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Brewed by Almond 22
Style: Barley Wine
Spoltore (Pescara), Italy
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RATINGS: 123   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 261   ABV: 8.7%
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2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Chipalsa (1307) - Florida, USA - SEP 7, 2012
OmegaX has a way of finding these interesting brews.The aroma is a tad smoky, but with hints of crayons, rubbing alcohol. The taste is of smoked almonds and toast. In the strangest way I liked it a little bit.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AndySnow (2867) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 28, 2012
Bottle. Hazy red-brown clour with a large quickly vanishing off-white head. Sweet hops aroma. Smokey flavour, slightly sweet and bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cunningham (4325) - Halden, NORWAY - AUG 1, 2012
Nut brown and light hazy colour with an off white lasting head. Caramel and some fruity notes in the aroma. A fine toffee backround with some smoked notes. Also a bit fruity. Did go very well with some cheese. Not many smoked beer i fancy. But together with proper food, some are just perfect.
[Bottle from Systembolaget Hansacompagniet in Malmö, Sweden]

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nuplastikk (4291) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 29, 2012
11.2oz bottle at Maxs. Unfiltered deep brown. Big time massive peat smoke aroma. Aggressive, almost like a whiskey/scotch. Underlying honey, some mild zestiness, but overall this is pretty brutal. Unique, very unique.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ClubGonzo (3869) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUL 14, 2012
Bottle from Systembolaget in Nordby, Gothenburg. Pours a deep hazy, near-murky nut brown body with a medium creamy off-white head. Aroma is nuts, biscuits, almonds and hints of rubber and caramel. Strange, but fairly OK. Taste is rubbery caramel tones, metallic grainy notes with toffee and hints of smoke and biscuits. A bit thin body-wise, with medium carbonation. Can’t really make up my mind about this one; it’s strange and original, but really that good to be honest. Style-wise, I had a hard time guessing but barley wine seems to be as good as anything.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pilsnerrogge (2461) - Finspång, SWEDEN - JUL 14, 2012
Bottled:
Muddy brown colour. Dense head. Camp fire aroma with notes of yeast and fruit. Flavour is smoke, yeast, fruit, dough and a little bit of alcohol. Tastes more like an unfiltered weizen bock than a barley wine.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aniela (2305) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 9, 2012
Bottle ahome in Skövde. Amber/brown beer with a offwhite head. Smoked, malty, fruity aroma with ash notes. Tar, malty, fruity, smoked flavour.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
larsniclas (5548) - Billdal, SWEDEN - JUL 4, 2012
Bottled from Systembolaget Hazy amber with a large off-white head. Pretty light aroma; some toffee and red apples. Vinous flavour with metallic notes. Sweet, dried fruits; figs, prune. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (10082) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - JUN 29, 2012
Bottle. Amber/mahogany color with a very nice lasting offwhite head. Nice lacing. Smoked aroma, ash, malt, fruity, bready, smoked fish. Smoked flavor, ash, malt, toffee notes, fruit, some alcohol, bread, some tar. Malty finish with some alcohol.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (19214) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUN 28, 2012
Bottled. Cloudy mahogany colour, creamy head. Aroma of peaty smoke and caramel. Sweet with near full body and rounded mouthfeel. Sugar, peat and tar, some marzipan. Fruity and salty with mid bitter finish and some alcohol warmth.


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