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Cigar City Brewpub Leonís Grandson Itís My Birthday Barley Wine-style Ale

 
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Formerly brewed at Cigar City Brewing
Style: Barley Wine
Tampa, Florida USA
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 354   ABV: 11.79%
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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BuckeyeBoy (5963) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 21, 2016
12oz can thanks to darrel. Pours out a cola color topped with a sand head. Nose is toffee big pit fruit sweetness and a spice. Taste is more of the heavy pit fruit rich malts toffee and malts.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (7063) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 17, 2016
Sample shared @ RBWG Tampa. Thanks to whoever brought this! Deep amber pour with a small head. Nose is pretty rich. Toffee dessert. Nut pie. Red fruit skin. Flavor of oatmeal raisin cookie. Orange peel. Toasted grain. Glazed donut. Sort of chewy. Robust, fat profile. Soft carb. Solid.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (11781) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 20, 2015
12 ounce can thanks to Jackl. Hazy dark brown, large dense fizzy brown head, decent retention. Aroma of toffee, lots of fruits, green, herbal hops. The taste is strong toffee, vanilla, herbal, piney hops, nuts. Medium bodied, boozy, low carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (16856) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2015
Can at RBWG í15 Grand Tasting @ Coppertail, thanks to whomever shared this one, 21/02/15. Rich chestnut brown with a decent beige covering. Nose is rich dark fruits, spice, caramel, light plum, toffee, figs. Taste comprises sticky toffee pudding, booze strokes, sweet notes, caramel fudge, dates, fruit cake. Full bodied, fine carbonation, lightly warming alcohol in the close. Solid barley wine.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (18525) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2015
Shared during the RBWG 2015 Grand Tasting. Thanks! Pours unclear amber-brown with a creamy tan head. Piney hops in the nose, some leaves, caramel, old fruits, fig. Medium sweet flavor with some bitter earth, brown sugar, leaves, grainy bread, toffee. Medium to full bodied, moderately chewy, with fine carbonation. Finishes with light alcohol warmth, sugary malts, toast, toffee, earth, pine and ripe, lightly dried out fruits. Good one.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rdixon77 (2328) - Georgia, USA - MAR 22, 2015
Can at RBWG. Barley wine in a can. Brown pour. Big caramel, prune, toffee. Okay stuff.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GenDV138 (5976) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAR 1, 2015
Can at Coppertail Brewing during the RBWG 2015 Grand Tasting. Dark brown with light tan head. Aromas of caramel, dark fruit, toffee. Tastes of caramel, dark fruit, light roast. Medium body with a dry finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SudsMcDuff (8084) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - FEB 28, 2015
had a few times before, never really got into it .. prune juice, mild foam .. . mild mannered mouth .. light chewy raisins and plum toffee .. a rather muted barleywine .. . .the proper form of address for Australians: "For Christís sake, not in the sink".

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (14929) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 27, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 22, 2015 Can. Pours caramel brown. Nose/taste of toffee, dark fruit and caramel. Medium body.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chinchill (4267) - South Carolina, USA - FEB 24, 2015
12 can Feel: medium body; good carbonation; a bit hot. Plenty of dark soaked fruits in the nose. O: decent, but poorly hidden alcohol. Would probably benefit from aging.


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