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Brewed by Brouwerij de Molen
Style: Barley Wine
Bodegraven, Netherlands
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RATINGS: 115   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88   EST. CALORIES: 522   ABV: 17.4%
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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rune (7956) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUN 19, 2011
180ml, bottle no. 103, bought at Ølbutikken in Copenhagen. Orange-brown body, missing head. Aroma of bready malts mingled with dried fruits and cognac. Complex taste profile with dried and ripe fruits, marzipan and earthy malts. A touch of cognac can be detected. Dry and sweet ending with warming alcohol. Slow sipper (Tromsø, 06.06.2011).

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (10142) - Søborg, DENMARK - JUN 12, 2011
Bottled. Dark amber coloured. Unclear. Almost no head. ARoma of ripe fruits, sweetness, alcohol, spice and some caramel. Flavour as well is fruity, sweet and syrupy as hell. Lots of prunes and plums. Alcohol notable, but not overwhelming. Medium to full bodied. Ends on a quite sweet note. Very warming on lips and palate.

4.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
77ships (3681) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUN 12, 2011
UPDATED: MAR 5, 2012 2010 Vintage bottle@Kulminator: dark red/amber colour with virtually no head that quickly vanishes, very little smell, taste very sweet with lots of Sirop de Liège & brown sugar, cognac jam (patent pending), syrup, sweet malt, caramel, cognac-soaked raisins, almost liquor-like, warming but no alcohol taste, light, flat, amazing stuff, bottle nr. 378 /// draft @ ACBF 2012 / 2012 version: still same syrupy, sticky, messy goodness, love it

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hansen (6569) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUN 7, 2011
Amber coloured and faint hazy. Has an off-white head, fully diminishing. Aroma is heavy to harsh sweet, rosins, dried grapes. White port. Faint cognac perhaps. Heavy sweet flavor, dark berries, dried grapes too. Almost no bitterness. Syrupy texture and flat carbonation.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Zita (4594) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUN 7, 2011
cognac aroma,amber, hazy, minimal head, heavy cloying sweetness, medium bitterness, full body, thick feel, soft carbonation, very nice long cognac finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopscotch (9052) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - APR 26, 2011
Bottle… Clear caramel-colored ale with no head. The nose is a mélange of caramel, Cognac and a hint of beef stock. Full-bodied and velvety with lame carbonation. The malty, vinous flavor consists mainly of caramel, toffee and Cognac. Nourishing, lightly sweet, praline finish. Bottle courtesy of Plovmand!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Vignale (2031) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 26, 2011
Ett fantstiskt öl, sherry/cognac, rund, lite läder och möbelpolish, körsbär, rubust.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
50belair (2210) - Florida, USA - APR 20, 2011
Bottle thanks to hopscotch. Dark amber pour with a nohead. Cognac/caramel/wood nose. Absurdly smooth for 17.4% with caramel, dark fruit, and brown sugar flavors. WOW...

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (6420) - Sacramento, California, USA - APR 10, 2011
On tap at The Trappist. Pours dark brown with a thin beige head and a smoky chocolate aroma. There is a thick sweet toffee flavor with some plum and a syrupy finish. The alcohol is noticeable, but in a pleasant way.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (10766) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 23, 2011
clear redbrown no head. malty aroma, wood. flavor is malty, very sweet , wood, cognac.


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