Olde GnarlyWine | Lagunitas Brewing Company

Olde GnarlyWineOlde GnarlyWine
BA SCORE
4.08/5
1,621 Ratings
Olde GnarlyWineOlde GnarlyWine
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company
California, United States
lagunitas.com

Style: American Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.60%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
2011: 10.6% ABV, 69 IBU

Added by Todd on 09-22-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,279
Reviews:
736
Ratings:
1,621
pDev:
9.56%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
145
Gots:
285
Trade:
4
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

2011 bottle I've had in the cellar for some time.

Medium head and lacing. Off white coloring. Light retention. Slightly murky, ruby-orange liquid. Lots of syrupy and sweet caramel, toffee, brown sugar, dark fruits, hints of booze, bitter, somewhat faded hops, teryaki and soy sauce. The latter two are not detrimental overall, just slightly noticeable. Taste is much of the same barleywine goodness. Sweet, sweet caramel and syrupy toffee and big malts are foremost, with dark fruits, brown sugar, muted hop bite and light citrus flavor. Medium viscous consistency, smooth carbonation, medium-heavy body, and a filmy finish.

Overall this is a good barleywine and I think age is doing it well. Seems like it could easily go much langer before it starts going downhill. Anyways, this is certainly one worth trying.

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Olde GnarlyWine from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.08 out of 5 with 1,621 ratings
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