Douberd (4752) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - AUG 15, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
(Hantverksbryggeriet Baronen) Stubby bottle 330 ml at home, served into a snifter, ABV 9%
Deep brown colour on the body, small and thin light beige head on top, with average retention.
Aroma has caramel and lots of dark fruits, light alcohol and vanilla, plums.
Taste is sweet with plums, dates, sugars, ash, caramel.
Medium body with soft carbonation.
_angst_ (4466) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 26, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: JUL 27, 2014 Temporary rating. At some point I might re-write this.
Murky goldenish brown, small goldenish beige head, small trace.
Sweet, malty, caramel, toffee, vanilla fudge, alcohol, cookie dough, charred wood, honey, sweet dark bread, biscuits, hay, christmas fruitcake,
Sweet, bitter, malty, sweet dark bread, toffee, banana bread, vanilla fudge, charred wood, mineral, alcohol, hay, toasted cereal, biscuits, tiny marzipan, honey
Round, soft, tiny watery, boozy, tiny sticky sweet, medium.
Sweet, bitter, sweet bread, toffee, honey, charred wood, vanilla fudge, hay, minerals, alcohol,
Nice sipper... A fatter mouthfeel would do a lot for it.
nick76 (4372) - Tampa, Florida, USA - AUG 16, 2012
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
The aroma is very sweet and alcoholic with dark fruit and caramel. The appearance is cloudy amber with a small head. The taste is like the aroma and packs quite a punch both in alcohol and bitterness. The palate is average. Overall not one of my favorite barley wines but not bad.
maxwelldeux (4342) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - MAY 9, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Pours a cloudy brown color with a moderate off-white head. Nose is very malty with the characteristic dry wine elements of the style. Taste is just a tad sweet with the malty alcoholic backbone so often seen. Interesting, but not my favorite sort of brew.
tkrjukoff (4302) - SWEDEN - FEB 27, 2011
4.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Courtesy of Dunbar72. Pours deep mahogany with small tanned head. Aroma is sweet, fidgy, raisins, madeira, malty and some hoppyness. and, tart hoppy, excellent. Fullbodied tart sweet palate. Finishes sweet tart, well balanced.
Vaiz (4247) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JAN 4, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Aroma is spicy, some madeira, sugary and some alcohol. Flavor is slightly bitter, some alcohol and quite spicy. Nice smooth flavour, a bit old though.
dEnk (4200) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JAN 17, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle @ home. Aroma is porty red fruit, caramel malt, apple cider, some spice, grenadine. Flavour is red fruit, caramel malt, some spices. Touch of alcohol. A bit old (it’s an old bottle) but still okay.
jesperhammer (4150) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 25, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
20-JAN-2012, bottle @Bishops Arms CPH, with Ulkløbben.
Clear red/brown with lasting beige head.
Nose is alcohol, hops, but mostly sweet dark fruits and bready malts.
Taste is sweet, bready, fruity and hoppy.
Fine, bitter and sweet barley wine. I like this.
Nekronos (4056) - Xalapa, MEXICO - FEB 7, 2015
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
NIce 2009 version. Had it in 2014. Was nice and thick. Very malty and well brewed in ovarall.
Habanero (3952) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - JUL 15, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled. Pours hazy deep brown with a small beige head. Aroma of dark dried fruit, caramel and spicy notes. Sweet flavor that ends up more dry and slightly bitter. Medium bodied, oily texture and soft carbonation. A very nice Barley. 🌟🌟🌟🌟