Thewade (340) - USA - JUN 16, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Excellent after dinner barley wine served on tap at Taphouse Grill in Seattle. Definitely a sipping beer that was my desert for the night.
Vestergaard (1610) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle in blåbær line 2016 thanks to Darrin. Pours a hazy, Dark orangy amber with a big, off White head. Aroma has caramel, toasted malts, hops, orange, syrup. Taste is sweet, malty, bitter, hoppy. High carb for The style, oily body.
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GlasgowTAD (1309) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUN 24, 2016
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle thanks to BobbyHeenan! Pours opaque burgundy-brown with a medium-large offwhite head which recedes to a foamy layer. Aroma is raisins, rum, red berries and oak. Taste is dried fruits, raisins, honey sweet and oak notes, though more dusty than vanilla. Full bodied with a sticky feel.
arkurzynski (2196) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 19, 2016
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
2014 variety. Brown with amber tones. Lots of caramel, toffee, dark fruit, raisin, dark cherry and oak/alcohol. Flavor is sweet molasses, caramel, toffee, raisin, and oak. Smooth. Really good and glad I waited on this one.
MrBeerFanatic (996) - Friona, Texas, USA - JUN 19, 2016
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark amber with a thick laced sticky head. Big powerful aromas fig, cake, brown sugar, slight alcohol ( actually well hidden), maple. The alcohol comes through in the flavors. There’ s fruity fig, true toffee, maybe maple, outstanding oak. Medium to high sweetness, medium alcoholic stinging finish. Its a fully functionally finally flowing fabulous beer.
zgaier (1884) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - MAY 15, 2016
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bomber. Pours golden with a white head and aroma of caramel and fruits. Taste is of malt, caramel, and dark fruits with some hops coming into the finish.
jjgmd (1963) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - MAY 15, 2016
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
With Z, pours a mahogany brown color with a beige head . Nose is sweet caramel and toffee . Taste is very sweet with a very rich sugary caramel and toffee taste . Ends on the same sugary notes with a moderately long finish . quaff score 7 / 10
NikkTwist (2622) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 13, 2016
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: MAY 13, 2016 Draft at Bru Craft. 2014 vintage. Murky dark copper brown pour topped with soft tan foam. No lace. Great aroma. Thick jammy caramel flavors. Dried strawberries. Prunes. Dates. Medium-full body. Strong hints of red wine barrels underneath. Huge but very smooth.
egajdzis (6014) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 22, 2016
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Red brown color with a small, light tan head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of dark fruits, caramel, vanilla, wood, wine, and booze. Taste of dried fruits, caramel, nuts, toast, vanilla, wood, sherry, and light alcohol in the finish.
bigda83 (792) - Jamestown, New York, USA - APR 15, 2016
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle share. Pours a deep amber color, clear, small whitish bubbly head. Aromas of sweet malts, caramel, wood, spirits. Flavor was super smooth spirit notes, wood, caramel, touch of vanilla, sweet malts. Full bodied, creamy texture, soft carbonation, smooth to finish. Easy drinking for such a big beer.
Dfonorow (2039) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 8, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle share at RBB. Pour is hazy brown/red with a medium tan head which leaves nice lacing. Notes of mild bitter hops, sweet plums, candi sugar, and dough. Finish has a bit more booze and brown sugar.