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Brewed by Berghoeve Brouwerij
Style: Barley Wine
Den Ham, Netherlands
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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.67/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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2011 Vintage brewed in march 2011, bottled december 2012.


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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ruprecht_007 (548) - Cesky Tesin, - FEB 4, 2013
Bottle, trade with Bierkoning, huge thanx! Barva: hnědočerná s rubínovou jiskrou, kalná. Pěna: řidší, nedržící. Vůně: lahodná kávově karamelová. Chuť: výborné silné ale s vyváženou chutí, středně až více hořké, sladový střed a nádherná chmelová koncovka. Přestože jde o silné pivo, alkohol cítit nejde. Chutný kousek.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bartlebier (1162) - Belchum im Breisgau, GERMANY - NOV 30, 2013
Vintage Ale 2011, 33cl bottle from bierkoning, merci. Quite subdied mature prune, soy and caramel vintage ale/barley wine with acceptable ABV character. Drinkable, none too sweet and I’d imagine ideal for winter cooking/sauces.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (11888) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 18, 2013
Thanks bierkoning! Vintage 2011. Dark brown color, small beige head. Caramel, yeast, alcohol, light spiceyness. Medium-bodied. A bit earthy, Prunes, raisins, notes of Madeira. Tasty, perhaps slightly past its prime.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PotjeBier (1419) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 22, 2013
Bottle from bierkoning (Edo) @ De Bierkoning, shared with Alice & Jan. Brown color, not much head. Aroma’s of raisins, dried fruit, toffee. Flavor is much like coffee at first, then moderately sweet, roasted, dried fruit, raisins. Alcohol is warming. Medium bodied. Long finish with no new flavors. Clearly aged, in a nice way.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bullit (3854) - Burgos, SPAIN - JUL 19, 2013
Bottle, RBESG 2013 @ Rooie Dop brew dungeon. Light brown colour with a tan head. Nose is caramel malts, dried fruits, bit of candy sugar. Flavour is caramel, dried fruits, raisins. Slightly alcoholic. Finish is fairly sweet.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aniela (2301) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 10, 2013
Bottle. Dark brown almost black beer with a small white head. Dark dried fruits, malty and caramell aroma. Dark dried fruits, a bit sooth, alcohol flavour. A bit hin.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmgreenuk (3563) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 29, 2013
Bottle at Rooie Dop, Utrecht at the RBESG 2013 opening night. Poured a clear medium brown with a broken off-white head. The aroma is of red berry fruit and alcohol. The taste is medium alcoholic bitter with toffee and caramel and some liqourice in the finish. The alcohol is well controlled and does not dominate. This is a really special beer.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
caesar (4711) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - JUN 29, 2013
Bottled @ Rooie Dop. Hazy ruby color, short head. Aroma of raisin, caramel, hint of madeira, soft fruity hops and fruity english yeast notes. Some sweetness in taste as well as some bitterness. Lovely balanced in the typical English Barley wine style. Great that the brewer himself lets this beer sit in the bottle for quite a while, before wanting to sell it. Lovely balance, great complexity. Superb stuff.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheJvd (680) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 28, 2013
RBESG ’13. Bottle at de Rooie Dop brewdungeon. Pours hazy dark amber with a small off-white head. Aroma is sweet with caramel, raisins, dades, alcohol and a bit dusty. Taste is also quite sweet with raisins, caramel and dark fruits. Medium body and carbo.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (9387) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - JUN 27, 2013
RBESG 2013. Bottle at Rooie Dop, Utrecht. Dark amber brown beer with a small but lasting beige head. Malty fruity aroma, caramel, raisins, dades, floral notes. Malty roasted aroma, dades, raisins, prunes, caramel, floral notes, warming alcohol, citrus, banana notes. Biscuit finish with raisins, prunes and notes of dades and grapes.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cuso (3777) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 5, 2013
Bottle, many thanks to Bierkoning. Hazy very dark brown with small beige head. Aroma of sweet malt, ripe plums, raisins, alcohol, wood. Sweet malty taste with, plums, caramel, alcohol, wood. Little bit too much on sweet side, but all in all beer was OK.


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