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Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Barley Wine
Copenhagen, Denmark
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RATINGS: 122   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 576   ABV: 19.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Danish: Lagret fire måneder på Bourbon fade. Danmarks hidtil stærkeste ikke fryse destillerede øl.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
OleR (4804) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 11, 2011
0.375L bottle kindly shared by larsga. Low, lightly tanned head. Body is amber to light brown with ok clarity. Aroma starts with sweet alcohol steam in your face. Some fruit and bourbon and chewy malts can be noticed. Sweet and boozy flavor. Thick malty. Barrel tones and noticable bittering hops. Fat and syrupy in the mouth. Hot alcolhol finish. What a monster!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kappldav123 (5368) - GERMANY - APR 1, 2011
Thanks to yespr for that one. Bottle looks really good. Beer in the glass also, brown, very small head. Fiery aroma. Starts very strong, malty, some fruity notes, but alcohol is dominating. Burning finish, a bit oily, long warming aftertaste. Really impressing beer!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bragesnak (5395) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 28, 2011
Tasting at Thorups, Aarhus, DK. Bottled, 230311. Amber with small head. Aroma of alcohol, vanilla and malt - some green apples. Flavor with caramel and more alcohol.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (12876) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 25, 2011
Clear amber with a white head. Aroma is sweet malty, dried fruit and moderate alcoholic. Flavor is very sweet and light bitter. Very sweet finish with loads of alcohol. Sticky. Too sweet and too much alcohol for my liking. 230311

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Holy (835) - GERMANY - MAR 25, 2011
@ACBF 2011. The alcohol burn is quite prevalent throughout the sip - strong bourbon flavors!

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
larsga (6621) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 22, 2011
Medium beige head. Hazy brown body. Alcoholic fruity aroma. Sweet alcoholic taste with raisiny fruity notes. Full-bodied. Hot, sharp mouthfeel. Dry-sweet wine grapes and sugar aftertaste with oily hoppy notes. Lots of alcohol, but not much else. (0.375l bottle, Ølbutikken, Copenhagen.)

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
daddanicola (5) - ITALY - MAR 17, 2011 does not count
profumi che rinnovandosi in continuazione nascondono i fumi dell’alcol, attenzione

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
BelgBeerGeek (1297) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - MAR 13, 2011
head: quite large, white
colour: dark orangy amber
smell: buttery caramel , alcohol, sweet malts, bit soury, bit salty, dairy, ... INTENSE !!
taste: very sweet caramely start, bourbon, caramelized apples, alcohol burst !, sticky, vanilla, oaky, oranges/grand marnier, bitter / dry and grassy end , AMAZING !!

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bontus (675) - Flanders, BELGIUM - MAR 5, 2011
Bottle @ ACBF 2011. Orange clear liquid, with teardrops to the glasswork. Vinous, sweet, oak & earthyness aroma’s. Very warming alcoholic MF.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
gEUS (1388) - Linden, BELGIUM - FEB 25, 2011
Agreed, there’s lots of alcohol... But what is so special is that the alcohol only comes after the taste explosion in the mouth: first a nutty hint, then chocolate and finally confited orange peels... The danger is that it srinks so easily...


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