Heavy Seas Below Decks
Heavy Seas Below Decks is an English Barleywine, this bottle is the 2011 vintage and has been aged about 1 year. Molasses, caramel, some alcohol, figs & raisins, a bit of vanilla and some hop bitterness is still there as well. The alcohol comes out again in the aftertaste. A solid beer, but not the kind of barleywine you would break out for a special occasion or runaround town looking for. Then again it is inexpensive enough to stock up on and cellar for a nice nightcap throughout the year.