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Barleys Galaxy 500 Belgian IPA

Barleys Galaxy 500 Belgian IPA
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RATINGS: 7   MEAN: 3.7/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Brewed to celebrate our 500th batch brewed, we used all Australian Galaxy hope, giving way to distinct grapefruit, mango and passionfruit notes while not backing off from the assertive hop bitterness you’ve grown to expect.

Note: Brewed at the Barley’s Smokehouse and Brewpub.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LilBeerDoctor (3505) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 17, 2013
On tap at Barleys Smokehouse. Pours a clear orange with a thin white head. Aroma of Belgian yeast, spices, clove, stinky hops. Flavor of sweet fruits, Belgian yeast, grassy hops, bitter finish. Perhaps more Belgiany than IPA-like but still decent hoppiness/bitterness. Good beer. 7/4/7/4/14 (3.6/5)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JStax (3234) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - JUN 25, 2012
Poured on draft. Pale hazy yellow with a white head of foam. Aroma is yeasty and bitter. It’s a bit...odd. Floral would be about as good a way to describe this beer as I can find. Taste is bitter and floral again. I can’t quite get into this one, but it is definitely an interesting beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (11071) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 12, 2012
Draft. Poured hazy amberr with an average frothy white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Moderate earthy hop, fruit and yeast aroma. Medium body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Medium sweet flavor with a medium smooth bittersweet finish of moderate duration. A very good beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JaBier (5011) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - NOV 1, 2011
On tap at the Smokehouse on 10/28/11. Cloudy gold pour with a medium white head. Aroma of banana, bubble gum, pepper, pear and grassy hop. Flavor starts with banana, then moves to peppery yeast, grassy hops and a bit of fruit before a bitter hop finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (8660) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 31, 2011
On draught at Barley’s Smokehouse. This beer is a hazy orange-gold color with a medium off-white head that recedes steadily to an outer ring. Stringy lacing on the glass. Aroma of yeast, tropical fruit and hops. Medium body with flavors of peppery yeast, citrus, pineapple and hops. Some sweet malt in the background. The finish is yeast at first and leaves a mildly spiced hops aftertaste. Above average overall.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bleeng (1544) - Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas, USA - OCT 25, 2011
Cask. Very hazy dark yellow. Small white head, nose is slightly musty, a bit lemont. Taste has a mild sweet hop presence. Slightly bitter with avery yeasty end, easy to drink and pretty good stuff,

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Darkover (1518) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 3, 2011
Hazy golden color with a small long lasting white head. Aroma of citrus and resinous hops. Taste is medium bitterness, medium body, slick feel, finish is very long and bitter. Really good.


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