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Brewed by De Dochter van de Korenaar
Style: Barley Wine
Baarle-Hertog, Belgium
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 143   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   EST. CALORIES: 390   ABV: 13%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
an all-malt barley-wine, double mashed to obtain 27 degrees Plato; two brews, blond and dark brewed seperately and blended in one fermenter, where it was fermented with both beer- and wine-yeast. Dry-hopped lightly one day before bottling. A beuatifull red coloured-beer, rich and full with a scent of cherries


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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dasdan (235) - - APR 3, 2013
50 cl bottle from de hopduvel in Gent. Dark brown body with large light brown head. Strong malts aroma. Oily feel. Soft carbonation.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Ambro206 (350) - ITALY - MAY 9, 2016
Assaggio da 100ml allo Zythos Beer Festival 2016: Un barley maestoso, da meditazione. Una birra complessa e ricca di sfumature che piano piano evolvono. Al naso appaiono nette le note di ciliegia, uva e porto. In bocca si sviluppano aromi di cioccolato al latte, zucchero candito e, nel finale, liquerizia. Il colore è mogano legggero con schiuma color crema. Nella bevuta, accompagnata dolcemente dalla scarsa carbonatazione, la dolcezza dei malti prevale pur accompagnata da una punta di amaro iniziale. Il finale è lungo e maestoso. Il corpo è pieno, sciroppso, l’alcool si fa sentire-

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Odysseyalien (71) - New Jersey, USA - APR 29, 2016
Bottle from Whole Foods - Tribeca, New York City. Bottle has "2015" stamped on the label. My pour from bottle to snifter gave me an "off white" colored head of about a half inch. It quickly dissipated. The smell is a somewhat faint smell of hard candy. The taste immediately reminded me of the J.W. Lee barleywines -- moderately thick, sweet...kind of a sipping on sherry experience. Those were some of my early favorites that I’ve since largely moved away from. Ugh...unfortunately, this hasn’t been my style of English barleywine for a few years now. Difficult to judge without being impartial to my changed palate. It’s probably easiest to say, if you like the J.W. Lee barleywines or sipping on sherry, you will like this beer. If you’re taste is more in the vein of Firestone Walker Sucaba, Bell’s Saturn barleywine...barleywines that offer a more complex flavor profile, then you may not enjoy this. This was a one dimensional experience for me. Sorry I dropped US$16 on this bottle but that’s the risk we all take when exploring and looking for the next ultimate taste experience.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
vincentvega72 (293) - Terneuzen, NETHERLANDS - APR 25, 2016
UPDATED: APR 30, 2016 Bruin bier met rode gloed. Zoet aroma en smaak. Pruimen, rode druif, beetje eik, kersen, rozijntjes, port, wijn. Volle ronde smaak met warme zoete afdronk. Ondanks de 13 % abv proef je de alcohol nooit. Perfect uitgebalanceerd. Een voortreffelijke dochter !!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
freretoc (1519) - Besançon, FRANCE - APR 13, 2016
Bue en bouteille de 50cl ? à la brasserie. Couleur caramel, mousse blanche/marron et pas d’effervescence. En bouche attaque sur le caramel et le bonbon un peu lutti deuxième bouche sur la sauce soja avec de pruneaux et du sucre candy... Très ronde

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
__Rb81 (592) - NETHERLANDS - APR 9, 2016
Bottle 2014 (thank you Ian). Pours clouded reddish brown, small white head with quite some yeast deposit. Sweet aroma of malts, yeast, light alcohol. Taste is moderate to heavy sweet, light bitter, malts, yeast, sweet malty aftertaste. Nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Renobob (1563) - Besançon, FRANCE - APR 7, 2016
Bue en bouteille de 50cl. Couleur marron clair trouble, peu d’effervescence. Nez alcool principalement. Palais pruneau, alcool, sucre. Ensemble complexe, et équilibré. Grande longueur en bouche.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Night_Cap (54) - Southern Highlands, AUSTRALIA - MAR 29, 2016
Bottle 500ml (2014). Served at cellar temperature. Pours a hazy burnt amber. Head is off white, average sized and lasts very well in the glass. Aroma is very rich and complex with notes of strawberry jam, nectarines stewed in cognac, burnt caramel, maple syrup, oak and tree sap/resin. Flavour is very smooth with virtually no bitterness at all; burnt toffee, raisins, dark cherries, overripe stonefruit, rum, resin and some light toasted woody notes. Full bodied with medium carbonation, thick texture and a long warming finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alusmamuts (1391) - LATVIA - MAR 8, 2016
Dark amber / brown with medium beige head. Too sweet for me, but anyway nice malty sweetness, bit fruity sweetsourness and some bitterness with touch of roasted grain later. Sweet aftertaste.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Rask0lnikov (504) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAR 5, 2016
Brown liquid. Almost no head. Powerful aroma of barley. Bready. Barley, bread, hints of caramel. Hints of vanilla in the middle. Caramel and bread in the end. Really silky, smooth, low carbonated, heavy bodied barley wine. Maybe too optimistic grade, but it has huge potential when stay ts year or two in the cellar.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rubin77 (716) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 1, 2016
F: no real, some bubbles, fragment film. C: dark red to brown, clear. A: nutty, overripe dark fruits, biscuit, prunes, malty, molasses, spicy, complex. T: malty, fruity, red/dark overripe fruits, caramel, molasses, almost no bitterness, syrupy sweet, dark bread, hint of earthy, pear, cherries, spicy, alcohol warming, full body, low carbonated, great balanced Barley wine, worth to try, 0,5l bottle from Beerfest in Brugge in February 2016.


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