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Far West Bad Barley

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Brewed by Far West
Style: Barley Wine
Almeria, Spain
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 2.75/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.78   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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Hoy en día es una de las cervezas características para festividades y ocasiones especiales, no solo por la cantidad de alcohol que puede tener sino por la dificultad en su realización, es la reina de las cervezas, puede ser almacenada durante mucho tiempo y alcanza su pico optimo de sabor entre los 9 y 12 meses de maduración en temperaturas de sótano, (10ºc).


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jesperhammer (3488) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 22, 2015
22-AUG-2015, bottle @ Novotel Cornella Barcelona, from Hipocor. Murky brown with a lasting tan head. Aroma is slightly sour. Like an Oud Bruin. Taste still sour. The Barley Wine stuff is there as well. Caramel, bread, dried fruit. Medium+ body, average carbonation. Too bad.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Pinball (11365) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 20, 2015
clear amber brown, smooth light brown head. flowery, malty, very slightly sourish, aroma, a lot of malts, also a lot of fruits. Flavor is slightly sourish, fruity, some weird bitter notes, and some malts. It does seem like the taste is affected by some mild infection, the beer is surprisingly sourish for a barley wine. That being said, the beer seems to have potential, it is smooth and round and tastes like it has been brewed with care.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lowenbrau (2639) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - JUN 19, 2015
330ml bottle. 15-06-2015.
BBD: not noticed, supposed to be within date.
In short: malty ale.
Pours little hazy amber with nice off white head. Short head retention, poor lacing. Malty, caramel, raisins, liquorice nose. MEdium body, average carabonation, litle crispy texture. Taste is sweet, caramel, ripe fruit, raisins. A bit light bodied for a full barley wine.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jamaty (1230) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 19, 2015
Cobriza de espuma banquecina no muy abundante. Aroma no muy marcado, malteado algo licórico. Buena en boca, bien de cuerpo y gas. Sabor a azucar tostada bien presente. Y aunque el dominio es claro de las maltas, hay algo de contrapunto lupulado herbal y levadura que matiza algo el conjunto. En cualquier caso está buena. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
janubio (521) - SPAIN - JUN 6, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 10, 2015 Pours a pale brown colour, like dirty water, samall head that does not hol, poor lace. Smell of some chocolate, but mostly someting like vinegar, sour. Thin palate, low body. Tste of something fruit in the back, but mostly again sour and vinegar. I thought I had a bottle in bad conditions, but reading other opinions, make me reassure it’s just simply that bad.

2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
ruigo (1583) - PORTUGAL - JUN 3, 2015
33cl bottle. Cloudy pale brown colour with a tan head. Poor retention. Sour, tart, vinegar and malts in the aroma. Soft to average carbonation and medium body. Taste was like a weird oud bruin or a ruined lambic. Overall, clearly contaminated.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
melush (1306) - SPAIN - OCT 24, 2014
Botella de 33 cl, adquirida en El Corte Ingles. Color marron claro. Sabor a malta, dulce, ligeramente a nuez.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BRW (1433) - Barcelona, SPAIN - APR 24, 2014
At BBF. Hazy brown colour with off-white head. Malt aroma. Mild, malt aroma. Light to medium body.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (14464) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 19, 2013
Bottle at Antonio’s - Thanks. Clear amber - white head. Ryebread, nutty, rather sweet, roasted, barley, citrus, caramel, toffee, dry bitterness, dark fruits.

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
BirraBirrae (21) - BARCELONA, SPAIN - OCT 26, 2013
Mala es poco. El nombre esta bien escogido: Bad Barley. Pero Bad, bad bad. No tiene aromas notables, el color deja que desear... No se ni por donde empezar a buscarle algo positivo.


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