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


on tap

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RATINGS: 279   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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.

bursprak's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bursprak (1492) - Aarhus, - NOV 23, 2013
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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marduk (4203) - Reval, ESTONIA - OCT 2, 2015
330ml bottle. Dark copper color. Tiny size of head in shape of free Ireland, stays. Sweet, caramel, faint prunes, distant cold coffee in aroma. More coffee, roasted malts, grassy hops in taste. Herbal coffee mixed with herbal hops in aftertaste. Coffee like bitterness. Dry twiggy mouthfeel. Barley wine? You must be joking?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FatPhil (11488) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 22, 2015
330ml bottle (Pothouse, Tallinn)
So grainy, branny. Ditto taste. Not so sweet, more ESA than BW. Nice almondy nuttiness. Easy drinker. Dark red. Small tan head. Finish dry and bitter earthy hops. Lovely brew. More please!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alex_leit (776) - Minsk, BELARUS - AUG 19, 2015
Bottle 33 cl, 2014. Dark mahogany color. Arma: malt and wine, sweetness, caramel and toffee. Taste: like any port, rich malts, light sweetness of candy, caramel and toffee, hop bitter finish. Quite pleasant ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skinnyviking (7936) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 9, 2015
Bottle at home. Medium high fluffy quickly disappearing off-white head. Clear very dark red brown body. Powerful roasted malt dried fruit aroma with a hint of spices. Nicely balanced flavor with a subdued taste of alcohol, roasted malt caramel at the front and dried fruit and hops bitterness at the back. Notes of liquorice as well. Low carbonation, long sweet finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Edmis (18) - LITHUANIA - AUG 7, 2015
Strong apetizing light biter smoky beer. Label says that it is best for cold winter nights

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
klm1 (563) - - JUL 31, 2015
Pours reddish dark brown slightly haze colour with creamy big head. Visualy low carbonation. Aroma with practically no presence of an alcohol, Prevail fruity aroma of dark fruits. Flavor: alcohol is mild noticable. Taste is firstly very sweet, with fruity notes (hints of dried dark fruits, with notes of caramel, biscuits...), finish is surprisingly bitter. Malt sweetness is high, hop bitterness is medium, body is soft - sticky, carbonation is low. Very onesided barley wine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gegwilson (2238) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2015
Bottle from the Adnams shop in Southwold. Pours mahogany with a thin cream head. Sweet stewed fruit aroma. The taste is vinous with light spice, raisin, caramel and a slightly dry finish. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arnold931 (923) - Iowa, USA - JUL 6, 2015
Bottle. Pours clear dark ruby with no real head. Nose is dark fruit and wine with a little roast. Taste adds a little dark chocolate and leather. Some bitterness in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pinball (11584) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 27, 2015
bottle from ølbutikken, clear red brown, small brown head. Nutty and malty aroma, slightly woody, not much hops, classic barley wine kind of aroma. Flavor is malts, faint dried dark fruits, quite a lot of woody bitterness, A little bit high on the alc, ’(7.2) but flavors almost manage.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TorbenJensen (1211) - Valby, DENMARK - JUN 26, 2015
Tally-Ho has a lovely aroma of fruit, oak and leather. Soft carbonation provides a thin creamy foam that hangs well on the side of the glass. The taste varies fine of dark dried fruits like raisins, prunes and dates. In the scale of fresh fruit taste to cherry, currant and apricot. Slightly burnt caramel malt gives it a great edge for its sweet tones and a slight hoppy bitterness pulls its delicious crunchy barley wine taste protracted. Towards the end you sense some warming alcohol, despite the fact that it is a barley wine at ’only’ 7.2 percent. In the aftertaste you will also find a little licorice. A very good barley wine,

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