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One Barrel Paul Bunyan


Brewed by One Barrel Brewing Company
Madison, Wisconsin USA
Style: Barley Wine | Ratings: 4 | Alcohol: 8.3%
No, itís not wine, but the style comes in with as much alcohol content as wine, hence the name. This American Giant is a big, malty beer with generous hop additions to counteract all the grain we use. The result is a powerful yet balanced with a pleasantly piney aroma due to an assertive dry hop addition. The beer is finished with some champagne yeast during second fermentation which helps finish out the fermentation and lend a pleasing dryness. This warming beverage designed for cold winter nights (and days) is the stuff of legend, just like its namesake.

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Aroma is one of beer's most complex features. Aroma is propelled by lively CO2 and dampened by pillowy heads - especially nitrogen foam. Click on a term below to add it to your tasting notes.

Malt
caramel, bread, hay, cereal, chocolate, coffee, nuts, toast, roasty

Hops
resin, floral, grass, spruce, citrus, herbs

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dough, barnyard, cheese, basement aromas, leather, earthy, leaves

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alcohol, banana, bubblegum, butterscotch, clove, cooked vegetables, cough drop, ginger, licorice, raisin, rotten eggs, soy sauce, skunky, smoke, vanilla, woody
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