Old Boardhead Barleywine Ale | Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub

BA SCORE
86
very good
380 Ratings
Old Boardhead Barleywine AleOld Boardhead Barleywine Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
Oregon, United States
fullsailbrewing.com

Style: American Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Murph on 05-14-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
380
Reviews:
288
Avg:
3.85
pDev:
11.95%
 
 
Wants:
37
Gots:
21
For Trade:
1
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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3.18/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

2011 vintage.
22oz : tulip

Pours a murky, burnt-orange, brown color with a thin, foamy off white head.

Aroma and taste are sweet, syrupy toffee, caramel malts.

Medium body, faint, foamy carbonation.

A decent beer when aged, but it just doesn't have a whole lot going on at the 2-year mark in my opinion and I've come to the conclusion that I prefer it fresh.

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.82/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Runner up in a four way blind barley wine taste.

Pours a light tan.

Smell is a bit mild, more malty and a bit of fruit. Not very carbonated.

Spicy character. Mellow and almost sour hoppy.

Pretty good beer, especially for the price. Worth getting a few to age and for 3.99 a bottle, not a bad go to option.

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

Old Boardhead Barleywine Ale from Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
3.85 out of 5 based on 380 ratings.
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