Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Barley Wine
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter


on tap


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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   EST. CALORIES: 561   ABV: 18.7%
Danish: En Barley Wine brygget på: Vand, malt, sukker, humle og champagnegær. Lagret 6 måneder på cognac fade.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hansen (8410) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2014
CBF 2014. (Noted as having 18,7% abv). Yellow coloured and hazy. Has no head. Heavy sweet aroma, almost like marzipan and warming alcohol. Flavor is heavy sweet, sugar, wine, heavy alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ktwse (4051) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2014
Pours murky brownish amber with low off-white head. Aroma of caramel, citrus, butterscotch, cognac barrels (indeed) and, well, booze. Taste is incredibly sweet and somewhat boozy with a distinct flavor of caramel and pears. Warming, sweet lingering finish. Thick and creamy body with nearly flat carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SlackerMads (2866) - DENMARK - MAY 12, 2014
Bottle. Clear amber with a medium sized diminishing frothy off white head. Nose has notes of sweet sherry, alcohol, toasted malt. Flavor follows along the same lines with some white sugar, oak, figs, caramel. All together reminds me a bit of Bols Advocaat, and that is messed up. Plenty sweet and robust body, but not outright boozy. Warming for sure, but soft and smooth and makes for a really good sipper. Some beast.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VsXsV (3929) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 17, 2014
Bottle. Light hazy deep amber liquid with small off-white head. Aroma of dried fruit, wort, raw sugar, toffee, wood, cognac, vanilla, caramel and sweet alcohol. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter with notes of raw sugar, toffee, dried fruit, wood, vanilla and cognac. Medium bodied with low carbonation with viscous liquid. Really nice but overpowering.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
madmitch76 (22102) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2014
8th March 2014
Very hazy amber beer, tidy off white head. Removing th cap gives a lovely nose of aged Port wine and toffee. Pouring the beer brings an unwelcome niff of blue cheese. Palate is smooth and dry with fine carbonation. Smooth malt with dry cream. Caramel - toffee and wood, slightly aged tasting, again as if from a fine old Port. A little spice but not much alcohol heat. Blue cheese follows the nose. Sweetish dried fruits, well buried. Dry finish. If not for the blue cheese this could be great.

9th March 2014
The bottle has been open all night and day. It now pours far less hazy and all the blue cheese aromas and flavours are gone. Emphasis is now on lovely toffee malt, mellow cognac and wood. Little dried fruits. Lovely!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ansalon (3002) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - JAN 25, 2014
Pours medium amber with a low off-white head. Aroma is very intense with caramel, honey, marinated dried fruits, cognac, esters, vanilla, oak. Taste is caramel, burnt sugar, sugared apples, tropical fruit, figs. Very sweet as would be expected for this type of beer, but not cloyingly so. Quite good!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (18191) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 1, 2013
Bottle at Örebro Öl&Whiskey Festival 2013. Hazy golden/copper color with a small offwhite head. Fruity toffee aroma, caramel, raisins, vinous, ognac notes. Alcohol flavor, cognac, fruity, vinous, oak notes, toffee, dades, prunes,a bit too boozy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
McNeillR (2227) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 11, 2013
Luscious woody, filmy Off white head. Creamy crunchy Apple nose, coppery. Faint malt comes dripping in esoteric heather, booze and juiciness. Finish is soft, comfortably cloying and nice burn on the finish.

Bottle, Thanks Stu666,

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BenH (3438) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 11, 2013
Bottle at Craigs. Golden with white head. Aroma of delicious, sherry fruits, some molasses, no alcohol coming through in the aroma. Taste of sherry fruits, intense, molasses, caramel. Sweet with only a light alcohol hum in the end. Great.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
cgarvieuk (21599) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 11, 2013
Bottle at home... Copper... Thin white... Lacing... Big sherry... Oxidised.. Soft fruit nose... Soft toffee fruits... Soft malts... Big alcohol... Light fruits... Oily fruits...

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