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RATINGS: 343   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
stobbe74 (3789) - - AUG 28, 2012
Pours a clear and dark copper beer with an offwhite head. The aroma is malt, caramel, alcohol, fruit, dried fruit and hops with citrus. The flavor follows the nose. The palate is bitterness and sweetness. Overall a good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
bjakk (424) - Skagafjordur, ICELAND - MAR 1, 2015
Dark bronze towards red, mildly cloudy. Thick white fosm. Aroma is strong, raisins, caramel and alcohol. Sweet, raisins, malt, flower with sweet bitter alcoholic aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jandd1983 (2895) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - MAR 1, 2015
It poured a dark brown color with a tan head. The aroma was of sugar and dark fruits. The taste was of toffee, burnt sugar, raisins and some maple. The finish was a little bitter with a slight chewy malt.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arnold931 (702) - Iowa, USA - FEB 28, 2015
Bottle. Pours murky brown. Nose is alcohol. Taste is alcohol. Pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nuplastikk (4852) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 25, 2015
12oz bottle. Unfiltered amber-copper body. Thinnish off-white/beige thins after a minute or two. Piny, evergreen, thick aroma. Some rich, caramel-fruit tones. Kind of has that added straight up sugar tone that I’m not fond of, not the malt depth you’d really expect from a beer so big. It’s drinkable, respectably hopped, but just lacks some richness and depth. OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Holmen1 (3022) - Stavanger, NORWAY - FEB 25, 2015
Fra flaske på M2 feb-15: en bæraktig, sødmefylt aroma brer seg og vi griper til glasset for siste gang i kveld. Villbringebær, plommer og rips, men allikevel med en forholdsvis tørr avslutning. Mer humlet enn tradisjonelle engelske barley wines. En god avslutning på nok en flott Mandag i annen - stor takk til Sigmund and his crew!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (8944) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 24, 2015
Klare orangebraune Farbe, geringe beige Schaumkrone. Geruch intensiv malzig, holzig, reife Früchte, leicht alkoholisch. Geschmack kräftig malzig, hopfig bitter, reife Früchte, leicht holzig, alkoholisch.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Holmen2 (1435) - NORWAY - FEB 23, 2015
Shared bottle at Mi2 at Cardinal 23.02.15. Hazy pale copper. Persistent, beige head. Sweetish aroma of dark, dried fruits. Similar, and heavy taste. Dark fruits and berries. Lots of plums.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sigmund (5447) - Tau, NORWAY - FEB 23, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 2, 2015 355 ml bottle, Cardinal Pub & Bar, Stavanger. ABV is 10.3%. Hazy brown colour, large to moderate off-white head. Aroma of oak, malts and raisins / other dark dried fruits. The flavour is sweet, malty and oaky, with dark dried fruits galore, immediately followed by distinct hops, ending in a solid and rather sharp bitterness that stays with you through the long aftertaste. Hints of anise and liquorice too. A very tasty American barleywine.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
notayankee (5) - Arkansas, USA - FEB 21, 2015 does not count
Bottle pour into Goblet. Red orange color, not much head, slight lacing. Fruity, sweet aroma. Silty, not much carbonation. Sweet and slightly acrid flavor with lingering raisin flavor. Smooth finish, slightly bitter aftertaste. Fits the genre well. Enjoyable. High alcohol content is noticeable but not overpowering, does leave a bit of a boozy aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
akoeninger (513) - Wisconsin, USA - FEB 21, 2015
Hazy orange with white head. Aroma of sweet and tropical fruit, candied malt sugar, hints of rum, hop and alcohol forward overall in aroma and taste. Flavor is hops and floral and booze. Malt makes more presence as it warms. A solid hoppy barleywine. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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