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RATINGS: 192   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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This Imperial Barley Wine Style Ale has a rich amber color with a full, robust body. This Barley Wine Style Ale has a traditional warming malt flavor with a delightful hop finish, While exceptionally drinkable now, it will continue to improve with age - taking on subtle flavors of dark fruit, sherry and anise. Hop flavors and aromas will become more rounded and luscious caramel malt notes will become more intense. Brewed with an astonishing original gravity of 24 Plato and finishing at 11.0% alcohol by volume, this Imperial Barley Wine Ale is not for the faint of heart, though it will reward the adventurous drinker with an unparalleled taste experience.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pinball (10870) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2013
clear malty , small white head. aroma is malty, tofffee, caramel.flavor is malty, toffee.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (31480) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2013
12 fl oz bottle. Pours hazy brown with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malty, caramelish and alcohol. Bitter and toasted malty caramelish. Dry and bitter. Bone dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hansen (6768) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUL 23, 2013
Pure dark amber coloured and clear. Has a white head, diminishing. Sweet aroma, dark fruits, vanilla, dish-washer soap. Flavor is heavy sweet, faint caramel and honey. Creamy, syrupy texture.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zita (4759) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUL 23, 2013
heavy caramel, bread, dark amber, clear, minimal head, light sweetness, lightly bitter, light body, oily feel, soft carbonation, nice light sweet finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Defreni (2618) - Husum, DENMARK - JUL 12, 2013
Flaske: Ravfarvet brun klar øl med et stort skumhoved. Duften er portvinsagtig med tørret frugt men med en god del amerikansk humle. Smagen er velintegreret og klassisk amerikansk BW. God øl.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thewolf (11192) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUN 29, 2013
Bottle, bought @ YNWA Beershop, Kolding. Pours clear copper with a medium, frothy, off-white head. Aroma has sweet caramel, toasted, raisins, light vinious. Medium to low carbonation, fine dry and creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has good caramel, chocolate, mild toasted, soft vinious, liqourice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (10618) - Randers, DENMARK - JUN 24, 2013
Bottle. Creamy off-white good fully lasting head. Amber colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Long moderate bitter finish. nice vinius but slightly alcoholic.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fatehunter (1274) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - JUN 20, 2013
Poured a finger of head on a dark red colored body. The aroma is a mashed up of grapes, barley and apple juice. The taste is nice. A little boozy, ripe apple, sweet malt with a moderate bitter finish. The texture is crisper with moderate carbonation. It’s aroma was lacking, but the rest was fine.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrBeerFanatic (867) - Friona, Texas, USA - JUN 18, 2013
Pours a medium amber with light red hues with a boozy head. Aromas of caramel, fruity hops, candy/dark fruit, cherry, and just a faint hint of alcohol. Flavors of caramel, dark fruits, slight alcohol (not to strong), slight cherry, slight pine hops, slight bread, and slight prune. Leaves a strong bitter aftertaste. Medium sweet. Alcohol hinders (slightly) the other flavors.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
arminjewell (6293) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 27, 2013
8 bucks or 4 bottles, not bad. Pour was dark red with slightly off white head, aroma brought lots of red fruits, caramel, toffee, slight caramel, toffee, earthy tones as well. Taste is a mix of dark caramel, toffee, slight bread, earth, spice notes, more red fruits, finishing sweet, cloying unfortunately, slightly dry. Eh, the alcohol is definitely present, but the sugars in excess cover it up.


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