McNeillR (1325) - SCOTLAND - APR 11, 2012
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cascading murky amber body, similarly dissipating slight-white head. Initially comforting palate of galloping hops, surprising underlay of carbonation kicks rocks of malt into the pool without circling any distinctive barley wine flavours. Complex linger of layered sweet clarity, Manuka Honey in style, with a head scratching turn for such a hefty ABV. One to keep an eye on. (Highland Tap Takeover, Cloisters, Edinburgh)
Stuartyboy (713) - SCOTLAND - JUL 11, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
On cask at sraf 2013 Amber beer with a rich aroma oily mouth feel strong alcohol taste very fruity like sherry with some carmel nice beer for the style
FaithHealer1 (358) - SCOTLAND - JAN 31, 2012
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Cask at North Bar, Leeds. Pour an orange-gold, finger of head that lasts. Aroma is sweet, with some hops, grassiness and a hint of maple syrup, but I think its dampened by the head. Taste is very sweet - golden syrup, caramel, with a hint of hops, a little honey. Cask suits it, but leaves it a shade cloying. Need to drink it slowly. Sweet finish dies after a medium length of time, leaving a lifting grassy bitterness to end. Good stuff.
witthatsbier (285) - glasgow, SCOTLAND - NOV 17, 2013
1.8 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
pale golden little nose little bit of sweet grain,taste is just sugar sweet cloying
obviously not enough of the sugar has been brewed out,really poor apart from the strength this could be a beer for the alcopop generation yuk
BrotherLogic (252) - California, USA - DEC 14, 2011
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Alcohol burn in this decent cask barley wine - thick and chewy with a hint of hops. Solid effort.
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Jacob23_5 (128) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 1, 2012
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Cask at the Bow Bar. Red-gold with a lovely half-centimetre of creamy white head. The nose presents mango, some citrus sweetness. Immensely rich tastes: complex, boozy, marzipan, almond, resin, raisin, an almost dessert wine-like sweetness, and some woody sort of mahogany aspect to it as well. A real winner.
Sockamania (43) - - JUL 13, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
All of the toffee flavours, deep aroma, thin feel but hoppy, tastes very nice and a good winter beer
mark1969 (38) - edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 1, 2012
1.9 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Very poor nose . Colour is a very light amber .rhe initial taste is good but strong taste of isopropanol . This indicates lot of sugar or poor quantity malt .rhe hop profile is dominated by strong alcohol and poor malt mix . Overall a pretty barley wine beer . Sorry to slang you . Generally I love highland beers.if you need to know a good barley wine try sierra Nevada Bigfoot .