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RATINGS: 536   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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The Duck-Rabbit Barelywine is the hoppiest of all the Duck-Rabbit brews. This is a Farmville-style Barleywine, crafted the way brewers in Farmville have always done. Loads of Amarillo hops give a piney citrusy bitterness thatís supported beautifully by a toffee malt backbone. ABV: 11.0%


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (9685) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Bottle. No label taken. Pours orange. Nose/taste of candy fruit, sticky orange peel, hoppy citrus and caramel. Medium body.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
drowland (6499) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - FEB 23, 2015
2/19/15. 12oz bottle during RBWG 2015. I was surprised I hadnít had this already. Deep amber brown pour with a small tan head, mild lacing. Sour cherry aroma, vinous, some dark fruits and brown sugar, grainy, husky. Sweet flavor, vinous, sour cherry, burnt toffee, dark fruits. Not the greatest.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
aumentm (183) - North Carolina, USA - FEB 22, 2015
A true barleywine. Good aroma and smooth taste with a fresh mix. This is a sweet beer.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ferris (6237) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 20, 2015
Bottle - Caramel and vinous notes, sweet cherry and a bit of booze. Coudyish copper with a beige head. Lots of plum, almost sour caramel, slight sweetness and heat.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jackl (5207) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - FEB 19, 2015
Bottle on RBWG bus. Gold with a small head. Nose of Apple concntrate. Some what earthy lead and compost. Similar flavor. Tangy autumn fruits. Some lemon. Sweet caramel. Somewhat hot on the finish. Ok.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Underdogs88 (204) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 2, 2014
Piney hop aroma with a high amount of fruity esters and toffee malt aroma. Appearance is a clear amber with an off white head with good retention. Flavor is malty sweet with notes of toffee, biscuit and notes of roast. Fruity esters are high. Hop flavor is resiny. Mouthfeel is medium high with medium carbonation. Overall, it's a good american barleywine. Could use a little more malt complexity and body though. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ben4321 (4322) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - NOV 16, 2014
Location: 12 oz bottle from jcos, 11/16/14

Aroma: The nose is strongly malty/bready, some fruity notes, a little booze, and some caramel
Appearance: A clear orange-amber colored beer with a small off-white head and light lace
Flavor: The flavor profile is lightly sweet, heavy malty, booze, and a good bit of bitterness as well
Palate: Fairly full bodied, with a light stickiness, a bit of heat, a smooth feel, and a fairly dry finish
Overall Impression: This is a fairly impressive example of the style. The booze is definitely present, but it doesnít overpower the rest of what is going on here. Based purely off its strength, this probably wouldnít be an everyday beer for me, but it is certainly an enjoyable one. Thanks Kramer!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
GenDV138 (2351) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAR 1, 2015
Bottle on the Brew Bus during the RBWG 2015 welcome event. Hazy orange brown with off-white head. Aromas of caramel, dark fruit, toffee. Tastes of dark fruit, caramel, light tart fruit, floral. Medium body with a dry finish.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BrettTaylor (588) - Radford, Virginia, USA - FEB 16, 2015
Poured from bottle into snifter. Pours a rich reddish copper with a slightly orange-tinted head. Head falls some, but stays pretty resilient and leaves a ton of lacing. Aroma - full of caramel and malt notes, dried fruit underneath. Taste - surprising almost burnt taste at the start, then continues into a more traditional tasting barley wine. Burnt flavor fades pretty quickly, but is a bit of a surprise with every sip.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
DrSilverworm (7659) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 19, 2015
12oz bottle, tasted on RBWG bus. Up front, quite oxidized. Almost nothing but oxidization. Hazy amber orange color. Thin off-white head. A couple loose dots and bits of lace. Very astringent bitter taste, light to moderate sweet, dry finish. Bigger body. Soft, lighter carbonation. Not a pleasant experience. Donít try to age this barleywine.


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