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RATINGS: 1477   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).


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2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
eruizgarcia (196) - - SEP 29, 2012
Pours deep copper with a small head. Very heavy palate, bordering on syrup. Very sweet. It’s ok but only in small amounts. I rarely say this, but this might be a but to sweet and thick.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
veceo (468) - 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 (43) - - 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 (72) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
azzie (215) - - AUG 18, 2014
Bottle 0.35 l. Hazy liquid, brown amber color, small beige head. Full body, light carbonation. Heavy sweetness. Strong fruity aroma, taste of overripe fruits, touch of honey. Rich in taste, good, but it’s sugar overdose.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Danev76 (478) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 12, 2014
Strong malt and yeast in aroma. Cloudy amber brown colour with ok head. Yeasty, vegemite like flavour with smooth finish. Heavy body with low carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vestergaard (314) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2014
Bottle Pours Dark, clear brown. Small off White head. Aroma of toffee, alcohol, coffee, heavy malts. Taste is lovely, hoppy, caramel, coffee, sweet malts. Full Body, low carb. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichTheVillan (2748) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2014
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; deep copper pour with big creamy beige head, pine and malt aroma, taste is very sweet and malty with some raisins, a hint of pine some tangerine, really smooth mouthfeel.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
fitwitchik (292) - USA - JUN 24, 2014
Poured from a bottle into a pint glass brown slightly amber with a tan head that didn’t hang very long. Aroma is sweet-strong like golden raisins a touch of booze. Flavor is candied brown sugar with a finish of definite hops. Rich not too thick. A better than average American Barley wine.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thrashers2x (46) - Georgia, USA - JUN 2, 2014
Big and malty. Sweet, roasty malt, alcohol, clove, banana, raisins, and caramel.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Digzis (68) - Nancy, FRANCE - MAY 29, 2014
Couleur Très sombre, entre brun et rouge. Peu de bulles, ce qui n’est pas très étonnant vu la consistance très huileuse de cette bière… Au nez, on a une petite odeur de prune et de chocolat. Le goût est puissant, avec des notes de chocolat, de miel, un peu de réglisse, et du caramel… Un ensemble assez bon et assez complexe, mais il faut aimer les bières bien fortes et bien lourdes…


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