Old Blarney Barleywine - Bourbon Barrel Aged | Moylan's Brewery

BA SCORE
81.8%
Liked This Beer
3.82 w/ 11 ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Moylan's Brewery
California, United States
moylans.com

Style: American Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Barleywine aged in a Heaven Hill barrel.

Added by womencantsail on 03-25-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#23,060
Reviews:
1
Ratings:
11
Liked:
9
Avg:
3.82/5
pDev:
8.38%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
0
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 11 |  Reviews: 1
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4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.8/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of zestar
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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3/5  rDev -21.5%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of womencantsail
3.93/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at Beachwood BBQ

A: The pour is absolutely great. Mahogany in color with two fingers of dense, creamy khaki colored head which leaves sticky lacing on the glass.

S: Lots of bourbon up front with a strong oak character following quickly behind. Booze, toffee, and caramel provide the typical barrel aged barleywine aromas along with a bit of chocolate on the back end.

T: Sweet toffee, brown sugar, and caramel at first. The bourbon provides a noticeable alcohol warmth, but also a nice vanilla flavor. There is a very strong charred oak flavor on the back end which becomes more prominent as the beer warms up.

M: Medium in body with a smooth, medium carbonation.

O: The strong charred oak flavor was a bit too much, especially as the beer warmed up. Otherwise, a really nice beer.

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Old Blarney Barleywine - Bourbon Barrel Aged from Moylan's Brewery
Beer rating: 81.8% out of 100 with 11 ratings
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