nickd717 (3460) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUL 9, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Beer Revolution. Ruddy brown in color with minimal head, just a ring. Caramel and toffee aroma with some resinous hop notes. The flavor is also standard barleywine, caramel and toffee, piney and resinous hops. Medium-full bodied with average carbonation. Good barleywine, but not too memorable.
alexanderj (3297) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - MAY 7, 2010
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap; poured an amber/auburn color with an off white head. Aroma of sweet malt, caramel, dark fruit, yeast, and alcohol. Flavor was pretty hot, sweet malt, caramel, dark fruit, with some yeast. Average for the style.
jcwattsrugger (11071) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 9, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
@Toronado BWfest–on tap-pours a light tan head that laces and hazy amber color. Aroma is pine/resin, some medium malt. Taste is pine/resin hops bite, some medium malt. [A nice IPA.]
bb (6726) - Alamo, California, USA - MAR 4, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft. Toffee-rich amber colored beer with a cream colored head. Grapefruit and light pine aroma with some caramel. Grapefruit and light pine flavor with caramel and light earthiness. medium-plus bodied. caramel olingers with greapefruit, pine, and earth.
yespr (30689) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 19, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
From tap at Toronado, Barley Wine Fest 2010. Pours cloudy dark orange with a small white head. Aroma is spiced and dry malty. Sweet, spiced and roasted flavoured. Bitter and dry finish. Smooth and dense toffee caramelish. Bitter and dry into the finish.