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Patience | Fulton Beer

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3.95/5
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69 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fulton Beer
Minnesota, United States
fultonbeer.com

Style: American Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 13.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by gatornation on 01-11-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#8,947
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
69
pDev:
13.92%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
19
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 69 |  Reviews: 7
Reviews by MattyG85:
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4.24/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 750 ml bottle into a Surly Darkness chalice.

Appearance: Pours a deep brownish amber orange with a moderate amount of bubbles. Very slight off white head which quickly fades away. Lacing is light.

Smell: A rich, bready, and fruity malt forward aroma with good hints of caramel and fruit esters. Toasted malts with hints of biscuit, sweet caramel, toffee, grains, yeast, and cracker. Big fruit hints of apple and cherry along with some dark fruit hints of raisin, fig, plum, and dates. Sweet hints of brown sugar. Also some wood like scent and some vanilla hints. Subtle earthy hops in the background. A nice fruity aroma.

Taste: Like the smell hints at, a sweet, bready, and fruity malt driven taste with good notes of caramel malt and fruits. Bready toasted malt with some upfront notes of biscuit, sweet caramel, toffee, butterscotch, vanilla, grains, yeast, and cracker. Big mix of fruit flavors with some apple and cherry. Dark fruit undertones of plum, raisin, fig, and dates. Sweet notes of brown sugar and a little molasses. Some woody notes as well. Light taste of earthy hops in the background. A pretty good malt forward barleywine taste.

Mouthfeel: Full bodied with a moderate level of carbonation. Creamy, slick, and somewhat syrupy. Some alcohol is felt but its very smooth considering the 13.2 ABV.

Overall: A pretty solid take on a Barleywine. More like the malty British style with some nice fruity notes.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of DaftPatrick
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of pat61
4.5/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had on tap at the Pig & Fiddle L: Pours hazy amber to tea colored brown under a thin, tan foam collar. Has some definite legs.
S: Big malt, alcohol, and spice aromas remind me of bourbon.
T: Big alcohol, rich malt, traces of cola, anise, cardamom, dried fruit, trace of vanilla.
F: Chewy body, medium low carbonation, warming.
O: An enormous beer that reminds me of a rich, gooey, bourbon concoction prepared by a wizard.

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Photo of Snow81
4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

Photo of thorkelson
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BigAl18
4.05/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bunuelian
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of morimech
4.05/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a dark reddish amber color with one finger of head that slowly settled to a thin cap. Moderate amount of sticky lacing is left down the glass.

The aroma is not surprising for a big barleywine. Plenty of caramel and toffee with fruity hints of cherries and apples. The alcohol is also readily apparent.

Sweet malt permeates the palate that is then cleansed by the alcohol. Thick caramel flavor along with fruity esters are somewhat balanced by hop bitterness. The hops add some citrus flavor. Big alcohol flavor in the finish. Pretty hot.

Superbly carbonated. Allows the flavors to really permeate the palate while still maintaining life. I have been with Fulton and their carbonation standards.

A real sipper and best shared with a friend or two. A little too hot with alcohol, but still very enjoyable.

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Photo of Albertno5
4.52/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of bigbeers84
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of Hopsiam14
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of StompingClover
2.5/5  rDev -36.7%

Photo of funhog
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of stratusjeans
4.09/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of oline73
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tbone64
2/5  rDev -49.4%

Photo of jakemn91
4.11/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of pkkosmatka
3.68/5  rDev -6.8%

Photo of sparx1100
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of KurtE
3.99/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of DominoDoug
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Photo of KarlHungus
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Photo of creepinjeeper
3.84/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Look - Deep, rich amber in color with a pale orange head. Sticky lacing abounds.
Smell - Hint of booze. Malts ... lots of bready malts. Hints of peach or plums.
Taste - Very boozy. Would probably mellow with some time.So much that it overwhelms everything else about the beer. I get some hop bitterness, but this is mostly booze.
Feel - Astringent. Cleanses the palate without leaving anything behind.
Overall - A decent barley wine. Very happy to have tried this one.

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Photo of Nat1975
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Metalsnota
4.31/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Patience from Fulton Beer
Beer rating: 3.95 out of 5 with 69 ratings
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