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RATINGS: 1471   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   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).


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yiannnos (711) - , CYPRUS - JAN 16, 2014
Amber colour body, with small head. Licorice, caramel toffee, sweet, medium body

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
angel77 (768) - oviedo, SPAIN - JAN 16, 2014
Botella de 33 cl en el lupulo un montón de veces durante el ańo 2010 y 2011. Una gran Barley wine y con carácter gracias a sus 10.2 vol. Sabores bastante dulces de uvas y ciruela pasas, con toques tostados y cierto regusto final de amargor. Cuerpo medio con un color negro con espuma blanca marfil. Una gran cerveza inicio de mis andaduras por nuevos estilos y países, lo primero en llegar por asturias de eeuu. Para repetir sin dudarlo, pura nostalgia.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VastActiv (2542) - Oulu, FINLAND - JAN 11, 2014
Bottle 0.355l at home. BBE 16.01.14. Colour is clear brown with small head. Aromas and flavours: Sweetness, caramel, fruits, hops and malts.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Buongiorgio00 (718) - - JAN 9, 2014
Bella barley wine dal corpo pieno e alcolico ben arrangiato. Gusto sprezzantemente dolce, con notte di frutta scura. Agguerrita e allo stesso tempo penetrante e oleosa. Da meditazioni memorabili.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jflopsu (494) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 4, 2014
Pours a clear dark orange. Aroma is a nice mix of malt and dark fruit. Taste is what you’d expect of a barely wine: malt, dark fruit, grape. Sweet to start with a hard alcohol taste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
BiffNilsson (178) - Perstorp, SWEDEN - DEC 27, 2013
Doften är full av russin och plommon. även smaken gĺr tydligt ĺt det hĺllet. Riktigt fyllig med bra tyck. En trevlig bekantskap

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JonMoore (1840) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2013
Bottle - dark with beige head. Sweet malty aroma with liquorice and dark fruit. Sweet, rather cloying taste, full bodied. Smooth with some late warming alcohol in the finish. Nice.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dave11899 (23) - Minnesota, USA - DEC 23, 2013
Great Barleywine. Especially for the one who wants to break into a different style. Pours copper with a khaki head. Floral hops fill your nose with a hint of booze. Taste is balances between malts and high levels of hops. However, there is no lingerong bitterness. There for you can sip again and enjoy the roller coaster rode all over again. Overall a great Barleywine. Aging the last few years to see how the floral notes diminish to see the effect. One of flying dogs finest!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ruprecht_007 (572) - Cesky Tesin, CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 20, 2013
Tmavá barva, Vůně příjmená karamelová a bylinná. SLadká vůně. chuť: sladký příjemný nástup, mléčná čokoláda, koňaková stopa, alkohol příjemně lehce v pozadí. Plné tělo. Chmel v pozadí, pouze lehký náznak, ale střední dozvuk. Výborné pivo

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
elbernays (396) - Dublin, IRELAND - DEC 19, 2013
Pours amber. Aroma is toffee, caramel, alcohol with slight herbs. Sweet aroma is very much in prominence. Flavour is syrupy sweet, cough medicine texture. Bit of spice and cream chocolate. Alcohol burn on the finish. Body is medium which is surprising and I do not think the alcohol is managed too well. The hops give it a very dry finish and this accentuates the alcohol. Its okay but I think it is missing a more rounded finish.


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