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Hakusekikan Super Vintage Ale

Formerly brewed at Hakusekikan Beer/Stone Iwamoto Co.
Style: Barley Wine
Ena-gun, Gifu, Japan
Serve in Snifter


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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 429   ABV: 14.3%
No commercial description

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (43888) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 6, 2009
Bottle 33cl.
Clear medium brown color with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to light beige head. Aroma is heavy malty, caramel, dark berry, prunes, raisin, alcohol. Flavor is heavy sweet and moderate to heavy bitter with a long duration. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20081121]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (40441) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 28, 2008
33 cL bottle, courtesy of faeroeviking. Pours deep brown and with a light amber glare and a fully gone head. Dense wineous and roasted malty aroma. Sweet malty, caramel and chocolate dense flavoured. Smooth and warming. Light acidic touch from the roasted notes. Lovely malty finish with a deep dark flavour and warming smoothness. Lovely

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (25327) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 8, 2011
Bottled (2007 vintage)@The Chriso Pre-GBBF Shindig 2011 "Donkey Dork Lord Edition". Amber colour, small head. Aroma is fruits, wood, toffee, earth, mild tartness and some slight alcohol. Flavour is toffee, earth, grass, mild toffee as well as some slight burning alcohol notes as well. Yet very nicely balanced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (23430) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - APR 24, 2009
UPDATED: MAY 23, 2009 Bottled (2000 vintage). Dark ruby, no head. Peppery cognac aroma. Sweet and dense. Elegenat with light notes of wood, and plenty of honey and brandy with vinous notes. Under the pear brandy lies some caramel. An intense, compact beer with lots of things to catch your interest.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (23012) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 1, 2011
Bottle. 2007 vintage. Pours a dark brownish red color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty slightly vinous dark fruit aroma. Sweetish malty vinous flavor with slightly earthy woody hints and some weak hoppy hints. Has a sweetish malty vinous dark fruit finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (22063) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2011
30th July 2011>br>ChrisOs ’Donkey Dork Lord’ Pre-GBBF Tasting. Cheers Mark! Dark broen beer. Residual tan head. Rich toffee nose. Light dry palate. Rich dark toffee with a nice touch of subtle red fruits and a drop of brandy. Warming without being spirity. Very nice!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (21585) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 30, 2011
bottle at chriss ... deep brown ... smokey dark roast ... light chocolate roast... little meaty nose ... meaty malts ... dark roast .. toasted malts ... warming ... soft malts ... figs

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Leighton (18526) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 31, 2011
Bottle (2007) at ChrisO’s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2011. Thanks to KyotoLefty. Pours brown with a light, filmy head. Big, sweet nose, light roast, dark fruits, faint tart. Very sweet flavor, heavy and rich, lots of toffee and caramel, cake, cherrie, raisin, booze. Full bodied with soft carbonation. Big warming finish, more dark fruits, brown sugar, toffee. Excellent beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Koelschtrinker (17292) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAR 16, 2012
Süßer und würziger Antrunk, holzig, dunjel getreidig. Im Mittelteil kommen kurz süße Alkoholnoten zum Vorschein, die Süße bleibt im Gegensatz zum Alkohol erhalten, rund, ausgewogen, gelungen. Weicher, dunkel getreidiger Abgang. 7/1/11/9/11/11

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (17278) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 30, 2011
Chris pre Gbbf shindig 2011. Dark brown lovely clear colour lasting beige head. Sweet malt aroma. Hot heat. Some intense toffee. Big intense but too hot

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