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

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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.54/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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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.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (35353) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 14, 2012

Bottle 330ml.

Clear medium to dark orange colour with a small to average, frothy to fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, orange - citrus, hoppy, citrus, tropical - exotic fruit. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, fruity, hoppy, exotic fruit. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120324]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (31494) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 20, 2012
33 cl bottle. Pours hazy orange with a smalæ white head. Aroma is spiced and toasted malty. Light alohol presence, cornish and malty, bitter. A bit young. Bitter, fruity and wineous. Smooth fruity and dense malty finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29528) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 20, 2012
Bottled. A hazy dark amber beer with a thin yellowish head. The aroma has notes of hops, malt, caramel, and lemons. The flavor is sweet with notes of caramel soup, malt, alcohol, and citrusy hops, leading to a dry, bitter, and alcoholic finish. Thanks yespr for sharing.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Papsoe (25084) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 20, 2012
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Pours a hazy amber with an off-white head. That lovely coconut smell of Sorachi Ace dominate the nose. Rich body, low carbonation, lots of caramel and exotic fruits - very complex. Rich alcoholic finish. Lovely - my first Sorachi Ace Barley Wine. 200612

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (21120) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 22, 2012
Bottle at yespr. Cloudy orange coloured with a small off-white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel, dried fruits, oak and vanilla. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel, dried fruits, oak and vanilla with notes of hops. Sweet finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20670) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 22, 2014
Bottled. Copper colour with a small off-white head. Aroma is sweet gluelike maltiness and alcohol along with some caramel, fruits, honey and toffee. Flavour is toffee, alcohol, some sweetness, syrup and raisins.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (15000) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 28, 2012
Courtesy of Jan (fonefan)
Hazy amber color; medium head. Nice aroma, malty and hoppy, a bit fruity, light wood and vanilla. Good malty flavor, full bodied, with nice sweetness, and pungent hopping, helped by some alcohol presence too.
Very good. Drink it fresh.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (14045) - Odense, DENMARK - MAR 24, 2012
Bottle @ Miss January / AA Meeting Afterparty Tasting, March 2012. Pours cloudy copper with a small white head and lacings. Sweet fruit. Orange and caramel. Full bodied. Pleasant. A bit of alcohol. Dry and exotic hoppy finish. Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (10873) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 12, 2012
cloudy yellow, small white heaad. herbal swet and flowery aroma, fruits. flavor is heavy malty, nutty, dry swet.. malts dominate but also some hops.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bov (9629) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - NOV 29, 2013
from Mondial de la Bière 2013, Mulhouse - cloudy dark amber-brown beer with no foam left; aroma of prunes and caramel; apples; sweet and full-bodied, moderate carbonation; umami; aftertaste of vanilla and prunes; lot of residual sweetness and some warming alcohol notes


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