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Brewed By: Lagunitas Brewing Company (Heineken International)

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Average Rating:
7.34944

Number of Ratings: 269

Style: American Barleywine

Brewed In: 1280 North McDowell, Boulevard, Petaluma, CA 94954, USA

ABV: 9.70%

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Tasting Notes

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FabAru profile pictureFabAru - January 9, 2021
Better than expected. Well done, Lagunitas! To be honest, expectations were low. What business does IPA-crazy, and overall pretty limited genres, Lagunitas have in making a barleywine? But this is a really good standard bearer of the type. I think its good without aging, but if you havent had a lot of barleywine, the hops will likely be a little sharp. Aging it certainly wouldnt hurt but pretty unnecessary and will take away character for when youre in the mood for something with a sharper edge.
bockboy@att.net profile picturebockboy@att.net - January 9, 2018
A-. In the English style, robust and well balanced. Drank 5-22-2020, Bottled & bought 2017. Aged very well, I think. Too bad didn?t try with a fresh version.
Jedwardlasko profile pictureJedwardlasko - July 9, 2015
Sweet Hops!
svenllr profile picturesvenllr - June 28, 2015
Smooth and full of flavor. The dark rich color is inviting begging you to take a sip. This beer is amazing. Love it.
jmile profile picturejmile - June 14, 2015
Tasty creamy smooth
kopextacy  profile picturekopextacy - June 3, 2015
Had the 2015 edition which is at %10.6 ABV. Booze is well hidden, pretty sweet pretty nice mouthfeel, I would def get again especially for under 5 bucks. Keep doing what you're doing lagunitas
bears1985 profile picturebears1985 - May 31, 2015
Nice rich red copper color tan head. Malty. Slight bitterness n sweetness too
Cellar Dweller profile pictureCellar Dweller - May 18, 2015
Beautiful copper color with a large tan head. Slightly hoppy aroma. Tastes of butterscotch, caramel, toffee with a mild fruitiness in the finish. Sticky sweet. Pretty gnarly!
eagle_gwaihir profile pictureeagle_gwaihir - May 17, 2015
Very metallic. Ashley: B
gegowha profile picturegegowha - May 16, 2015
Ok barley wine. Agreed that more aging would help the back end.
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