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RATINGS: 248   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Aged one year in our cellars, this delightfully friuty treat is smooth enough to help you slide over the worst Y2K glitch. As you enter the 2nd millenium, take the time to enjoy Kosmyc Charlie's. Seasonal November - February.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Camons (6486) - Hasselager, DENMARK - NOV 11, 2013
Hazy dark orange with a small offwhite head. Aroma of malt, caramel, wood, dark fruits, light alcohol. Flavor is rich malty, caramel, wood, dark fruits, brown sugar. light booze. Full body, soft carbonation, light warming alcoholic finish. 111113

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (12218) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 11, 2013
Clear reddish amber with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, heavy caramel, dried fruit and alcohol. Flavor is very sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish with warming alcohol. 111113

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chrisv10 (11712) - DENMARK - NOV 11, 2013
Bottle. Hazy dark amber with small tan head. Aroma is malt, caramel, toasted, oak, dark fruits and toffee. Flavour is malt, caramel, toasted, medium sweet, oak, wood, dark fruits, little toffee, hop, little bitter with notes of alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (14348) - HÝjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 11, 2013
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are sweet fruits, burnt caramel, warming alcohol, malt and hops. Sweet finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
BMMillsy (1568) - Florida, USA - NOV 3, 2013
2011 bottle from Adam. thanks! Pours a deep murky amber with small khaki head.aroma of figs, plums, caramel, vanilla, and even a bit of bourbon and booze, though this isnít the BA version. Flavor is big fruits, mostly figs, some apple, raisins, bready, toffee biscuits. A hint of some booze. Yum. Creamy and heavy body, but with plenty of carbonation keeping this drinkable. Very nice beer, and only my 2nd from CW. I can definitely see this turning out beautifully in a bourbon barrel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SrSilliGose (3278) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - OCT 22, 2013
bottle courtesy tossed my way via phaleslu. thank you! aroma of deep lush carmelized brown sugar, warming booze, deep dark fruits. raisins dates rumcake all offered. t@ste is big figs, boozy dates. lasting burnt boozy dark fruit brown sugar rum cake taste. best barley wine iíve had in quite some time. goes as far as to say it lifts.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ineedbeer (933) - Oakland, California, USA - OCT 21, 2013
Bottle from Dec. 2011. Aroma is fairly fruity with cherries, figs, and golden raisins. Moderate caramel note with a light amount of toasted bread. Hint of alcohol spice. Light treacle note. Pours a murky copper brown with some ruby notes and a thin tan head that quickly recedes leaving no lacing. Medium legs. Flavor is slightly sweet upfront but there is a moderate to moderately strong bitterness later in the palate. Moderate notes of raisins, figs, plums and cherries. Moderately strong caramel malt nots with a hint of toasted bread and a light roast character. Medium alcohol spice in finish with some lingering fruit notes, bitterns as and a touch of earthy hops. Mouthfeel is medium full bodied with medium to medium low carbonation. Low astringency and medium low alcohol warmth. Overall a surprisingly nice barleywine with decent malt complexity and a nice fruitiness that compliments the caramel. Well balanced bitterness and alcohol notes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jmagnus87 (2746) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - OCT 14, 2013
Bottle sampled at a tasting. From notes. Caramel, rasins, brown sugar and a little cinnamon. Very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dfinney23 (1903) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 1, 2013
Pours murky brown that glows red when held up to a bright light. Aroma of toffee and caramel, with a hint of something dark and, perhaps, evil. Taste is sweet caramel with a bitter grapefruit kick at the end.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
weihenweizen (1918) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - JUN 23, 2013
Refrigerated 12 oz. brown bottle poured into a sampler glass. Pours translucent red with white-head. Good lacing, medium body, low carbonation. Taste is caramel malt and some alcohol. Pretty good for a style I donít really care for.

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