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Bear Republic Olde Scoutter’s Barley Wine
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RATINGS: 85   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


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blankboy (7171) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 20, 2012
Draught at Rattle ’N’ Hum, NYC. June 2. Pours a murky copper with a small diminishing creamy white head and lots of lacing on the glass. Nice aroma is fruity and hoppy along with caramel malt and bit of spice. Flavour, again is fruity and hoppy along with caramel malt and alcohol. Nice bitter finish. Medium bodied. Great stuff, an easy to drink version of the style.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Radek Kliber (7115) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - MAR 31, 2011
On tap at Coles
Aroma big heavy malts right up front with solid dose of west coast hopping. Aroma rather typical what you would expect from Bear Republic not of barleywine.7+
Appearance amber with light haze. Good creamy top. Fine lace on glass.4-
Flavor and Palate : Big heavy body. Sticky sweet malts that are easily balanced by equally massive amount of hops. Texture itself was mild making this colossus quiet drinkable. Mature offering.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
swoopjones (7021) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAR 20, 2011
Draft at Coles, Buffalo NY> somewhat murky, deep orange amber color. British maltiness, Pledge furniture cleaner, pine, booze, orange rind. Fruity rich maltiness. somewhat watered down flavor. classic BW flavors are present, rich maltiness, booze but just doesnt come off sharp or strong. Decent at best

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
caesar (6604) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - MAY 27, 2010
Tap @ Boston/NY 2009. Clear reddish color, short head. Quite sweet, decent malty taset. Quite sugary.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
egajdzis (6067) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 29, 2014
Amber color with a small, off white head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of caramel, toffee malts, stone fruits, some booziness. Taste of citrus, toffee, caramel, oxidation, lighter fruitiness, some alcohol in the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thirdeye11 (6043) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 23, 2013
(Draught 2010 vintage) clear rich caramel, very little head. Nose is oxidized, caramel, American hops, bit of urinal cake, pine. Taste of caramel, very hoppy, sweet and malty, syrupy, thick body, resiny.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ben4321 (5642) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - MAR 27, 2009
Location: Draft sampling from Whole Foods (Bowery @ Houston St.)

Aroma: Sweet doughy malts, some pine
Appearance: Darkish red, off-white head
Flavor: Sweet mix of fruit flavors, some grains
Palate: Full body, thick/chewy
Overall Impression: This was a pretty nice barley wine, strong and sweet, but still hoppy. Definitely worth a try.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VastActiv (5596) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 7, 2013
Tap at Bear Republic, Healdsburg. Colour is cloudy light brown with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, sweetness, hops and malts. Not massive but very drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
badlizard (5533) - Berkeley, California, USA - SEP 10, 2010
Clear golden with a creamy white head. Sweet earthy caramel aroma and taste with a candy finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rciesla (5500) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - MAR 20, 2009
Draft at BT. Pours an amber ruby body with an off white head. Fig raisins and some dark fruity esters, and finally rounding out to a dried prune flavor. Very salty and somewhat sweet, mild caramel and lightly chewy with a hint of wood and toffee. Good brew.


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