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

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RATINGS: 238   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Cask; Seasonal - December. ABV of the cask version varies from year to year. Also available bottle conditioned at 7.2%.
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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexsdad06 (5899) - Ohio, USA - JUN 7, 2014
Bottle from backlog notes. Pours a clear reddish brown color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have sweet malts, caramel, dark fruit favoring figs, dates and berries, mild bitterness to the finish. Thin for a barley wine.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
beleggor (81) - Wrocław, POLAND - MAY 18, 2014
330ml bottle. Ruby-brown colour, little beige head. In aroma some raisins and other dried fruits pluss a little bit of caramel. It’s more intensive in taste, with some pleasant herbal bitterness. Alcohol is quite low - as for barley wine - and I think, that this beer should be more intensive in taste. It is not bad, but it is just an average barley wine, nothing special.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
aenima (275) - Askim, SWEDEN - APR 15, 2014
Dark fruity aroma. The taste is also full of dark fruits. Some yeast in the background in both flavour and aroma. Some warming alcohol in the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (8385) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 14, 2014
Rötlichbraunes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr malzig, dunkle überreife Früchte, holzig, nussig. Geschmack malzig süß, leicht alkoholisch, trockene überreife Früchte, holzig, nussig.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dynamiteninja (1590) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2014
7.2% ABV 2013 bottled version. Thin tan head that almost instantly dissipates. Mahogany body. Nose is leather, oak, black malt, treacle, hops, toffee, meat, spice, sultanas, crystal malt, some blue cheese, roast, cherries. Sweetish with some sourness and a bitter finish. Warming. Gentle carbonation. Soft mouthfeel. Maybe a little oil.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lowenbrau (2200) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - APR 4, 2014
330ml bottle @Cimmeria, Oviedo. 05-04-2014.
Shared with Diego Cotoya.
In short: a roasty dark ale.
Pours dark with little tan head. Short head retention, little lacing. Roasty, liquorice, caramel aromas. Medium body, soft carbonation, oily texture. Taste is roasty, a bit spicy, dark liquorice, some ripe fruit. Sweet aftertaste. Enjoyable.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
tomekk1978 (569) - Ząbki, POLAND - MAR 26, 2014
Barwa: ciemno miedziana, klarowna. Piana biała drobno pęcherzykowa, znikoma. Aromat: słodowy, orzechowy, alkoholowy. Smak: słodowy, ale niezbyt słodki, lekka kwaskowość, nuty orzechowe oraz alkohol i goryczka. Wspomniane dwie ostatnie cechy smaku są nieco zbyt męczące. Wolałbym piwo nieco bardziej słodowe i słodkie. Ogólnie niezłe, ale piłem juz lepsze.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Philym (1003) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAR 22, 2014
Appearance: Clear mahogany brown with ruby highlights and finger ivory head. Aroma: Raisin, slight vinous note, biscuit malt and a hint of liquorice. Taste: Medium bitterness, low/medium sweet and sourness. Palate: Thick coarse texture, light/medium body, average carbonation, abrupt, dry malty, dried fruit finish with alcohol warmth. Comments: Very tasty and slight lace. 2013 version bottled ABV 7.2%.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rane (919) - Nibe, DENMARK - MAR 10, 2014
Red brown with small brown head. Aroma sweet malts raisin. Taste sweet dried fruits some alcohol burn. Delicious. On tap.

2.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
_ocean_ (6) - Aalborg, DENMARK - MAR 4, 2014 does not count
Aroma is lovely. But the bitter, sweet, friuty, sour taste just doesn’t do it for me. Have to try yourselves as we all have different taste buds! ,)


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