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Sleeping Lady Old Gander Barley Wine

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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.67/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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Old Gander is a beer brewed to the strength of some wines. This beer should be allowed to warm slightly in order to experience the rich maltiness, balanced hop profile and warming alcohol. GOld Medal Winner at the GABF 1999 (OG 1.105, IBU’s 70)


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (19481) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 24, 2016
Cask at AK BW fest 2016. Hazy brown color. Aroma of burnt caramel. Taste is rich toasted caramel. Nice body.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
furthur (737) - Eagle River, Alaska, USA - JAN 23, 2016
GABBF, dark amber, little head, aroma raisin and molasses, vanilla, cookies. Taste raisin, molasses, vanilla, cookies, candy. Sweet sweet. Palate rich, carb subdued.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (11661) - Escondido, California, USA - JAN 23, 2016
Draught at GABBF. Pours murky brown with a small, frothy beige head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is sweet caramel and cookie malt, lightly oxidized, Sherry, stone fruit, vanilla, and alcohol. Flavor is sweet caramel and cookie malt, spicy alcohol, Sherry oxidation notes, light earthy hops and bitterness with dark fruits and a sweet finish. Full body and medium carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (7956) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 23, 2015
On tap at the brewery. Pours a reddish amber color with a medium white head. A big fruity sugary nose. The flavor is light oxidation, caramel, toffee, berries, light fruity hops. Very big and tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (6545) - Utah, USA - JAN 19, 2015
Tap at GABBF
Dark brown with a small beige head, no lacing. Aroma is woody, dark malts and brown sugar. Taste is woody, dark fruit and sweet caramel
Very good

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SHIG (4378) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - FEB 15, 2014
Draft: Poured a dark brown. The nose is very complex. Taste was sweet buttery with soft alcohol balance.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MikeJslc (776) - USA - APR 20, 2013
Sampled at Alaskan Barleywine Festival. Brown, hazy, tan head. Big malt character with toffee, bread crusts, figs, raisins. Resiny hops. Bourbon barrel character evident and contributes some coconut notes.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
savnac (2391) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - MAR 20, 2013
Growler. Murky copper/brown with a small, dense, beige head. Aroma of toffee, dates, bourbon, vanilla and oak. Flavor is sweet toffee malt, warming alcoholic bourbon, dark fruity esters and oak tannins. Medium to full body with a soft, smooth mouth feel. Very good English style barley wine, lots of dark sweet malt and great barrel character.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gription79 (2781) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - MAR 10, 2013
Sampled at the Alaskan Barleywine Festival. A great example of a barleywine. A big malt bomb, sweet, vinous, raisin. Good beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewDad (5324) - Olympia, Washington, USA - APR 2, 2012
Dark Amber in color, clear with a thin head. Super sweet dried fruit aroma. big nose and lots of alcohol. Big malt and a lingering fruit and light hops bittering affect. A very tasty Barley wine.


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