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Brewed by Midtfyns Bryghus
Style: Barley Wine
Årslev, Denmark
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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.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
LoFi (1595) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 5, 2011
Bottle, sample. Copper red with a porous off-white head. Aroma: vinous with dried fruits. Taste: vanilla, toffee, red berries, a hint of chocolate, dried fruit. Full-bodied and smooth, low carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Adenila (1557) - DENMARK - DEC 2, 2011
Clear chestnut brown with a small baige head. Caramel malt aroma, nuts and alchohol, little vinouse. Nice balanced sweet alchoholic flavor, light bitterness. Not too complex, but wellbalanced and smooth for a 10 abv

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Abijen (1528) - ’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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mathieuc (1514) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 21, 2012
Nose is full of sugary caramel with really mild hops. A small ring persists but nothing more. Mouthfeel is syrupy, treacle-like almost. Pretty sweet but not overly so, an honest bitterness cutting into it. Overall a nice english barleywine, can’t wait to try more from these guys!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
stefannilssons (1496) - 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.

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.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerBiker (1412) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 14, 2009
[Sampled with the duo Svoger & Svogergylp at DØE, Valby, 2009.] Barleywine for everybody. In my eyes many barleywines are too much challenging or just not good enough, although I like the style. Thisone is great with mellow mouthfeel and a very wellbalanced mix of flavors. Notes of warming alcohol. dried fruits, caramel, positive bitterness, port, fullfillness. All very welldone. My next speech will be with thisone!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bosbouw (1392) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - JUL 26, 2014
Troebele oranje bruine kleur met een volle kraag. Ruikt zoet, crème, vanille. Smaakt vol, zoetig, crème. Smaakt sterk alcohol.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bergstaden (1380) - Røros, NORWAY - JAN 6, 2013
Amber with an off white head - sweet malt aromas that are very good - nice sweet malt body with some caramel and some alcohol heat in a very nice way - lingering maltyness in the finish with some caramel and a nice heat from alcohol - this was very good

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tricksta_p (1355) - 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.


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