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Brewed by Laitilan Wirvoitusjuomatehdas
Style: Barley Wine
Laitila, Finland
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Pale ale-, münchner-, vehnä-, kristalli- ja suklaamaltaat, uusiseelantilainen Nelson Sauvin -humalat, vesi ja hiiva


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3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JKaranka (51) - Cardiff, - MAR 6, 2013
Looks terrible, sort of murky brown. Massive tainted white head, very hard to get rid of. Flavour is alcohol, malts, some roast, fairly bitter. Hard to get a grasp on this one. It’s not a warming, loving barley wine. It’s more a rough and ready alcohol bomb. Just read this has nelson sauvin on it, but I think the character of the hop doesn’t quite come through. The flavour it leaves on your mouth is a long lasting malty finish, with some wine like hints.


3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Erasmus_ro (1924) - Alabama, USA - MAY 29, 2015
Bottle. Pours a dark brown, small head. Aroma is caramel, dried fruit, some salty liquorice. Taste follows along the same lines, more salty liquorice, less caramel and dark fruit. Alright.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
nihtila (1833) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 14, 2015
3.5.2014. Dark red colour, light brown head disappearing quickly. Aroma of malts, raisin, berries. Taste is very sweet, like liquor, with malts and some bitterness (too much for the style) in finish. Bitter, sour and sweet.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zvikar (4070) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - DEC 30, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks Stas. Pours brown hazy with a beige head, aroma of toffee, caramel, dried fruits, flavor of toffee, caramel and dried fruits, medium bodied.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nisse666 (5162) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 17, 2014
Bottle thx to jookos, great pick man - cons 2014-12-17 Göteborg AE: rasins, pruns, malt extract, sugar cake AP: hazy amber reddish, wee frothy transparent beige head F: plums, rasins, pruns, sugar cake, soft carbonation, wee warming feeling, almond liqure, a nice beer

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DSG (8610) - Tel Aviv, - NOV 27, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks Stas. Amber color. Thick malty aroma with caramel, alcohol, biscuits, a bit of chocolate, some fruitiness and alcohol. Sweet flavor, boozy, malty, with caramel, some fruitiness and a bit of bitterness in the finish. Medium-bodied.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madsberg (10804) - Søborg, DENMARK - SEP 21, 2014
Bottled. Dark amber coloured. Unclear. Small light beige head. Aroma. Ripe fruits, sweetness, spice, caramel. Flavour. Ripe fruits, sweetness, caramel, spice, vague bread. Meidum to full bodied. Ends fruity and with alcoholbite.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (30781) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2014
Bottled. An amber beer with a beige head. the aroma has notes of over ripe fruits and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt and caramel, leading to a bitter finish.

2.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
joergen (23865) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2014
Bottle at yespr. Hazy red-brown colored with a medium sized off-white head. Sweet and fruity flavor of caramel and dried fruits with notes of chocolate. Fruity flavor of caramel, hops, bread and dried fruits. Hoppy finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pinball (11541) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2014
cloudy brown, small white head. mild malty aroma, slightly caramelly sweet. flavor is sweet caramelly, dark caramelly,dark toffee.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (36091) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2014
33 cl bottle. Pours cloudy amber to brown with a small off white head. Aroma is toasted malty and caramelish. Bitter, toasted and breadish. Slight herbal. Dry, herbal and roasted dark malty finish.


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