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RATINGS: 400   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   EST. CALORIES: 309   ABV: 10.3%
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Did you also at some point in your life get seduced by promising words like ’probably the best in the world’, ’it works every time’ etc.? This American Barley Wine Ale says it how it is. It’s intense, attention seekingly hoppy, and definitely your kind of beer. A beer with a big ego, drive and a huge thirst for recognition.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
matbli (133) - Poznań, POLAND - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle 330ml, pours dark amber to red with ivory colored head that lasts quite long for a barley wine. Aroma is complex and very floral with tropical fruits, hay, raisins, honey and after warming up with a lot of red fruits, caramel, brown sugar, and a hint of alcohol. The beer is full bodied and the taste is quite complex but on the other hand the balance is disturbed and it feel like it would have layers. The tastes aren’t combined but follow each other in waves. First you get a strong blow of sweetness, delicate sourness, followed by medium bitterness that remains for a very long time. Finish is extremly long and extremly bitter, what disturbs the in general good impression of the beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mkel07 (4305) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle from Cool Wine 270315. Big boozy beer this one with a big strong finish,Body is thin but robust. Dark colour with a swirling foam on too.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CTKlubben (85) - randers, DENMARK - MAR 25, 2015
Nutty and caramel aromas with lots if hobs! Appear darkbrown with a small White head. Taste very sweet and medium bitter. Full bodied, long bitter aftertaste

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Blade86 (938) - Wrocław, POLAND - MAR 24, 2015
Dark amber, ruby, hazy, minimal off-white foam, lots of hops (fruits), caramel, some alcohol, high bitterness, medium+ sweetness; full body, oily, little alcoholic feel, average carbonation, long bittersweet finish Overall: Mighty brew, alcohol a bit too noticeable

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lukasmh (555) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 24, 2015
Tap. Pours dark amber, slight murky, with one finger beige head. Aroma is sweet toffee. Loads of dried fruits, raisins, figs, some honey, toasty malts, caramel, burnt sugar. Some interesting tobacco in there and boozy port notes. Taste is al the same, sweet, toffee, caramel, toasty malt, dried fruits, port. Bit sugary body, low carbonation and port. Dry toasty boozy alcohol in finish, bit too present. Could use some aging i think, something interesting going on.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Camons (7632) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2015
Draught @ Fermentoren, Århus. Pours dark amber with a offwhite head. Aroma of malt, caramel, dark fruit, plum, light chocolate notes. Flavor is light sweet, caramel, dried fruit, plum, rasins, little wood, little spice, cinnamon, light chocolate, piney hops, and a little alcohol. Medium body, soft carbonation, dry and light bitter finish with some warming alcohol. 210315

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fredfa (78) - belo horizonte, BRAZIL - MAR 21, 2015
Ótima cerveja. Bom aroma adocicado. Não é perceptível os 10% de teor alcoolico. Leve amargor. Predomina o doce. Se tivesse maior drinkability, seria perfeita.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
20107589 (517) - randers, DENMARK - MAR 21, 2015
light chocolate flavors, hints of resin, appear brown with a fine white head. taste light bitter medium sweet. full bodied with a soft carbonation and a light bitter aftertaste

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vells (1004) - Riga, LATVIA - MAR 17, 2015
Nose says - youll get a hop bomb with some caramel malty boost.. taste says - here you go. Only I would like bit more malty backup otherwise.. its awesome. After some time it becomes more balanced - no need to change anything. Intense fruitiness, citrus grapefruit, peach, grapefruit, resin, caramel. Moderate sweetish with bitterness and bittersweet finish. Most interesting that theres 3 parts of taste - straightforward sweet, straightforward bitter and mixed up bittersweet ONLY in finish. Very likeable brew!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mandaritto (85) - LATVIA - MAR 17, 2015
Hoppy-caramel aroma. Quite nice but not ballanced with taste. Taste - hoppy, with some hints of raisins. Decent barley wine


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