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Heavyweight Barrel Aged Old Salty

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RATINGS: 269   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.01/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bourbon Barrel aged verson of the standard Old Salty. Released in 750 ml bottles.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (43166) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 12, 2009
Bottle 75cl.
[ Courtesy of henrikb ]. Clear medium to dark red amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, fruity - berry, tobacco, light notes of chocolate, vanilla and alcohol notes. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, and a light alcoholic finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. Aroma and flavor is very nice but something makes it hard to drink ! [20090710]

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (39411) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 14, 2007
From bottle, no 19 at Papsoes blindtasting. Pours hazy brown to light orange and with a fully diminshed white head. Berry fruity aroma into a whiskey like aroma. Flavour is quite sweet and dried fruity. Almost syrup like feel and flavour. Ends with a lingering sweet fruity tone. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ungstrup (33771) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 6, 2007
Bottled. An unclear amber beer with an orange-tan head. The aroma is sweet with notes of wood and vanilla with an underlying acidity. The flavor is sweet wooy with notes of prunes, over ripe fruit, vanilla, and some hops, leading to a dry finish with some acidity showing up. The alcohol burns slightly in the throat. Thanks Papsoe for sharing.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (25587) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 3, 2007
Bottle. Hazy orange red coloured with an off white head. Fruity aroma of wood and vanilla with notes of dried fruits. Sweet flavour of fruits, spices, wood and vanilla with notes of bourbon, dried fruits and alcohol. Warming alcoholic finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 1, 2007
UPDATED: DEC 30, 2007 (Bottle 75 cl) Courtesy of pineypower. Hazy, amber golden with a lively, beige head leaving some laces. Very sweet vanilla and bourbon notes. Quite a full body, a little low in carbonation, but rather high in extremely sweet and sugary caramel notes. Lots of bourbon in the finish, but absolutely no bitterness. The sweetness is a bit overwhelming making this a bit out of balance, but its still a lovely beer. 301107

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
anders37 (22242) - Malm, SWEDEN - DEC 3, 2006
Rating #1200. Bottle from 2005. Pours a dark amber colour with an off-white head. Malty hoppy, yeasty woody aroma. Sweet malty, licorice and woody flavor. Hints of dark fruits aswell. Long malty fruity finish. This is a really nice one.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (21191) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2012
3rd January 2011
2005 bottle. Cloudy red - brown beer. Small frothy cream - tan head. Some oxidised malt on the nose. Softish palate, slightly dry. Creamy malt, smooth. Not unpleasant sherry like oxidisation. Milk chocolate. Soft vanilla. Prune fruits in the undertone. Semi soft finish. Clearly an aged beer, but a very good one!

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (20242) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 31, 2012
Bottle pulled from the ancient fridge shelves of ygtbsm94, thanks! Clear light brown color, small beige head. Aroma of vinous summer fruit and Benedictine. Taste is sweet caramel, liqueur. Very nice, and has held up amazingly well.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fiulijn (18390) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 3, 2007
2007-11-30, Papss Blind Tasting
Cloudy dark amber-red color. Strong oaky aroma, mellow, with sweet tobacco. Sweet brew, with an interesting woody and vanilla flavor, full malty, with a light sourness that I have to understand if its nice or disturbing. Inprecise, but overall, deeply pleasant for me.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Leighton (17754) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2013
Bottle at RBWG 2013, huge thanks to Matt! Pours hazy brown with a small, beige foam head. Rich malty aroma, oxidized malts, caramel and toffee, brown sugar. Big sweet flavor, deep brown sugar and toffee, raisins, some light earthy bitterness. Full bodied with fine carbonation. Rich, sweet finish, lots of dark sugar, raisins, brown sugar, dark fruits, some honey. Has aged very well. Loads of depth.


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