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RATINGS: 198   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (14997) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 31, 2013
Bottle @ Danish Ratebeer Summer Gathering. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are fruits, candy sugar, caramel, malt and hops. Sweet finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ABUSEDGOAT (2416) - California, USA - AUG 11, 2013
Reddish brown color, moderate head with decent lacing and retention. Sweet caramel aroma with notes of orange, grapefruit, citrus, somewhat fruity. Full bodied, chewy mouthfeel, finishes sweet.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Camons (7749) - Hasselager, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2013
Bottle @ Jesperhus camping. Pours dark amber with a offwhite head, loads of floaties. Aroma of sweet malt, caramel, wood, dried fruit, light hops, little alcohol. Flavor is rather dry and bitter with malts, caramel, wood, hops, dried fruit, light boozy. Medium body, average carbonation. Dry and very bitter finish with some alcohol warmt. 090813

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madsberg (10801) - Søborg, DENMARK - AUG 4, 2013
Bottled. Dark amber coloured. Unclear. Dense light beige head. ARoma: Ripe fruits, spice, sweetness, light alcohol. Flavour: ripe fruits, sweetness, spice, light caramel, herbs. Medium bodied. Ends fruity and with a sopy bitter touch.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (23811) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 4, 2013
Bottle at yespr. Clear orange coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel and dried fruits. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel and dried fruits with notes of hops. Hoppy finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (30736) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2013
Bottled. A red beer with an orangey head. The aroma has notes of butterscotch, malt, and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of butterscotch, alcohol, malt, and caramel, leading to a bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pinball (11532) - 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 (36043) - 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 (7668) - 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 (5616) - 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.


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