Brewed by Brouwerij de Molen
Style: Barley Wine
Bodegraven, Netherlands
Serve in Snifter


on tap


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RATINGS: 185   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 51   EST. CALORIES: 486   ABV: 16.2%
Bourbon barrel aged

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (12616) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 2, 2012
(180ml bottle, red wax, #16/1722, brewed 15 Oct 2010, bottled 19 Apr 2011) Pours a hazy deep amber body with a small off-white head. Aroma of bourbon, vanilla, caramel, toffee, and coconut. Flavor of bourbon, toasted coconut, vanilla, dark fruit, wood, and caramel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - MAR 27, 2012
180mL nip red wax, clear bottle from De Bierkoning. 16.2% Clear, deeper amber pour with yellow bubbles. No real head formation. Rich tawny Barleywine nose with rich buttery bourbon. Excellent nose. Aged and full. More on the English side of the style. Taste is fruity and tangy with red fruit juice and hints of spicy bourbon ending with some oily warming and excellent thick heat. Very nice stuff. Definitely on the stickier sweet side but nicely balanced. Could use some hop balance or more body. Too sweet and fruit juicy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Christian (12627) - Odense, DENMARK - MAR 27, 2012
At Carlsens Kvarter. Amber with a tiny white head. Malty biscuit aroma with port, walnuts, wood and vanilla, and some calvados-like alcohol notes. Sweet malty flavour with caramel and biscuit, rich vanilla notes and quite a bit of alcohol

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Enjoyit (3753) - Vadum, DENMARK - MAR 24, 2012
Clear brown of color with a beige head. An aroma of caramel, toffee, spice, liqurice, sweets and vanilla. A flavor of sweets, prunes, spice, vanilla and oak.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
MotherBrother (895) - Aalborg, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2012
Shared with Steffen and Stefan. Pour reddish, vinous, with no head at all. Aroma has plenty of bourbon, vanilla, caramel, maple syrup, brown sugar and some dark fruits. Taste is pretty sweet, and long lasting. Very oily body, with no carb. at all. Quite thick.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
gunnfryd (13987) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 9, 2012
Bottle. Deep golden colour with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malt, alcohol, bourbon, vanilla, sugar. Flavour is Sweet, malt, alcohol, bourbon, alcohol, caramel, dried fruit, sugar. Very nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
hellbilly (3249) - scottsdale über alles, Arizona, USA - FEB 28, 2012
12/8/11 ba weer and wind. Bottled april 2011. #1598. shared by nbutler. Red wax. Clear glass. Hazy amber. No head. No carbonation. Thick syrupy leggings. A is sweet,maple,bs,peppery wood,spicy,grain/worty. F is super sweet...kinda maple flavored dog food. Menacingly sweet. Thick.glad its in a 187ml bottle

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dionysus (1485) - Arizona, USA - FEB 25, 2012
Thanks to nbutler11. Bottle pours brown/amber with a khaki head. Aroma is sweet, showing plenty of caramel, light to moderate roast, vanilla, bourbon, and maple. Flavor shows basically the same with an added dried fruit quality that wasn’t quite present in the nose. Overall body is moderate and the alc is hidden extremely well considering the 16%. Now I know why the bottle is so small.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drowland (7870) - Georgia, USA - FEB 24, 2012
2/24/12. Small bottle shared by bu11zeye at RBWG 2012. Hazy amber pour with a small khaki head. Really sweet, musty aroma with a huge, sweet, almost cherry like flavor... the 16% is definitely hidden. Snap.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brnandersen (3206) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 17, 2012
18 cl. bottle in to a snifter. 2010 vintage, bottle # 1591.Clear, dark red colour with no head at all. Very powerful aroma, the room is filled with the scent from the beer. Lots of stuff in this one: Dark, sweet dried fruits, matured blue cheese, bourbon, thick brown syrup, caramel, alcohol and to my big surprise: Teriyaki sauce. Taste is light sweet. Full body with a thick texture, no carbonation at all. Long lasting finish with lots of the aroma components and a slight alcohol burn on the palate. Really unusual beer.

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