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RATINGS: 1767   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 295   ABV: 9.84%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcnielsen (3371) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAR 6, 2017
Bottle. Pours an amber color worth off white head. Very sweet, raisin, sweet caramel candy, currant aromas. Sweet, sugary, boozy, molasses flavors. Interesting beer. A sweet, boozy barley wine

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Homer321 (4603) - Melboring, Florida, USA - FEB 26, 2017
Draft at Charleston location. Nose is huge sweet caramel malt. Light pepper. Fairly clear deep orange with a large off white head. Taste is malty sweet with a pleasant residual sugar. Medium bitterness to balance. Soft alcohol. Really nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thejackpacker (260) - East Sussex, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2017
Sample at Jane Does stersund. Like drinking yummy molasses and brown sugar but not overpoweringly sweet. Would like to try more.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DraftDoctor37 (12) - - FEB 19, 2017
I didnt like this at all. Weird funky tastes, hot too. I can safely say I wont be trying again.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chalumeaux (1376) - Middleton, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 17, 2017
UPDATED: FEB 18, 2017 Pours out a nice copper caramel color with a thick slightly off white head. Hop, pine, grapefruit, and brown sugar aroma, kind of a thick smell. Smooth malt taste, lot of dark sugar, nicely balanced. OK, maybe a touch too much sugar, but I like it. Hoppy up front, malty in the middle, and then ends slightly sweet with a hop bitterness on the back of the tongue. Now that I am at the end of the glass, sneaky alcohol. You have been warned.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sirmixsomewhat (266) - Paoli, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 5, 2017
I got almost nothing out of this beer when I drank it aside from a very hoppy flavor. Its pretty to look at, but in taste, I cant get anything other than hops. Bitter, strong, and not very smooth, I think this beer is mediocre at best.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
oobawa (991) - Tennessee, USA - FEB 5, 2017
Oddball brew, offering up mountains of burnt sugar sweetness yet hanging onto a noticeable hop herbaceousness. Looks gorgoeus, and the nose is straight Barleywine, but the taste becomes something unique, sweet yet with a toasted, boozy middle and an ever-present hoppiness. Finishes bitter and bold. Nice.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
zubblwump (79) - Michigan, USA - JAN 31, 2017
Dark clear amber, not much in the way of head. Not much aroma either. Tastes really sweet wrapped around a bitter center. The sensation is a little weird, but its not bad.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ronritter (434) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - JAN 29, 2017
on tap amber pour with beige head aroma is bright pine and grapefruit and malts. Taste is grapefruits, brown sugar.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrlyonsy (12) - Alberta, CANADA - JAN 26, 2017
Poured from a bottle, nutty brown color. Aroma is very sweet for a brown ale, taste is over powering to my taste. I can see why its liked but not for me.


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