SlackerMads (1606) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 11, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap. Clear dark brown with a small tan head. Heavy malty; toasted, caramel, dark bread, light dark dried fruits. Medium body, creamy texture, soft carbonation. Medium sweet and bitter, soft, nice.
Garrold (1318) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle (7.2%) from Adnams Cellar and Kitchen, Holt, Norfolk. Dark, amber. Thin, lasting, tan head. Boozy, dried, vinous fruit. Hint of caramel. Taste is tangy, dark fruit sweet. Full bodied, bittersweet palate. Some sourness on the finish. Silly easy to drink.
sinte (337) - Udine, ITALY - DEC 24, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark brown body with a small, frothy, tan head, mostly diminishing with fair lacing.
Moderate malty (toasted, caramel) aroma with notes of dark fruits, plums, raisins and some coffee.
Moderate-to-heavy sweet flavour with moderate bitterness.
Medium body with oily texture; soft carbonation.
Bragesnak (5387) - Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 14, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Voldby tasting, dk.
Brown with small head. Aroma of caramel and malt. Flavor with fruit and some spices.
rlgk (10510) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - DEC 13, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at Charlies Bar, Copenhagen. Clear amber/mahogany beer with a decent lasting beige head. Malty caramel aroma, raisins, figs, grapes, roasted notes, vinous, maybe some toffee. Malty fruity aroma, caramel, spicy notes, toffee, raisins, notes of cocoa, figs, some citrus. Nice drinkable but slightly thin barley wine.
Bamsen78 (3138) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - DEC 7, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught. Pours clear dark amber with small light tan head. Clear aroma of malt and caramel, with notes of fruit. Bitter flavour of hops and alcohol, with sweet notes of caramel malt and fruit. Mildly bitter finish. An OK barley wine.
sic1314 (3283) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - DEC 4, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Poured deep, dark reddish brown with a tan ring. Aroma of sweet, alcohol soaked fruit and roast malt. Full body, flavour is heavy coffee, dark chocolate, liquorice, plum and raisons. Lingering bitter sweet finish.
Desverger (2094) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 26, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
cask@Charlies Bar, Copenhagen - amber to brown pour with a off-white head. Prominent sweet malts, toffee, caramel, dark fruits, raisin, nice mouthfeel, pretty good.
bursprak (590) - Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
33 cl bottle. Not sure of the style here, more like an old ale. Pours dark amber with a small off white head. Nose is malt with raisins, kind of sweet. Taste is plums and raisins with some heavy malts.
Weezel (194) - Florida, USA - NOV 22, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
2012 bottle. Pours a deep ruby almost port like. Flavor is deep and has port like grapey richness. No bitterness and a warming sweet finish. Good take on a traditional style.