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RATINGS: 1472   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).


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Andrew196 (1091) - Katy, Texas, USA - JUL 2, 2003
(Brown tragedy of 2003 survivor) Alcohol dominates this beer from aroma to finish....not masked very well. Murky maroon in color, medium sized beige head. Very bready in taste, with an alcoholic fruit finish....not very pleasant going down...run of the mill bwine.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Eyedrinkale (3213) - Astoria, New York, USA - APR 26, 2004
Has a smoky malt/raisen taste. Poured almost totally flat with a very small head, Taste of dried fruit is very smooth indeed. The finish is a bit watery for my taste.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
VAYankee (327) - Virginia, USA - APR 30, 2004
Cloudy brown body without a head. Sweet syrupy aroma of malt and plum. Flavor is predominately dark fruit and syrupy, with a bit of licorice and alcohol bite. Overall the least appealing barleywine that I’ve tried.

2.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rustbucket0873 (268) - Krikville, New York, USA - FEB 6, 2008
Pours a dark brown with a decenent head. aroma is fruits. the flavor is sweet and malty. its really thick. To thick for me

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
puggy211 (711) - cordova, Tennessee, USA - OCT 21, 2008
Pours dark malty brown with almost no head. Very malty aroma with a hint dried fruit, brown sugar, and caramel malt . Taste is smooth and malty with just a hint of roasted malt and maybe a little bit of the hops. The malt hides some of the hops, but you get a little of the hop bitterness in the finish. Definitely a very malt driven barley wine and will be interesting with some aging.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
dmac (3901) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - DEC 19, 2008
12 oz bottle from the new Flying Dog mix 4pack purchased at Spirits on Rt 9 Toms River. I have copious notes on this one but it all boils down to one thing....ALCOHOL BOMB. This beer was a total let down unless your looking to get real banged up real quick pass this one up and pass it up quick.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Embrouille (2819) - SWITZERLAND - AUG 20, 2009
Bottled 355ml. Appearance: Hazy dark ruby with a small light beige head. The aroma is mainly of molasses, a huge amount of sour apples, acetone, wax, marzipan and raisin. Malt accentuated. Flavor and palate: Sweet malty taste. Very low bitterness. Alcoholic. Buttery. Mediocre malty finish which is reminiscent of raisin. Overall impression: A very poor barley wine.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Fratto (2590) - Arlington, Texas, USA - SEP 17, 2009
Six pack. Tastes like chocolate with an extrememely forced alcohol content.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
bpreo (1518) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - JAN 11, 2010
Kind of a nasty taste according to my tongue and taste buds. It is almost as if this beer has been rotting in a fallout shelter since 1939 and there was a hole in the bottle so roaches could piss in it. But that’s what you bargain for when you get a 10% ALC beer.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Styles (2014) - Lincoln Park, Michigan, USA - AUG 26, 2010
Murky brown, no head whatsoever. Aroma combo of caramel/toffee and paper, big oxidation. Flavor much the same. Oxidation not as prevelant, but there. Cloying. Very cloying.


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