Civilization | Wild Heaven Beer

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45 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Wild Heaven Beer
Georgia, United States
wildheavencraftbeers.com

Style: English Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Zach136 on 06-12-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
45
Reviews:
5
Avg:
4.26
pDev:
11.5%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
5
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 45 |  Reviews: 5
Photo of mothmanscott
4.05/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear pale-medium brown, producing less than a finger of somewhat lasting, frothy beige head that recedes to a tiny collar ring leaving no surface cap or lace. Aroma is malty brown sugar, brown bread, candy apple, raisin, wood & cocoa with hints of earth & pine hops. There is a hint of booze but alcohol is low in the nose. Taste is a caramelized malty sweetness, burnt brown sugar, mellow apple, raisin, red & dark fruit & wood with a hints of boozy whiskey, earth, floral & pine late in the sip. Cranberry is most intense late in the sip & aftertaste. The alcohol while hidden in the nose is more noticeably boozy in the mouth. Aftertaste is an astringent, roast malt, burnt brown sugar, cranberry bitter with alchol spice. Mouthfeel is heavy bodied with low carbonation, a dry-sweet tug of war, drawing on the tongue, slick, oily, slightly chewy with a chalky aftertaste.

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Photo of gamblebc
4.09/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jopezu
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

pours a clear, dark ruddy amber with a thin head that disappears rather quickly. nose; caramel, toffee, dark fruit, & mellowed citrus hops. taste; cocoa malt, toffee, fig/raisin, citrus zest, earthy mellowed citrus hops, big peppermint, & estery bananas foster. the lemon & cherry touted on the bottle are both clearly present in the taste, and both are very nicely eased in and balanced. the sweets and fruits blossom after warming a bit. medium+ carbonation lends a velvety mouthfeel, and the ethanol is scarily tame for a 12% abv. big, balanced, & palate-roving.

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Photo of Zazzi82
4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sirzekel
3.69/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tmm313
4.52/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Klourie
3.78/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of acmurphy696
4.92/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

This is a strong beer that has a pleasant taste. It's a great representative of what Wild Heaven has to offer and has made me a big fan of the barleywine style.

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Photo of richj1970
4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of StevenNebulous
4.59/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of OMsweetOM
4.24/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GTJayG
3.71/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bareju
4.12/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a nice, complex, and amazingly drinkable barleywine from Wild Heaven. Pours a beautiful red-amber with a thin white head. The fruit and sweetness are reminiscent of what I'd find in a quad, and nicely balanced with fairly strong hops. Lots of dark fruits, brown sugar sweetness, and rounded off with a bitter hop finish. Can definitely taste the cherries, and the lemon seems to brighten up the flavor a bit.

Not my favorite beer of all time but quite good and incredibly drinkable.

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Photo of ryho
4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of clcross
3.88/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Great beer. ..you won't love it until the second glass. .put an orange peel in it to sweeten it up a bit

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Photo of TonyJ815
4.1/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MtnDewd
4.34/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GABrew
3.75/5  rDev -12%

Photo of watsontiger98
4/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of Bloodbuzz99
3.75/5  rDev -12%

Photo of mweso2000
3.85/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of RavenForBeer
4/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of AndyEdgar
3.75/5  rDev -12%

Photo of aProtagonist
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of rudabegga9
3.75/5  rDev -12%

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Civilization from Wild Heaven Beer
4.26 out of 5 based on 45 ratings.
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