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RATINGS: 179   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
Highway To Ale Barleywine is a celebration of the pioneering spirit and long tradition of brewing in the great state of Oregon. Aged in the bottle before it is released, Highway To Ale is rich in malt character with a unique blend of floral hops in the finish.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mreeves (276) - Sammamish, Washington, USA - MAR 26, 2010
Nice deep amber color, not much carbonation or lacing. Quite malty up front and sweet. Caramel malt flavors, very sticky. Hops come through right toward the end, but I’d like more of them. A bit watery and thin, surprising for a barleywine. Good but not great.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tysongillmore (351) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2015
I didn't take any extra notes when I tried this beer for the first time but I'm gonna try it again and update my comments. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stevoj (3106) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 21, 2015
22 oz bottle from brewery. Pours out a nice orange/ruby/amber hued body, with small foamy head. Lots of sweet malt in the aroma, taste is more sweet malt, molasses, vanilla and some instant alcohol warmth. Pretty accessible for the style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
martinrumsam (562) - BARNSTAPLE, Devon, ENGLAND - DEC 26, 2014
Bottle. Hazy mid brown pour with thin tan head. Malty aroma. Initial taste was quite harsh bitter. Some malty caramel sweetness developed but never truly hit the spot of a great barley wine. A bit disappointed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
IndianaRed (3120) - Boise, Idaho, USA - OCT 25, 2014
On Tap at Taphouse, Boise Murky hazy golden. Rather Hef looking actually. Big thick fluffy off white head, Lots of mig sweet maltiness. A bit under hopped maybe but rich and smooth and tasty,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fin (8699) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 11, 2014
Bottle picked up at Beers of Europe, consumed at Isobel’s, Saturday 11th October 2014 Pours a gloomy looking mid murky brown. Thick and a little syrupy in mouth. Really surprised with this as it is hugely bitter, the bitterness having a hard and quite harsh edge which contrasts quite sharply with the heavy sweetness. Likeable beer but glad I was able to share with dad and Baz. A6 A3 T7 P3 Ov14 3.3

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (7860) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 5, 2014
"this beer look and played the part of a prototypical barleywine. but while it had all the elements, it was not as great as the sum of it’s part. caramel malt, hops, slight alcohol presence...check, check, check. decent, but nothing stood out, and the body was average. for the price, i’ll pass."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maxwelldeux (4219) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Bottle at a barley wine tasting. Pours a clear light amber color. Nose has some slight booze on there with a fair amount of caramel coming off it. Taste has some slight caramel sweetness to it, and felt pretty light to me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
johndoughty (4587) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 14, 2014
Bottle. Bronze with a medium head. Clear appearance and malty with a trace of hops in the background. Powerful presence of alcohol. An excellent beer that demands respect.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (7994) - Sacramento, California, USA - APR 13, 2014
On tap at Capitol Beer & Tap Room. Pours cloudy amber with a modest off-white head and a fruity aroma. There is a full-bodied caramel malt flavor with a bitter carbonated finish and a little alcohol burn. Not as sweet as most BWs.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
angel77 (1719) - oviedo, SPAIN - MAR 2, 2014
Botella de 66 cl en el lúpulo en septiembre de 2013. cuerpo medio alto con 10 vol bastante notables, aun así se bebe bastante bien. Sabores tostados y quemados dominando los toques dulces. Buena, pero esperaba algo mas.

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