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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.


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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerbeast88 (41) - - DEC 23, 2012
amber color with white head. very sweet. taste of caramel and cinnamon malt and some herbs. good alternate to Nøgne Ø #100


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ruigo (1153) - PORTUGAL - OCT 9, 2014
50cl bottle. Clear reddish amber colour with a small off-white head. Raisin, plums and caramel in the aroma. Average to soft carbonation and medium body. Taste is too sweet, with some liquorice notes. Overall, a fulsome sweet beer than can turn into something boring.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SuperTiti33 (559) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 5, 2014
Rousse. Rouille. Petit collet blanc. Nez: caramel. Pomme cuite. Alcool. Tire d’érable. Caramel écossais. Sapiné. Fruit confit. Banane. Rhum. Bouche: très énormement sucré. Caramel. Éponge en sucre. Banane très mûre. Tire d’érable. Fruité (sucre). Raisin sec. Rhum vanille. Très excellente.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lukasmh (181) - Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear amber small off-white head. Aroma is loads of caramel and fruity, dried fruits, raisins. Taste is heavy sweet. Raisins. Medium body and warming finish. Good textbook barley wine.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarcoDL (2285) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kamol (18) - POLAND - SEP 11, 2014
Bottle 0,5, bought at Havnens Vin & Tobakshus. Pours red, orange-ish, almost without a foam. Aroma reminds of a plum kompot, generally, dried fruits. Taste: heavy cloying sweetness, alcohol well hidden. Very good beer.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nudiebear (111) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle. Poured clear reddish orange with no head to speak of.Smells lovely of fruit and raisins. Tastes mostly sweet, but so delicious. Nice.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RW80 (653) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle 0,5l. Appearance: Light hazy darkish amber colour with an off-white head of 1 finger. Aroma: red fruit, caramel,malt, yeast taste: Quite Sweet flavour of caramel malt, some fruit, a faint licorice note and a some nice esters, finish has a hint of alcohol and some bitterness. Overall a bit too sweet. with this low bitterness. with fruity and estery touches and pronounced, bitter alcohol notes. Average carbo, medium body and a sticky texture.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bygers (811) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 16, 2014
Bottle 0,5l. Pours a slightly hazy darkish amber colour with an off-white head. Clear aroma of fruit, malt, yeast and caramel. Sweet flavour of caramel malt, with fruity and estery touches and pronounced, bitter alcohol notes. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Geokkjer (5887) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 15, 2014
Bottle. Pours deep golden with a small off-white head. Aroma of malt, brown sugar, some spices, yeast and fruitiness. Flavor is sweet and malty with some brown sugar, caramel and grains. Medium body, average carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (7904) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 15, 2014
Bottle 500ml @ Geokkjer
Pours clear deep golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, dried fruits and alcohol. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.


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