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RATINGS: 1489   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.93/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Fred was created to honor beer writer and historian Fred Eckhardt. Fred the beer is a deep golden color. It is made with aromatic and rye malts and includes 10 different hop varieties in an effort to incorporate the whole world into this beer.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ippopotamo36 (1605) - Rome, ITALY - NOV 3, 2015
At the Belgrade-Serbia tasting on 31/10/2015. Bottle courtesy of luttonm, many thanks. Pours light amber color, hazy with sediments in the glass, almost no head. Nose: sweet, peach, apricot, sweet fruit jam. Amazing. Mouth: sweet yellow fruit molasses, orange marmalade, bitter elegant finish. Rich peculiar beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mike_77 (5290) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - OCT 20, 2015
Light brown. Clear. Flavour is extremely malty. Lots of bread and fruity sugars too.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
hansvf (679) - - OCT 9, 2015
Kleur tussen oranje en koper in. Geen schuim. Jammer. Geur als quadrupel, barley wine. Met peer, sinaasappel. Niet echt mijn smaak. Ziet, carbo, en iets geks...

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
shoulderbroken (3658) - Tokyo, JAPAN - OCT 6, 2015
Tap at Craftheads. Blonde. Wow, lovely taste. Rounded, booze is there but hidden. Very smooth. Grainy, but sweet, orchard fruit, sticky sweetness. Treacle/golden syrup. Very easy drinking. Lovely stuff.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maarten1993 (909) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - SEP 28, 2015
Drank @ Borefts 2015 (saturday).Seeet beer, lots of taste. Very rich. Barley and malt come to mind.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sir__v (1982) - Lille, FRANCE - SEP 28, 2015
On tap @ Borefts 2015, De Molen Bodegraven - NL. Color: clear amber beer with no carbonation and no foam. Smell: barley and malt domination, small sweet alcohol finish. Taste: full body and very oily sensation. Nice sweet malt taste and cereal. Very sweet finish. Aftertaste: alcohol domination and sweet cereal finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
markextrae (3702) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - SEP 27, 2015
sample from draft at borefts 15. poured a slight cloudy golden colour with a white head. nose has buttery notes, barley, and sticky caramel. raisins, and caramel malts aswell. prunes, slight bitter hop bitterness finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarcoDL (3979) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 27, 2015
At Borefts 2015. Aroma of bitter raisin and caramel. Flavor is of a typical bitter us barley wine, so raisin, caramel and malt. Nice, but nothing spectacular.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DwarfeD (2618) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - SEP 27, 2015
Draught at BBF’15. Pale amber with a small white head. Full body with low carbonation. Quite sweet with subtle bitter tones. Caramel, ripe fruits and some spices. Tasty barley wine!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (10271) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 27, 2015
Keg at borefts. Pours hazy amber, nose is sweet toffee, fruity, taste is really juicy fruit, dry toffee, caramel.


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