gyllenbock (5728) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 7, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Healthy Spirits SF, bought in February 2015. (24.99 USD)
A bit hazy orange/amber with a small head. Nice aroma of toffee, dried fruit, light hops and some oak. Similar taste. Quite sweet and with warming alcohol. The finish was quite bitter. A tasty beer.
SirLimpsalot (2600) - SWEDEN - JUN 6, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
@ Gyllenbock 15-6-6: stor tydlig doft av toffekola, torkat frukt och söta fattoner. Smaken är underbar komplex och värm även om den kanske är lite rå. Underbar barley wine.
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---- Soberness not garanteed!
drpimento (2460) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - APR 18, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Appearance is odd with a thick cream-colored, slow to settle head, some sticky lace, and part hazy - part cloudy honey amber color. Aroma is caramel malt, hop, bit or whiskey. Flavor is hugely sweet at first, long bitter finish. Light carbonation and lots of alcohol warmth. A bit heavy handed for me.
BuckeyeBoy (3542) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 6, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
22oz bottle pours out burnt orange not much of a head. Nose is vanilla barrel fruit and a little citrus hop. Taste is fruity some sweet malts vanilla and a nice barrel touch.
Errl (2017) - Plano, Texas, USA - MAR 24, 2015
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pour is golden with a tan head..Nose is coconut, vanilla, oak, spice..Taste is spice, vanilla, oak, sweetness, hop spice, coconut...
Bacterial (2164) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - MAR 11, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Taster pour at Sam Fest Barleywine Festival (2015). Citrus hazy orange pour with a citrus nose and taste. Slight rind bitterness, no heat. None of the soapiness that others seem to find from bottle pours.
mikem409 (1816) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - FEB 21, 2015
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle. Orange color with white head. Soapy hop aroma. Taste follows weird soap taste.
Homer321 (2625) - Melboring, Florida, USA - JAN 24, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle to snifter. Nose is woody with hints of vanilla. Strong malt sweetness in the nose as well. Pour is a hazy, murky, reddish Orange with a very small white head. Taste is chewy sweet at first, then the alcohol hits and it’s enough to make the hairs on my arm stand straight up. Finished with a grainy, woody, almost drying character. Second sip goes down much smoother now knowing what to expect, but there is just no way to hide that alcohol. The wood adds a nice vanilla smoothness to it, almost cakey character to it. Slightly crusty, in a good way. Overall very good but would like it toned down a tad.
UDBeernut (2149) - Between JAX and SGJ, Florida, USA - JAN 11, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours golden Amber, mostly hazy. White head. Pretty strong oak presence, bourbon is a bit subdued. Slight bitterness. Full body, booze is a bit hot.
dmac (4629) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - DEC 18, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Poured an ugly orange brown center with light muddy edges and a smaller foamy white head. Aroma is damn solid, woody, light burnt honey, dry fruit, hiney topped bread, molasses, very slight hint of alcohol. Medium body, softer carbonation and some decent heat to slow you down on this big boy. Flavor of caramel and molassess, dry wood, alcohol, honey topped grains, hint of watered down scotch. Put this in the like column.