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

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RATINGS: 187   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GRM (3340) - 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

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Habanero (3315) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - NOV 7, 2011
Bottled. Pours slightly hazy, mahogany with a little, off-white head leaving a fair lace. Nose of dried fruit and caramel. Sweet flavor of raisins, caramel and orange. Full bodied, oily texture and soft carbonation. Ends up slightly bitter and an alcohol bite. A nice barley sipper.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Inbreak (3004) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarcoDL (2973) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 24, 2014
Big bottle. Amber colored beer, almost no head. Sweet aroma of raisin and booze. Nice smooth taste of vanilla and raisin, with an undertone of caramelised malt. Boozy aftertaste. Body is a bit thin.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Defreni (2860) - Husum, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2009
Flaske: Flot brun rød øl med et tyndt skumhoved. Ikke så megen karbonering men det går fint til den udtalte portvins aroma. Humlen er til at tage og føle på og bakker den frugtige sødme rigtig godt op. En dejlig øl der virkelig er drikbar foran kaminen eller istedet for netop portvin.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ktwse (2845) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ober (2813) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - NOV 18, 2009
A little hazy brown colored beer, with a thick foamy beige head. The aroma of sweet caramel with some chocolate and fruits. The taste is sweet with a little bitter. There is some choclate with spices. A little sticky. The aftertaste is sweet with some bitter with spices. Also a bit burny.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
daje (2757) - NORWAY - MAR 26, 2013
Bottled, february 14th 2013. Dark amber bodied with a (for the strength) big beige head. Aroma of honey, herbs and ripe fruit. Taste is sweet, lots of honey and caramel, toffee, fruit and alcohol. Long bitterness, spicy sweet finish. A bit alcoholic aftertaste. A pretty good barley wine.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lowenbrau (2686) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thomat (2635) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 18, 2014
British tasting @ Haket Pub / Bottle. Golden with no head. Fruity and yeasty tones. Fruit, malt, alcohol and sweetness. Full body with a sweet finish.


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