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RATINGS: 87   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
This is still a true story about a dedicated Belgian brother who spend all his hard earned money on an all inclusive Barbados vacation to pursue a life long dream – brew an old fashion dark Belgian infused with local muscovado sugar aka Barbados sugar… On his way back he came across a five-star Brunello Barrel, let the beer rest for 6 months and created yet another pleasing treat. Hell’elujah.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Foffern (1698) - Bodø, NORWAY - MAY 29, 2013
Bottle at home. The colour is hazy deep dark mahogny with a small light brown head. Well carbonated. Powerful aroma of dried fruit, oak, red currants, alcohol, heather, dark berries and rubber. Pretty comlex. The flavour is more fruity with a touch of wine grapes, and is a bit dry in the end with solid touch of alcohol and wood. Has a rich and slick mouth feel, and a light berry bitterness. A wonderful complex and interesting beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (25472) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 27, 2013
Bottled@vPBFII. Amber colour, small beigeish brown colour. Aroma and flavour is mild sour wood, some toffee, spices, alcohol and mild sugary sweetness. Not very interesting, but still quite nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lusikka (7700) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 27, 2013
330 ml bottle.
Pours a dark amber brown colour with a white head. Aroma of sweet caramel, nuts and some sourness. Flavour of caramel, nuts, sour berries, wood, tannine and some herbal notes. Medium bodied, slick mouthfeel and a dry, sour, woody finish. Finishes sour, woody and light sweet. Much better than to non-barrel aged version.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (9378) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 27, 2013
33 cl bottle @ wPBF’13.
Pours dark cloudy copper color with a small head. Aroma of sweet fruits, some dark fruits, dark berries and herbs. Flavor of sour fruits, some sweetish malts, dark berry notes and hay. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
laiti (8081) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 27, 2013
33 cl bottle @ wPBF’13, BBE 2015
Aroma is sour with cherries, oaky notes and some sherries. Flavour is sweet with sour cherries, vinegar and oaky notes. Too oud bruin.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Slipstream (2480) - USA - APR 8, 2013
On draft at Torst. This was aged in red wine barrels. A medium-strength brew with pleasant hops, and interesting sour notes. It has an aroma of good red wine and flowers. There is a spicy tingle on the palate. Very interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnar (8030) - Sandnes, NORWAY - APR 5, 2013
Bottle from Vinmonopolet, Kvadrat. Gusher, selfpouring, dark ruby with no head at all. Aroma of red berries, light sour and acidic, vinous. Taste is more sour, light sweet malts, tart and red wine, some wood. Dry clean mouthfeel.Strange, not uninteresting.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Marheb (5021) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 3, 2013
(Critique chaotique du extreme beer fest 2013): Vineux, acide, trace d’éthanol, assaut des sucres, pêche, mangue. Au premier contact, on croyait à un jus de clémentine, aurait exigé un meilleur échantillon.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (13432) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 25, 2013
Bottle poured a clear reddish brown with a lingering ring of tan foam. Aromas of camel, brown sugar, vinous notes and oak. Palae was light bodied and crisp with a smooth dry finish. Flavors of toffee, brown sugar, vinous notes and oak with asmooth dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (7560) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 22, 2013
Sampled at EBF. Pours a clear gold with some clumpy, white head. Nose is nail polish, white grape, candy sugar, some berry, fruit. Flavor is sweet and tart, white grape, white peach, candy sugar. Medium bodied, dry finish.

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