Frostbite Barley Wine is rich and malty in flavor, with hints of fruity esters, a deep reddish-brown color, and a well-hopped finish. Having aged for over 2 years (batch was brewed in December 2009), this rich, malty, deliciousness has a well-rounded taste, perfect for any occasion.
kyzr (1153) - Belgrade, Montana, USA - JAN 25, 2010
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark amber pour with decent tan head. Nose is malty with bits of chocolate and caramel. Flavor has hints of bourbon, chocolate, wood, espresso and is mild brown sugar/maple syrup. The Texture is ultra smooth, very great mouthfeel for so much alcohol. Finish is bitter with hops, just makes you want to grab another sip.
swoopjones (6701) - Buffalo, New York, USA - FEB 5, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Coles Barleywine Competition 2012. chocolate filled aroma. Almost dubbel like murky chocolate brown pour. Chocolate notes are front & center, decent bitterness, boozy. Good flavor, unique BW with chocolate notes
jcwattsrugger (11348) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 4, 2010
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
on tap-pours a tan head and mahogany color. Aroma is medium malt-caramel/scotch. Taste is alcohol, medium malt-caramel/scotch, earthy hops.
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