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FiftyFifty Iced BART (2012)

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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.99/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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Available in bottles from the brewery at the Eclipse 2012 Party

ICED BART which is made up of 66% 400 day Imperial Eclipse Elijah Craig 12 and 34% Old Conundrum Barleywine. The Barleywine was frozen 3 times and ice removed. The two were blended and carbonated and then bottled


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (10681) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 12, 2013
Bottle. Poured clear dark brown with a moderate frothy brown head that mostly lasted with fair lacing. Moderate to heavy toasted, woody, vanilla and caramel with a small alcohol aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Medium to heavy complex sweet flavor with a medium to heavy sweet finish of moderate to long duration. This is a standout beer.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mcmd (314) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - AUG 15, 2014
pours dark brown nearly black, minimal head. Great aroma of bourbon and vanilla, chocolate. Taste is rich vanilla, oak, bourbon, dark fruit. Eclipse definitely plays a role here but this has a slightly different sweetness owed to the ice treatment. Quite enjoyable, glad I let this one sit a bit. Drinking incredible at this point.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
gEUS (1057) - Linden, BELGIUM - JUL 24, 2014
bottle at home.Pours deep brown mahony amber with nearly no head. Intense bourbon vanilla nose, together with caramel toasty aromas and flavours. Mellow body, a tad of alcohol heath, but all well integrated... a treat!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (3588) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 22, 2014
2700th rating. Bottle thanks to Minh! Pours a dark brown with small beige head. The aroma is toffee, roast, and chocolate. Medium mouthfeel with dark chocolate, caramel, and nice roast finish. Very good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (4610) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - NOV 16, 2013
Bottle @ Bruce’s. The pour’s brown with a small head. The nose is raisin and chocolate. Plums. The taste is similarly sweet. Cocoa, berry, some roasted nuts. Raisin cookies. Full body, thick, soft carbonation. Quite solid.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (35077) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2013

Bottle 22fl.oz. @ [ (chriso Pre-GBBF Shindig) by chriso - London ].

Clear dark brown black colour with virtually no head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, caramel, chocolate, vanilla, alcohol. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, chocolate, alcohol, wood, coconuts. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat to soft. [20130810]

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheAlum (5701) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - SEP 8, 2013
Bottle shared at Dan’s Birthday Tasting (Lyons, IL). Pours a richer blackish pour, good haziness, with a nice brownish glow on the edges. A frothy tannish head is a decent size, sits around and laces ok. Aromas are gentle cocoa, toast and toffee. Some gentle spirit, oak, and vanilla. A bit sweeter and sticky. Initial is firmer, medium bodied, a touch heavier with cocoa, toffee, and toast. Decent spirit. A bit of a condensed sweeter element hangs around. Some oatmeal, black malts, some toffee and toast. Vanilla, gentle spirit. Middle is a bit fuzzy, warm and spirit driven. A bit warm, some gentle carmelization and toast, toffee, coffee roast into the backend. Some roast, toast, a bit harsher and dry, warmth as we finish. Nice beer, a bit warm. The Iced element thickens it up a bit. Nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
madmitch76 (15101) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2013
6th August 2013
Tasting at Bruce’s pad. Opaque dark brown beer, big tan head. Softish palate, a little dry. Fine carbonation. Not getting a huge amount of difference from the regular Bart! Perhaps a little more spicy. So very nice again!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
alexsdad06 (5429) - Ohio, USA - AUG 14, 2013
22 oz. bottle shared by b3shine. Pours a dark cola brown color with a thin off white film. The aroma and flavor has roasted malt, dark chocolate, barrel notes, caramel, some earthy bitterness and some booze. The only negative is the medium light body. I would like to see this a bit more full bodied.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
planky84 (2105) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2013
Bottle at Chris O’s pre-GBBF shindig, 2013. Dark, reddish-brown pour. Licorice toffee, chocolate, caramel and toffee aroma. Nice nose. Dark chocolate and licorice flavour. Rich, thick taste. Long, boozy finish. Nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mR_fr0g (3146) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2013
Bottle at Chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2013. Thanks to Bruce? Nose is liquorice, booze, light soy. Flavour is bold sweet mapel light roast. Caramel brown sugar colour toasty. Full body but a touch flat.


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