Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Barley Wine
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter


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RATINGS: 123   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 576   ABV: 19.2%
Danish: Lagret fire måneder på Bourbon fade. Danmarks hidtil stærkeste ikke fryse destillerede øl.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Enjoyit (3756) - Vadum, DENMARK - MAR 24, 2012
Clear golden of color with a white head. An aroma of malt, sweets, oak, alcohol and weak spice. A flavor of malt, whisky, sweets, alcohol and weak vanilla.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
omegamike (152) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2012
Pours a cloudy, deep amber with a head that vanished in moments. An ugly, aggressive beer, with a surprisingly smooth, spiced apple and fudge-laden aroma. There’s plenty of booze in the nose too, unsurprisingly. Flavour is complex, to say the least; thick oily barley wine, run through with bourbon, that develops into a toxic burn punctuated with massive peach and vanilla notes. Punishing, but an experience well worth sharing with a friend.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TaktikMTL (7034) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 9, 2012
Bouteille verte de 375 ml obtenue via Importations Privées Bièropholie. Arôme: Odeur de bourbon et de caramel fruité. Apparence: La couleur est ambrée foncée avec une faible densité de bulle. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de caramel, de bourbon et de fruits sèchés. Longue durée de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est plein avec une texture vineuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Présence de caramel en arrière goût. (Rating #4133)

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wyzzywyz22 (2108) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - JAN 24, 2012
Bottle, Beer Ritz, Leeds. Gently hazy amber pour with a small off white head. Superbly enticing nose of bourbon, wood, sweet malt, booze and fruits. Smooth, slightly sticky mouthfeel. Flavour was sweet and complex with notes of caramel, vanilla, apple, wood, and spice with the bourbon lurking in the shadows alongside some slowly simmering hop bitterness. Loads to enjoy here. Drinks nothing like the ABV, and as a consequence sneaks up and kicks you squarely on the ass towards the end of the bottle. Cracking stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mortlach (1920) - Rome, ITALY - JAN 21, 2012
30/04/2011 Brasserie 4:20 (375ml bottle). Ambrata scura, lievemente torbida, con riflessi arancia e rossicci, schiuma abbondante nonostante l’elevata gradazione alcolica, abbastanza persistente. L’aroma ha intense note alcoliche, caramellate, di frutta matura. In bocca ha un gusto potente, dolcissimo, di frutta, con note alcoliche di bourbon ben evidenti. Corpo esagerato, ardua da bere e stucchevole alla lunga.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
suprchunk (2960) - Crestview, Florida, USA - JAN 18, 2012
Deep, amber colored pour. Small off-white head that is slow to fall, but leaves little to no lacing. Big peppery vanilla aroma. Wood, caramel, raisins. Taste is along the same lines with a big alcohol presence. Tons of vanilla. Bitter backend. Thin. Not too bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (12717) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 17, 2012
(375ml bottle, BB 22/03/20) Pours a clear amber body with a spare white head. Aroma of wood, bourbon, and caramel. Flavor of bourbon, wood, caramel, dried fruit, and coconut.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gramity (1625) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 10, 2012
Clear orange coloured with a medium sized fast disappearing off-white head. Sweet aroma of caramel, dried fruits and alcohol with notes of bourbon and alcohol. Sweet flavour of caramel, dried fruits, hops, grape fruits, bourbon and alcohol. Hoppy and warming alcoholic finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
patricks110 (2419) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 22, 2011
Shared this big brew with a friend. Still got way too buzzed for a half a beer. The pour is a dark orangey amber with a thick fizzy head that dies to a thin yellowish cap. The nose has a massive bourbon note with a huge sweet malt and a whisky-eque booze note. You can’t really hide the alcohol at 19%. The taste is sweet toffee and biscuits with a rich bourbon and a massive desert rich malt. Also get notes of vanilla, chocolate and a surprising fruity taste. The finish has a warm alcohol akin to brandy or cognac. This is just a massive and delcious brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (9541) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 11, 2011
Bottle, shared with Brian and Steve. Hazy medium orange amber with a surprisingly lively golden crown, given the ridiculous 19%ABV (usually these booze bombs pour pretty flat). Can you smell the bourbon in this? Just ask the guy across the room who’s looking for the open whiskey bottle. Yikes! Flavor is rich sweet toffee barely shouldering the big bourbony flavors, lots of bourbon, vanilla, dry dusty old wood,candied oranges, spices. Warm, bordering on hot, but an enormously appealing Christmas dessert sipper. Yum.

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