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RATINGS: 194   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9/5   EST. CALORIES: 450   ABV: 15%
An "Alpine Style" Barleywine aged 12 months in select bourbon barrels. So... DRINK ALPINE ALE or GO TO BED!

HonusWagner's rating

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HonusWagner (1880) - Florida, USA - NOV 25, 2013
A big sweet bourbon -bal barley wine with caramel and some slight cherry cordial character. Not easy to drink a lot of but pretty tasty in spurts.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
deyholla (8911) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - DEC 1, 2015
Bottle shared by Jack, thanks! Pours a hazy amber brown with a tan head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma is full of sweet grains and toffee with supporting notes of caramel and boozy bourbon. Flavor is full of toffee with a decent amount of bourbon and sweet grains and caramel underlying.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
50belair (3099) - Florida, USA - MAY 19, 2015
Bottle. Clear brown pour with a fleeting off white head. Sweet caramel aromas. Sweet with loads of caramels, dark fruits, oak, vanilla, and bourbon notes. Really good mouthfeel. Good body.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Vestergaard (1147) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2015
Bottle thanks to Derek! Pours a dark, clear, reddish amber with a tiny, off white head. Aroma has coco nut, bourbon, toasted malts, caramel, figs, dates, prunes, plums, brown sugar, fudge, wallnut, hazelnut and portwine or licor. Taste is really sweet with nice, dry bourbon and some alcohol to balance it out. Very sweet, lots of candy, full body, sticky, low carb.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
biggsbowler (569) - Port St. Lucie, Florida, USA - MAY 18, 2015
Bottle - Pours brown. Lots of bourbon, malty, sweet, toffee, oak, and caramel in the nose. Taste is sweet, malty, caramel, toffee, oak. This beer is great!!!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bursprak (1582) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 7, 2015
Bottle shared at pre-CBC tasting at Fermentoren. Bronze pour with a tiny head. Nose is sweet, vanilla and some bourbon. Taste is smooth, vanilla fudge, caramel and lots of sweet malt. ABV is very well hidden. Maybe one the best Barley wines I’ve had.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RasmusOtt (1763) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 4, 2015
Bottle shared @ fermentoren. Thanks Mike! Pours hazy deep copper/ruby red with a brown lacing. Aroma of dark sweet fruits, plums, caramel, vanilla, deep port notes, weak coconut, raisin and butterscotch. Taste of vanilla, caramel, figs, chocolate, molasses, caramel, some sweet barrel notes, toffee and weak sweet nuts. So good and well balanced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Klimaet (978) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - MAY 4, 2015
Bottle thanks to Derek Gallanosa - shared at Fermentoren, Copenhagen. Pours reddish brown with a fizzy offwhite head. Aroma is pretty malty, lots of walnuts, light licorice, dark fruits, dried berries, some chocolate. Taste is dark fruits, vanilla, light licorice, caramel, walnuts, chocolate, light heat, plums, port wine, raisins. Very smooth!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dfroms (477) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Bottle, 2013. Pours cloudy reddish amber, slight tan lacing. Aroma is complex plummy toffee and maple with honey, bourbon, grains, slight toastiness. Crazy how much maple. Taste is thick and chewy maple and burnt toffee with undertones of port, sweet cherry, and orange peel. Mild roast. Quite sweet. Booze is impressively well hidden. Great complexity, super impressive.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Steasy66 (1086) - Minnesota, USA - JAN 16, 2015
Deep brown, no head. Lots of toffee and some dark fruit in the aroma. Really sweet, no carb, super smooth. Really incredible flavor. Carmel, toffee, vanilla.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bytemesis (5196) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - DEC 19, 2014
Bottle thanks to cocoapuph. Pours cloudy chestnut, small tan head, some lacing. Aroma is bourbon, toffee, vanilla, oak, raisin, figs, dates, toasted caramel, coconut. Flavor is fully sweet, rich and decadent, notes of cherry as well. Light bitterness. Full body, creamy mouth. Pretty solid, reminds me of the HOTD from the wood beers.

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