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RATINGS: 256   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   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.


akoeninger's rating

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
akoeninger (537) - Wisconsin, USA - DEC 21, 2012
Smells of resin, bourbon, alcohol and oak. Nice amber color. Tastes like vanilla, bourbon, wood, and malt. There is hops citrus as well. Grapefruit. Nice bitter finish with some warming.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KoRoBeNiKi (86) - Fair Lawn, New Jersey, USA - JUN 26, 2015
Aroma of fruits and caramel. Appearance is black with a towering brown bottom. Taste is the same with some light sourness and bitterness to help counterbalance. Light bitterness at the end. The bitterness is unexpected but it oddly works.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarcoDL (2831) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 26, 2015
Botle @ ZEBF 2015. Aroma of raisin and malt, the usual thing, Taste is also quite straight forward, with ripe fruit, raisin, caramel, malt and some mild hops. Decent.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kermis (6856) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 20, 2015
Bottle sampled at ZEBF ’15. Pours hazy brown with a small tan head. Aroma of malts, caramel, toffee, overripe dark fruits, raisins, light wood and molasses. Flavour is light heavy sweet and moderate bitter. Over medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (9929) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - APR 29, 2015
Bottle [2011 version] @ home. Hazy reddish color, average sized off-white to beige head. Aroma is malts, lightly sweetish alcohol, a little bitter finish. Taste malts, a touch of sweetish hops and overripe fruits, medium bitter finish. Medium body and carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maxbier (681) - Maryland, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Dark brown with thin tan head. Aroma of raisins malt and booze. Taste is boozy malty dried prunes, raisins and molasses. Finish is hint of bitter and caramel. Very nice Barley Wine.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Advocate_Ames (501) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 1, 2015
Pours a reddish brown with a ring of foam that hugged my glass. The aroma is of sweet toffee, cherry like fruit, bread grain, subtle alcohol, and some herbel hop notes. Tasting, I noticed sweet carmel like sweetner, defined crystal malt flavor, booze, and some tart notes from fruit. The finish was a blend of booze that blended with a soft acidic fruit taste and ended with a medium bitterness that lingered. Overall this was a pretty good brew.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tmoreau (2905) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - FEB 18, 2015
Shared 2013 bomber poured to snifters displaying a fairly clear, dark brown hue, with some amber highlighting, a modest layer of off white head foam, and spots of lacing. The aroma was caramel sweetness, and esters as dried fruit & cherry, with some lurking alcohol that helped create the typical BW nose. Medium+ bodied, with fair carbonation, the flavor was sweet, booze, and moderate hop bitterness. Cellar mellowed, but quite tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kevin (2154) - New Mexico, USA - FEB 12, 2015
bottle. pour is hazec maroon with a yellow white head. smells of apricot, booze, and peach syrup. 2013 bottle. has a nice sherry note with cinnamon bread port flavors. raisin finish with a pineapple flavor lingering. whiskey notes throughout work well with the fruit flavors keeping this drinkable.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
neuromatt (1225) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 30, 2014
On tap at Třrst in Brooklyn, served in a stem glass. Pours clear reddish-brown with a tall tan head that remains and leaves lots of fine lace. The nose has big brown sugar and herbal notes, with subtle fruit and medium resinous hops, yeast, bread and biscuity malts. The flavour is very well balanced between hoppy and fruity-molasses notes. It begins medium-sweet up front with dark fruit but soon becomes medium-bitter with resin, pine and softer raisins and figs. The finish is long and hoppy, with a moderate bitter resinous character. On the palate it is full in body with a smooth, creamy texture and soft carbonation. Overall, a nicely complex barley wine that pairs great balance with absolutely huge flavours. 2014-12-05

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewBoxer (2442) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 27, 2014
Sample at the food film festival. Deep brown with a nice head. Taste is Belgian yeasty with a nice aftertaste


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