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Brewed by Adnams
Style: Barley Wine
Southwold, England
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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Tally-Ho is a limited edition barley-wine style ale. Brewed and bottled once a year. Dark mahogany red with rich, fruity aroma.


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - APR 1, 2013
Bottle from Whole Foods in Louisville - Pours amber with a thin quickly receding tan head. Full to heavy bodied with soft carbonation. Notes of thick chewy malt, leather, alcohol, wine, oak, pepper. Very nice, not overly sweet, restrained hop notes. A nice sipper.


3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
geologyguy (773) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - DEC 16, 2014
Smell is of dark plum, taste is similar and a touch bit too watery, one-dimensional, that’s all there is to it...

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
zvikar (3624) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - NOV 11, 2014
Bottle shared at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Pours clear Brown with a small head, aroma of honey, chocolate, nuts, alcohol, flavor of alcohol, chocolate, sweet and bitter, medium bodied.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (7960) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - OCT 31, 2014
Bottle. Prune, cherry, and caramel malt aroma. Medium brown with minimal head. Sweet raisin, toffee malt and moderately bitter herbal orange peel flavor. Body a bit light. Hides its strength well.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
edgallow (2358) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 19, 2014
11.2 oz bottle pours hazy brown with a tan head. Aroma of caramel, toffee, chocolate and dried fruit. Taste is malts, fruit and toffee.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Patrickctenchi (4107) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - OCT 14, 2014
Bottle: (2012) Deep brown with a quick tan head. Rich, red apple peel and plum aroma. Taste is slightly vinous, red apple, dark fruit and a bit of chocolate/caramel. Dry, with a light spicy tingle and a soft boozy heat. Very, very good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jlruthven (562) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 30, 2014
2012 bottle. Pours dark ruby, cappuccino head. Fair lacing. Nose is ripe berry, vinous, caramel malt, sweet. Taste is subtle, earthy, with fig, grape, residual sugar. Dry finish. A little ho-hum.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Strykzone (5072) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - SEP 6, 2014
Bottle. Dark brown with amber highlights. A beige head leaves some lacing. I smell rich dark fruit and toffee. I taste raisins, toffee, huge malts, and alcohol to begin. Towards the finish I get vinous notes. Light harshness. Really easy to drink considering the ABV.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kerenmk (2595) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks zvikar. 2012 bottle. murky dark brown, beige wave. A little vinous, raisins, some chocolate aroma. Alcoholic, liquor-like taste. Full-bodied, no carbonation, long, lingering, liquor finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Aurelius (4376) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Deep, clear, ruby brown. Quickly-collapsing tan head. Standard UK 11.2oz bottle, good whisky-style label. Fruity aroma (golden raisins, dates, that sort of thing) with some woody astringency.. Very slightly medicinal up front, lightly-to-moderately sweet, alcohol bitterness, warming. Oily mouthfeel, peppery on the backend. Lots going on in here, comes together fairly harmoniously. Beer stop, Tallahassee.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (6090) - Reno, Nevada, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Rich n fruity all the way. Very very English with an almost total lack of hops. Sweet, but not overly so. Also very dark and smooth...like a barleywine wee heavy hybrid. Nice.


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