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RATINGS: 1055   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 69   EST. CALORIES: 318   ABV: 10.6%
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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.


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3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrownDogBeer (50) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 26, 2009
22 oz bottle. Nose of malt. Sour malt taste very heavy on the malt. heavy body. Overall good


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OminouSC2 (402) - SWEDEN - JUL 8, 2016
Amber pour. Heavy malt aromas, bread, caramel and alcohol. Spicy, sweet flavor of caramel and some hops. A long, slight bitter finish with a bit too much alcohol.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
scanovajr (674) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - JUN 5, 2016
A clear Amber beer with a small white head. Aroma is malty with lota of caramel. Taste is is malty with some hopiness to balance. Notes of caramel, toffee and burnt sugar. Some warming alcohol in the end.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
a_sully (437) - - JUN 5, 2016
Tan body with a light head. Caramel flavour and aroma with strong sweet aroma. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ngejo (883) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - MAY 14, 2016
Tap. Clear, amber, frothy, white foam, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, full body, sticky, soft carbonation, & long finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oldrtybastrd (4951) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 10, 2016
Pours a deep amber color, with a two finger off white head that had some staying power. Aromas of hops, sweet malts, and some more hops. Flavor isn’t as sweet as I was led to believe. You can taste the alcohol from the get go, what follows is a nice mellow caramel/brown sugar (I Guess) sweetness that finishes with a nice bitter hop.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lilja (2611) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 30, 2016
Flaska från SB. Något år gammal. Smak och doft av karamell, smörkola, brunt socker, sirap, torkad frukt som plommon, russin samt övermogen frukt med smak av mango och papaya och honung. Kraftfull, rund och len, stor sötma, välbalanserad och smakrik, fin beska. Gott!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vignale (3211) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 24, 2016
Flaska från SB. Ca 1 år gammal. Stor söt fruktig doft och smak. Toffee och karamell möter övermogen papaya, mango, persika och nektar. Kanske väl söt och lite mer humle hade väl inte skadat. Men den söta fruktigheten är riktigt fin. Mycket gott.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jjgmd (1962) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - MAR 15, 2016
With Z, pours an amber red color with a small beige head. Nose is sweet and fruity. Taste is sweet and fruity as well, with dark fruit, cherries and raisins. Ends on the same sweet tasting notes with a rich caramel finish . Quaff Score 7 / 10

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zgaier (1884) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - MAR 15, 2016
Bomber. Pours a clear red copper with a beige head and aroma of fruits and hops. Taste is sweet, with fruits, hops, and toffee into the slightly bitter finish

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
coachd (541) - Missouri, USA - MAR 4, 2016
2015 version, aged just over 1 year. Aroma is toffee, slightly burnt caramel, butterscotch, brown sugar, dark fruit and booze. Very sweet but excellent. See through light amber color with a bright white cap of foam. The taste is sweet up front with a hop bite that follows directly afterward. The bitterness still shows through after a year, this thing must have been a hop bomb fresh. The aftertaste is oaky with a slight booze burn. The palate is great. It is unique because it has sharp carbonation but still coats the mouth. If you’re aging a bottle of this, wait longer than a year. It still had plenty of rough edges when I drunk it.


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