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RATINGS: 1059   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 69   EST. CALORIES: 318   ABV: 10.6%
The Annual Release of our BarleyWine Style Ale is Dated and Built to Last. Flavors Evolve as Hop Bitterness Yields to Crazy Caramel and Rich Toffee Flavors.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AbbeyRoade (523) - Missouri, USA - OCT 23, 2015
Tasted at Kansas City Beerfest at Union Station October, 2015. I had so many that this rating might be a bit off. ;)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Petkus331 (389) - Redford, Michigan, USA - OCT 19, 2015
Aroma of roast malt and rootbeer, lemon, smells like crushed sasparilla leaves. White head and thick lace curtains, clear copper with plenty of carbonation. Taste is like red roast malt, rootbeer, lemon zest. Palate is nearly perfect, just a bit oily - thick, bubbly. Overall, very very good, no, great barleywine.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
truebluehes (199) - Tipton, Iowa, USA - OCT 17, 2015
2015 Bottle. Wanted to sit this, but was too anxious to give it a shot. Nice, smooth barleywine heavy on the caramel malt. Toffee is very upfront as well. Good, clean, and smooth if this is what you're wanting. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
MetalNHopHead (1431) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - OCT 17, 2015
GnarlyWine is an American style take on the Barleywine and West Coast style beer in general. It pours a beautiful mahogany with off-white suds. Somehow, the malty richness, hoppy bitterness, and boozy influence all manage to be over-the-top at once. It’s definitely an aggressive, hop-forward approach to the style, yet all the extremes ultimately result in something that’s refined and memorable. My kind of Barleywine, for sure.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HuskerTan (1700) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - OCT 17, 2015
Draft. A- Jerky, malty, caramel, burnt sugars. A- Mahogany color, clear liquid, tan head. T- Bitter, caramel, burnt sugar, malty. P- Full body, average texture, average carbonation, bitter finish. O- Pretty bitter but what else would you expect from Lagunitas. Still remained smooth nonetheless. Would have liked some more dark fruits though.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
JimmyBoy74 (607) - Örebro, SWEDEN - OCT 15, 2015
65 cl systembolaget. Som vanligt levererar Lagunitas! Laddning inför åstadsloppet!!!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SvanteL (294) - SWEDEN - OCT 14, 2015
Mycket vacker rödbrun färg med gräddfärgat skum. Maltig doft med diverse torkade frukter plus lite fräsch humlighet. Smaken är maltig, söt och mycket fyllig med torkade frukter, men det finns fina balanserade citrustoner och dessutom lite alkoholhetta. Munkänslan är mjuk och len. En alldeles utmärkt barly wine, inte så humlestinn som många amerikanska och inte så söt som de klassiska engelska.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nisse666 (6247) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 9, 2015
Bomber from web SB cons 2015-10-09 Göteborg AR: sugar cake, popcorn, orange liqure, old butter AP: orange amber, high frothy ofwhite head, heavy curtains F: sugar cake, popcorn, orange liqure, full body, warming feeling, medium bitternees, fruity wee sournees, toffee icecream

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dresden (1460) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - OCT 5, 2015
A really nice ruby colour, aroma is hoppy - fruity and herbal. Flavour is big caramel, slightly boozy, overly bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ekstedt (6516) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 3, 2015
Bottle (65 cl) from Systembolaget. Clear copper, medium beige head. Fruity, sugary, nutty and toffeish, some floral hops. Full bodied, low to medium carbonation. Semi sweet with medium bitterness.

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