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RATINGS: 7   MEAN: 3.89/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Our barleywine style ale. Dark and malty with notes of plums, raisins, and figs. Served at cellar temp.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Thorpe429 (5016) - , Illinois, USA - JAN 31, 2013
On tap at Forest & Main last weekend. Fairly dark. Nose brings dark fruits, caramel, and bread. Flavor is fairly sweet with background dark fruits and a bit of caramel. Light booze to the finish. Smooth overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
adnielsen (10485) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 16, 2013
GABF 2013. Pours a murky reddish brown appearance with a light brown head. Papery, dark fruity, fig, plum, caramel, light chocolate aroma. A fair amount of oxidation. Cardboard, slightly bready, caramel, toffee, plum, grape flavor. Kind of disappointing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (14964) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 10, 2013
Draft. Pours dark brown. Nose and taste of plum, dark fruit, oak, fig and toffee malt. Full bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
DeputyAndy (636) - Ambler, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 2, 2013
Draft @ brewery. Cola brown pour with a thin head. Taste is amazing. Molasses, figs, dark fruit flavors meld perfectly. Real English character to it. Slightly milky/creamy flavor. Really good. Put it in a barrel!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pilgrimoutlaw (888) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 11, 2013
On tap at F&M. Pours dark ruby with light tannish head. Figs, plums, caramel, cough drop. Sweet and low bitterness. Full, smooth body. Surprisingly good. Seemed more like a Belgian Dubbel to me than a barley wine.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
egajdzis (6105) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 10, 2013
Red brown color with a small, off white head that left light lacing on the glass. Aroma of tons of dark fruits, caramel malts, vanilla, and light alcohol. Taste of more dark fruits, maybe dried fruits, raisins, caramel, fruity finish, some alcohol. Really nice, and would probably age great too.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
callmemickey (4255) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 7, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 9, 2013 Dark brown with some chestnut highlights, medium to thin tan head, spotty lacing. Nose is a clean, moderately sweet caramel and dark fruits. Flavor isn’t overly rich, but exhibits a nice range of sweet dark fruit malts and caramel. Medium to full bodied, silky smooth carbonation from cask, nice clean finish.

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