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Faultline Old Battle Axe Barley Wine

Faultline Old Battle Axe Barley Wine
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RATINGS: 1   MEAN: 3.4/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3/5   EST. CALORIES: 393   ABV: 13.1%
Our barley wine is brewed to be a rich, strong and well balanced beer. The body of this beer is the product of a volume of malted 2-row barley which is sufficient to brew over three times the volume of a standard gravity beer. No colored or flavored malt is added. The color and flavor is the result of a two hour boil, which caramelizes the sugars. The heavy bitterness balances rich malt tones, but does not over power them. The flavors bloom during a one month warm conditioning. This allows volatile flavors to release and allow the yeast to re-absorb any off flavors which still exist. The high level of alcohol taxes the yeast, yet when treated well, the yeast will perform. The beer is then aged a further two weeks at low temperatures and prepared for serving. The carbonation level is low, in the English tradition, to bring the flavors alive.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
AceOfHearts (1374) - Mountain View, California, USA - MAR 15, 2002
Holy God, this stuff knocked me on my ass!! Nice amber hue, somewhat complex taste. Dry finish.

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