Brewed by Almond 22
Style: Barley Wine
Spoltore (Pescara), Italy
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 131   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 261   ABV: 8.7%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nuncecredo (8) - ITALY - APR 6, 2010 does not count
UPDATED: APR 11, 2010 Aspetto dal colore arancio carico. Naso ricco e fragrante. Schiuma molto fitta un po meno persistente. In bocca risulta piena, sapori ben definiti (miele, torbato, luppolo) ma armoniosamente susseguiti uno dall’altro. Una grande birra, una delle mie affumicate preferite.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (18661) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 25, 2010
Bottle. A funky barley wine. Pours a cloudy orange-brown with minimal head. Malty aroma with some wild yeast. Smoky flavor with notes of ham and bandaids. Also hints of toffee and caramel. More smokiness in the finish. Almost no bitterness. Medium in body with light carbonation. An interesting brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
allendodd (117) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 17, 2010
Pours a dark, cloudy orange under an off-white head. Nose is malty sweetness with hints of floral aromas. Bottle indicated orange zest used in brewing and it’s possible that the floral aromas are actually the hints of orange. Nice, never the less. Mouth feel is very smooth, and at 8.7% there is no alcohol warming. The creamy softness doesn’t have the heavier viscosity I usually find in barley wines, and the sweetness doesn’t seem come from the malty thickness that most barley wines have - maybe that’s the honey talking. Nice beer. I’d drink it again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbrus (4990) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - JAN 29, 2010
Bottle@Home. Smoked and fruity aroma. Brown colour, beige head, good lace. Sweet, toffee, smoke, herbal. Sticky mouth feel. Flavourful yet easy going.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nekronos (4110) - Xalapa, MEXICO - JAN 20, 2010
Do not know if ITalians are ignorant about their beers of there is a lot of semi local distribution which leads normal beers drinkrs to ignore their existence in there but these guys know how to brew. THis barley one was not the exception and easy to drink.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (23333) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 20, 2010
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma. Sweetish malty caramel flavor with some hoppy hints. Has a sweetish malty caramel finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bierkoning (12561) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - DEC 28, 2009
Bottle. Dark amber color. Smoky, malty buttery aroma with a hint of tobacco. Malty buttery smoked beechwood flavor. Soft but persistant in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (12918) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 11, 2009
Slightly hazy dark amber with a lasting, creamy off-white head. Caramel aroma with weak bacon notes. Sweet and malty flavour with phenolic notes, and a little alcohol. Funny enough idea, but I’m not a fan

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 13, 2009
From the Bottle at Chris O’s 06/08/2009 Malt aroma. Amber red coloured strong in alcohol a little rich on the palate and pale with a little bitterness in a crisp malt finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
frylock (1135) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - NOV 10, 2009
Bottle, sampled at Cole’s Italian Beer Tasting: Dark amber color, topped off by a thin white head. Smoked malt aroma with subtle toffee notes in the background. Very nice smokey and sweet malt flavors with some light whiskey and oak notes. A pretty solid beer, that I wouldn’t mind having again.

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