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RATINGS: 955   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 327   ABV: 10.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


theoncle's rating

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
theoncle (58) - Barcelona, - DEC 28, 2012
Ampolla. Gran barleywine. Aparença de caramel, fosca. Dolça amb un bon balanç de llúpol. Molt bona cervesa.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
angelkostvo (894) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 15, 2015
Very dark ruby colour, beige head. Aroma of caramel, toffee, malta, dark fruits, orange. Taste is medium sweet, fruity flavour. Medium body, creamy texture, soft carbonation. Pretty good.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
huineman (413) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 11, 2015
66 cl bottle at Irreale, Madrid. Pours cloudy dark amber with fawn head. Aroma is extremely complex and intense: Pedro Ximenez, figs, dates, quince custard, strawberry jam, ripe banana... Taste is complex as well. At once fresh, metallic, sweetish and very bitter, with a long aftertaste that lasts long, long, long.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
melush (1306) - SPAIN - MAY 29, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 15, 2015 Bottle 66cl / Botella 66cl. Vintage 2.012. @ Maquila Bar A: Dark amber / Ambar oscuro. T/S: Raisin, alcohol, caramel, sweet / Uvas pasas, alcohol, caramelo, dulce.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
fombe89 (614) - Asturias, SPAIN - MAY 27, 2015
botella. @El Cabanón, Avilés 23/05/2015 Color ambar, espuma blanca, aroma caramelo, malata, sabor dulce, cuerpo alto

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Unde (579) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 22, 2015
Amber colour, nice fluffy head on top and lots lacing on the glass. Aroma has caramel, nuts, eucalyptus! Pine and grapefruit Bitterness. Taste has lots of sweet malts, caramel, eucalyptus also! Bitter Pines and grassy hops. Full and round body and medium-to-high carbonation. Excellent barley wine. Vintage 2012

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Melker (242) - Varberg, SWEDEN - MAY 6, 2015
2 year old bottle. Didn’t expect much but me and my buddies like it a lot. Big toffee aroma, lots of pine and flowers. Sweet taste and a nice long bitterness in the aftertaste.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gorm (1701) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAY 2, 2015
Mørk amber farve med lyst skum. Lukt av honning, karamell, rosin og sitrus. Smak av honning, karamell, rosin og sitrus. Fruktig og fint karbonert. Lokal øl-smaking på Bryne; 3xUntappd, 2xRateBeer & 1xNeutral.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brandman (2415) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 24, 2015
Dirty Brown body, khaki head. Aroma has caramelly cpokie dough, fudge and bit fruity citrus hops. Flavour has some dull fruitiness. more floury malt like. Very harsh and bad aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Reconqvista (339) - Madrid, SPAIN - APR 12, 2015
Dark orange colored beer with a light brown lasting head. Aroma includes malt, caramel, fruits and liquorice with alcoholic notes. Flavor is a combination of sweetness and bitterness with some alcohol traces. Thick body with a balanced carbonation and a long semi-sour end.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Garrold (2587) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle. Brewdog, Leeds. 2013. Clear, burnished copper colour. Has a film of slow moving, thin, beige head. Leggy, and viscous. Dense, dank, boozy, surprisingly hoppy aroma. Toffee malts. Ointment. Petrol. Flora. Oily herb. Spice. Heady, and full. Drinks all of that. It’s oozy, chewy, oily, and very tasty. Finishes long, spicy dry, and spicy bitter. Big beer, yet easy drinking.


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