Schlafly Oak Aged Barleywine | The Schlafly Tap Room

Schlafly Oak Aged BarleywineSchlafly Oak Aged Barleywine
BA SCORE
77.2%
Liked This Beer
3.94 w/ 584 ratings
Schlafly Oak Aged BarleywineSchlafly Oak Aged Barleywine
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Schlafly Tap Room
Missouri, United States
schlafly.com

Style: English Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.20%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our Oak Aged Barleywine has a deep copper color and an intense malt flavor balanced by assertive hops. Fermentation with American ale yeast allows the caramel malt to shine. We age the beer on new, medium toast Missouri Oak to enhance its complexity and to develop its smooth, luscious character.

Barleywine is a classic English-style hearty ale. The term refers to a beer with the potency of wine and is often vintage-dated.

This beer will continue to age well in a cool dark place for several years, but it is ready to enjoy now.

40 IBU

Added by maxpower on 11-22-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,399
Reviews:
274
Ratings:
584
Liked:
451
Avg:
3.94/5
pDev:
12.94%
Alströms:
3.21
 
 
Wants:
45
Gots:
101
Trade:
4
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 584 |  Reviews: 274
Photo of TonyJ815
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mlockman
3.14/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Not much oak flavor to speak of, and while there is little to no hop-flavor, there is neither an accentuated malt profile as to be expected of this style.

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Photo of oline73
3.93/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RichH55
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SaxmanRick
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Pablobomb
4.29/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of liamt07
4.4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rwilde
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of M_chav
3.67/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tikiri
4.2/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of greenspointexas
3.44/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of shauun176
4.42/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Sanderson
4.56/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jaredpeeler
4.41/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of yeaprolly
4.06/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of William-Wade
3.77/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pretty good overall, but not as good as some of the other barley wines.

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Photo of Lare453
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dlmvh5150
4.4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Skyjmpr
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tviz33
3.73/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This was the 2008 vintage. Not going in to detail because I had it a few days ago. Underwhelming, but still an enjoyable brew, and my first from Schlafly.

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Photo of dar482
4.34/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A 2010 Vintage.

The beer offers sweet bourbon, toffee and carmael sweetness on the aroma.

The flavor hits with a pop of bourbon up front, then onto rich toffee sweetness, some spice from the bourbon that hits on the back end and the beer dries out. The beer offers a medium mouthfeel.

A decently complex beer that drinks above its rating.

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Photo of kingjohnh
3.92/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Resuin
4.05/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Sweffin
3.94/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of my_knew_craft
3.91/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Schlafly Oak Aged Barleywine from The Schlafly Tap Room
Beer rating: 77.2% out of 100 with 584 ratings
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