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Brewed by Midtfyns Bryghus
Style: Barley Wine
Årslev, Denmark
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RATINGS: 169   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Danish: Barley Wine (Bygvin) stammer helt tilbage fra Napoleonskrigene, hvor englænderne måtte finde et alternativ til vin, da man anså det for upatriotisk at drikke franske vine. Midtfyns Barley Wine er også et godt alternativ til vin, og den passer godt til milde og cremede oste, men også til ”fed” mad som ” Osso Buco”, kalvekæber eller svineskank, eventuelt marineret i vores Barley Wine. Den høje alkoholstyrke og bitterhed suppleres godt af maltsødmen, og smagen af karamel, sirup og egetræ, gør denne Barley Wine til en øl med mange og varme smagsnuancer.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
oqnid (81) - Quebec, CANADA - AUG 6, 2014
10 mars '13 -->Barleywine ambrée, 10,0%, 500ml -rouille orange, léger voile; mousse fine et disparate -nez raisins secs, figues, toffee, tire d'érable -entrée tire d'érable, marmelade (orange) -sirupeuse; ne fait pas son % -finale érable, sucre d'orge, oranges confites Co=4 Arô=3 Am=1 Su=3.5 Arr=3 Ac=.5 via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Abijen (1498) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - JUL 26, 2014
Pours a dark orange brown beer with a good white head. Smells dried fruits, herbs and malts. Tastes herbs and spices. Malts, caramel and dried fruit. Average carbo, medium body and a sticky texture.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bosbouw (1301) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - JUL 26, 2014
Troebele oranje bruine kleur met een volle kraag. Ruikt zoet, crème, vanille. Smaakt vol, zoetig, crème. Smaakt sterk alcohol.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
erickok (3699) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - JUL 2, 2014
Red amber body and bubbly instable head. Pleasant herbal hops over amber malts. Sort of English ale with Eastern European appeal. Interesting but unexpected. Very sweet, but not quite the aromatics to justify these. Warming alcohol overpowers too. Unbalanced. (50cl bottle from SpeciaalBierPakket)

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VastActiv (2897) - Oulu, FINLAND - JUN 13, 2014
Bottle 0.5l at Pikkulintu, Helsinki. BBE 02-09-2012. Well, this is ole bottle so aromas and flavours are practically raisins, sweetness and malts.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
jhj (27) - - JUN 7, 2014
50cl flaske. Brun med off-white skum - holder kort tid. Meget sød med smag af karamel og kandiseret sukker. En tand for sød for min smag.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GRM (3019) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 3, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 5, 2014 Brown bottle, 50 cl, best before 30-05-2014, via Importations Privées Bièropholie (merci Hughes!), savoured on June 3 2014; eye: caramel with an orangey hue, hazy, beige head that turns into a nice sheet, no lacing; nose: malt, caramel, alcohol, resinous hops, slight fig; mouth: malt, caramel, alcohol, resinous hops, light fig, slight tobacco, slight pepper, finale in caramel with light presence of hops, medium-full body, below-average carbonation, mildly sweet, slightly bitter, lightly alcoholic texture; overall: fine FRANÇAIS Bouteille brune, 50 cl, 10,0 %, meilleure avant 30-05-2014, via Importations Privées Bièropholie (merci Hughes!), savourée le 3 juin 2014; œil : caramel avec une teinte orangée, voilée, mousse beige qui se transforme en une bonne couverture, pas de dentelle; nez : malt, caramel, alcool, houblon résineux, très léger figue; bouche : malt, caramel, alcool, houblon résineux, léger figue, très léger tabac, très léger poivre, finale en caramel avec légère présence de houblon, corps moyen-corsé, carbonatation sous la moyenne, moyennement sucrée, très légèrement amère, texture légèrement alcoolique; en résumé : bien

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
panacea (84) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - MAY 27, 2014
Frothy white head. Clear dark brown color. Nose is raisins and bit of booze. Tastes the same. Rather thin compared to other barley wines.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tricksta_p (1192) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - MAY 23, 2014
Aroma of sweet malts, caramel, fudge, raisins, ripe fruits, barley sugar. This Barley Wine is caramel fudge beer incarnate. Flavour is heavy sweetness, loads of caramel and caramelized sugar. Admirable, especially the aroma, but a bit too sweet and sticky for my taste.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Inbreak (2172) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - APR 24, 2014
24.04.2014, 0,5l bottle @ BBGTC tasting:
Small bubbly shortlasting head. Aroma is slightly sweet fruity, caramel malts, raisins, sugar, toffee, citrus, grapes, almond cake, hints of butterscotch. Taste is sweet, caramel malts, sugar, "knekk", hay, butterscotch, grass, almond cake, oak. Medium bitterness, sweet mouthfeel. Fair enough.


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