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Bear Republic Olde Scoutter’s Barley Wine
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RATINGS: 87   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 312   ABV: 10.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
An American version of the Classic British Winter Warmer, Olde Scoutter’s Barleywine is a rich and hoppy beer brewed in honor of beloved brewery dog Scoutt. Malty, Hoppy, and warming, Olde Scoutter will have a place in your heart. 2009 California State Fair - SILVER 2008 California State Fair – GOLD 2001 North American Brewer’s Award – GOLD


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PilsnerPeter (3045) - Flushing, New York, USA - JUL 10, 2010
Tap at Barcade: hazy copper pour with a tan ring of head. Caramelly faded hop aroma. Twiggy with a crystal malt note. A touch of spearmint. Mild carbonation with a ton of crystal malt and faded minty hops. Slightly oxidized.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nickls (2374) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - JUN 21, 2010
(Old BA rate - tap Gingerman 09= tap at Gingerman August 09) Thinner eggshell head that didn’t last too long, but not terrible retention; clear coppery brown color. Musty wetness on top of sweetish malts; bit of booze in the aroma. Medicinal and a bit herbal; kind of a mess here; wet woodiness; and a bit like cough syrup. Thicker and a bit sticky; bit cloying; soft carbonation. Not really good drinking; could barely finish my sample; just too may off flavors, or at least flavors that I did not enjoy. Overall, don’t know what they were going for in this one, but the mineral-like flavors on top of the booze and other stuff just missed.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
RickTStiles (826) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 16, 2010
Pours deep red with a nice white head and excellent lacing. Very sweet, candy like aroma balancing a healthy dose of hops. Body is syrupy, taste is sweet balancing bitter with grapefruit, candy apple and apricot. finish is just as complex as the taste and lasts a pleasant while. Nice beer.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
caesar (6644) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - MAY 27, 2010
Tap @ Boston/NY 2009. Clear reddish color, short head. Quite sweet, decent malty taset. Quite sugary.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
potbeerjob (1343) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 17, 2010
Draught at Blind Tiger. Dark cloudy amber to brown with small head. Aroma is boozy molasses, pecan pie, caramelized brown sugar, booze. Taste is sweet molasses, pecan/other nuttiness, lots of sugars. Oily palate, molasses booze lingers on tongue, light burn down throat. Good but a little too sweet.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
basspro76 (426) - New York, USA - APR 29, 2010
Drank from a tulip glass at the blind tiger ale house, NY. Tasted more like a DIPA then a barleywine. Very dry, hoppy and a light citrus flavor.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (12190) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 8, 2010
‘09 @Toronado BWfest–on tap-pours a light tan ring for a head and hazy amber color. Aroma is wood/spice, medium malt-molasses. Taste is wood/spice, medium malt-molasses.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (40484) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 17, 2010
From tap at Toronado, Barley Wine Fest 2010. Pours hazy dark brown with a small white head. Aroma is solid overripe fruity and wooden. Dry malty accent. Fruity and light estery. Cherry like in flavour. Dry hoppy and fruity into the finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
glkaiser (1214) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 2, 2010
Pours amber with big, thick head that doesn’t stick around too long. It is very nicely balanced, with flavors of sweet caramel, resinous citrus hops, fruity esters, and a balancing bitterness. Very little alcohol presence. Nice and smooth for such a big beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
raphael (1167) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 13, 2009
Aromas of pineapple, caramel, black pepper. Bright amber with lasting khaki head. a little flat and light in the mouth. Very grapefruit flavor, bordering on harsh, a little malt behind it, alcohol. bitter finish.


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