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RATINGS: 347   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Old Woody has been brewed in the style of English Old Ales. We have aged this beer in oak wine casks for six months before bottling it. Old Woody will age well for several years if stored in a cool dark cellar. Serve only lightly chilled, with a strong cheese and a hearty loaf of bread.


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rich42 (128) - USA - DEC 20, 2002
interesting. smokey, woody, fairly easy to drink. definitely on the sweet / syrupy side. light hopping. not exactly a barely wine - but similar. very enjoyable if a bit cloying.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Homer321 (1851) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - JUN 28, 2014
Bottle shared by mcbackus!!!! Nose is slightly oxidized in a sherry way. Pours an amber brown, completely flat. Taste is a chewy raisin and sugary sweet. Very good for bring 8 years old or however.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrewFace (760) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - JUN 28, 2014
Roughly 2006 vintage, give or take. Fairly clear, amber color, minimal head. Big caramel, malty, boozy, sweet, more caramel. Very sweet, boozy, sweet, caramel, toasty melanoidans, maple syrup flavor.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
50belair (2205) - Florida, USA - FEB 5, 2013
Bottle ’08 vintage. Clear amber pour with no head. Caramel malt aromas. Lots of caramel. Uber thin body. Watery and bland with no soul. What a disappointment.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
reebtogi (4141) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 31, 2012
355ml bottle pours a pale orangey amber color with a small white head that leaves virtually no lacing on the glass. Aroma is oak with some dark fruits and sweet malts. Taste is dominated by sweet malts and dark fruits with a mild hop presence. Heavy bodied with some mild carbonation leaving the palate with a full balance of flavors. Has many qualities of an English barley wine and is quite satisfactory.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madvike (2692) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 26, 2011
2008 bottle from brewolf...thanks Micheal! - Pours hazy rosy amber with only a tiny ring of white head. Herbal hops still there on the nose with a sweet boozy breadiness. Taste is big nutty bread malt and light bourbon/caramel sweetness. A decent amount of oakiness in the finish. Very little carbonation with lots of slickness. Still pretty soft, but full-bodied. Pretty good, even though I’m not into big beers right now.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zestytaco (34) - Niceville, Florida, USA - NOV 27, 2011
Appearance is a hazy reddish-brown color. The smell is a sweet and malty with a definite alcohol note. The taste us chocked full of malty goodness with a sweetness and almost a taste similar to that of barley-wine style ales.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (6335) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 13, 2011
22 oz. bottle shared by Keir- thanks, Keir! I believe he said it was a 2009 vintage. Pours a cloudy amber color with a small off-white ring for a head. The aroma was surprisingly light on this and has an overall dusty character; as it warms, some dried fruits, toasted sugar, and a little tea and booze at the end. Flavor of brown sugar, dried fruits (figs, raisins), toffee, and Frosted Flakes. Medium-bodied, with moderate carbonation and a sticky mouthfeel. Had more of a barleywine character than old ale.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (11078) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 29, 2011
@dmacs-750ml bottle-thanks to dmac for sharing–pours a light tan ring for a head and hazy dark amber color. Aroma is sweet medium malt-toffee, dark fruit-plum/raisin, wood. Taste is smoke/peat/wood/ashy, sweet medium malt-toffee, dark fruit-plum/raisin, alcohol, acidic, some oxidation.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dmac (3983) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - APR 30, 2011
12 oz 2005 bottle. Poured a murky muddy chocolate brown uner a smaller slick of tight foamy light beige head. Actually nice carbonation and appearance for a 6 year old. Aroma of toffee, caramel, slight wood, alcohol, cardboard, light chocolate. Flavor of light smoke, earth, alcohol, light chocolate and dark grains. Really nice beer that aged well.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (8170) - , New Jersey, USA - APR 23, 2011
2005 Bottle shared by Dmac at his tasting. Pours brown. Tan head. Nose and taste of caramel, dried fruit, toffee, wood and plum raisin. Taste has a bit of smokiness and earthiness to it. Held up pretty well.


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