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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.69/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 88   EST. CALORIES: 396   ABV: 13.2%
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Patience is deserving of its namesake. Grant it the time to warm in your glass, and Patience will reveal layer upon layer of malt complexity. Give it time to age in the bottle, and it will mellow and develop further for up to several years.


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4.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
tfratzke (69) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - JAN 25, 2014
Hint of caramel and sherry aroma. Little to no light tan head. Beautiful copper/orange color. Taste is sweet toffee caramel on the front with a nice bitter finish. Some warming booziness and man this is fantastic. Well done.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cbfobes (2731) - Quad Cities, Illinois, USA - AUG 9, 2015
On tap at 2015 GTMW, pours a dark amber copper with pretty much no head at all, the aroma has a lot of dark fruit and sweetness, the flavor has a very sweet front end with the dark fruit and plum mixes well with the malt and sweetness, the abv isn’t hidden really at all, syrupy mouthfeel, not bad.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
50belair (2968) - Florida, USA - MAR 17, 2015
Bottle. Amber pour with a white head. Malty aromas. Big malty presence upfront that is succumbed by the huge hoppy finish. Average body and mouthfeel.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ChrisSc (438) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 13, 2015
10oz pour into tulip. Minneapolis. Pours amber/copper in color. Cloudy. Small rim of white head. Aroma is fruity- figs, berries. Vinegar. Brown sugar. Alcohol. Taste is bitter throughout. A little bit if sweetness. Kind of sharp. Taste is full body. Slick texture. Long finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
portableparty (2104) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - FEB 20, 2015
750 ml bottle. Pours a copper color with a thin khaki head that leaves nothing. Aroma has soft dark fruit alcohol and tobacco. Taste is bitter alcohol burnt caramel tobacco soft dark fruit. Palate is full slick sticky and warming. Solid barley wine that is a definite sipper.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - JUL 21, 2014
Bottle:   Super nice reddish color, nice head and lacing.   Bit of a yeasty and doughy alcoholic nose.   A little malty, but the dough/yeast is heavy and alcoholic.   Whoa, a bit green on the tongue.   Not a real hopped up example, certainly malty, but moreso that alcoholic doughy character.   Its pretty hot going down, and certainly lets you know its a high ABV drink.   Moderate to full body and mouthfeel.   Hot finish, very simple, just that strong doughy character, very acrid at times too.   A bit simple, but also a bit too much at times.   Glad I shared the bottle!   Thanks Bob!


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jmagnus87 (2912) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - MAY 11, 2014
Bottle at a buddies house. From notes. Loads of toffee and caramel. Slightly bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bookman10 (747) - Osseo, Minnesota, USA - MAR 16, 2014
Pours a clear copper-brown, with very little by way of head. Aroma is very fruity/boozy. Flavor is quite fruity, too, with some plum/prune in there, and toffee, caramel, along with a pretty noticeable booze quotient. Not sure barleywine is really my style, but as they go, this is a well-made one.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
arminjewell (8675) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - FEB 15, 2014
Pour on tap at the brewery, dark reddish brown pour with slightly off white head, aroma brought big notes of dark fruit, caramel, toffee, nice spice in there, hints of grain into some grass, pine, slight vanilla note comes through. Taste is a mix of dark caramel, toffee, biscuit, hints of dark fruit, orange, slight vanilla, finishing with some spice, earth, dry.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheHOFF43 (1791) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - FEB 9, 2014
Bottle. Pours a dark copper with quickly disappating head. Dark fruits and caramel on the nose, somewhat boozy but solid.


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