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Brøckhouse Vintage

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Formerly brewed at Brøckhouse
Style: Barley Wine
Hillerød, Denmark
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RATINGS: 124   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 303   ABV: 10.1%
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Danish: En stærk øl af Barley Wine typen. Rund, blød og næsten som en cognac. Den er udelukkende brygget af malt og humle og har derfor en særdeles kraftig og intens smag af ølbrygningens hovedingredienser. Har lagret minimum et år, og øllene kan derefter gemmes i op til ti år. Den lange lagring giver øllen en rund fylde og afrunder alkoholsmagen. Kan serveres som aperitif eller til en kop kaffe i stil med en cognac. Nydes ved 8-10 grader.

English: A strong barley wine, round and soft, comparable to brandy. Made solely from malt and hops it has a powerful and intense taste. Brøckhouse Vintage has been stored for at least one year and will keep for at least another 10 years. The long storage process adds to the full-bodied character and rounds off the alcohol. Can be served as an aperitif or accompanying a cup of coffee like brandy. Best served at 8-10 degrees celsius.


2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
StoutHead (605) - DENMARK - OCT 1, 2013
2007 bottle (gift from Barley Wine - http://www.ratebeer.com/Places/ShowPlace.asp?Place Pours clear red with no head whatsoever. Aroma is yeasty, fruity and boozy. Taste of malt and fruits (raisins, plums) with a lasting vinous aftertaste. Exceptionally smooth and "round" flavour - very brandy-ish...although a lot less strong obviously. No carbonation at all - probably due to its age.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Japalo (1121) - DENMARK - JUN 21, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 13, 2013 Bottle@isabella goodby party. Hazy brown. Stale Caramalty notes. Still gentle smooth sweetness. Complex. Wonderfull. Rerated 2005. Smooth complex. No carbonation left.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hallinghansen (1895) - Odense S, DENMARK - MAR 8, 2013
Trade from kingcecil, thanks bro'. Amber body with a tiny head. Aroma is raisin, dark fruit, toffee, ash, old. Flavour is lots of dark fruits, alcohol, toffee, wood. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (10595) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2012
Clear amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, dried fruit and alcohol. Flavor is very sweet and moderate bitter. Sweet finish with warming alcohol. Too sweet. 290512

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (10792) - DENMARK - MAY 29, 2012
Bottle, 2008. Brown/dark amber with small tan head. Aroma is malt, caramel and strong toffee. Flavour is malt, caramel, toffee, sweet, hop, sugar, little rip fruit, little warming and a little brandy.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hulbaek (2) - DENMARK - MAY 12, 2012 does not count
2006 - almost no head, clear cobber brown colour. Nice sweetness, very aromatic with a little bitterness. Very vinous and rich. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (14454) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2012
19th July 2009
Hazy dark brown beer. Soft palate. This 2004 vintage is holding up well. Malt doesn’t taste aged. Slightly bitter toffee caramel. Finishes with a little aniseed alcohol and a touch of heat. Nice enough but I could not drink much.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zita (4540) - Assentoft, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2012
bread, cookie,amber, hazy, off white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, heavy finish.

1.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
cheeta (1181) - Langå, DENMARK - JAN 27, 2012
Vintage 2007 + 2008. Against each other. Now no difference. Moderate bitter aroma. Now head. Cloudy, orange body. Moderate sweet and light bitter flavor. Medium palate

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EHSRanders (1756) - Tjele, DENMARK - JAN 21, 2012
Bottle. (2007+2008) Hazy amber/brown colour with small creamy off-white mostly diminishing head. Malty aroma. Sweet spicy flavor.


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