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RATINGS: 1496   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.93/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
3Faveryrogue (181) - Aslip, Illinois, USA - AUG 16, 2010
Batch #77 [A] Caramel, and a light candied citrus. [A] A hazy golden color, with a white, retentive head. [F] Some astringent booze on end. Flavor is cherries, dark fruit, citrus, caramel. Pilsner malt is noticeable. [P] A touch syrupy and over carbonated. Fizzy mouth. Not something to put down quickly. [O] Reminds me of a DFH beer. Like a toned down 120 min. Not sure if I would necessarily categorize this as a barleywine. I made the mistake of ignoring the bottle, and pouring the sediment in, causing an uproar of foam in the process. This is one for the cellar to temper, and cool down. Way to hot for me to enjoy fresh. Campfire beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
martin00sr (2786) - Haderslev, DENMARK - OCT 15, 2016
Clear dark golden, thick offwhite head. Malty aroma, fruity with caramel and hops. Malty flavour, notes of vanilla and dried fruit. Quite fruity beneath the hoppy, slightly alcoholic bitterness. Bittersweet with a nicely rough finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
martjoobolut (3188) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 1, 2016
Bottle (from mikkeller webshop). Pours amber with whiteish head. Aroma is sweet, candy, alcohol, malt, condensed milk. Flavor is sweet and bitter, candy, malt, alcohol, some bitterness. Finish is dry bitter with booze. Overall: ok, bit too boozy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
suurjuust (2917) - ESTONIA - OCT 1, 2016
Bottle shared by Mart, thanks! Hazy orange beer, white head. Nose is sweet, yeasty notes, thick malt, orange notes. Flavor is yeast, thick caramel sweetness, toasty notes, vanilla and dried fruit. Resiny hops in the finish. Big and thick, chewy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marduk (6437) - Reval, ESTONIA - OCT 1, 2016
12fl oz bottle (thanks Mart). Clear amber color. Small size, white head, stays. Sweet, fruity, caramel, toffee, alcohol in aroma. Sweet, fruity, caramel, hops and bit of toffee in taste. Toffee and caramel and alcohol in aftertaste. Very solid brew.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lore (2211) - Budapest, HUNGARY - SEP 22, 2016
Hazy ora ge colour, one inch creamy yellowish off-white head; aroma of grapefruit, biscuit, caramel, vanilla and dried fruity-raisin-ish notes; taste is the same with dry white wine and herbal notes, as well as intensive hoppy bitterness and spicy aftertaste; great barley wine

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bricktop86 (792) - Moore, Oklahoma, USA - SEP 13, 2016
On tap at the brewery. Appearance is orange/yellow with a small white head. Aroma is caramel and fruity. Taste follows nose.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yourilevesque (1425) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 7, 2016
Un liquide bien orangé et trouble coule lourdement dans mon verre. Aucune mousse ne se forme et je me demande si je verse le liquide correctement. Je verse donc la seconde moitié de la bouteille vigoureusement. Rien. Cette bière ne présente vraiment aucune mousse. Enfin. Des arômes riches et amples de pomme rouge compotée, de pâte à tarte,de houblons américains qui ne cherchent pas à envahir le palais mais à balancer cette riche base maltée; mission qu’ils accomplissent avec succès, faut-i le mentionner. Un abricot séché me fait également honneur de sa présence. En bouche, le liquide propose un corps plus qu’appréciable. Sans être ni trop sucré, mon palais détecte une texture satinée alors que mon oesophage trouve la descente plutôt râpeuse. Cette dernière caractéristique ne provient à mon avis pas du sucre présent, mais plutôt d’une amertume surpuissante attribuable à une impressionnante quantité de houblons en début de boil. C’est vraiment très amer! Malts balancés et épicés, un vin d’orge d’été comme d’hiver.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gregwilsonstl (2144) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - AUG 24, 2016
Brown. Thin white head. Brown sugar. Plum. Really well done. Tasted at HOTD w joey.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crispaire (60) - - AUG 5, 2016
Served on tap. Standout beer. Heavier beer, coats your mouth, and good dose of hops. A beer meant to be sipped and enjoyed. Definitely lingers on the palate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mezr (103) - California, USA - AUG 4, 2016
Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a tulip. Beautiful shade of amber-orange, slightly hazy, and has a thick, tall, tan head. Nose of caramel and bread. Taste is medium sweet with a long bitter finish. Hint of some alcohol warmth. Carbonation is made up of an abundance of tiny bubbles, but is left with a soft and creamy feel. Slightly sticky on the lips.

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