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


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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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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)

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (6341) - Enghien, - OCT 7, 2012
Bottle sample @ Cantillon Quintessence 2012. Orangée foncée, pas de bulle, légère couche huileuse dorée au verre. Arôme est malté avec des notes de caramel, barrique et un vin macéré. Palais est impressionnant pour ses 12%, note maltée vers le liquoreux, qcq notes minérales, avec un rappel liquoreux de spéculoos, je note une fine note fumée venant peut être de la barrique. Cette dernière laisse une place subtile au vin sans pour cela avoir une dominance de raisin Le houblon reste en retrait et contribue a un ajout finement amer/fruité. Ici aussi, on entre dans une dimension où la bière fuse avec les liqueurs.

   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Camons (5046) - 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

   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rasmus40 (9852) - 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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chrisv10 (9838) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
saxo (13458) - 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.

   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (11925) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thewolf (10784) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Inbreak (1533) - 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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