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Burley Oak Lower Class Barleywine

Burley Oak Lower Class Barleywine
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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.35/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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Rock and Roll has never tasted so good. Brewed with the nest English Malts and aged in Whiskey Barrels, this handcrafted Barley Wine is an intense beer that Will Not apologize. If it’s too loud... you’re too old.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
snoworsummer (1944) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 30, 2014
From a bottle. Pours dark hazy brown with a very fizzy beige head. Looked and sounded like pouring a coke. Tastes like raisins, dry carbonation, slightly sweet, slight caramel. Nice and light feel but strong alcohol. Smells like dry raisins, slightly nutty and sweet.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sonnycheeba (3377) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 30, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear leathery brown with fizzy beige head. Aroma is cookie malts, caramel, dates, fig, prunes, light alcohol spice, and some vanilla. Flavor is chewy bready malts, dark fruit esters, light maple syrup, light alcohol spice, faint vanilla, and faint oak; sweet, malty finish. Medium/full body and medium carbonation.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
MrChopin (3220) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - OCT 27, 2013
dark chestnut, oily too with no collar. Nose is sweet and stale, bubblegum esters with wet earth. Flavor stings, heavy sugar and moderate oxidation. Lightly vegetal.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GT2 (8276) - San Diego County, California, USA - OCT 22, 2013
750mL thanks to beerandblues2. Pours a clear, deep brune, weak foam. Nose is fairly nice maple and brown sugar. Mild alcohol and flashes of mildew. Taste is harsher tea, lemon. Not much in the way of malt density.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (4621) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 21, 2013
750ml bottle pours a hazy caramel amber with some spitty, off white head. Nose has a lot of caramel, some roasted carrot and parsnip, lots of booze, whiskey, malt. Flavor is ok, malt, caramel, brown sugar, vanilla, booze, a little corn. Boozy finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (11349) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 21, 2013
75cl bottle, thanks BeerandBlues2. Minimal off-white head atop murky dark brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, caramel, some orange, plum, light raisin. Taste is moderately sweet, vinous, grapefruit, caramel, light barrel. Sticky medium-full body, low carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
radagast83 (4445) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - OCT 20, 2013
Bottle. Poured a dark brown color with a light white head. Aroma is mild roasted notes, some dried fruits. Flavor was notes of dark fruits, notes of figs. Some nice sweet notes. Booooze.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (9998) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 20, 2013
Bottle. Hazy deep maroon brown color, small off white head. Aroma of boozy burnt. Aramel and light cocoa. Taste is rich and boozy brandy and brownie mix. Tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (9454) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - OCT 20, 2013
Bottle. Pours clear tawny with a small, frothy off-white head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is toast and nutty malt, dates, figs, spicy hops, oak and vanilla. Flavor is malt dominant with spicy alcohol, dark fruits, light hops and bitterness with a dry finish. Full body and medium carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Marheb (1967) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 31, 2013
(Critique chaotique du extreme beer fest 2013): Effluve de pommes cuites, un peu d’oxydation, correct.


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