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Ballast Point Three Sheets Barley Wine - Syrah Barrel

Ballast Point Three Sheets Barley Wine - Syrah Barrel
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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.84/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Odeed (1775) - Bakersfield, California, USA - AUG 24, 2013
(Draft @ the Hollingshead party)Honestly this was kinda a mess.I did not care for the wine characteristics in it.It just didn’t melt together like I think it should.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16410) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 13, 2013
Draft @the brewery. Pours a hazy dark brown color with a small tan head. Has a fruity malty dry wine, raisin and dark fruit aroma. Sweetish malty spicy woody wine and dark fruit flavor. Has a sweetish malty woody wine finish with hints of dark fruit.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
dcschiller (2207) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 7, 2013
At Old Grove. Pours a caramel color with lots a red hues Soapy eggshell head. Aroma is candied sugar, hops and some vinous motes. Taste is sweet with lots of alcohol burn! Some bitterness and vinous notes too. Full bodied and sticky, but really hot.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
skmikeg (835) - Poway, California, USA - FEB 5, 2013
On tap at Old Grove. Pours a dark cola brown with tan head. Aroma of dark fruits, grapes, brown sugar, and oak. Taste is similar with a lot of winey notes and oaky notes. Has a medium body with a slighty slighty creamy mouthfeel and a semi dry, semi sweet, oaky finish. Overall, a very interesting and pretty tasty barlywine that makes good use of wine barrels.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnnyJ (4257) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 12, 2012
Draft at Stone Oakquinoz 2012. Orange/amber pour, thin off-white head. Sweet malt, caramel, fruit, raisin, red wine grape, and oak. A pretty good barleywine, but to sweet for me.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (10640) - Orange County, California, USA - APR 26, 2012
The pour is a dark amber color with an off-white head. The wine gives the beer a very fruity aroma. Lots of grape and red fruit notes with plenty of oak, too. Very sweet from all the wine as well as the natural sweetness of the brown sugar, caramel, and toffee notes. The flavor is slightly oxidized with a hint of chocolate. Good caramel and brown sugar and tons of red wine and red grape flavor.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
clong83 (285) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 16, 2010
Thick and syrupy. Raisins and caramel in the body. Spicy and hoppy and full-bodied, but just a tad uneven. Dry and clean finish. Sweet but not cloying. Very good barleywine.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tokyogoat (1503) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 7, 2010
A decent offering, well worth the money and i’d definitely get it again. Just didn’t knock my socks off. High levels of oxidation, very raisony, more so than I remembered from the regular offering. The oxidation actually isnt that bad though, its fitting.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TimE (3105) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JUN 1, 2010
Very dark brown amber color. Huge vanilla oak nose, chocolate and oranges. Amazing nose. Lingering oak. Hit you upside the face with oak and chocolate. Very balanced mouth. Smooth Luscious finish. Lingering brown sugar finish.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TomDecapolis (4437) - Milton, Delaware, USA - MAY 13, 2010
Tap at Ballast Point. Pours a deeper hazy brownish amber with a medium creamy/bubbly off white head. Aroma of dark fruits, toffee, wine notes, tobacco, vanilla and woody notes. Flavor of oak, tobacco, dark fruits, toffee, nuts, wine and vanilla.


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