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RATINGS: 616   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.12   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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This Barrel-Aged version of our American Barleywine Ale is matured in premium bourbon barrels for up to one year to develop its rich and intense flavor profile. The result is an amazingy complex beer that balances the caramel and toasted malt character of the Old Numbskull with notes of vanilla, oak, and bourbon from the barrel aged process. Savor this one now or continue to age it in the bottle for years to come.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sarlacc83 (1164) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 20, 2014
Bottle from the Station. A: Dark brown; mahogany. Big fluffy creme colored head. Lacing. N: Toffee, bourbon, vanilla, caramel, pine, earth, butterscotch, pineapple, biscuit, walnut. Raisin. T: Big sweet barleywine. Some bitterness to balance,but this is a big sweetie. M: Treacly, heavier body. Big alcohol, as one might expect. O: The beer which Mother of All Storms wants to be. Plenty of barleywine notes enhanced by delicious bourbon. Bra-vo.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nuplastikk (4902) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 19, 2014
750ml shared by Brad. Big ups! Big boozy caramel aroma. Foamy off-white head on top of a burgundy amber brown body. World Class, big barrel tones. Excellent malt depth. Perfectly executed beer. No alcohol harshness, no overbearing booze. Phenomenal Barleywine. Smooth bourbon caramel candy. Solid.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
TonyDiUlio (653) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 11, 2014
Fantastic barrel aged beer. Had at the brewery with audrey. Was happy as a clam. Smooth taste with little alcohol taste. Really awesome

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
slowrunner77 (6576) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 9, 2014
"Newest release. Pours significantly darker than the base BW. Wonderful aroma of bourbon, vanilla, oak, caramel and hops. I though the hop presence of the bw might be a game changer, and it was, lending a great complexity to this beer despite the longtime in barrels. Taste is everything the aroma was plus a little earthy nuttiness, bourbon heavy but not dominant. This was a loooong time whale and was not a let down."

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hombrepalo (1914) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 8, 2014
Bottle from a trade. Pours a coffee brown with tan head. Aroma is nice, some vanilla, oak, coffee, with some caramel. Taste was delicious, flavors of coffee, caramel, vanilla, and booze all intermingling together nicely. A notch below King Henry, very very good. Glad to have finally tried this one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdamJackson (3319) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 6, 2014
golden orange 1 finger bubbly head fades slowly. Smells of smoked meat, cigars, tobacco and cloves. taste is sweet, boozy, lots of cough medicine and a mix of sweet potato / yam, brown sugar, boozy whiskey and honey.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
suprchunk (2505) - Crestview, Florida, USA - SEP 6, 2014
Deep chestnut. Small off white head. No lacing. Bourbon aroma and malt. Bourbon vanilla taste. Boozy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daje (2611) - NORWAY - AUG 20, 2014
Bottle at Schouskjelleren, july 1st 2014. Copper brown body with a thin tanned head. Aroma is malty with oak, bourbon, toffee. Sweet caramel taste with alcohol notes, bourbon, dark fruits, light vanilla sting in finish. Warm boozy aftertaste with balanced sweetness and a light roast character. Quite excellent!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
fletchfighters (1202) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 10, 2014
750 ML bottle Dark murky brown color, light tan head. So well balanced nose. Caramel, bourbon, oak, dark fruits, figs, vanilla, and coconut. Taste matches nose quite well. Very sticky and jam like. Sensational barrel variation

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (5597) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 26, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours reddish brown, nose is toffee, vanilla, coconut, taste is quite rich caramel, vanilla, sweet, dry.

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