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Brewed by Brouwerij Emelisse
Style: Barley Wine
Kamperland, Netherlands
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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Balazs (785) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 11, 2011
Draught @ Borefts 2011. Murky, with amber color and an off-white head. Honey, grapes, whiskey and hops in the aroma. Well balanced, medium dense and somewhat low carbonated. Good one.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ober (2807) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - OCT 11, 2011
Bottle @ 3th Borefts 2011. A clear amber/red colored beer, with a light beige head. The aroma of tonsel, vanilla, peat and whiskey. The taste a thick caramel malts flavor, with vanilla, alcohol, bitter with spices. The aftertaste is bitter with alcohol.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (34188) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 4, 2011

Bottle 330ml.

Unclear medium amber orange colour with a average, creamy - frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, light moderate hoppy, wood, alcohol - whisky. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, wood, whisky. Body is medium, texture is o oily, carbonation is soft. [20110923]

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Vaiz (3257) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 2, 2011
Bottle @ BBF2011. Hazy golden pour, no head. Aroma is whiskey, leather, peat. Flavor is whiskey, vanilla, oak, peat, deep malts. Very well balanced. Barrel aging did this brew very well.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benzai (7218) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - OCT 1, 2011
Sampled at Borefts Beer Festival @ De Molen, Bodegraven. Hazy dark orange color, nice lightly off-white head. Smell sweet, wood, BA. Taste bitter, whisky, wood, slightly something roasty. Lightly sticky texture, warming alcohol. Medium to full body. Very nice.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bierkoning (9999) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - SEP 28, 2011
From bottle @ BBF 2011. Dried fruit and bourbon notes in the aroma. Malty sweet flavor with dried fruit and bourbon. Boozy, alcoholic finish, but still a statisfying balance.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MiP (13478) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 27, 2011
Bottle at Borefts 2011. Pungent vanilla and cigarbox aroma. Cloudy dark amber colour. Small stable tan head. The flavour is a lot like the aroma with some alcohol, bitterness and a little sourness.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 27, 2011
On draught at the Boreft Beer Festival, 2011. Very nice. Big chocolate aroma with Jack Daniel’s bourbon, roasty malt and a bitter chocolate finish. Alcohol is quite present with a long hum. A little sweet with light CO2 prickle.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
meerbier (1468) - Pijnacker, NETHERLANDS - SEP 26, 2011
Bottle@BBF2011. Pretty standard and OK Barley Wine with loads of oak and bourbon flavours. Pretty good, however the sharp bitterness from the bourbon is dominating. But overall still a nice beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GothGargoyle (1095) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 25, 2011
Bottle @ Borefts 2011. Translucent ruby with a medium white head. Aroma is whiskey, red fruits. Taste is whiskey, toffee and a touch of citrus. This was slightly bitter, and the whiskey is a little too dominant, which adds a slight harshness.


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