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Brewed by Bath
Style: Bitter
Bristol, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 163   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available in filtered bottle.
Previously known as Barnstormer.

Rich in fruit with hints of chocolate, we’ve made Barnsey a full-bodied dark ale that is both complex and deeply satisfying.
Barnsey is a truly rewarding and enjoyable beer, carefully brewed using a mix of Maris Otter, Chocolate and Crystal malts together with Bramling Cross hops. Barnsey contains wheat and barley malt.

See: Dark Mahogany
Smell: Smokey, butterscotch, oaky
Taste: Dry, astringent, roasted


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (14457) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, - NOV 17, 2012
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is dark amber. Aroma and taste nuts, chocolate notes, malt, caramel and hops.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
uckelman (363) - Durham, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2015
Dark reddish brown, clear. Medium tan head. Lots of roasted malt aroma and candied red fruits, with a little cocoa. Medium-full body, slightly oily., bitter, mineral finish with rather a lot of acid. Bittersweet.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
sarauckelman (247) - Durham, Durham, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2015
Dark ruby brown, no head. Aroma is sweet, malty, and roasted. Taste is of roasted nuts and a bit of coffee, ending in that lovely flat minerally taste/feel that is so typical of a very good British ale.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rob_D_UK (1236) - Surrey, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2015
Dark reddish brown with a white head. Malty aroma and the taste is bitter upfront and a sweet finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alexi91 (137) - Bristol/Romsey, Hampshire, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 16, 2015 Origin: Bottle. Vessel: Bottle. Locale: House (Bristol). Bitter with fruity overtones, slightly smoky.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Don2711 (215) - - FEB 16, 2015
Good hoppy aroma. Dark appearance with good head. Bitter taste with toffee at end. Although not the strongest not bad on palate. Would drink again.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
allmyvinyl (5718) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 9, 2015
Cask at the white lady. Pours clear dark amber with a bubbly cream-coloured head. Aromas of malt and a light sour note. Taste is more of the same. Thin, caramel, light herbs maybe. Toffee at the end.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fukito (891) - Sao Paulo, BRAZIL - JAN 31, 2015
Brown color with ruby hues and a lasting off white head. Aroma is buttery toffee with burnt caramel treacle flavor. Gentle bitter cofeish aftertaste. Easy but interesting

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (2798) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2015
Cask@the avion, aldridge. Dark brown beer with medium creamy head and good lacing. Aroma of caramel and malts. Taste is dark malts, caramel, a hint of chocolate and mild hop bittering. Good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Quack-Duck (8383) - Down South, GERMANY - DEC 28, 2014
bottle, Tesco Honiton. Amber-bronw colour, fluffy off-white head. Grainy-bready start, some fruity hoppy touches in the finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jesperhammer (3368) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 18, 2014
18-SEP-2014, bottle @Gamlere. Clear amber with off-white head. Caramel, slight roast, fruit. Medium body and carbonation. OK ale.


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