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RATINGS: 187   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.99   EST. CALORIES: 405   ABV: 13.5%
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Church on a Hill aged in apple brandy barrels.


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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JaBier (5454) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - JAN 30, 2013
Bottle shared by a friend. Hazy brown pour with a thick tan head. Aroma of malt, caramel, apple chocolate and booze. Malty and caramelly flavor with boozy finish that carries a slight dryness.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheEpeeist (3524) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 20, 2015
25.4 oz bottle. Murky brown with edgy froth. Nose is brandy, wood, caramel and raisin. Medium body with a tang. Taste is brandy, wood and caramel with hints of chocolate. A bit faded but still delicious.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Desverger (3641) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 19, 2015
Tap@CBC 2015, Red Session - dark brown coloured pour with beige head. Medium sweet malty aroma and taste, toasty, caramel, toffee, brown sugar, dried fruity, some spices on the palate, brandy infused wooden notes in the finish. Beautiful.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (12537) - DENMARK - JUN 13, 2015
CBC. Dark brown with small beige head. Aroma is malt, caramel, dark fruits, toasted with notes of alcohol. Flavour is malt, caramel, dark fruits, oak, wood, toasted, warming, sweet with notes, little vanilla of alcohol.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rasmus40 (13625) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 6, 2015
CBC. Hazy dark brown with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, dried fruit and alcohol. Flavor is very sweet and rather bitter. Sweet and rather bitter finish with lots of warming alcohol. 020515

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
stouby (4041) - Holbæk, DENMARK - MAY 24, 2015
Tap @ CBC 2015. Hazy brown. Aroma medium+ malty (caramel, roasted, dark fruit, bourbon, coconut, vanilla). Flavor medium+ sweet, light bitter. Full body, some alcohol present.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DSG (8367) - Tel Aviv, - MAY 23, 2015
[5/2/15] Draught sample at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2015. 3rd session. Murky brown. Great aroma of bourbon, coconut, vanilla, cookies and some fruitiness. Sweet flavor with bourbon, vanilla, cookies, chocolate, a bit of fruitiness and a boozy note. Rounded mouthfeel.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cpetrone84 (1679) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 22, 2015
pour is murky brown with a tan head. Nose is wood, Brady, sweet malt, caramel brown sugar and some light berry notes. Flavor is heavy sugar, caramel, a good bit of brandy and a hint of green apple. A bit of heat in the finish with strong cArb and a full body.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vestergaard (871) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2015
Tap at CBC15! Pours a semi-clear dark brown with a small, off white head. Aroma has sugary, syruppy sweet caramel and cane sugar. Very sweet and very little barrel character. Taste is very sweet as well, but with a bit of tobacco, some more fruity notes and a hint of sweet apple brandy, but in general a little too sugary. Had higher expectations for this one.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Meilby (9452) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 18, 2015
Draught @ CBC 2015, Red Session, København
Pours hazy brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, vanilla, oak, alcohol, brown sugar and dried fruits. Taste is heavy sweet and light to medium bitter with a long warm, vanilla, oak and caramel finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Klimaet (621) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2015
Tap @ CBC 2015. Pours dark brown with a medium offwhite head. Aromas of vanilla, malt, chocolate, fudge, caramel, ripe fruits. Taste is pretty sweet, lots of barrel characters, ripe sweet fruits, vanilla, caramel, fudge, malt, dry woody finish. Damn good barleywine but I had hoped for a bit more.


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