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Lervig Brewers Reserve Barley Wine Aged in Bourbon Barrels (13%)

Brewed by Lervig Aktiebryggeri
Style: Barley Wine
Stavanger, Norway
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 194   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.01/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 390   ABV: 13%
Aged in Makers Mark barrels.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
DroolYeast (915) - Aalborg, DENMARK - MAY 13, 2016
Tap @ Mikkeller Aarhus. Aroma of sweet vanilla bourbon, caramel, malt. Very dark brown colour, off-white head, not lasting. Taste is moderate sweet and light+ bitter. Full body, oily smooth texture, light carb., bourbon vanilla finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
EvgeniyKurilov (154) - - MAY 12, 2016
Dark brown almost black clear with minimal head Aroma: chocolate, roasty, bread, raisin, licorice, woody, bourbon Palate: Taste: medium sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, licorice, thin and oil with chocolate background. Finish: Long, roasty coffee bean and roasty bread crumble, lightly bitter and alcgolol. Overall: very rich, smotth barleywine, excillent

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
llkc (1379) - århus, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2016
duft: dyb sirup sødme vanilje bær svesker brun sukker kokus smag: sød fyldig varm sød eftersmag. karamel sirup. vanilje fad. sprit sødme

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
VastActiv (5402) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 3, 2016
Tap at Tallinn Craft Beer Weeken 2016, Tallinn. Colour is reddish dark brown with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Bourbon, roastiness, dark chocolate and malts.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
c0fein (504) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 3, 2016
Tap @ TCBW 16

Dark red/brown colour. Caramel, strong berries, softness, good one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rosskyle (496) - - APR 1, 2016
11.2oz bottle. Black color with a tan head and sediment. Sweet bourbon dark chocolate caramel aroma. Bourbon alcohol bitter malt choc coffee flavor. Heavy sticky body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hoprider (367) - DENMARK - MAR 19, 2016
Pours dark brown with a beige head. N: Intense caramel, spicy oak and a hint of leather and some hops too. T: Spicy barley wine nose. Full flavoured! Lots of both caramel and roasted malts, heat from the abv, really good stuff. Medium to full mouthfeel. Dry bourbon oak, prunes and coffee in the aftertaste. Like this lots.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
phaleslu (9019) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 17, 2016
330 ml bottle from The Party Source, enjoyed at home in a Jackie O’s 10th Anniversary tulip. Pours a deep, dark, hazy, opaque chestnut brown with a small beige head that settles into a ring. Aroma of charred oak, burnt brown sugar, toffee, bourbon, dark and dried fruits - raisins, dates, figs - caramel and nuts. Flavor of charred oak, bourbon, fruitcake, the same fruits as in the aroma, chocolate, brown sugar, toasted nuts, and leaves. Medium-bodied, with a mouthfeel that doesn’t hold back on the boozy warmth but delivers enough malty, barrel, and fruity sweetness to balance. After seeing this one do so well in the ratings for a while, I was thrilled to see it on shelves here a few months back. Really complex, satisfying stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ston3s42 (168) - - FEB 27, 2016
Very black appearance with no head. Complex tastes of chocolate, cocoa, sweet hops, oak, vanilla and bourbon. Heavy body, great smooth carbonation and a lasting aftertaste of bittersweet chocolate. Really great barley wine

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
mariuspoenari (1215) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 26, 2016
33cl bottle. Brown pour with a very thin tan head that disappears in a minute. Smells like bourbon, maple syrup, burnt caramel, vanilla, toasted coconut, caramelized cherries, chestnuts and alcohol. The taste is dominated by bourbon, with notes of milk chocolate, chestnuts, dried fruit, maple syrup and caramel, whiskey and cherries. Thick, smooth and silky texture with virtually no carbonation and a hot and caramel-sweet finish.

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