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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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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16250) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (10530) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bb (6715) - Alamo, California, USA - APR 12, 2010
Draft. Slightly hazy toffee colored beer with a cream colored head. Caramel/toffee aroma with big fruit and light barrel notes. Fruity, caramel flavor with light earth and light barrel notes. Medium bodied. Fruitiness lingers with caramel/toffee and some earthiness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
badlizard (5539) - Berkeley, California, USA - MAR 3, 2010
Dark mohagany brown with a fizzy tan head. Strong aroma of molasses caramel sour grape and oak aroma. Tart caramel molasses and raisin taste with big wine and oak flavors on the back end and a smooth grape finish.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TomDecapolis (4425) - Lawrence, Kansas, 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnnyJ (4218) - 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.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TimE (3090) - 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 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
iowaherkeye (2690) - Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, USA - FEB 21, 2010
On tap at Father’s Office Santa Monica. Slightly hazy very deep Ruby with a one finger beige head, fair retention. Big tobacco bourbon nose with some caramel toffee notes--only getting a hint of red wine. Ah, there you are. Definite red wine going in the flavor, along with a little bourbon. The wine dries out the caramel and toffee notes very well. I thought it’d taste like Angel’s Share by the aroma, but the Syrah changed it considerably. Dark dry fruits--namely red grapes--are aplenty. Not getting as much leathery tobacco, but is still present. Semi-dry with bitterness at a 3 that lingers. Some boozy alcohol noted warming my throat and belly. Big full syrupy body with light prickly carbonation. Very good. The Syrah did get stronger in the aroma as it warmed up.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
dcschiller (2203) - 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.

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.


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