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Bells Beer Michigan Barleywine Ale

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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   SEASONAL: Special   ABV: -
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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (6415) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 3, 2015
Tap at CBC 2015. Pours clear amber with a ring cream head. Aroma of malt, caramel and toffee. Flavor is over moderate sweet and moderate bitter. Over medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (13637) - Pori, FINLAND - MAY 2, 2015
Tap at CBC2015. Deep amber color, small off-white head. Ryeish malty aroma. Medium-bodied. Ryeish, English hoppy with some caramel. Quite English.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Humlehode (251) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 2, 2015
Pours clear amber with off white head. Aroma is very strawberry. Oaky, toffee, lightly roasted. Dry. Nice balance. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (16652) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 2, 2015
Tap at CBC15... Amber... Thin white lacing... Sweet toffee malts nose... Caramel crystal toffee malts

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (4504) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAY 2, 2015
Draught @ CBC 2015 Pours orange with a smooth head. Aroma of sweet ripe fruits, yeast, earthy notes and berries. Taste is sweetish, malty and caramely with loads of toffee, ripe fruits and earthy notes. Finish is earthy, sweetish and malty with loads of caramel, toffee and ripe fruits. Quite traditional English barley wine.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
laiti (6725) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 2, 2015
Draught (10%) @ CBC’15
Aroma is somewhat mild with toffee and fruit candy. Also mild hayish tones. Flavour has sweet sugary tones, caramel, toffee and hints of fruit candy. Also some balancing hops in the finish. Sweetness overdose but I seem to enjoy this anyway.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ktwse (2560) - SWEDEN - MAY 2, 2015
Pours clear copper with flat off-white head. Aroma of toffee, caramel, light butterscotch, toast and nuts. Taste is sweet with slightly funky bitter finish. Body is medium to rich with soft carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (7248) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 2, 2015
Sample @ CBC2015.
Pours hazy orange color with a small head. Malts and caramel on the nose, some sugary notes, ripe fruits and toffee. Sweet caramel flavor, some yeast, sugary notes, malts and wooden notes at the end. Sticky sweet palate, good.
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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Homer321 (2509) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - APR 10, 2015
Draft at Ccb. Nose is super dusty and Munich malt like. Taste is similar, just kind of a bland malt sweetness. Moderately bitter. Light and thin.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rumproasts (3576) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 10, 2015
2014 bottle pour at 2015 michigan winter beer fest. Mild sweetness, medium body. Substantial hops and booze. Pretty solid barleywine.


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