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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: 150   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   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
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cuso (7785) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 7, 2016
Bottle kindly donated by MonsterMagnet, many thanks. Brown color with small tan head. Aroma of caramel, candies, coffee, licorice. Taste, roasted malt, candies, black currant, cherries, honey, alcohol. Tasty.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gurthnar (5003) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 7, 2016
Bottle at a tasting. Rich caramelly dried fruits malty complexity throughout the experience, spiced up by moderate alcohol which however does not seem harsh. Also medium-low phenolic spiciness. Quite good.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
lukka19 (746) - Myjava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 7, 2016
Bottle from Cuso. Brown color, minimum white head. Aroma of candies, bonpari, cherries, caramel, licorice, coffee. Taste of roasted malt, caramel, candies, light coffee, licorice, cherries. Alcohol well hidden. Very good one

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
alteregoo (928) - POLAND - SEP 6, 2016
Żółta, gruba i sycząca piana obfita, z obfitej szybko robi się niewielka chmurka i tak pozostaje. Barwa czerwono rubinowa, delikatnie opalizująca. Aromat estrowo słodowy, są tu czereśnie, truskawki, ciemny winogron, do tego odrobina cukru kandyzowanego, rodzynek, karmelu, odrobina tanin, starego drewna, przypraw a nawet czekolady i krówek... W smaku podobnie, dość słodkie, delikatnie kwaskowe, z niską do średniej ziołowo pikantno głogową goryczką. Gdzieś w posmakach również pestki, migdały, wanilia, całość zwieńczona nutkami winiakowymi... Bardzo ładnie ukryty alkohol. Wysycenie niskie, drobniusieńkie. W odczuciu lekko oleiste, lepkie, nieco wyklejające, likierowe właśnie.
Ciekawe Barley Wine, bardziej w angielskim niż amerykańskim stylu, poza słodowością trzeba powiedzieć, że dość estrowe i taninowe, mimo że nie leżakowane w beczce... De Dochter jak zwykle nie zawodzi.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maakun (3926) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 22, 2016
Bottle 2015 shared at home. Murky brown with lots of yeast clumps and small beige head. Milk chocolate, dark red wine, sherry, lots of sweet malts, chestnut, walnuts. Over medium sweet and bitter, very light sour, with a long lasting bitter finish. Full bodied with soft carbonation. Bit disappointing actually, though certainly not bad.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MonsterMagnet (1185) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 10, 2016
Bottle, pours ruby with an off white head. Sweet, not sugary, somewhat creamy, good bitterness, dried apricot, maple syrup, orange marmelade, plums, prunes, sherry, wood. Lovely.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Dzagoda (24) - POLAND - JUN 4, 2016
Piwo trochę leżakowało. Bardzo fajna butelka, gdyby dodać korek zamiast kapsla wręcz wyglądałaby jak od wina - ogólnie bardzo udana i pasująca do stylu piwa oprawa. Zapach delikatny i subtelny - trochę słodów, winnych drożdży, domowego wina z moreli, brzoskwini, gruszki, szlachetnego alkoholu, słodkawy/miodowy, bardzo przyjemny. Kolor rubinowo-brązowy wręcz koniakowy. Piana dość obfita koloru beżowego z czasem zanika całkowicie, nie pozostawiając obrączki. Smak winno-słodowy, dość fajnie wyczuwalna gruszka z morelą, goryczka tylko lekka, która nie zalega, dość słodkie i pełen aromatów a alkohol bardzo dobrze ukryty tylko lekko rozgrzewa podczas przełykania. Pomimo, że ni przepadam za takim stylem, ale dla mnie ów piwo świetnie, pomimo swojej mocy bardzo pijalne - polecam spróbować.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Ambro206 (360) - 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 č 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 č lungo e maestoso. Il corpo č 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 (383) - 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 !!


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