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RATINGS: 977   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 327   ABV: 10.9%
Our American-style Barleywine undergoes a three hour boil to intesify the caramel malts and the enormous Pacific Northwest hop charge. The result is a rich, estery brew with toffee notes and citrus hop flavors layered throughout. Enjoy this brew fresh today or lay it down for aging to see how the flavors of each vintage evolve.

dphoxie's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dphoxie (120) - North Carolina, USA - DEC 27, 2012
I wasn’t sure what to expect from this barleywine. I don’t have a lot of experience with barleywines, so I picked this one up thinking it might have some more hop to balance out the sweet. it does a good job of trying to balance out the malty sugars with good west coast hopping. it is sort of chewy on the palate, and quite sticky. I enjoyed it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (10879) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 12, 2016
Bottle at home. Pours deep amber, nose is caramel, toffee, biscuit, taste is sweet, toffee, caramel, dry, boozy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Homer321 (4325) - Melboring, Florida, USA - SEP 30, 2016
Draft. Hug malty and cascade type hop Jose. Deep orange to red with medium light tan head. Taste is huge in hop bitterness and malt chewiness. Decent Garbage.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zymurgeist2 (1870) - Redwood City, California, USA - SEP 15, 2016
Draught at Harry’s Hofbrau. Weirdly pleasing blend of both rich caramel malt and citrus hops. Clear copper with surprisingly well retained white head. Flavor follows aroma, but there is a sharp bitterness on the back half of the palate that prevents this from being top notch. Meadow and fresh cut grass appear in the flavor as it warms. tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Probabeer (184) - - AUG 22, 2016
Buenísima. Tiene mucho cuerpo, poco gas. El alcohol está muy bien integrado. El sabor final es con tonos a regaliz y un punto afrutado.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
VT (2527) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 20, 2016
Bomber. Pours a cloudy amber brown with a short lived beige head. Aroma is caramel, spice, hops. Flavor is caramel and spice. Finish has some herbal quality to it. Full body, weak carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
OminouSC2 (468) - Mora, SWEDEN - JUL 7, 2016
Dark orange color. Caramel malt, raisins, citrus hop aromas. Taste is sweet caramel, alcohol, fruits and citrus. Bitter finish marked by the hops character.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Samtzu (217) - Palmerston North, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 24, 2016
650ml bottle. Caramel malts and a subtle hop profile. Almost like a sherry due to the sweeter backbone.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (6675) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - MAY 19, 2016
Draught at Beer Trappe. Sweet brown sugar boozy caramel with some berry in the finish. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
coachd (599) - Missouri, USA - MAY 18, 2016
Sweet candy like aroma. No heat, no hops. Nice reddish brown color with off white head. Tastes like green apple and toffee with just a slight hint of hops in the aftertaste. The bitterness at the end cuts through the sweet just right. Still no booze heat and insanely drinkable for the ABV. Smooth palate, medium carbonation, strangely refreshing for a barleywine. Strongly recommend. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oldrtybastrd (5003) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 6, 2016
Pours a nice deep dark golden brown. Aromas of hay, hop flowers, carmel malts, candy sugar, honey. Flavor: oak, caramel malts, grapefruit, light hops, brown sugar, and alcohol

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