§ucaba | Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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§ucaba§ucaba
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
Ranking:
#84
Reviews:
888
Ratings:
5,045
Liked:
4,932
Avg:
4.52/5
pDev:
8.19%
Alströms:
0
 
 
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1,345
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2,896
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270
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look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

2011 Abacus poured into a tulip.

A - Deep brown and red, very little grey/white head.

S - Big bourbon, chocolate and raisin right up front. Figs, dates, caramelized sugar, cotton candy, caramel, chocolate covered cherries, angel tears.

T - Bourbon, raisin, strawberries and cream flavored candy, dates,

M - thick and warming. Low carbonation.

O - Still a great beer, different than fresh, has definitely cooled down a bit. A strange candy flavor has emerged. I prefer it fresh.

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I haven't been able to get my hands on a ton of bourbon barrel aged barleywines, but of the ones I've had this would be my favorite. I love the flavors of oak, bourbon, chocolate, dark fruit and vanilla. Firestone Walker really does a great job with their bourbon barrel aged beers.

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§ucaba from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 97.8% out of 100 with 5,045 ratings
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