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RATINGS: 546   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72/5   EST. CALORIES: 309   ABV: 10.3%
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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAY 20, 2012

Date: March 19, 2012
Mode: Bottle
Source: Appachelian Vinters, Asheville
Appearance: opaque brown, creamy beige head
Aroma: brown sugar aroma, fruity, earthy
Flavor: rich and fruity flavor, chocolate, brown sugar, earthy, long bitter finish
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.4/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **+ /4

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daknole (10871) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - OCT 20, 2014
Reddish brown pour, cream colored head. A mix of resiny hops, toffee, brown sugar, spiced apple, pear. Bold and pretty nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (10670) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - NOV 27, 2014
Bottle. Cherry, raisin, toffee malt and alcohol aroma. Medium brown with minimal head. Sweet raisin, toffee malt and moderately bitter herb and alcohol flavor. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopscotch (10601) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JAN 19, 2013
Bottle... Blazer’s low-key O-Town Throwdown 2012… Mostly clear burnt-caramel ale with a small, creamy, off-white head. Great retention. The aroma consists of clover honey and loads of caramel with some nice floral notes. Full-bodied and chewy with gentle carbonation. The flavor delivers gobs of caramel and date sweetness flanked by rindy, tannic bitterness that nearly matches that malt bill. Finishes bittersweet with lingering bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (10594) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 1, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours clear deep amber, nose is toffee, caramel, taste is rich caramel, bit harsh and boozy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
adnielsen (10484) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 7, 2014
Bottle @ home via rotebox. Think I picked this one up in KC a while back. Pours a murky reddish brown appearance with a brown head. Some oxidation / paper offered in the aroma. Sherry, brown sugar, plum, figs in the nose. Spicy piney hops in the flavor though they appear to have faded somewhat. Somewhat goopy mouth feel. Thick toffee, burnt sugar, dark fruity flavor. A little bit of cardboard. Booze isn’t horribly strong. Ehhh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
faroeviking (10284) - FAROE ISLANDS - MAR 4, 2012
Chopp. Deep golden hazy colour with a small white head. Fruity sweet aroma with some alcohol. Good mouthfeel. Flavour is sweet and fruity with a good hoppiness, caramel and malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Camons (10200) - 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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (10112) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 24, 2014
"this beer is pretty intense with a load of caramel malts and a sweet citric hop bite as well as a little alcohol. that said, it is quite enjoyable when searching for a deep, dark, in your face sipper. a little pricey, but damn good."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
djd07 (10018) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 3, 2014
Bottle thanks to Matt. Pours a dark brown with beige head that lasts. The aroma is candy sugar, oak, and booze. Flavor is similar with nice sweetness. Boozy, good.

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