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RATINGS: 145   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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56% Rye Malt - Aged 10 months in Woodford Reserve barrels.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - JUN 7, 2011
Bottle from TXJeep.
Pours a coke brown with coke-esque carbonation. Nose is musty bournon and staunchy chocolate. Flavor is deep bourbon, tobacco, and oak. Thick on the tongue. Great beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
scrizzz (2223) - Bothell, Washington, USA - JUN 10, 2011
thanks susygreenberg! rich charcoal and raspberry nose. toffee in the glass, small white head. very creamy body, more jammy fruit, charred wood is soft yet firm. great

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
1FastSTi (3336) - Glendale, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 1, 2011
Thanks Todd! The beer pours to a really deep mahogany body with a nice creamy tan head. The aroma is sweet with lots of rye, some chocolate, and peppery spice with vanilla. The flavor is deeply malty rye with a caramel and subtle tobacco. Vanilla with toffee. Medium full body that’s got a lingering sweetness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (10144) - Søborg, DENMARK - FEB 2, 2012
Bottled. Thx to Sarro. Burgundy coloured. Unclear. Dense beige head. Aroma of sweetness, ripe fruits, spice, vanilla, wood. flavour of vanilla, ripe fruits, sweetness, wood, light caramel. Medium to full bodied. Vanilla dense en1d.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sonnycheeba (3510) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 31, 2012
Bottle. Pours dark brown with thin, fizzy beige head; short retention and no lacing. Aroma is roasted malt, bourbon, smoke, dark fruit, earthy notes, and maple. Flavor is balanced malt and dark fruit esters with supporting woody notes; dry, semi-sweet finish. Medium body, carbonation, and warmth.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
KingCecil (2043) - DENMARK - MAR 25, 2013
Bottle @ home...It pours murky chestnut with a small tan head... The aroma is bourbon, raisin, caramel, vanilla and oak.....The flavor is bourbon, vanilla, oak, raisin and warming alcohol.....

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AirForceHops (3144) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 31, 2013
22 oz. bottle. unsure vintage thanks to Adam Jackson. Thanks buddy. Dirty brown color. Nose is mostly rye whiskey and alcohol. Flavor is pretty complex. Caramel raisins, licorice, caraway seeds and rye whiskey. Has almost a pumpernickel bread bite to it as well. Alcohol is not distracting in the flavor and the texture is smooth. Real nice Barley wine.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
WillRunForBeer (646) - Massachusetts, USA - FEB 2, 2014
Bottle from trade, extra from Deyholla, thanks, Derek! Pours the color of black coffee with a scant off white head. Aromas of raisin, bourbon, caramel, a touch of spice. Taste is earthy sweet dark caramel malts, some mineral, then oak, vanilla and rye in the finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mcberko (6333) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 30, 2014
22 oz. bottle, sent from deyholla (thanks a lot, Derek), pours a dark mahogany with a very small off-white head. Nose brings out loads of rye and spicy caraway seed upfront, along with wood bourbon barrels following. Flavour is a bourbon bomb, but not in a boozy way, with loads of bourbon barrels upfront. The rye and caraway are barely noticeable, except perhaps in counteracting any residual sweetness. Complex and certainly well-made. An elegant barley wine, drinkable in smaller amounts.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (8395) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUN 19, 2014
Bottle split at Bruces pad, big thanks to Scopey of Croydonia for this winner, 12/06/14. Mahogany brown/dark amber with a moderate beige swirl that retains well and makes tree shapes! Nose is big candied sugars, ripe dark fruit matter, bourbon wood tinges, toffee fudge, spice. Taste comprises light booze notes, toffee, dates, prunes, dark fruit wash, hint of coconut a la bourbonics, candyfloss. Medium + body, fine carbonation, rich feel. Solid barley wine, well balanced BA and drinks below the ABV.


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