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Lakefront Beer Line Barley Wine (2014-)

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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.43/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 375   ABV: 12.5%
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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GranvilleTim (1778) - Granville, Illinois, USA - MAY 19, 2015
Caramel pour with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, a little fruity. Taste is light fruit, a little creamy, smooth, low carbonation. Alc well disguised. Soapy lacing.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cousin_Larry (617) - - APR 10, 2015
Low score due to the fact I donít particularly care for barleywines. Doesnít burn and has a caramel taste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (8626) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - MAR 15, 2015
Pour out of 12 oz bottle, slightly hazy dark brownish pour with thin khaki head, aroma brought notes of big brown sugar, cocoa, slight spice into a bit of yeast, slight oak into a bit of spice, grass. Taste was a mix of grass, bread, big toast and brown sugar into some hints of vanilla, some caramel, finishing sweet, slightly boozy.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FestDecBeet (412) - - FEB 28, 2015
Look: pours a nice Amber. White head. Very clear. Smell: caramel. Leather. Hot alcohol. Taste: Apple skin. Caramel. Hot alcohol. Feel: slight dryness. Very smooth. Overall: nice beer. Needs some age. Not overly hoppy either. First drank: mom and dads 2/28/15 Vintage: Dec 16, 2014

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
troyc (2870) - Illinois, USA - FEB 24, 2015
[Bottle] Clear brown pour with a quickly receding white head. Nose of sticky caramel and toffee along with darker fruit notes. Flavors of fig, fruitcake, candied plums, toffee and mild earthy hops. Sweet finish. The alcohol is very well disguised. I didnít realize the ABV was so high until after drinking it. Medium carbonation. Smooth and quite drinkable for the style.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nick76 (4314) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JAN 23, 2015
The aroma is very sweet with caramel and somewhat like licorice with hints of butterscotch and earth. The appearance is hazy orange brown with no head. The taste is like the aroma with an astringent finish. The palate is thick. Overall good but flawed.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
YigSvartka (219) - Manitoba, CANADA - DEC 29, 2014
Translucent copper brown. No head. Somewhat stunted dried fruit (plums, raisins), cotton candy, and booze aroma. Smooth, creamy, and relatively thin for a barley wine. Initial taste is sweet raisins, plums, licorice, and caramel. Finish consists of the same flavours, but with an added hop and alcohol taste. Malt is present as well. Although not terrible, too sweet for my liking.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kkleu357 (561) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 21, 2014
Dark brown body. Sweet brown sugar aroma. Similar taste. Very sweet brown sugar taste. Lots of malty goodness.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (10892) - , New Jersey, USA - DEC 14, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 15, 2014 Bottle. Pours caramel off white head. Nose/taste of toffee, caramel, bread, ripe figs and old hops. Medium body.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BVery (7963) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - NOV 25, 2014
Bottle. Murky reddish amber pour with a smaller ring head. Nice aroma of rich malt, touch of wood, dark fruit. Good hop bite. A bit boozy but I kinda like that.


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