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Anchorage A Deal With The Devil Barleywine

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RATINGS: 163   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.03   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 519   ABV: 17.3%
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1 hop, 1 malt, aged in giant freshly emptied Cognac Barrels.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (6893) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 30, 2015
Bottle - Dark sugars, caramel and a touch of wood. Deep brown with a beige head. Sweet. dark sugars, caramel and a lingering sweetness and heat. Some boozy heat, but not offensive. Some berry fruit in the long finish. Easy drinking for what it is, but not worth the crazy hype in my books.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
alexsdad06 (6622) - Ohio, USA - APR 29, 2015
750 ml bottle shared with drsordr. Pours a murky brown color with some scant bubbles. The aroma and flavor have big sweet caramel, dark fruit, Port character, smooth, no carbonation, some woody character, though I don’t get much cognac barrel, I like this but couldn’t do it by myself.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drsordr (1393) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - APR 29, 2015
Bottle shared by alexsdad06 pours hazy dark brown to copper with thin tan head. Nose loads of toffee and caramel malt, some fall fruit, and hint of cognac. Taste big jammy fruit, maple syrup, tastes like port. Late palate some alcohol heat. Very syrupy mouth feel. Not what I was expecting but I like it.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BuckeyeBoy (3177) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 27, 2015
Bottle pours out a amber color topped with a small head. Nose is sweet toffee caramel barrel notes and some booze. Taste is more of the sweetness toffee caramel pit fruit bourbon barrel and some vanilla.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
DuffMan (7561) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - APR 27, 2015
Bottle, shared with Parksy. Beautiful deep orange brown with a thick, persistent golden head. Incredibly rich malty aroma, sponge toffee, brown bread, spicy raisins, woody undertones. Can a beer smell warm and inviting? This one invokes that feeling for sure. Big chewy malty palate, sticky but not cloying with the expected malt density that the aroma suggests. The cognac imparts a wonderful alchemy to this beer, spicy and rich without being boozy or harsh. A magnificent sipper.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BOLTZ7555 (2935) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - APR 12, 2015
Really enjoyed this beer! Burnt tangerine/rusted metal/Sedona clay in color with a tightly packed eggshell head. All things sweet, spicy, and rich. Caramel, toffee, molasses, oak, vanilla, cognac, pepper, and even a little cocoa. A dessert beer for sure but thick, velvety, coating, and enjoyable!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerman6686 (5083) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 12, 2015
This poured a medium brown with basically no head. Aroma was lots of dark fruit, caramel, and light booze. Flavor was sweeter than I would like but manageable, lots of dark fruits, pruney, alcohol, not very complex though.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Art (2094) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 11, 2015
BA barleywine tasting. 1. Flying Mouflan 2. BA Behemoth 3. Deal with the Devil 4. BA Gratitude 5. BA Numskull 6. Straight Jacket Reddish brown pour. Aroma of grapes, vanilla, light bookies. Sweet grape like taste with some white gummy sharks. Not worth the hype. Get a BA Mouflan.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
charule (1478) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 11, 2015
Blinded with 5 other BA Barleywines. Second place. Poured clear amber no head. Light carb med bod. Aroma of sweet brown sugar candy malt. Tastes sweet barrel juice.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
John25 (939) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - APR 6, 2015
Bottle. Dark ruby red/brown. Sweet and syrupy with completely hidden alcohol except for a warm long finish. Dark fruit, toffee, toast. Incredible mouthfeel. Overall Awesome. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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