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RATINGS: 361   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.01   EST. CALORIES: 453   ABV: 15.1%
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Big N Bold aged in bourbon barrels.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kbudd19 (720) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 1, 2014
2012 bottle, caramel brown pour, with virtually no head, lots of sediment in the latter half of the bottle. Aroma, oak, vanilla, brown sugar and caramel. Taste, sweet up front, sticky mouthfeel, that morphs into liquid caramel, with no hint from the booze. Overall, a damn tasty barley wine.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pintbypint (2706) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 1, 2014
12oz brown bottle, 2012 vintage. Bottleshare at Ferris’. Brown and murky in the glass, headless. Nose has toffee and bourbon. Taste has caramel, wood. Finishes with more caramel and light hops. Medium body and mild carbonation. Good stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (5002) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 31, 2014
Bottle - Vintage 2012 - Nutty, caramel and a butter finish. Cloudy brown with no head. Nice sweet caramel and a light caramel finish. Really nice mellow and sweet with long great finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
anders37 (17566) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 25, 2014
Draft @ CBC 2014. Pours an amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy bourbon aroma with hints of caramel. Sweetish malty woody bourbon and caramel flavor. Has a sweetish malty woody bourbon and caramel finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ClubGonzo (4236) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAY 23, 2014
Tap sample at CBC 2014. Deep cognac-hued mahogany brown body, small off-white head. Nose is peanuts, wood, caramel, bourbon, brown sugar and hints of toffee, cream and booze. Taste is deep caramel, creamy toffee tones, wood, peanuts, bourbon, alcohol, hints of brown sugar and grains. Full, smooth body, medium to soft carbonation. Lovely bourbonized barley wine from the so-often-splendid Kuhnhenn.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
hackobock (1725) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 18, 2014
Sample @ CBC, Pours clear dark red with an off-white head. Very nice aroma of bourbon, caramel, vanilla, oak, dried fruit, earth. Taste is sweet dried fruit, vanilla, bourbon and light bitter, some dry woody notes. Mediumd/full smooth oily body with soft carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jookos (2621) - FINLAND - MAY 16, 2014
Tap @ CBC14-red. Dark mahogany. Very bourbony vanilla, rich plummy malty nose. Full body. Soft, with raisins, caramel sweetness. Bourbony oaky vanilla. Bit too much though.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
GenDV138 (1833) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAY 13, 2014
4 ounce draft pour (2013) into a snifter at ChurchKey during the Kuhnhenn SAVOR event. Pours dark brown with light tan head. Aromas of bourbon, caramel, dark fruit, toffee. Tasting notes of bourbon, caramel, dark fruit, booze. Medium body with a dry and warm finish. Syrupy mouthfeel. Very nice!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (4491) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAY 12, 2014
Smokey, bourbony, awesome. Pours light black with good head and lacing. Some booze. Finishes a little sweet with some bourbon. Comes together very well - great barley wine. Tap takeover at Churchkey.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
StoutHead (715) - DENMARK - MAY 12, 2014
Draft at CBC 2014. Pours a dark red color with a small off-white head. The aroma is sweet, malty and fruity. The taste is of malt, dark sugary fruits, vanilla and bourbon. Aftertaste is very very fruity with a great deal of alcohol in it. Full body and high carbonation - feels very fizzy and bubbly on the tongue. Good intense Barley Wine,


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