yespr (33803) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 1, 2007
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sample from tap at the brewpub. Pours hazy and deep orange with little. Aroma is deep wineous, slight rubber note, a bit of dried fruit and a bit fruity. Flavour is very sweet with alcohol sticking out. Slight citric bitter in the finish. Interesting different barley wine.
Ungstrup (29988) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2008
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
GABF 2007. A hazy golden beer with a thin beige head. The aroma is sweet with notes of over ripe fruits - some peaches among others. The flavor is very sweet with notes of over ripe fruits - again peaches being strongest, also with notes of wood. The finish is dry woody and peachy.
brokensail (12361) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 19, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap @ GABF. Light amber pour with a white head. The nose is somewhat fruit forward. Apple, pear, peach, and some floral hops. Caramel, toasted bread, and biscuit. A bit of maple syrup. Flavor has a nice sweetness to it. Light alcohol, pear, peach, and apple. Mild hops, some vanilla, maple syrup, and caramel sweetness.
bu11zeye (12100) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 30, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Draught, 2008 vintage) Pours a clear amber body with a small white head. Aroma of floral, tangerine, peach, clove, white grapes, honey, and subtle wood notes. Flavor of strawberry, toffee, cherry, and honey.
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Source: Brewfest, Extreme Beer
muddy burnt orange, sweet oaky and valilla aroma with sweet caramel malt, lots of sweet oak flavor, touch of vanilla, fleeting hint of alcohol, light tartness, lots of mixed stuff going on - all of it tasty but not well coordinated,
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
Lubiere (10766) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 9, 2009
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
A lightly hazed dark amber ale with no head. In mouth, a superb aroma of treacle, musty malt, vinous notes and vanilla. In mouth, a well blended mix of sweet candy malt, cinnamon hearts, wooden notes, and grapefruit bitterness. Light yet enticing barley wine. Served on cask. On tap at brewpub Oct. 11 2008.
Ratman197 (10678) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - APR 8, 2007
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap @ 5th Annual Boulder Strong Ale Fest poured a cloudy amber with a minimal white head. Aromas of fruitiness, carmel and a hint of wood. Palate was light bodied and tart. Flavors of sour citrus, cherryand a hint of wood with a dry tart finish.
BeerandBlues2 (10531) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 14, 2008
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
8th Big Beers, Belgians, and Barleywines. Pours clear orange with an average, rocky, off-white head, diminishing with fair lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (bread, hay, straw), average hops (flowers, citrus), average yeast (dough, earth) with notes of peach and pear. Medium bodied, creamy texture, soft carbonation, and a metallic finish. Average duration, light sweetness, moderate acidity and bitterness.
Sammy (9256) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 15, 2009
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Apricot colour, average mouthfeel. Brett in the aroma. Looks and tastes white grapey. Apricot summer fruit in there, you can taste it too. Can the Chardonnay be transfered for the wood, or was it used. Very fruity, sweetish.
Enjoyed on tap at the brewpub, I am still revelling in it 2.5 days later.
DJMonarch (9162) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 2, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
From the Jug at the GABF, Colorado Convention Center Denver 18/09/2010
Big sherry aroma. Golden coloured very strong in alcohol hoppy and fruity with a hint of dryness and bitterness in the finish.