Owd Engwish Barrel Aged Barley Wine | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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Owd Engwish Barrel Aged Barley WineOwd Engwish Barrel Aged Barley Wine

Brewed by:
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Indiana, United States

Style: English Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.20%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Well, Rupert Witherbottom, you’ve finally arrived. This is a massive, English-style barley wine aged for one year in barrels from Bourbon County, Kentucky.

60 IBU

Added by yeahnatenelson on 09-06-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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5/5  rDev +23.2%

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2.7/5  rDev -33.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5


Bottle shared by Jason. Thanks! Bottle 237/261.

A: Orangish brown with a fast fading beige head.

S: Dark toffee with oak, vanilla, and bourbon. Extremely sweet with brown sugar, apple, and pear. There's some acetone that's off-putting.

T: Brown sugar with acetone and earthy bitterness. Boozy, fruity, and oaky. Harsh acetone and booze notes in the finish.

M: Upper medium body and someone thin with medium carbonation.

Overall: Not a fan. Overly sweet with detracting off flavors.

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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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5/5  rDev +23.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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1/5  rDev -75.4%

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4.12/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Sampled on 3-16-12

Appearance: a very dark brown color with a little red around the edges. The head and lading is a tan ring around the glass, that sticks well to the sides.

Smell: all bourbon, and that's about it. There's a little sweet malt beneath, adding a fruity quality.

Taste: just like the smell, all bourbon and alcohol. The malt comes in and evens the whiskey out a bit. A nice fruitiness comes out at the end, helping the balance.

Mouthfeel: very thick and viscous, accenting the bourbon characteristics.

Overall: a huge and epic beer, well suited for a special release.

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4.54/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A- Pours a deep, murky brown with a thin and splotchy white head. A little still looking.

S- Bourbon, berries, smoke, oak, caramel, and alcohol. Rather tame for the alcohol content. Very complex and well-blended, just a bit on the subdued side.

T- Bourbon, vanilla, oak, caramel, berries, and alcohol. Everything blends amazingly well together. This is astounding.

M- Very creamy and smooth with some alcohol hotness and dryness on the finish.

O- This is a very interesting and well-executed beer. The alcohol content is high, but all he other aspects make up for it. Highly recommended.

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Owd Engwish Barrel Aged Barley Wine from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
4.06 out of 5 based on 77 ratings.
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