Kuhnhenn American Barley Wine | Kuhnhenn Brewing Company

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Kuhnhenn American Barley WineKuhnhenn American Barley Wine
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
kbrewery.com

Style: American Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by plaztikjezuz on 12-25-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
70
Reviews:
41
Avg:
3.59
pDev:
15.88%
 
 
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28
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10
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3.92/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.76/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle poured into a snifter. 2010 vintage
(A)- Pours a deep sherry-like brown amber color. Some minimal froth
(S)- Rich, leathery toffee and caramel meets an ever so slight sign of oxidation starting
(T)- Similar to the smell. Quite sweet with toffee and caramel. The finish disappears and drops off flat in flavor
(M)- Very low carbonation level; not flat but close. Quite smooth for 11.5% but also quite sweet and has a thin middle and finish to it. It just kind of falls off the palate
(O)- Nicely smooth but the flavor falls off really quick. What is there are some really nice barleywine flavors though

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3.91/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Barleywines aren't really my style, though this one is pretty good. Smells like alcohol and prune juice. Feel is barely carbonated, fairly heavy. Taste is heavy on the barley and alcohol. This is the 2010 release that's been aging since. Good but not outstanding.

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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

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3/5  rDev -16.4%

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4/5  rDev +11.4%

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.92/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

2010 Vintage. Pours apple cider medium coloured body, no head. Slightly sweet aroma.Above average mouthfeel, a sipper and spot on the style.Apple fruit and caramel, light vanilla. If only I had aged it more years.Bottle from Steve. Alcohol surprisingly hidden.

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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

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3.72/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

1118th Review on BA
Bottle to Snifter
12oz

Summer Solstice 2010

Thanks to ErikKoppin for this one.

App- A mix of browns, reds and ambers. A lot of particulites in the glass with a very fast receding 1/2 head that left very little cling.

Smell- A good malty forward smelling ABW with a high level of sweetness and a lot of booze behind the nose. Has a certain fruit quality as if bordering on a quad nose.

Taste- It was good but I feel it couldve been better. The booze overpowers the layers of malty richness and citrus notes and even more of the dark fruits.

Mouth- A bit thin medium bodied with a medium carbonation level. A bit malty residual creaminess remains.

Drink- I was a little let down by this one but I think it could be that it was my last beer of the night and at 11.5% it killed my palate. Ill try to land another bottle.

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Kuhnhenn American Barley Wine from Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
3.59 out of 5 based on 70 ratings.
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