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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).


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4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dzzz333 (35) - Elkton, Maryland, USA - MAY 11, 2010
Horn Dog.....out of bottle...A really nice barley wine! nice purple/red color Nice example of a barley wine...sweet tasting, great color and a powerful 20 proof...keep up the good work flying dog!


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
fitwitchik (237) - 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 (64) - 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…

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chr0s (18) - - MAY 28, 2014
Extremely clear pour, no lacing, little head. Sweet caramel aroma. Smooth on the palate but very overpowering alcohol taste. Perhaps too strong - distracts from the nice flavors below

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
zsani88 (10) - Dunakeszi, - MAY 27, 2014
Ezt tényleg előszeretettel ajánlom mindenkinek, mert nagyoon fincsi. Kicsit csokis, kicsit likőrös, kicsit édes, de nagyon ott van. Az absztrakt kutyus, nagy szarvval is elég menő ;)

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gschrade (525) - Collinsville, USA - MAY 26, 2014
I had this at Global Brew. Pours reddish brown with thin tan head. Taste sweet, Carmel, boozy. I thought this was ok. I could drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Piero1987 (645) - Iglesias, ITALY - MAY 21, 2014
Red beown with beige head, soft carbonation. Malty aroma of caramel with many old fruit. Light sweet and smooth.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (4006) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 14, 2014
Bottle from De Molen. Poured a clear dark amber with a frothy light tan head. The aroma is sweet sticky toffee malt caramel yeast. The flavour is big sweet with a rich oily boozy alcohol malt liqourice palate. Full bodied with average carbonation. A real alcoholic sweetie.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MattiasA (862) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 7, 2014
Backlog. Tried it bottled. Slightly too sweet for me. Licorice, coffee and herbs.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JefVerstraete (1142) - BELGIUM - MAY 5, 2014
Brown colour, beige foam. Sweet aroma of honey and banana wity malty noges and dry hoppy finish.


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