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

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RATINGS: 156   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29081) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 28, 2010
Bottled. A cloudy deep red beer with a lazing red-brown head. The aroma has strong notes of over ripe fruits and alcohol, as well as medium notes of malt and wood. The flavor is very sweet with strong notes of alcohol, over ripe fruits, and malt, as well as medium notes of caramel and wood, leading to a sweet and smooth finish. The alcohol tickles and warms the palate.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (10061) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - NOV 8, 2010
SBWF 2010. Amber color, small beige head. Diacetyl aroma, malty, toffee, some nuts. Malty toffee flavor, chocolate notes, some nuts.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
esox (1014) - Oulu, FINLAND - DEC 11, 2010
Hazy ruby colour, thin but creamy head. Raisiny fruitiness with rich and creamy caramel, some herbal hops in the nose. Some booze when cold. Caramelly sweet flavor, sweet fruits, low bitterness. Raisiny, caramelly and heba finish with some alcoholic warmth. A bit thin maybe. Oily texture, low carbonation. Nice BW, not excellent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sigmund (4936) - Tau, NORWAY - MAY 4, 2011
500 ml bottle, Cardinal Pub & Bar, Stavanger. ABV is 10.0%. Copper colour, large off-white head. Malty aroma, also strong notes of dark dried fruits and caramel, hints of oak. The fairly sweet flavour has notes of dark dried fruits, brown syrup and plenty of caramel, hints of oak. The bitterness is quite moderate, a little more wouldn’t hurt. Still a decent barleywine. I hate myself for not having some Blue Stilton cheese to go with it.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (14304) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2011
15th May 2009
Copenhagen Beer Festival.Clear brown beer. Soft and dry palate. Lovely rich toffee caramel malt. The hops are quite mild. A rich barleywine.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (5600) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUN 15, 2011
Tasted at Copenhagen Beer Festival 2011. Dark amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, caramel, alcohol, fruit and sweet toffee.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
stefannilssons (1446) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
IPAgutten79 (448) - Skui, NORWAY - DEC 21, 2013
Upåklagelig utseende, mørk gylden med skyhøyt skum. Duften er humle, malt, frukt og karamell. Smaken er masse humle, karamell og hint av alkohol. Søte frukter, veldig søte, med litt bitterhet i ettersmaken. Medium konsistens. Grei nok, men ble for søt og mektig for meg.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
angel77 (768) - oviedo, SPAIN - JAN 6, 2014
Botella de 50 cl en el lupulo. Octubre de 2013. Bastante buena barley wine. Igual demasiado dulce con cuerpo medio - fuerte. Buena a necesario repetir de nuevo.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
czar (4110) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - APR 7, 2014
(small gusher) pours hazy medium dark golden, red tint, with a small off-white cap, some retention and lacing. intense barley sugar, toffee and caramel, very fruity - sweet brandied fruits, calvados, grass, pepper, chalk, hint of garbage notes. warming alcohol. moderate carbonation, medium body - oily and sticky, mild minty-grassy-peppery finish. sweet if not cloying offering. unbalanced but still a nice sipper.


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