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

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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.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
oqnid (81) - Quebec, CANADA - AUG 6, 2014
10 mars '13 -->Barleywine ambrée, 10,0%, 500ml -rouille orange, léger voile; mousse fine et disparate -nez raisins secs, figues, toffee, tire d'érable -entrée tire d'érable, marmelade (orange) -sirupeuse; ne fait pas son % -finale érable, sucre d'orge, oranges confites Co=4 Arô=3 Am=1 Su=3.5 Arr=3 Ac=.5 via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
RuneStumo (2204) - FØRRESFJORDEN, NORWAY - NOV 6, 2011
23.10.2011. 0,5l Bottle. Dark amber brown colour with a thin layered off-white head. Aroma is rich malty with lots of malty flavours, caramel and roasted sweetness. This beer has a wonderful smell. Very good flavours of caramel malt. Very sweet with strong notes of alcohol. Low on bitterness. There is some nice, very soft tones of flowers and aroma hops at the back of this beer. Conclusion: Sweet caramel and very good.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SuperTiti33 (557) - 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.

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!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
konstifik (573) - SWEDEN - FEB 19, 2011
Deep honey color with a tiny head. This is all raw honey! The aroma is pretty much nothing else and you’d think you were smelling a honey jar if you were blindfolded. Not so overwhelming in the taste but still has a huge presence, along with some fruits and caramel. I quite like it!

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KnutAlbert (6118) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 14, 2011
Beautiful deep amber, lively carbonation, fine head. Dark fruit, wood and vinous aroma. Lovely flavour, too. Prunes, port, nuts and oak. Sweet and dry.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
LoFi (1594) - 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.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Countbeer (4517) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - DEC 21, 2011
Draught: Small vast yellow ish head, that disappears very slow. Very hazy amber/orange colored beer. Smell fruit, orange, malts, caramel, light toasted malts, barleys. Smells good. Taste is even better: sticky barleys, sticky malts, some sweets like caramel, some light brown sugars, herbs, light bitter and the slightest hint of honey. Nice (sticky) barley/malty light bitter/herby aftertaste. Low carbo, soft mouthfeel, full body and an oily sticky thick creamy texture. Delicious beer, well balanced and smooth.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
schoppebraeu (3) - Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY - JAN 1, 2013 does not count
Aroma: caramel, nuts, butterscotch, raisin Appearance:amber, hazy, minimal head Taste: heavy cloying sweetness, medium bitterness Palate: full body, creamy, average carbonation, long sweet finish

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerGolem (683) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 27, 2014
Bottle. Pours caramel brown with beige head and some lacing. Aroma is all about barley and caramel. Same for the taste, which goes along some hints of hops. Sweetness is well balanced. Alcohol well hidden despite ABV. Thick mouthfeel. Some warming alcohol. Excellent BW!


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