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Brewed by Picobrouwerij Alvinne
Style: Barley Wine
Moen, Belgium
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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (34222) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2009
Bottle 75cl.
Light light unclear medium amber orange color with virtually none head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy malty, caramel, cheap cnady, white wine nad wood notes, moderate alcoholic, vanila notes. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat, finish feel is light to moderate alcoholic. [20090306]

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (30699) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 7, 2009
75 cL bottle. Pours dark orange,hazy and with an almost fully gone head. Dry and slight herbal wooden and malty aroma. Mild sweet, raisin fruity and light spiced initial flavoured. Mild vanilla touch to a medium dry flavour and nice fruity touch. Wineous and slight dry fruity flavoured finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29084) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2009
Bottled. An amber beer with sediment floating around under a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of wine grapes, wood, caramel, and alcohol. The flavor is sweet with strong notes of alcohol as well as medium notes of winegrapes, wood, fruit, and caramel, leading to a dry alcoholic finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2009
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of ChristianScheffel. Hazy amber golden with tiny floating impurities and an off-white head. Sweet yet unclean fruity aroma. Full-bodied, a little low in carbonation, honey, fruit and flower notes. Distinct alcohol in the finish. Not sure that Melchior is all that suited for barrel aging. 220809

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (20545) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 7, 2009
Bottle at PreZBF at Alvinne. Hazy orange coloured with a small off white head. Fruity aroma of spices, dried fruits, caramel and white wine. Fruity flavour of spices, dried fruits and caramel with notes of white wine. Tart and fruity finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (20218) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 4, 2010
Bottled (from bierkompass.de). Reddish orange colour with mediumsized slightly off-white head. Aroma is wood, some sourness as well as alcohol and some mild grapes. Flavour is wood, alcohol, a bit winelike, some sourness as well as some grapes and mild spices.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16301) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 12, 2009
Bottle @ Alvinne. Pours a slightly hazy dark amber color with a small fast disappearing off-white head. Has a malty caramel aroma with hints of wine and hints of wood. Smooth malty caramel flavors with hints of dark fruit vanilla and wine. Has a malty finish with hints of dark fruit and hints from the wood. A nice one.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (14312) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2012
28th July 2009
Cloudy brown beer. Dry and softish palate. A real gob full is this beer! Soft oaky tones with just a touch of vanilla. Red wine richness. Bubblegum esters and Belgian sweetness. Slight tart fruits. Complex and interesting if not quite as joined up as it could be. Talk about mixing the grape and the grain - induced a foul hangover!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (13936) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 21, 2009
Bottle at home ... thanks to Ian for this one ... hazy amber ... big wine nose with little bubblegum ... very sweet .... sherry ... little yeast ... very fruit .... little oak ... light vanilla ... little malty bitter finnish

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (13677) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2009
75cl bottle. Thanks Christian Scheffel. Pours cloudy orange with a frothy white head. Sweet malty and oaky nose. A bit of yeast. Overall sweet fruity and oaky flavor. Medium and smooth palate. Tasty but not overly complex as hoped for.


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