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Elav Progressive Barley Wine

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Brewed by Birrificio Indipendente Elav
Style: Barley Wine
Comun Nuovo (BG), Italy
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Birra in stile Barley Wine adatta all’invecchiamento.
Per questa ricetta viene utilizzato un luppolo giapponese (Sorachi Ace) e un solo malto (Pale). La bollitura prolungata conferisce aromi caramellati e permette di ottenere un mosto molto concentrato.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bozo_skeleton (994) - Grenoble, FRANCE - AUG 20, 2016
Robe jaune orangée, pas de carbo petit collet pas mal de matiere... Aromes citronnéee, epices, abricots Bien rond en bouche mais avec une amertume citronnée qui casse un peu cette impression liquoreuse. Fruité en finale

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marduk (6166) - Reval, ESTONIA - JUL 15, 2016
330ml bottle. Hazy deep amber color. Small size, yellowish off-white head, stays as a ring. Sweet, papery, honey, berries, faint raspberry in aroma. Roasted malts, raisins, sweet, some hard candy, faint lemon peel in taste. Damn this drink is sweet. Sweet and raisins in aftertaste. Obviously alcohol is covered by this massive sweetness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
martjoobolut (2921) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 6, 2016
Bottle, bottled 20.03.2015 (from SIP, Tallinn). Pours dark golden. Aroma is sweet, booze, malt, some fruits, citrus, peach. Flavor is sweet and bitter, alcohol, fruits, malt, caramel, citrus, some coconut. Finish sugar and dry bitter with more alcohol. Overall: ok.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deanso (8681) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 12, 2016
33cl bottle shared at the Paas monthly tasting. No head. Very hazy light amber pour. Nicely done

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
alex_leit (2118) - Minsk, BELARUS - NOV 27, 2015
Bottle. Golden amber color with white and fine foam. Aroma: very good, dried fruit, honey, malt, raisins and sweet dessert muscat wine. Taste: sweet like candy and liqueur wine, raisins and candied fruit. Great beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DwarfeD (2621) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - OCT 21, 2015
33cl bottle at home. Clear golden with a small white head. Full body with low to moderate carbonation. Quite sweet with subtle bitterness. Tropical fruits, peach, pine, sugar, warming alcohol, spices and herbs. Full flavoured tasty brew.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Silvan7 (1086) - Samarate, ITALY - APR 28, 2015
On tap @ Il cavallino alato. Ambrato carico, velato, schiuma beige fine abbastanza persistente. Aroma di frutta esotica, passion fruit e ananas, erbaceo da luppolo liquore, grano e cereali. dolce quasi amabile l’ingresso (pasta frolla), poi abbastanza amaro agrumato ed erbaceo. corposa, poco carbonata, rotonda anche se molto amara, calda ed equilibrata.

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
icaesa (8) - ITALY - APR 23, 2015 does not count
Assaggiata alla spina al CAVALLINO ALATO di Asti. Buona birra. Profumo di malto e frolla al naso. Bella bocca, succulenta con una buona spinta etilica mai stucchevole con note dolci e tanta pasticceria. Il finale non e’ amarissimo e lascia la bocca asciutta.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Fashawn (583) - ITALY - JAN 13, 2015
Gran bella Birra. Apprezzo molto l insieme. Arancio ambrata, poca schiuma abbastanza fine e cremosa. Odore di caramello,biscotto al burro e frutta esotica. In bocca è squisitamente dolce con biscottino, scorza di pane caramello, bilanciati da un finale secco e astringente, in cui emerge un po’ del luppolo adoperato e soprattutto la presenza alcolica, che non disturba mai ma anzi asciuga la bocca. Buonissima birra.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopdog (11274) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 2, 2014
Bottle. Poured an amber color with a small sized head. Caramel, fruity, some nuts, and citrus. Alcohol well hidden with a thin and a bit watery body.


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