Old Hophead | Humes Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Humes Brewing Company
California, United States

Style: American Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by audiojon on 06-06-2006

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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4.4/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

This has got to be my biggest find ever. A 1997 Reserve from a brewery that is no longer in business. There were 2 on the shelf, I really hope the other one is there when I get back to the store! This is listed on the bottle as a Barleywine style ale, but it could sub for a DIPA. It is a bit richer than a DIPA, granted, but being that this has been aged 8+ years, it remarkably still has some hop bite! "Wow" is about all I can say about this. I can't make it back to the store this came from until 1.5 weeks from now and will be crushed if someone else grabbed the last one...

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Old Hophead from Humes Brewing Company
4.4 out of 5 based on 1 ratings.
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