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RATINGS: 113   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96/5   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JStax (4972) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - SEP 28, 2015
Bottle shared by phaleslu. Thanks! The beer is a clear amber with a splotchy white head. The aroma has rye, caramel, wood, and pilsen malt. A bit astringent. Big body and moderate carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
phaleslu (9249) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 28, 2015
750 ml bottle via trade. Pours a clear amber color with a small off-white head that settles into a ring. Notes of caramel, toffee, oak, rye whiskey, dried fruits (dates, figs, raisins), toast, dried leaves, vanilla, and mellow spice. Medium-bodied, with moderate carbonation and smooth, warming, sweet, malty mouthfeel. Big, bold, sweet, rich barley wine and a nice barrel treatment to boot. Worked well for me.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
shrubber85 (10357) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - SEP 27, 2015
Bottle (phaleslu keeps bringing out the big guns). Caramel malt and rye whisky aroma. Amber with moderate head. Sweet caramel malt, rye whisky, and moderately bitter herbal hay flavor. Nice balance.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (9671) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 26, 2015
@ phaleslu’s cinci tasting. Shared by phaleslu -- thanks again, Peter! Clear orange amber red color, a bit darker. Thin off-white head. Loose bits of lace. Interesting dark fruit, toasty malt, kind of peppery, and some rye whiskey, for sure. Medium to bigger body. Smooth kind of soft lighter carbonation. Light dry finish. Bitter taste, with a bit of heat on the back end. More dry finish. Solid rye whiskey barleywine. Big flavor, yeah, but I’d appreciate a bit more subtlety. Pretty damn big and assertive.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
martjoobolut (2799) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 26, 2015
Bottle. Pours dark amber with beige head. Aroma is sweet, bourbon, caramel. Flavor is sweet, caramel, malt, bourbon, vanilla. Finish is sweet and bourbon with some bitterness. Overall: very good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mjs (6292) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 26, 2015
(Bottle, 0.75 l - bottled on 19 September 2013, thanks FatPhil, 20150926) The beer poured dark brown and clear. Its head was small and white. Aroma had vanilla, wood, malts and sweetness. Palate was full bodied, warming and dryish with medium carbonation. Flavours were vanilla, sweetness, malts, wood and bitterness. Aftertaste was sweet, woody and bitter. A good brew bit too boozy and woody.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
suurjuust (2770) - ESTONIA - SEP 26, 2015
Brown beer, small tan head. Nose is bourbony, I suppose this is the rye whiskey, oak, vanilla, caramel. Flavor is caramel and whiskey, booze notes, oak and vanilla. Finishes with booze and caramel, hops. Simpler then expected, but still pretty nice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mikem409 (1972) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - SEP 16, 2015
Bottle. Pours murky brown nice khaki head. Toffee vanilla aroma. Taste bitter hop sweet fruit cake and sugar

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
drowland (7868) - Georgia, USA - AUG 11, 2015
2/21/15. Sampled during RBWG 2015. Amber pour with a small khaki head, mild lacing. Toffee aroma, fruitcake, light whiskey, spice, bready, caramel. Nice flavor, sweet, but not too much, light spice, whiskey, vanilla, oak, toffee. Tasty!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (16423) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2015
Bottle at RBWG ’15 Grand Tasting @ Coppertail, thanks to Bobby, 21/02/15. Murky amber with a decent beige cap. Nose is light must, toffee, spice trail, oaky, hint of booze, dark fruits. Taste comprises carmel, nutty strokes, bitter orange peel, spice, rich malt bull, fruit loaf. Full bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Decent BA BW.


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