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RATINGS: 131   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The floor malts give this beer a juicy malt character of considerable depth, 55% malted wheat gives it a surprising lightness on the palate, while our house ale yeast lends a gentle fruitiness. The Oxford Companion will impart knowledge, while The Companion imparts conviviality. Maybe you really can have it all?


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TURDFERGUSON (4045) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JAN 16, 2012
Draft at Tyler’s. Amber with a white head. Nose is super peaty, light smoke, booze, toffee, ash. Flavor is also full of smoke And peat. Wow. Almost like Drinking a scotch.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (9997) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 15, 2012
On tap at Petrol Station. Pours a slightly hazy cider color with a chestnut hue and an off-white head that dissipates completely. Aroma is full of light but sweet fruit backed by caramel and a slight hint of flora. Flavor is quite sweet as well with sweet fruit and grains with a hint of floral bitterness in the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jow (3453) - New York, USA - JAN 14, 2012
On tap at Sweetgrass Grill while wasting time during oil change. Pours gold with white head. Tastes of tropical fruit candy, citrus, wheat slight booze. Not what I was expecting from this one

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7917) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JAN 12, 2012
On tap at the brewery. Pours with a crystal clear golden hue with a lasting white head that attributes good lace to the beer. Aromas are grainy, alcohol, caramel, bready, mild fruit and esters. Flavors show case a very nice malt complexity, bready, toasty, biscuity, mild caramel perhaps? Decently up front with the alcohol, minimal hops, light fruit esters. Pretty dry for a big barleywine. Creamy carbonation, medium to full bodied and warming.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
dyetube (1374) - Hurst, Texas, USA - JAN 5, 2012
Draft at the gingerman Plano. Pours a light amber with a think white head. The aromas are white grapes, old closet. The mouthfeel is sweet and slightly dry with a heavy body. Cheers!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerman6686 (6327) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 3, 2012
This poured a ruby red color with a small off white head. Aroma was lots of yeasty notes, light spices, and alcohol. Flavor was very sweet, light fruit,, yeast, seemed more belgian style to me, and alcohol. Meh.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PorterPounder (7332) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - DEC 30, 2011
Orlando, Fl - on tap at the Whole Foods Market. Dark copper pour, sticky off-white head, nice lacing. Pleasant aroma - some nuttiness and some pomegranate like fruitiness. Flavor has some fruitiness to it - not any particular type jumps out - similar to canned fruit cocktail. Some caramel notes, a bit of nuttiness and some booziness in the back end. Mouthfeel has a nice texture to it. Decent.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011

Date: October 29, 2011
Mode: Draft
Source: Taco Mac, The Fred
Appearance: hazy dark yellow, creamy off white head, drippy lace
Aroma: sweet malt aroma, candy sweetness, light spicyness
Flavor: sweet wheat flavor, candy sweetness, touch of fruityness, just a hint of bitterness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
Rating: 3/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: ** /4

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rustyham (1836) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - DEC 22, 2011
Color of Apple juice, calm head. Light sweet Arima of cereal, honey. And green grapes. Flavor stats a sweet tree sap, Amber malt and Darryl sugar. Aftertaste I’d alcohol, hops, and burn. Big smooth on the end.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jeremytoni (3029) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - DEC 22, 2011
From the tap poured an amber color with a good amount of head. Strong sweet malty flavor with a quick finish.


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