cgarvieuk (14175) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 17, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
as De Molen festival 2010 ... deep red copper ... swet vanilla ... toffeee malt nose .... sweet and juicy ... fruity ... ligth tofeee mlats ... very sweet
saxo (13851) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 24, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sample at CPH beerfestival. Medium head with good duration. Color is dark amber. Aroma and taste are fruit, malt and caramel. Vinous.
Dedollewaitor (13802) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at KBH Festival, 2009. Pours dark amber with a creamy white head. Sweet nose and taste. Bread, caramel, alcohol and a bit of hops. Slightly vinous. Warmth. Full bodied. On the sweet side....
MiP (13573) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAY 27, 2009
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at KØ09. Sherry aroma, seems a little oxidized. Clear dark brown colour. No head. Peppery flavour, very caramelly and extremely sweet. Way too sweet, and not balanced enough by the alcohol which is actually quite strong.
harrisoni (13565) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2010
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
At Borefts BF 2010. Nice toffee aroma. Sweet butter, touch of malty dryness. Sweetish, straightforward Barley wine. Lasting decent dryness. Not overly sweet, some caramel. Subtle. Not too extreme. Dominant toffee flavour.
Theis (13355) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at Københavns Øldage 2009, Valby. Clear red/brown - offwhite head. Sweetness, caramel, berries, ryebread, light wood, oak, medium hoppy, grass, light piney, roasted. OK.
yngwie (13345) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 9, 2009
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: APR 28, 2010 Bottle, at Copenhagen Beerfestival. It’s a clear, dark brown beer with a decent beige head. Slightly herbal nose with hints of DMS, caramel and roasted malts. Alcohol, sweetness, caramel, roasted malts, some herbal notes and a pleasant bitterness. Warming and full-bodied, with a bitter and sweet finish. Well, not my idea of a Barley Wine, but sure drinkable. Rating: 6-4-6-4-13-3.3. 090517
Bottle. It pours a nice, dense, beige head that has a good longevity and leaves nice lacings. The body is slightly hazy, and reddish dark brown in color. It has a nice aroma with resiny, citrusy hops over a foundation of sweetish, malty hops leaving dried fruits and some caramel. A hint of licorice and cellar lurks in the back. In the mouth it’s full-bodied and smooth, some warmth from the alcohol also shows up, especially in the very end. There’s dried fruits, some caramel and hints of licorice in the flavor, as well as a good citrusy, resiny hop impact leaving a balancing bitterness. Overall, a pretty good beer that should be more pronounced. On the other hand, it’s dangerously easy to drink the way it presents itself now. 20100428
thewolf (11149) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 21, 2009
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle @ Ølfestival, Valby, 2009.
Pours deep red with a small, creamy, off-white film head. Aroma is sweet. Some buttery character, raspberries and sweet caramel malts. Low carbonation, good oily mouthfeel. Flavour is a bit sticky sweet, light alcohol and a sweet raspberry finish. Good brew, but far too sweet for me.
Christian (11052) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 6, 2009
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: JUL 14, 2014 Bottled at Sir Club. Amber with a small white head. Aroma of malt, mostly caramel and bready notes. Quite sweet malty flavour, with some alcohol. A few years ago, I wrote that it might improve with age. Now, it has improved simply by becoming a.much better beer....
chrisv10 (10871) - DENMARK - JAN 28, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
50 cl bottle. Slightly hazy amber body with small off-white head. Flavour is sweet, caramel, malt and hops.