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RATINGS: 1666   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 295   ABV: 9.84%
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An aborted batch of their Old Gnarleywine ended up tasting nearly as good as that they were hoping for, so they bottled it. God bless capitalism. OG 1.100 IBU 51.1

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mat42m (160) - orlando, Florida, USA - DEC 13, 2012
brown ipa sweet. interesting. very hippy. very unique. not sure hoe much I like it but enjoyed trying it

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jookos (3343) - FINLAND - JUN 10, 2015
Bottle@1pint. Brown nutty colour. Malty, light greens herbals, brown bready nose. Some dry dark fruits,bit dadely, pines. Med full bodied, well bittered. Some sweets, but quite easy going overall, and bitter rather than cloying. Finishes with a little roast, herby pines. Really nice drinkable malty brown ale.

-- bb

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
trilobata (11) - prescott, Arizona, USA - JUN 8, 2015
Sticky, malty aroma with pleasant hints of booze. Well balanced and smooth release from Lagunitas. Super tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Art (2207) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 5, 2015
Bottle from Carnivores. Pours a caramel colored brown. Aroma of citrus, orange, toffee, brown sugar. Taste is fairly sweet with a bitter finish. Too much for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tide (2155) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUN 3, 2015
Bottle at Tommyknocker. Copper color, white head. Bittersweet taste with citrus, toffee, caramel, hops, resin and pine. Bittersweet finish with citrus, toffee, hops, resin and pine. Very nice barley wine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kavu (2817) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 2, 2015
0,33l bottle @ One Pint Pub. Pours clear amber with a low head. Aroma is malts and whiskey. Flavor is sweet malts, whiskey and hops. Decent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LoFi (1673) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 28, 2015
Bottle. Dark amber, beige head. Aroma: malty, fruity, toffee. Taste: malty, floral, fruity, candy, bitter, grapefruit, burnt brown sugar.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
AgentAle (1043) - Alberta, CANADA - MAY 17, 2015
Aroma is crystal malts, caramel, grapefruit,pinecone and brown sugar. Taste is sweet rich malts with nice liquor snap. The caramels and dark crystal malts.the deeps sugar meets the well balanced hops that are grapefruit, passionfruit and lemon grass . Appearance is a lightly hazed amber body with a thin pearl head that retains fairly well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
razrq73 (5) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAY 15, 2015 does not count
Spicy, sweet, dark, and malty. Dark carmel hues, a color that lives up to the name. A great beer to watch the game with. High abv keeps it from being a distance drinker, a pair is usually plenty. Very thick, almost syrupy. Like any barleywine, it’s sweet but not over powering. Great robust flavor. As a side note, the Lagunitas sucks batch of brown shugga is nothing like the original. Also, stock up when you find it, Brown shugga is seasonal: winter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SG111 (492) - New York, USA - MAY 9, 2015
Bottled. Pours clear honey golden color big frothy beige head. Aroma is toffee, sticky sweet plums, citrus, very prominent dankness, orange, grapefruit. Flavor is more malty in a really nice way. Sweet toffee, caramel, some raisins, brown sugar, sort of candied figs, sweet candy flavor, citrus backbone, bitter finish. Excellent malty Barleywine that leaves a very nice hop finish. So fantastic there. It’s a big beer but a good one that never feels too boozy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
aumentm (416) - North Carolina, USA - APR 24, 2015
Lets get it together and see how this works out. Well placed and well balanced.

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