Tag Archive for Beer Style Barley-Wine Style Ale

Deathstar II The Clove Wars

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Beer #3104 is a barley-wine style ale brewed by Bacchus Brewing in Queensland, Australia. An unusual tweak on their original Deathstar barley wine style IPA, brewed with a saison yeast this time. In the background there’s toffee and a hint…

Shampagne

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Beer #2932 is a barley-wine style ale brewed by Bacchus Brewing in Queensland, Australia. A surprisingly unboozy barley wine style ale at a whopping 14%, this is sweet with a bit of an acidic kick, fruity in a wine-like way…

Numbskull

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Beer #2836 is a barley-wine style ale brewed by Alesmith in San Carlos, California, America. A celebratory and expensive ($35) barleywine-style ale purchased the week before my 50th birthday (18th August 2018) and rather appropriately named as I’m now an…

Release The Flying Monkeys

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Beer #2673 is a barley-wine style ale brewed by Bacchus Brewing in Queensland, Australia. A complex tasting American barley wine-style ale. It has a fairly thick mouthfeel, is a bit on the sweet side with toffee underneath the surface but…

La Trinidad El Pedro

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Beer #2661 is a barley-wine style ale brewed by Brewfist in Codogno, Italy. It’s unusual for me to follow up a 14% beer with another beer of that strength. Admittedly it’s ‘only’ 13.8% but that’s pretty damn close. It’s another…

Lion Heart

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Beer #2660 is a barley-wine style ale brewed by Bacchus Brewing in Queensland, Australia. My 2660th different beer and the 1000th different beer that Bacchus have brewed, this is definitely a sipper at 14% and it took me almost two…

Islay Reserve

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Beer #2482 is a barley-wine style ale brewed by Bacchus Brewing in Queensland, Australia. A beautiful barley wine, matured in Octomore whiskey barrels. Rich, sweet and intensely smokey (though not to the extent of Rex Attitude!), it hides the whopping…

Triple Exultation

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Beer #2433 is a barley-wine style ale brewed by Eel River Brewing in California, America. A rich barley-wine-style ale, sweet, malty, and fruity, with caramel, toffee and prunes. Bitterness is there but I wouldn’t say it’s overly bitter by any…

Hellbender

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Beer #2314 is a barley-wine style ale brewed by Garage Project in Wellington, New Zealand. A rich thick malty barley wine-style ale, full of caramel, prunes and (obviously, with a tonne of malt in the brew) … malt. It’s sweet…