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Old Blarney American Oak Barleywine | Moylan's Brewery

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Brewed by:
Moylan's Brewery
California, United States | website

Style: American Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Rotating

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Added by jerz on 04-24-2010

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3.94
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5.08%
 
 
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Photo of orangesol
3.95/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served on cask at Al's of Hampden into a tulip. This version is "American Oak & Vanilla Beans."

A - Pours amber brown with a creamy one finger tall white head leaving thick webs of lacing down the glass.

S - Smells like your typical barleywine with a bit more earthy sweetness too it. Hints of vanilla, caramel, toffee, toasted oak, and some warming booze. Not too bad.

T - Starts off with a mix of light vanilla sweetness and dry wood tannins quickly giving way to a mix of bready caramel malt and mild alcohol burn. Finish is similar to the initial taste but with less vanilla, with a mix of sweetness and drying wood tannins. The flavors were good but it left me wanting a bit more.

M - Medium-Heavy body and flavor with moderately low carbonation. Slick feel at first becoming a bit thin toward the end. Plenty of lingering sweetness in the finish.

O - This was pretty good. I thought the flavors worked well together but it never really crossed over to being something special. Glad I got to try it tho.

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Old Blarney American Oak Barleywine from Moylan's Brewery
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