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RATINGS: 1514   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 306   ABV: 10.2%
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Big malty flavors, including licorice and chocolate, are balanced with a moderate hop profile. Brewed with copious amounts of prized malts and flaked oats, the Barley Wine is so strong that it has to be aged for several months before we can bottle it. Like a fine wine, it will continue to improve with age up to 2 years after bottling (If kept cool).


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
BagerPL (124) - - OCT 11, 2014
Lepsze ni? nogne barley wine. Stonowana alkoholowosc i goryczka. Lekko owocowy aromat.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JLDC (85) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 11, 2014
Colour: coffee-like brown with a thin beige head. Nose: loads of fruits (plums, apricot). Notes of roasted malts, raisins and oak. Wheat toast and yeast. Flavours: slightly smoky, forest fruits return. Vanilla, licorice, chocolade, candy sugar. Hints of alcoholic content. Finish: long and lingering. More alcoholic, but nicely balanced. Verdict: very nice barley wine. Really balanced.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Melker (238) - Varberg, SWEDEN - OCT 10, 2014
Bottle @ Ölrepubliken. Served in a tumbler. Big aroma of dark fruits like plum and raisins. Citrus is in there along with caramel and wood. The sweetness is huge you can almost smell it. Bitter. A bit too fruity but still a great beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ktwse (2706) - SWEDEN - OCT 4, 2014
Pours clear reddish copper with low off-white head. Aroma of caramel, toffee, grapefruit, raisins, corinthians. Taste is sweet, slightly boozy, raisins, dates and figs, lightly bitter boozy finish. Medium to rich body with soft carbonation.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hanoi (596) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2014
Bottle. Nose is malt, yeast, caramel, burnt toffee. A little underwhelming. Taste brown sugar, licorice, slight herbs, leading to liquor, dark fruits, dates, spice and slight hoppyness in the finish. Mouthfeel is good. An excellent new world Barley Wine.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
melush (1265) - SPAIN - SEP 4, 2014
Botella de 35,5 cl, adquirida en Slainte. Color ambar oscuro. Sabor malta, caramelo, ligeramente a uvas pasas, afrutado, alcohol.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Yorker (1543) - Herning, DENMARK - SEP 2, 2014
35 cl bottle @ home. Pours reddish amber with some sediment and an off-white head that leaves a little lacing. Aroma and flavour are dried fruit, caramel, alcohol, and hops - with an alcoholic finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
veceo (816) - CROATIA - AUG 28, 2014
Cloudy reddish brown color, thin tan head. Full body, soft carbonation. Aroma of raspberry, strawberry, malts, overripe fruits, raisins. Alcohol is nicely hidden, but it leaves a nice warming feeling. Thick texture, very powerful stuff. Not overy sweet. Very nice.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
xXbaptisteXx (126) - - AUG 19, 2014
Au rez on sens des note de sirop d'érable réglisse miel Une belle couleur châtain foncée qui tourne un peu sur le ruby En bouche on trouve des notes de café au lait, noisette réglisse chocolat noir Une biere a ne pas louper car vraiment elle en vaut la peine mais il ne faut pas en boire 2 car elle et asser épaisse

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Procent (302) - POLAND - AUG 19, 2014
W aromacie likier, jabłka, rodzynki. Barwa ciemnobursztynowa, piana znikoma. W smaku słodko, jakby syrop, także likier i rodzynki, goryczka niska ku średniej, alkohol wyczuwalny, ale dobrze zbalansowany, nasycenie niskie, pełnia w ustach wysoka. Dobry Barley Wine, po prostu.


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