Filed under: Barleywine Style Ale (snifter), Smuttynose | Tags: bitter, buzzing, coating, deep but clear opacity, drying, heavy malt, intricate lace, inviting, limited clarity, long, maple, nice, nicely crafted, persistent head, roasted, ruby color, strong finish, sweet, tan
ABV, Volume & Calories: 10% in 22 fl oz. estimated at 400 C
Purchased at: for $4.99
Aroma: sweet, nice, inviting, maple. 9 out of 10.
Visuals: deep but clear opacity, ruby color, limited clarity, tan, persistent head, intricate lace. 5 out of 5.
Taste: heavy malt, roasted, bitter, nicely crafted. 9 out of 10.
Palate: coating, drying, buzzing, long, strong finish. 5 out of 5.
Overall: Lighter and crisper than Old Ruffian. I’d have it again in an instant. Nicely priced, and great flavors. Get it. Well crafted. 18 out of 20.
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