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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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Barrel aged cereal killer Barleywine ale. Malt beverage aged in oak bourbon barrels


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drowland (6038) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - JUL 16, 2013
6/29/13. 22oz bottle shared by cheesemoose during the epic BA barleywine tasting. Deep mahogany pour with a small khaki head. Rich BA aroma shows vanilla, wood, caramel, and toffee with a nice malty base with more caramel and dark fruits. Lightly sweet flavor with vanilla, toffee, oak, caramel, molasses, and dark fruits. Given the usual price for this stuff, it’s quite good!

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 18/20
AndyReynolds (887) - Dayton, Kentucky, USA - JAN 19, 2014
Bottle shared with Chudwick the C.H.U.D. of the New York sewers. Whiskey shakes at the first sniff. I get some vanilla, brown sugar, and bourbon. My poor dog is having pushups done by his ass by a toddler. Remembering a time before children and friends‘ children and this thing called freedom that I never cherished enough, but should have. Do you remember a time? Like a child molester use to sing about.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ratman197 (9808) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 21, 2014
Wax top bottle poured a clear reddish brown with a small lingering tan head. Aromas of bourbon, alcohol, caramel, toffee, light oak and light fruitiness. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of bourbon, oak, toffee, light caramel and light fruitiness with a smooth lingering bourbon finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
douglas88 (6021) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 17, 2013
12 ounce bottle, red wax dipped thanks to Beau. Pours a mostly clear dark mahogany color with a small beige head. A big woody bourbon nose. Dark fruit, tobacco, flavors of vanilla, wood and bourbon, some heat, earthiness. Quite good. A big beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jeremytoni (2981) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - FEB 8, 2013
From a bottle poured a dark brown/black color with very little head. Strong sweet malty flavor with a lasting finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
budznsudz (557) - Audubon, New Jersey, USA - FEB 9, 2013
Really dark red pour almost brown. Off white head that fades to a ring. Aroma is plums, fig, vanilla, and booze. Taste is dark fruit, chocolate, oak, with some sweetness and a touch of bourbon to round it out. Suprisingly drinkable for 12% abv.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jdskinns (196) - South Roxana, Illinois, USA - FEB 26, 2013
Bottle. Pours a dark cola color with slights off white head. Aroma is bourbon, barrel, brown sugar, dark fruit, and some melon. Taste is bourbon, brown sugar, sweet. Not as much fruit or barrel in the taste as in the aroma but still very good.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Advocate_Ames (429) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 28, 2013
The BA Cereal Killer pours mahogany in color with a weak bubbly khaki head that hugs the ring of my glass. The aroma is of sweet bourbon, lite oak, carmel malts, and a touch of vanilla. As for taste I picked up on sweet carmel malts, sweet bourbon, booze, brown sugar, a tad bit of spice, vanilla, and a toffee like flavor. The sweetness masked the booze and bitterness pretty well. I find that the finish is the most enjoyable part in this beverage. In the end all that sweetness is hit but not taken over by the spices, bitterness, and the booze. This beverage reminds me of a good girl who can be a little freaky. Overall this worth a try and somewhat of a memorable experience.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DoublEE (783) - South Euclid, Ohio, USA - AUG 8, 2013
Overall I had high hopes for this one, especially after smelling it, but the taste just has too much alcohol up front at the moment. It gets considerably better as it warms up, but it is very strong. It’s a little over carbonated but the nose is great. I’d rank this slightly behind the BA stout, and way behind the BA porter, though I could see this being much better with more time on it. Will hold onto my other bottle for a while, at least a year.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BOSSbrewer (1637) - Arkansas, USA - DEC 5, 2013
Poured from. Bottle I picked up in lansing. Pours a ruby amber with a thin tan head. Oak and sweet caramel and malt up front. Alcohol. Slightly tart and very bready. Very malty. Somewhat bitter also. Very nice beer.


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