Baladin 30 E Lode
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Brewed by Le Baladin
Style: Barley Wine
Piozzo, Italy
Serve in Snifter


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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.85/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 390   ABV: 13%
Made in honour of the Beerhunter, Michael Jackson. Shorter aged version of the Xyauyù.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Labove (427) - Rome, ITALY - APR 9, 2011
Acquistata in un negozio di gastronomia a monteverde, lasciata invecchiare un annetto. Nonostante la sua complessità, si beve che è un piacere. Solo non sembra affatto una birra.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daniele (8100) - ITALY - AUG 2, 2009
ambrata schiuma assente piatta note intense alcoliche fruttate leggera ossidazione quaisi un porto in bocca diventa morbida buona corpo intensa

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
markwise (5195) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - JUN 6, 2010
Thanks to SHIG for the share. Pours amber red like the other Xyauyu bottles, but had a bit more head. Nose is booze with spice, pepper, caramel, lots of malt, and some vinous fruit and character. Palate is very sweet and mouthfeel is almost syrupy, but this beer has so much depth and flavor to it. Very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sebletitje (9348) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JUN 6, 2010
Cheers to Shig for the share. pours amber, no head. aroma and flavors, lots of dark fruit goodness here, sweet candi caramelized sugars, hints of floral hops hinting toward a blossom louthfeel. abv is subdued even at 13% this beer is going down smoothly. The caramel sugar reminds me of baked apples leaving a nice sirupy finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
back (1875) - Holstebro, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2013
Kobber klar skum ingen Frugt tømmer bær alc vinøs Sød meget Flad sirup @f1

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Diogène (1145) - Mirabel, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 5, 2009
Bottle at Mondial 2009.Amber with a thin white head. Average retention and above average lacing. Aroma is wood, cognac, alcohol, maple syrup, raisins and figs. Flavor is maple syrup, wood, cognac, hops, alcohol, dark fruits and hops. Liquorous mouthfeel. Awesome!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Fred82 (2144) - Québec City, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 7, 2009
Bottle at Mondial 2009. Amber with no head. Aroma is really sweet and syrupy. Hints of cherries, nuts and prunes. Quite complex. Taste is really syrupy and nutty. It has a faint alcohol feeling at first but it grew stronger at the end. Carbonation was really faint. This is one very special beer. It really felt like a port wine. Really rich and complex.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
SHIG (4675) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - JUN 12, 2010
Bottle: Poured a caramel brown with no head. The aroma is boozy and sweet caramel. The taste is sweet caramel malt, dark fruit, and boozy tongue all of which actually hides the 13% alcohol. #100 Italian beer rate!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ibrew2or3 (8207) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JUN 26, 2010
Big, huge, massive thanks to SHIG for trucking this beauty across the pond for us Tampa geeks to lush over. I owe you one Shawn! Pours still clear copper without the slightest sign of a head. The aroma pushes up sweet dark fruitiness like figs, prunes and plums as well as caramel and some mild booziness. The taste is smooth as silk and sweet like nectar and coming across as a rich sweet dark fruit juice reduction of plums, pears and figs mixed with iced cider and a modest level of creamy caramel candy. This one is yummy sweet nectar goodness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2013
Handbottle - Thanks to Fonefan. Clear amber/brown - white head. Raisins, fruity, caramel, sweetness, oxidation, light glue notes, amber malts, light acid, vanilla, barley, nice bitterness. Lovely.

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