Brewed by Pivovar Kaltenecker
Style: Barley Wine
Rožňava, Slovak Republic
Serve in Snifter


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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
Extra silné pivo s dlhým ležaním v dubových sudoch.
Aged in Tokaji wine oak barrels, brewed with spruce tips with needles, juniper and coriander. 27°

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (6488) - Espoo, FINLAND - AUG 23, 2013
330ml bottle @ PBF 2013

Pours dark reddish brown with a small head. Aroma of vinous spicy notes, hints of wood, oak, grassy and malts. Taste is sweet, caramely, spicy, vinous and woody with hints of oak and malts. Finish is malty, sweet and syrupy with some vinous notes. Quite complex and spicy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lusikka (7700) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 23, 2013
330 ml bottle @ PBF 2013.
Pours a dark amber colour with a large foamy head. Aroma of sweet malts, lingonberries, grass and biscuit. Flavour is very smooth with notes of sweet malts, lingonberries, licorice root, pine, grass, wood and some tannine. Full bodied, thick mouthfeel and soft carbonation. Warming alcohol finish with some licorice root notes. Very smooth and complex beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
laiti (8081) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 23, 2013
33 bottle @ PBF VIII
Aroma is rather malty with some woody notes. Flavour is rather malty with strong herbal tones and peppery notes. Like a doppelbock with spices and chili added. Interesting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (23725) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 23, 2013
Bottled at PBF. Almost clear copper/mahogany colour, miniscule head. Aroma of caramel and dessert wine. Sweet with full body and rounded mouthfeel. Vinous and caramelly, bit sticky. Lightly warming finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Countbeer (6222) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - AUG 3, 2013
Bottle: Served in a Chouffe glass: Thanks to Cuso: Very nice brown pour. Beautiful vast and slowly changing creamy light brown foamy head on top of a deep dark ruby colored beer. Looks good! Aromas of raisin, malt toast, some yeast, manure, hint of red fruit, liquorice wood, dried prunes, some red fruits, hint of sweets, light vinous, creamy barley malts, roosvice and some flowers. Very nice and complex. Flavours of raisin, toast, creams, yeast, barley malts, light vinous, dried prunes, some spices, yeast, light spicy, some sweets, some bitters, hint of tobacco, light sticky, creamy meal/porridge, light dry, hint of wood and some smooth warmth. Aftertaste is light spicy, warm, creamy, barley malts, hint of tobacco, alcohol drenched peach, hints of berries and strawberries, oily, Low carbo, creamy thicker mouthfeel, medium to full body and a thick creamy to more oily texture. This is more like a Barley Wine. A barrel aged Barley Wine. Complex and very good!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pivnizub (10184) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - JUL 19, 2013
2 Bottles (0.33l: diky, Cuso!; 1.0l #657, diky, pane Stehliček! [Prvni Pivni Tramvaj v Praze]):Hazy, reddish-amber coloured, small off-white to yellowish head, dried fruits, port-wine and some herbs in the sweet nose, some oaky flavours, too; solid sweet flavour with a little tartness, full bodied and a bit sticky; sweet vinous finish with a slight alcohol-burn and a tinge of vanilla and tannic acid in the aftertaste. Very good pivo, unfortunately absolutely not my favourite...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bartlebier (3505) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - JUL 14, 2013
33cl fliptop, thanks to Cuso for including this interesting specimen. Pours an unctuous deep red wine-acajou and shares more vinuous qualities with the Tokaji it has shared a barrel with. Nuts, figs and raisins reminiscent of an (aged) Belgian strong ale, mouthfeel and unctuous richness of a barley wine. not immediately apparent 10,5%, the "old"/stale feel still makes this more of a sipper. Well done, but not my cup of tea since too reminiscent of some of the said heavy Belgians I’d like to keep steering clear of.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gurthnar (5020) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 9, 2013
Bottle. Best before 31.1.2014. Aroma is rich, fruity. First impression figs, raisins. Plums, chocolate, light woodiness. Very tempting. Colour is hazy dark reddish-brown. Head is big and brown, rather short duration. Taste is complex with multiple layers, well intertwined. First moments are fruity, plum, strawberry. Then chocolate, with woodiness. The finish belongs to the spices and tokaj wine. Good celebration beer, real jewel from Kaltenecker. Nicely drinkable, ABV hidden quite well. Drinks nice lightly chilled.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MisoW (3222) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 6, 2013
Bottle 0,33l. Pours hazy dark amber/brown color, medium head. Aroma of juniper, spice, bit fruity. Tastes spicy, bittersweet, alcohol is not well hidden.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gEUS (1637) - Linden, BELGIUM - APR 9, 2013
Taken from notes - pour at Sloshfest 2012. Pours hzy yellow to golden with small head. Aroam of citrus, malt and honey. Medium bodied beer, low carbo level. Very drinkable.

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