§ucaba | Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
California, United States
firestonewalker.com

Style: English Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Also known as Abacus

2011 Reserve Series Bottle Notes:
O.G. 27 Plato
F.G. 4.7 Plato
I.B.U. 42 units
Yeast: British Ale (House)
Cases: 1500 produced
Color: 36SRM (Dark Ruby)

2014 Bottle Notes
O.G. 27 Plato
F.G. 4.7 Plato
I.B.U. 42 units
Yeast: British Ale (House)
Cases: 3500 produced
Color: 36SRM (Dark Ruby)

Matured for 1 year in a blend of Heaven Hill, 4 Roses, and Old Fitzgerald barrels.

Added by SacoDeToro on 02-21-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
5,021
Reviews:
883
Avg:
4.46
pDev:
8.52%
 
 
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4.52/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours a tawny brown with faint white head

Aroma- rich dark fruits, caramel, walnuts, vanilla, maybe a touch of oak

Taste- rich oak and warm dark fruits, some prickly hops fighting to push through, lots of rich, fine chewy caramel. Finishes with toasty vanilla and citrusy hops, more caramel

Feel- so smooth, barely any booze there. I'm surprised how light bodied this, almost too drinkable

A fantastic beer. No doubt one of the best barleywines. I may be a little more partial to Old Numbskull (barrel aged), but this is great
Cheers

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§ucaba from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
4.46 out of 5 based on 5,021 ratings.
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