lusikka (7624) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught @ CBC 2014, Copenhagen. Pours a dark brown colour with a small head. Aroma of bread, toasted malts, bourbon and some wet earth. Rich flavour of sweet caramel, toasted malts, grass, bourbon, wood and mild vanilla. Full bodied and a vinous, toasty, swet finish. Vinous.
olio (8479) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2014
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap @ CBC’14.
Pours clear dark red color with no head. Aroma of bourbon, vanilla, ripe fruits and some berries. Flavor of syrup, bourbon, dark toasted malts, caramel, some tar and brown sugar. Sweet ’n sticky palate, alcohol is very nicely hidden, an excellent dessert delicacy.
laiti (7789) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draught @ CBC’14
Vintage 2013, 16%
Aroma is stale and a total vanilla overdose. Very sweet and syrupy. Flavour has strong bourbon tones, sweet malt and caramel. Despite all the sweetness and strong aromas, this feels balanced. A slow sipper for a long evening.
Ktwse (3186) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2014
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours deep clear brown with yellowish head. Aroma of butterscotch, toffee, light grapefruit and resin. Taste is sweet, toffee, caramel, lingering sweet finish. Rich, creamy body with soft carbonation.
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tiong (5620) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draught @ CBC 2014
Pours brown with a smooth head. Aroma of bourbon, wood, vanilla, sweet syrup, caramely malts, toffee and fudge. Taste is smooth, heavy and sticky with loads of bourbon, vanilla, toffee and oaky wood. Finish is sweetish, heavy and bourbony with loads of caramely malts, oak, vanilla, toffee and syrup. Quite heavy but well balanced BA barley wine.
kryon (2111) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAY 3, 2014
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours mahogny high off white head
Aromas of vanilla, bourbon, brown sugar
Taste immense of barley malts, butterscotch, bourbon, vanilla, liqourise, alcohol
zvikar (4092) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - APR 16, 2014
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle sample at a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Thanks DSG. 2013 bottle. 14%. Pours clear brown with a medium head, aroma is outstanding with Bourbon, vanilla, toffee, werthers original, flavor of toffee, bourbon, vanilla chocolate and plums, full bodied, amazing.
Ataraxia (436) - Massachusetts, USA - APR 11, 2014
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Somewhat translucent amber brown, light beige lacing. Sweet aroma of caramel, pear, charred oak, apple, raisin, vanilla, and butterscotch. Sugary sweetness with a little dried fruit tannic character. Smooth, fairly viscous, and full-bodied. Bourbon booziness in the lingering finish.
RespertFTW (521) - Michigan, USA - APR 5, 2014
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
At 2014 MBG Winterset. Deep hazy brown. Dried fruit, sugar, caramel and booze. Smooth and tasty.
Xilgrin (6) - - APR 3, 2014 does not count
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Strong aroma and quite rightly so! 2010 vintage, with singing flavours. Drink with a glass of water as this is serious. Look at the legs running down the side of the glass as it’s so strong