BeerSquare (117) - - DEC 20, 2012
3.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Really good barleywine that I agree with some others seems more like a strong ale.
Great balance though. . . a bit of barky sourness, but also a ton of rich malty goodness.
Perfect balance of substantial mouth feel and adequate carbonation and levity.
Strong, but worth savoring.
j12601 (7350) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - FEB 26, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at James’ for the 9k and sour tasting. Pours a dusty amber with a thin white head. Malt and sweetness, some dank hops. Medium bodied, malt and spicy hops. Long slow hops on the finish, malt.
kkleu357 (427) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 9, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Really like Half Acre, but this beer was just ok. kind of boring actually. Very thin body for a barley wine. Also, very hoppy. Reminded me more of an IPA than a barely wine. Some minor touches of fruit. Most of the flavor though, came from the big floral notes.
Niko100 (2137) - Illinois, USA - FEB 6, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Rich amber/cider color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of sweet malt, caramel/toffee, hops, & fruit; Flavor of sweet malt, caramel, molasses, rye, hops, and fruit; Warm finish; Quite hoppy - decent.
vtafro (4214) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JAN 7, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Brown pour with tan head. Malty, dark, herbal, grassy fruit and strong aromas. Flavors are fruit, grassy and herbal, alcoholic.
Dfonorow (1676) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 6, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap @ Emporium in Chicago. Pour is copper/red tinted with a very small off-white head. Aroma and flavor of pine resin, dark fruit, slight caramel, and honey. Finish is slightly more towards the hoppy side.
yespr (33547) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 26, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
22 fl oz bottle. Pours hazy orange to brown with a small white head. Toasted malty aroma. Flavour too. Toasted malty into the far finish.
anders37 (18351) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 26, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Pours a hazy orange color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter caramel aroma. Fruity malty piney hoppy bitter caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty piney hoppy bitter caramel finish.
GreatDane1632 (673) - USA - DEC 18, 2014
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at the brewery during Big Hugs day -- Honestly at this point in the day my senses were degraded. From what I recall and what I recorded, this was a very nice Barleywine.
brnandersen (2258) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 12, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sample from 65 cl. bottle. Hazy, amber colour with a golden tint. Lightly tanned head. Sweet aroma with caramel malts, fruits, overripe fruits. Taste is sweet. Full body with an oily texture and a soft carbonation. Finishes dry with fruits and rich caramel malts. Nice BW.
madsberg (10594) - Søborg, DENMARK - NOV 10, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled. Dark amber coloured. Unclear. Dense beige head. Aroma. Ripe fruits, sweetness, herbs, spice, light alcohol. Flavour. Ripe fruits, sweetness, caramel, herbs, spice, alcoyol medium to ful lbodied. ends herbal bitter and sweet.