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Green Flash Barleywine - Bourbon Barrel Aged

Green Flash Barleywine - Bourbon Barrel Aged
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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.92/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   SEASONAL: Special   ABV: -
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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
rlgk (15847) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 18, 2014
Draught at the Tasting Room in San Diego. Somewhat hazy amber/brownish beer with a nice lasting beige/yellowish lasting head. Malty fruity aroma, caramel, grapes, toffee, citrus, woody, vanilla notes, a bit herbal and with orange notes. Caramel flavor, raisins, figs, plums, citrus, toffee, warming alcohol, biscuits, nutty notes, banana, some grapes. Full bodied. Delicious beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Smurf2055 (1400) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 9, 2014
Pours clear dark ruby, minimal head Smell bourbon oak, vanilla, caramel, brown sugar Taste smooth vanilla, roasty, light caramel Mid body Solid

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
onceblind (6381) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 12, 2013
Semi clear dark nutty amber with a lovely bourbon-full nose of brown sugar and dark oaked vanilla, with some dark dates and cherry and caramel awesomeness. Immaculate. Flavor is equally so. Lots of cherry and caramel and vanilla and brown sugar and sweetness. Awesome levels of sweet bourbony booze and oak, with a wonderful stone fruit and sweet deep maltiness. And pecan. Just perfect.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brokensail (14590) - San Leandro, California, USA - OCT 9, 2013
On tap @ Lucky Pie. Pours dark amber, light brown, with a thick off-white head. Maple syrup, booze, pecans, and chocolate. Whiskey, vanilla, coconut, and oak. Damn good. Dark fruits, too. Flavors of chocolate, maple syrup, caramel, and booze. Bourbon, vanilla, pecans, and oak. Dark fruit, cola, and touch of coconut.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
adnielsen (10312) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 9, 2013
On tap @ Lucky Pie. Pours a reddish orange appearance with a dark brown head. Rich toasted malty, caramel, smooth bourbon, dark fruity, light cedar, delicious aroma. Toffee, dark chocolate, tannic, fig, maple, dark grape, sweet bourbon, somewhat herbal/grassy hoppy flavor. Solid brew.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
lobotomizdgoat (18) - California, USA - FEB 10, 2013
Intense heavy malts, very sweet but also quite toasty, strong vanilla-like bourbon flavor, smooth rich finish with balanced hops. On tap.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dchmela (2928) - Orlando, Florida, USA - MAR 2, 2012
Tap at Jimmy’s 43. Pours Dark brown pour with a thin off white head. Huge bourbon nose, vanilla, caramel and woody aroma. Lots of caramel malt, bourbon, vanilla in the taste with a big thick body. Damn good.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
egajdzis (5783) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 2, 2011
UPDATED: JAN 16, 2011 Dark red brown color with a small, light tan head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of vanilla, bourbon, some char, dried fruits, caramel, and alcohol. Taste of dark fruits, charred wood, vanilla, bourbon, dark fruits, buttery caramel malts, brown sugar, and light alcohol in the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nickd717 (3871) - San Francisco, California, USA - DEC 31, 2010
On tap at Rattle n Hum. Getting some last ticks in before the new year, nearing 1200 for 2010. This beer pours a slightly hazy amber color with a small yellowish head and some floaties in there. Big sweet malt aroma of caramel and toffee, bourbon, oak, and fruity notes. The flavor is rather nice. A caramel and toffee with Graham cracker base, bourbon, oak, fig, and mild sherry oxidation. Rather full bodied with lower carbonation and some considerable booziness. A damn enjoyable beer though, if a bit intense.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
vtafro (5545) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - DEC 24, 2010
Draft @ Blind Tiger. Brown pour with tan head. Bourbon, bourbon, bourbon... Some light chocolate and malty notes. No hops to speak of. Smooth for what it is.

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