More Barley Wines!
by F. Sot Fitzgerald

Recently I had the pleasure attending one of the famed Split Thy Skull Festivals, wherein guests have the opportunity to taste a slew of barley wines.  This Split Thy Skull tasting was held at Mug's Ale House in Brooklyn, New York and featured barley wines selected by uber-sot, editor of Beer Philadelphia, and creator of Split Thy Skull, Jim Anderson. 

Anderson brought with him quite a bunch of barley wines.  The diversity of taste was astonishing.  Though sampling 8 barley wines over the course of two hours left me a bit woozy, here are my tasting notes.

J.W. Lee's Harvest Ale 1999: