.
O: decent, but poorly hidden alcohol. Would probably benefit from aging.

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3.89/5  rDev +1.8%

Can as a trade extra. Thanks! Pours insanely thick from the can, dark brown amber, with a big creamy khaki head. Big brown sugar aroma, lots of figs, sweet toffee maltiness, and some hay. Flavor is sweet toffee and biscuity malts, some brown sugar and figs, light grassy hop notes, very sweet and rich. Huge body here as expected from CCB. Not mind blowing by any means but solid and rich, and my first canned barleywine.

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Leon's Grandson's It's My Birthday Barley Wine-style Ale from Cigar City Brewing
3.82 out of 5 based on 94 ratings.
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