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20th Anniversary Barleywine | Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Saint Arnold Brewing Company
Texas, United States
saintarnold.com

Style: English Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.20%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by twiggamortis420 on 06-10-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
16
Ratings:
155
Avg:
3.98
pDev:
9.05%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
30
For Trade:
0
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22 oz bottle purchased and stored cold.

Pours dark red-brown with a very durable and creamy beige head. Good lacng.

Aroma: sweet; slightly boozy, a bit fruity, and nicely bready.

Flavor: bready; raisins and other dark fruits; more obvious hops than usual for style; alcohol esters. Moderately boozy for style.

Feel: medium body and soft, medium+ carbonation. Warming

O: A slightly hoppy barleywine.

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A- pours a murky brow color with a small creamy off-white head that retains and settles into a film, leaving sone nice lacing behind

S- sweet and malty aroma with notes of caramel/toffee, raisin, fig, black cherry, brown sugar & molasses

T- sweet malt bomb up front with loads of caramel/toffee, along with flavors of raisin, fig, dark cherry & brown sugar, sweet malty finish

M- medium body with moderate-low carbonation leads to a creamy mouthfeel and finish, ABV has mellowed nicely

O- a classic english barleywine malt bomb that has mellowed nicely with some age on it

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Appearance:
Dark brown body with red and amber hues and clear towards the outer edges while maintaining a slightly murky center. The head is a light tan color, creamy and creates a thick even lacing all around the glass.
Smell:
Mild hops covered up by dark fruits and mild spices.
Taste:
The dark fruits carry the alcohol very well, it’s also bready and the esters come out just as it hits the middle of your mouth.
Mouthfeel:
This is a good example of a heavy bodied ale that just envelopes your mouth and just warms it up with alcohol.
Overall:
This is my second rating for this style and so far both have been great. This ale in particular is smooth (for the amount of alcohol it has) mildly sweet and very entertaining to drink.

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20th Anniversary Barleywine from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
3.98 out of 5 based on 155 ratings.
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