Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Barley Wine
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 154   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rasmus40 (14809) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 11, 2013
Bottle @ home. Clear brown with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, dried fruit, notes of vanilla, wood, notes of red wine and alcohol. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish. 110413

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Theis (14659) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 16, 2011
Bottle at MikkellerBAR. Cloudy amber/brown - white head. Nutty. Raisins. Wooden. Oakey. Licorice. Red wine. Minerals. Caramel. Sharpness. Fruity. Sweetness. Nice.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
brokensail (14042) - San Leandro, California, USA - SEP 13, 2011
A: The pour is amber in color with a fairly tall off-white head for a barleywine. S: Lots of wine aroma on the nose along with some notes of vanilla. Those are nice, but there is a distinct ethanol note to it as well. A bit of caramel and toffee followed by more booze, oak, and rubber. T: There is a very harsh oak flavor to the beer which is quite tannic and astringent. A strong bitterness and harsh booze/ethanol heat. Just a touch of red wine to go with the rubber cement. M: Medium bodied with low carbonation. O: I just don’t know how these beers keep selling. Morbid curiosity, I suppose.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (13463) - DENMARK - MAY 8, 2012
Bottle, 12%. Unclear amber/copper with small tan head. Aroma is malt, fruit, caarmel, wine and dark fruits. Flavour is malt, sweet, caramel, toffee, little wine, little rip fruit, little bitter and a little vanilla.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gunnfryd (13329) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 1, 2013
Bottle. Dark brown colour with beige head. Aroma is red wine, alcohol, wood, pine, hop, caramel, dried fruits. Flavour is red wine, alcohol, wood, pine, hop, caramel, dried fruits. Very nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bhensonb (12952) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 20, 2011
Bottle from Monument in Concord, CA. Pours really dark amber with some beige bubbles for head. Aromais marvelously confusing. Reminds me of my old chemistry set. Seems to be a lot of oak. Full bodied. Vinous. Oaky. Oak kills the sweet. Not exactly sour - but Imperial Flemish Red Ale?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12367) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUL 26, 2012
(375ml bottle) Pours a hazy orange body with a spare beige head. Aroma of vinous, pine, oak, vanilla, and alcohol. Flavor of orange, vinous, oak, dried fruit, and caramel with a dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtclockwork (11786) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 30, 2011
Bottle. Pours murky reddish amber. Tan head. Nose/taste of caramel, toffee, vinous notes, oak and almonds. Alcohol noticeable in finish, but not overpowering. Vinous notes are well balanced throughout. Mouth feel is mildly sticky at times. Medium to full body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (11760) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - SEP 15, 2011
375 ml green bottle poured a cloudy reddish brown with a small lingering tan head. Aromasof toffee, coconut, plum, raisin, red wine, light carmel and light oak. Palate was medium bodied and crisp with a dry warming finish. Flavors of toffee, red wine, oak, plum, light raisin and light pepper with a crisp dry warming lingering vinous finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pinball (11704) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 16, 2011
cloudy brown, smooth light brown head. Very nice woody bw aroma, dusty. Dry, tight. Faint cellary which suits it well. Flavor is sweet malty, hint of red wine, wood, malts. Long aftertaste

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