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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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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (36036) - 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]

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (32033) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 24, 2011
33 cL bottle. Pours hazy dark orange with a small off-white head. Aroma is fruity, toasted and roasted malty. Sweet, fruity, caramelish and toasted malty. Light bitter and mild fruity into a sweet and dense malty finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (21533) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 24, 2011
Bottle at Borefts Bier Festival 2011. Cloudy orange-red coloured wih a small off-white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of hops, dried fruits, oak and vanilla. Sweet and fruity flavour of dried fruits, oak and vanilla. Fruity and hoppy finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20930) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 21, 2012
Cask@GBBF2012. Deep amber colour with no head. Aroma is sweetr malts, some sweet hops along with some whisky sweetness as well. Also mild vanilla. Flavour is the same in a very nice balance, although a bit more alcohol can be found in the flavour.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2011
23rd September 2011
Borefts Beer Festival 3. Cloudy brown beer, tiny cream coloured head. Light crispish and semi dry palate. Some toffee malt. Minerals. The JD is quite light. A little woody vanilla. Finishes crisp and dry. Very drinkable barleywine.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (15170) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 23, 2011
tap at de molen festival ... light hazy amber ... thin lacing ... soft roast ... light fruits .... soft vanilla ... def whiskey nose ... sweet rich dark frutis ... deep soft mellow roast frutis ... good rich body

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (13801) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2012
Bottle at Borefts BeerFest 2012. Clear amber/red - offwhite head. Ryebread, licorice, bourbon, sweet bourbon, barley, caramel, fruity, vanilla, candy, a bit simple and boozy.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MiP (13799) - 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 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (13413) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 27, 2011
Draft. Deep golden color, small white edge head. Aroma of vanilla and tons of summer and tropical fruits. Taste is sweet and slightly boozy, but the JD is very subtle and in the background. A proper BA treatment of s decent base beer.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TBone (12999) - Pori, FINLAND - APR 23, 2014
Bottled 330ml (BB 09/2013)
Thanks Edo! Amber color, a bit hazy, tiny, mostly vanishing white head. Toffee and vanilla in the nose, also some alcohol. Very thin body, almost watery! Evident alcohol, whisky but more cheap one than JD. Light hops, light toffee. Very simple and big dissapointment. Perhaps doesn’t improve by aging ... or it is different between bottles. I’ve had better Emelisse White Labels.


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