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Brewed by Le Baladin
Style: Barley Wine
Piozzo, Italy
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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
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Lune: la birra che Teo ha dedicato ai grandi vini bianchi. Messa a maturare nelle botti di Cantina Baladin che hanno ospitato questi blasonati frutti di vigneti italiani è prodotta con orzo e farro completamente italiani. Si diversifica, pur nel contesto della stessa produzione, grazie al differente apporto aromatico dato dalle botti stesse, rilasciato proprio dai vini che prima vi albergavano.

Blended version of Lune. Barley Wine aged in white wine barrel. Limited (brewed once).


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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tjoxen (173) - - JAN 5, 2013
Pours hazy amber red with no head. Aroma of white wine, some fruit and yeast. Taste is sweet of wine, prunes, caramel, vanilla. Full body and there is so much flavors. No carbonation. The taste is much better than the smell because there is to much wine in the aroma. I have never tasted anything like this before.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Habanero (2940) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2015
Bottled. Pours clear, deep golden with a small off-white head. Aroma of caramel, wood, grapes and vanilla. Sweet flavor that ends up slightly more dry and with some bitterness. A great Barley.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fritz123 (1227) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - JAN 17, 2015
Probably the most expensive beer I’ve had to date...shared by Nick at the Pig in Boca. Small snifters. Pours an orange-brown with decent transparency. No head or lacing. Aroma is nutty, bourbon barrel, port wine, butter, and breakfast roll. The taste is good with a nice bourbon barrel, nuttiness, port wine sweetness, and slight buttery finish. Absolutely no carb which I missed. Slight papery taste (oxidation maybe?) Rather boozy finish. Overall good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (2671) - Kyoto, JAPAN - DEC 29, 2014
2012 version On tap at Baladin, aged in white wine barrels. This 11.5% barleywine pours a mellow orange gold with s nutty honey maple aroma full bodied silky mouthfeel. The taste is sweet heavenly honey maple with an astringent wine like finish.   This is a wonderful beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kryon (1549) - SWEDEN - DEC 21, 2014
Pours murky amber no head Aromas of vanilla, bourbon, caramel, toffee Taste has bourbon, vanilla, caramel, apricots, peach. This is a grest beer that would get better rating would it have better mouthfeel and looks

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ansalon (1711) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - DEC 21, 2014
Pours amber with no head. Aromas of peach, bourbon, apricot, figs, dates, honey. Taste is peach, honey, apricot, figs, dates, bourbon. Mouthfeel is quite thin with no carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ktwse (2321) - SWEDEN - DEC 21, 2014
Pours hazy peach with no head. Aroma of caramel, toffee, vanilla, bourbon barrels. Taste is super sweet, caramel and fruit. Body is a tad light for the sweetness, flat carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
abergdahl (89) - SWEDEN - SEP 13, 2014
Very odd beer, had this as dessert wine.. Worked .. And that says a lot, sweet, sweet driink, hazy almost no top. Drank it small wine glasses ice cold on a hot summers day. First glass was amazing so unlike a beer, but yet a beer. Try it, not much like it

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beer_est_deus (805) - örebro, SWEDEN - AUG 27, 2014
Oklar, djup orange. Doft: Malt, russin, ljus och mörk kola, hjortron, alkohol, fruktsoda, honung. Stark 8:a. Smak: Hjortron, rom russin, bröd, övermogen mandarin, smörkola, gräs, jäst. Önskar högre söttma. Svag 8:a.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zekada (369) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - AUG 18, 2014
Bottle from systembolaget. Strong aroma of white wine, cherries, citrus, fruits and some alcohol. Pours caramel with no head and no carbonic. Despite the high ABV it is very smooth. Tatse has white wine, apples and pears and is sweet like lemonade. Palate is very smooth, simple and drinkable. Overall a beer which reminds more of wine than a beer, but it is surprisingly good.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sebletitje (7126) - Enghien, BELGIUM - MAY 14, 2014
5cl bottle sample @ Baladin Milano. Couleur ambrée-cuivrée, sans col et laissant un beau filament doré au verre. Arôme est agréable oscillant sur le toffee et une pointe de barrique entre balsamique et Madère. Palais est malté grillé sur un léger sucré caramélisé. Ici encore une note de Madère avec un petit côté vin blanc de barrique mais qui arrive en toute fin de bouche. Se boit comme une liqueur avec un alcool agréable. Pas mauvais, mais pas le meilleur des Riserva Teo Musso.


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