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RATINGS: 198   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
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A barleywine strength version of our American style wheat beer. A big, rich & smooth sherry-like wheatwine.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bhensonb (11921) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 21, 2006
Not so sickly sweet as some belgians. Smooth mouthfeel. Ratebeer says barley wine, but the bottle says triple, so trippel? Nice citrus aroma, and a lingering bitter finish covered by a light candy sweetness. Dangerously drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
johnnnniee (2664) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 14, 2014
Older bottle shared by Mike at the meeting tonight, thanks for the opportunity! Sweet rich malty fruitiness with hints of spice bread and hints of sherry like oxidation. Nice sipper but headed down the other side of the bell curve.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SudsMcDuff (6470) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - OCT 10, 2014
.. . have seen this cat for years, but never ordered it, until now- needed to fill a hole in a recent order and the price was right; so in goes the cat into my cart ..
. this cat pours deep gold amber .. the foam from this cat is impressive, mild lacing .. . bold cat on the sweetness, malty and a super drinkable cat .. . lots of sherry .. . a very nice cat, smooth and rich, very english and soft, this is a sweet cat. .. . . i fucked a beer once....

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (6403) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 23, 2014
"Sherry-like only if sherry has hops. Good balance though between the wheat, other mAlts and hops. Lightly bitter and sweet, not showing a lot of alcohol."

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jehoesefat (313) - Poway, California, USA - FEB 2, 2014
Malty grainy aroma. Pours clear straw/amber with a white head. Sweet malty flavors with a long sweet finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
boilerwillie (1) - - MAR 26, 2013 does not count
They're not kidding when they say "triple" wheat. Takes a sip to get used to, but very refreshing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
boozedude (2162) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - DEC 8, 2012
bomber into glass..pours orangish hazy..taste is malts , wheat, strong alcohol finish.. nice to drink, goes down smooth, but prolly wont do again...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
944play (366) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - SEP 20, 2012
22oz in Le Merle glass. Very pale orange, slight haze, small soapy head. Surprisingly raisiny ripe plum aromas with some musty dusty cellar, pepper, and peach. Spiky, high test flavors of uncomplicated bittering and booze; a wash of untoasted sweet pervades but isnít overbearing. Plasticky bitter sticks around a bit too long for full points in the palate, but a balanced body with dryness is pleasant enough. To be honest, Iíd like a wheatwine to be gooier, softer, more luxuriant.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
dukeredhair (242) - California, USA - JUL 1, 2012
Yikes. Appearance is bright opaque orange with almost no head and no lacing. Nose is candied tangerine. Taste is incredibly sweet and sugary, cloying candied citrus and a sugary wheat malt. Palate is thick and chewy which is expected but also really warm. Overall Iím not impressed.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
48FanInCali (783) - California, USA - JUN 24, 2012
Bomber. Dark gold color very little head and and no retention. Nose is grainy alcohol with some nail polish remover. Taste follows with secondary sweetness. Not very good. Maybe a bad bottle as I love Wheatwine types. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
o_Merlin_o (191) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 15, 2012
Beautiful color, almost zero head (thats a negative), apricot and oatmeal taste. Has a lingering apricot aftertaste thatís pleasant. Very sour/bitter flavor that I donít find appealing. The bitterness lasts in your mouth for a long time. Not impressed.

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