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Brewed by Adnams
Style: Barley Wine
Southwold, England
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 302   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Seasonal - December. ABV of the cask version varies from year to year. Brewed with Pale Ale, Crystal and Brown malts. Tally Ho is dark Mahogany red in colour with a rich, fruity aroma and a heart warming sweet raisin and biscuit palate.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (22063) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2011
20th December 2007
7.5% abv. Notably sweet and treacly black barleywine. Very drinkable. no bitterness,

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Thylacine (526) - Tasmania, AUSTRALIA - DEC 26, 2010
Bottle - Very dark brown. Tan Head. Low to medium carbonation. Full bodied. Roasted malts. Dark fruits. Salty. Moderately bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tim Webb (350) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 26, 2010
33cl bottle, said to be bottle-conditioned but not much yeast spotted. Dark, and about as rich as a 7.2% abv beer can be a few months after bottling. More complex in the cask - and deeply sensuous if cellared from the previous year. This may well be one for putting away for a couple of years somewhere cool. I will try to update this description a year from now when it has had time to grow.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bacchanalia (146) - milton, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - DEC 3, 2010
From the bottle, purs a lovely deep ruby with a decent fluffly white head that dissapates fairly quickly into thin lacing. Nose is all about the caramel and dark fruit, prunes, bit of plum, and a bit of maltiness. The palate & flavour is a bit dissapointing. the carbonation is a bit prickly & the flavours just haven’t quite married together. There’s caramel , bit of fruit, some spice, nice bit of sweetness on the finish, then a kind of dry nothingy finish. I would be really keen to lay one down & re-rate it in a year/6 months as there’s a fair bit going on here.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (18526) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2010
Gravity cask at the Old Fountain. Pours clear, dark maroon-brown with a light film. Lightly sour, dark fruits in the nose, faint medicine, with toasted malts. Flavor pretty sweet, with caramel and toffee, toasty, rich malts, some light fruits, faint citrus bitters. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Finishes sweet and malty, with brown sugar and toffee, and mild warmth. Quite good.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (16503) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 13, 2010
Bottle at Cardinal. A clear, dark amber beer with a small, dense, beige head. The aroma has a lot of salty beef stock, with caramel and some prunes. Quite nice, but nothing more. The flavor is better and more complex, with caramel, beef stock, dark sugars, prunes, coffee notes and a fine chocolate touch. Full body and pleasant carbonation. Bitter finish with chocolate and coffee. A very nice one, although the aroma was a bit strange. 101113

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Geokkjer (7331) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 13, 2010
Bottle.Pours deep amber with an off-whkte head.Aroma of beef stock, malt, fruitiness and berries.Flavor is sweet toasted malt with notes of warming alcohol, caramel, coffee and slightly burnt toffee.A hint of metal in the aftertaste.Medium to full body,average carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bluevegie (3071) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - OCT 28, 2010
Clear dark deep brown body with mainly lasting head. Dark fruits on the nose, a little sweet. Taste comes across a little thin, notes of vegemite, crystal and dark fruits again.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (40428) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 24, 2010
33 cL bottle. Pours almost clear and deep hazzlenut brown with a small tan head. Aroma is sweet, dark breadish and toffee malty. Dark roasted malty, breadish and dark caramelish. Lingering caramelish and toffee malty finish with a light bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (10362) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 1, 2010
330 ml bottle. 7.2%. Finland.
Clear dark copper colour with small off-white head. Dark fruits, raisins, some dark sweetness and quite hard alcohol in aroma. Flavour is raisins, wood, burned malt, dark bitterness, alcohol, coffee and some sweetness. Quite strong maltiness.


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