Brewed by Brouwerij Emelisse
Style: Barley Wine
Kamperland, Netherlands
Serve in Snifter


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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BoBoChamp (5758) - Gent, BELGIUM - DEC 5, 2011
33cl, at 10.5%Vol, new exclusive Dutch brew Anno 2011, from De Bierkoning Amsterdam, complex brew, alcoholic/malty and slightly sweet/woody, heavy, yet balanced, cloudy, nearly no head, good brew, yet expensive!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Phil (181) - Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 4, 2011
From the Brewery. 33cl. Pours Gassy, foam receeds. Moderate JD notes on the nose, good wood over the palate with the barley wine. Thinner than expected, far more carbonation. Left to sit whilst getting on with some stuff on the web, sipped slowly. Impressive, for drinking, not a hot gluey mess, although I do like those too. Impressed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
goozen (3488) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - DEC 3, 2011
Bottle 0,3ltr: Hazy brown coloured brew with an nice slightly burning mouthfeel due the Jack Daniels barrel, taste of vanilla and dried fruits. Great brew, once put an Chimay Red away for proximity ten years and gets almost the same taste as this "White Label" version.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
sfhodense (4789) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - NOV 27, 2011
Pours copper with a white head. Aroma is caramel, bourbon, sweet, vanilla and dried fruit. Flavour is caramel, bourbon, alcohol, sweet dried fruit and vanilla.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
ads135 (3633) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - NOV 19, 2011
Barleywines are hit or miss. The caramel and plum sweetness is accentuated by the Jack Daniels aging. Vanilla notes and smooth throughout. Tried at BBF, 2011.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
bogus (97) - Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - NOV 18, 2011
33cl bottle from De Molen. Dark amber with small head. Nose of vanilla, whisky, barley, peat/jack daniels. Mouthfeel is quite "flat" because of the low carbonation. Taste: vanilla, caramel malts, slight bitterness. Aftertaste is bittersweet. Very nice!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Koelschtrinker (13631) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - NOV 13, 2011
Recht süßer Antrunk, der aber noch in Ordnung geht. Die Würzigkeit ist angenehm, besonders der Hintergrund bietet eine leicht alkoholische Kräuternote. OK! 7/9/8/8//9

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PotjeBier (2077) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 29, 2011
33 cl bottle from De Bierkoning @ home. Gusher, alas. Murky amber to brown color. Overfoaming, off white. But then: fantastic aroma of JD/whiskey, oakwood, vanilla, caramel, sweet fruit. Flavor is sweet, sticky toffee, sweet fruit. Pretty strong alcohol feel, quite full body, syruppy. Finishes with more whiskey, a bit of ash, a slight bitterness. Love this.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
koekiesbakker (89) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 26, 2011
The only thing that smells this much like Jack Daniels is Jack Daniels. Quite high level of carbonation.The taste of malts, wood, vanilla, quite bitter with a touch of sweetness all work very well together. Somthing like a little bit of ash in there as well, nice. Drinkable and delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Holy (835) - GERMANY - OCT 15, 2011
Tasting courtesy of Tosca at the BBF 2011. I was surprised that this was a barley wine - very smooth. And I liked it...

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