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

bottled
common

on tap
unknown

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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Blended version of Terre. Barley Wine aged in red wine barrel. Limited (brewed once).

Editor’s note: "single barrel" draught versions that appeared in some bar also belong to this entry (e.g. Botti di Nardi)


Zarin's rating

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Zarin (202) - - JAN 13, 2012
A: dark orange/red, deep. A: Sweet, fruit and caramel. T: Sweet, balanced. P: winey. O: 17/20
Earlier Rating: 7/2/2011 Total Score: 3.9
Aroma: sugary malts, wine Appearance: like a red wine Taste: moderate sweetnessm a hint of acid. Palate: medium to high body, oily texture Overall: 16/20


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
smith4498 (2910) - Miami, Florida, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle shared by Claudio. Pours turbid reddish brown color with tan head. Aromas of caramel, dark fruits, oak and red wine. Similar flavors. Medium to full body with soft carbonation. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Camons (5045) - Hasselager, DENMARK - DEC 11, 2013
Bottle @ Christers. Pours slightly hazy dark amber with a fading offwhite head, some floaties. Aroma of malt, caramel, vanilla, wood, dried dark fruits. Flavor is very sweet with malt, caramel, dark dried fruits, vanilla, wood, a hint of redwine. Full body, soft carbonation, alcohol is hidden very well. 111213

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Valgreen (464) - DENMARK - DEC 11, 2013
Bottle @ Christer. Cloudy dark brown, small off white head, some lacing. Aroma, malty sweet, caramel, alcohol, dark fruits. Taste, malty sweet, dark fruits, brown sugar, wine like, alcohol, caramel. Too sweet flavor. Low carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rasmus40 (9841) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 11, 2013
Bottle @ Aarhus tasting. Murky red with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, dried fruit, vanilla and wood. Flavor is very sweet and moderate bitter. Very sweet finish with almost no alcohol. Oily and full bodied. 111213

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chrisv10 (9837) - DENMARK - DEC 11, 2013
Bottle. Clear dark amber/brown with tiny head. Aroma is malt, red wine, caramel, wood and oak. Flavour is malt, caramel, toasted, sweet, sticky, oak wood, toasted and toffee.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
saxo (13455) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 11, 2013
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are rich caramel, fruits, wood, malt, candy sugar and hops. Nice and sweet.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thebeertourist (4659) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 2, 2013
From bottle at Baladin Bistrot, Milano, served with chocolates. Brown with no head. Alcoholic, rummy aromas, notes of chocolate and marcipane, hints of sour fruit. Rich madeira ( malvesia) flavours, chocolate, sour fruit, marcipane, even hints of nuts. A wonderful dessert beer.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (11917) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 28, 2013
Handbottled(?) @Open Baladin
Murky brown color, no head. Red wine, toffee in the nose. Full-bodied, liquerish. Sweet, kind of smoked ham flavor, lots of toffee. Quite simple and sweet.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thewolf (10783) - Kolding, DENMARK - SEP 6, 2013
Bottle. Pours light murky red with a small, creamy, beige film head. Aroma has plums, raisins, caramel, red wine, oak, figs. Vinious, but never over empowering. No carbonation, fat and oily mouthfeel. Flavour has lots of caramel, figs, grapes, oak, red wine. Fabulous balance. No alcohol power in flavour.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Inbreak (1526) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - JUL 13, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 23, 2014 01.03.2013, 0,5l bottle sampled with Palme @ Gaasa:
No head. Aroma is slightly sweet, caramel malts, dark sugar, toffee, raisins, dates, grass, alcohol, oak. Taste is slightly sweet and grassy, caramel malts, oak, dark sugar, toffee, alcohol, licorice, raisins, dates, grass. Slightly dry mouthfeel. Very nice.


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