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RATINGS: 79   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   EST. CALORIES: 318   ABV: 10.6%
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English-Style Barleywine

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (33244) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 28, 2015
37.5 cl bottle. Pours hazy brown with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malty and light fruity. Toasted malty and caramelish. Grainy and toasted. Sweet and solid caramelish. Bitter and dry roasted finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SudsMcDuff (6241) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - FEB 28, 2015
on the fart bus .. . dark brown .. chewing molasses, burnt fruit, and dirty toffee .. cloud mouth and soft finish .. . . water polo is one shark away from being the most entertaining sport around

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sledutah (5480) - Utah, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Bottle on the RBWG brew bus
Clear dark brown with a small beige head, some lacing. Aroma of toasted malts and sweet toffee. Flavors of toasted malts, caramel and fruits
Just OK

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (6232) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 25, 2015
Draft - nice sweet caramel malts. Clear copper with a decent beige heads. Sweet toffee and caramel malts. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chinchill (2446) - South Carolina, USA - FEB 21, 2015
Clear mahogany body with a good head. Lightly boozy, in a good way. Very good balance. Burnt brown sugar and toffee here, but not too sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lightbias (210) - USA - FEB 15, 2015
Itís hot in my house. Too hot because I have the wood stove blazing despite the 50 degree weather outside. Itís a good thing too, because when I opened this bottle to experience my first exciting rendezvous with Jackie Oís Brick Kiln, it was just too cold and needed some warming up. No aroma at all, when I knew there should be. I let it sit a bit in the sweltering room and go off to find something cooler to wear. I return just fifteen minutes later to a bouquet of boozy toffee and warm plump raisins. When Iíd poured the brew originally, the cap was warm mocha-hued, soft and fleeting. A deft twist of the wrist and the sheet of mouthwatering foam becomes large again, needing that constant touch to remain at attention. That same movement elevates the aroma and I bring the glass up for the first mouthful. The brew warms my gums, filling my mouth with a flavor flush with ripening fruits and a darkened caramel. Itís a little more bitter than I was expecting, and a light nutty accent at the back of the experience ends with a somewhat dry, rough finish. The beer has a respectable body, lightly sticky and although the brew is less carbonated as it warms itís a style that can stand up despite the loss. The last quaff is tastier than the first, and I could recommend this brew to anyone who enjoys a solid English-style Barleywine.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (36929) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 28, 2015

Bottle 12.7fl.oz.

[ As Jackie-Os Brick Kiln ].
Clear medium brown color with a small, fizzy, virtually none lacing, fully diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, bread, caramel, dried fruit, figs, wood, alcohol. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, figs, dried fruit, nutty, bread, alcohol. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is flat, finish feel is light to moderate alcoholic. [20141026]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nocturne (927) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - JAN 22, 2015
375ml bottle. Dark brown; darker than your standard barley wine. Aroma is deep toffee maltiness with hints of liquorice and tobacco. Taste starts out sweet with those elements but then turns quite dry and woody, which I didnít appreciate as much. Quite like these darker BWs but this one felt a little too unbalanced to be one of the greats.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenDV138 (2166) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JAN 16, 2015
12.7 oz bottle poured into a Spiegelau tulip. Bought at the brewery in June 2014 before heading to RBSG 2014. Dark brown with half a finger of beige head/ring. Aromas of dark fruit, caramel, a bit of chocolate, toffee, light booze, toasty notes. Tastes of dark fruit, caramel, toffee, toast notes, biscuit. Medium body with a dry and warm finish. Pretty good, on par for the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chuckaduck (674) - Highland Heights, Kentucky, USA - DEC 25, 2014
12/25/14. Bottle. Pours opaque amber-brown with a creamy, dense, but thin darker beige head. Aroma is vanilla, wood, dark fruits, caramel, hint of licorice. Taste is big on dark fruit,leather, vanilla; some perfume, alcohol, bitter fruit rind, cocoa, cereal grains. Simple. Some nice lacing. Medium-low carbonation. Full-bodied, oily mouthfeel. Not the most terribly full-flavored BW Iíve had but quite good, nonetheless. Some flavors that approach but never quite reach ethanol. Interesting.

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