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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).


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4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jamedra (672) - Hostivice, - MAY 6, 2013
Láhev 355 ml. Příjemné aroma švestek, vlašských ořechů a sladu s doprovodem alkoholu, tato kombinace velmi připomíná sladké švestkové víno s ořechovicí. Pěna je nízká zlatohnědá, jemná na rtech sametová bohužel rychle mizící barva piva je měděná až tmavě hnědá proti světlu jsou znát odstíny tmavě ametystové. Chuť piva je nasládlá, vzdáleně připomíná švestkové víno je doprovázené ořechovou hořkostí a alkoholem. Velmi zajímavá kombinace chutí a vůně. Musím přiznat že je dobře pitelné oproti třeba Anochor Old Fogrhorn který je spíše vhodný k pomalejšímu a klidnému vychutnávání.


3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Earplay (40) - NEW ZEALAND - JUN 15, 2015
Amber colour with red hues, pleasant sweet malt and spicy, floral hop aroma. Taste is sweet caramel, burnt sugar, licorice. Full bodied, alcohol present but not overbearing. A little sweet for my liking but a well crafted brew.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
9er (85) - Maryland, USA - MAY 25, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 9, 2015 Growler at 5’o Clock Wines and Spirits in Owings Mills. Sweetish blend of carmel, malts and rasins make this a nice brew. Pours a deep amber and golden hue with a modest head, yeilding to a permeable amount of sugars and well balanced alcohol. Slightly piney sensation on the swallow and crispy, yet quite mature, semi oily and full of flavor.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vjohans (420) - SWEDEN - APR 23, 2015
Caramell chocolate resin Brown minimal head Heavy sweet, medium bitter Long finish Very sweet

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
huineman (395) - Madrid, SPAIN - APR 23, 2015
Dark hazy brown-amber with a dark thick head. Very high intensity aromas: honey, coffee beans, banana, grass and a long etc. Powerful, sweet’n’sour, oily and strongly bitter without being rough. Long finish. A hell of a good beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hfmejias (978) - Dover, Delaware, USA - APR 19, 2015
12 Fl. Oz. Bottle. Poured in a dark orange/brown shade, nice light brown head and lots of spotty lacing on the glass. Aroma of malts, caramel, some dark fruits and BOOZE... Taste quite consistent, dark fruit, malts and booze. Strong, a sipper but quite well balanced and quite enjoyable. Liked it a lot.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
budedou (543) - Saint Etienne, FRANCE - APR 15, 2015
Mild sweet aromas, alcohol fumes. Cloudy copper color with no head. Sweet & sour initial, honeyish mid palate, and a sweet final that fades very quickly. Medium body. An unimpressive barleywine

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gripweed57 (949) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - MAR 22, 2015
12 ounce bottle. Cloudy mahogany brown color. Rich, sweet toasted malt aroma hints at black cherries and alcohol. More sweet toasted malt flavor with complex dried fruit and boozy notes. Slightly cloying with a sweet sherry like character and a touch of honey. Warming alcohol presence with every sip. Cloyingly sweet malt finish with some spicy hops.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iskier (3) - Bieruń, POLAND - MAR 8, 2015 does not count
Piwo przeterminowane dwa miesi?ce. Piana drobna, szybko znika, pozostaje obr?czka. W aromacie suszone owoce. W smaku karmelek. Piwo dobre warte sprobowania.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
jackafholmes (658) - - MAR 1, 2015
Bottle from abbeydale beer stop. Dark amber with a bit of haze. Aroma is rich malt, caramel and cereal. Taste is sweet and slightly bitter. Lovely oily medium body and nice subtle carbonation. Good stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
John25 (1034) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - FEB 27, 2015
Bottle. Dark amber, copper. Aroma is boozy malt. The taste adds toast, dark fruit, toffee, sweet sugar, and bitterness. Rich feel with a warm, sweet finish. Very good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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