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Kith and Kin (Hunter's Brewing)

I'd been waiting for Hunter's to release a barleywine. After much anticipationand, as soon as I got back into town from the holidays, I was able to have a glass.

General Thoughts
Look and Smell: This dark brown-red brew had a creamy tan head. It settled down to a slick on the top as I drank it down. It had a grainy and caramel aroma.

Taste: It had layers of complex flavors: dark fruit, grain, subtle hop bitterness, and caramel as it warmed. It was smooth; the flavors hid the booze. It was a great sipping brew. A wonderful winter warmer. I hope it ends up on tap again before this winter is over.

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