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Brewed by Midtfyns Bryghus
Style: Barley Wine
Årslev, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 174   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.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lowenbrau (2150) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - SEP 22, 2013
500ml bottle @Lúpulo Feroz, Oviedo. Caramel, liquor, some spicy aromas. Pours dark amber, quite clear, with nice off white head, persistent, poor lacing. Medium body, oily texture, average carbonation. Taste is caramel, malty, liquor, some spicy. very sweet. Enjoyable. Warm aftertaste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ibrew2or3 (7091) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - SEP 1, 2013
50cl bottle form Bierzwerg pours with a crystal clear copper body that supports a thin light tan head of foam. The aroma offers up lots of sweetness coming from notes like caramel, white chocolate, sugary toffee, blue wacky taffy and a bit of nuttiness. Intriguing, I get very little if any dark fruity esters. The taste is a big hit of sweetness that’s a lot like the nose where caramel, white chocolate, toffee, wacky taffy and then it slides into a light degree of brown sugar coated prunes and figs. Interesting stuff but it seems the esteriness could be a bit more forward to add more balance.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gorm (1464) - Sandnes, NORWAY - AUG 18, 2013
Disig gyllen farve med tynt lyst skum. Lukt av malt og honning. Smak av søt honning, karamell, røyk og frukt. Cardinal.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nilsas (1726) - Bryne, NORWAY - AUG 18, 2013
God duft av sjokolade, kaffe, honning og karamell. Lite skum. Brun grumset farge. God søt smak av honning, karamell og sjokolade.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 4/20
alkolas510 (703) - SWEDEN - AUG 8, 2013
Brunröd med stort ljust skum! Smakade bara söt ört!! Riktigt dålig öl!! Måste varit någon fel på in flaska!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kristall-König (2312) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - AUG 8, 2013
Honig-süßer Geruch, malzig. Startet süßmalzig, Banane. Mitte Banane, Honig, rauchig sanft. Sehr süß, malzig und etwas alkoholisch abebbend. Gelungen.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TaktikMTL (6028) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 5, 2013
Bouteille de 500 ml obtenue via Importations Privées Bièropholie. Arôme: Goût de caramel avec une pointe fruitée. Apparence: La couleur est ambrée légèrement voilée avec une faible densité de bulle. Présence d’un mince col beige mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de caramel sucré avec une pointe d’érable. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement vineuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Présence d’érable en arrière goût. (Rating #4964)

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Boutip (4863) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 5, 2013
Bottle: Poured a deep hazy brown color ale with a medium size foamy head with good retention and some light lacing. Aroma of toffee and caramelized sugar notes is quite intense though doesn’t fall into gross territory. Taste is also dominated by very nice toffee and caramelized sugar notes with limited amount of piney hops. Body is full with god carbonation and no apparent alcohol notes. I really enjoyed this beer since it veered closer to English-style barley wine with well balanced flavours.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ktwse (2234) - SWEDEN - JUN 30, 2013
Pours hazy dark amber with thick, creamy off-white head. Aroma of caramel, toffee, light citrus and hops. Very sweet-ish. Taste echoes that, very sweet, toffee and butterscotch like character. Finish is abrupt but sweet and light boozy, although the alcohol is controlled very well throughout. Body is medium creamy with flat carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
stefannilssons (1491) - SWEDEN - MAY 27, 2013
Det här var väl egentligen helt okej, jag tyckte nog att den var lite för söt och hade lite för lite ’jästaktiga’ toner. Dock bvar både kroppen och balansen tillfredställande. Möjligtvis hadlade detta lite om en besvikelse, men det får jag låta vara osagt.


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