Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Barley Wine
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter


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RATINGS: 555   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 312   ABV: 10.4%
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A delightful Buckwheat Wine brewed by Three Floyds and Mikkeller at De Proefbrouwerij in Belgium. Enjoy the fourth collaboration between our two breweries! 80 IBU 10.4% ABV

theoncle's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
theoncle (57) - Barcelona, - APR 12, 2012
Aroma cítric de llúpol. Comença amb un sabor dolç que es converteix rŕpidament en amarg, que dura molt a la boca. Barley wine atípic. Carbonatació suau, bon cos. Bona cervesa.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
adster (223) - HUNGARY - AUG 17, 2014
A nem eléggé szakavatott érzékszervek elsőként egy imperial IPA kedvező tulajdonságait vélnék felfedezni mind illatában, mind ízében, narancsos-rezes színe pedig ugyancsak egy testesebb IPA sajátosságait hordozza magán egy faragható habkölteménnyel életre hívva. Gyömölcsecetes savanykássággal kevert mézes, karamelles-kekszes aromák hívogatnak intenzív, virágos akác illatukkal, amihez nem kevésbé szimpatikus, ám annál intenzívebb, fehérszőlős, már-már boros, süteményes édességgel vegyülő zamatok csatlakoznak. Igen kiegyensúlyozott komponensek harmóniájának lehetünk tanúi, melyeket mintegy kihangsúlyozva, 80 IBU-val vágtáz előre a komló harapós, ezerszínű árnyalata, hogy némi tekintélyt szerezzen a mindaddig bájosan terpeszkedő kavalkádnak: rabul ejtő alkotás.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fletchfighters (1063) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 22, 2014
Caramel, jam, bitterness in the back that is smoothed out by a touch of carbonation. Very solid barleywine that has aged quite well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (2160) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 6, 2014
Keg at the Holyrood 9a. Pours golden, light fruit, sweet toffee, chewy caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
POLK (2219) - Hřrning, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2014
Fresh hoppy flavor. Does not taste like a traditional barley wine, not much malt flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dfonorow (1420) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 16, 2014
On tap at DLD 2014. Pour is amber/copper with a medium sized white head. Aroma and flavor of apricots, dried fruit, honey, apple cider, and all spice. Finish is similar with some more spice and booze coming through.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
PapaSkeetSkeet (808) - Corvallis, Oregon, USA - JUN 12, 2014
Hazy amber with 5mm light-tan head, frothy. Aroma is huge caramel, toffee, some raisin, light sap, floral notes, bit of candy. flavor is huge caramel, nutty (peanuts), herbs/sap bitterness. Refreshing spring water. Body is medium-heavy but frothy, velvety carbonation makes it slide down easily. Great barley wine. In the aftertaste, bitterness comes out a bit as it warms.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2014
Bottle from Brewtique, Macclesfield. Poured a copper / amber colour with a few floaty bits, yellowed off white head. A complex beer. Booze evident in aroma and flavour. Different for a barley wine. Cakey. fruity. Brown sugar. Interesting and very tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
zacgillbanks (2276) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - APR 17, 2014
Bottle from Coppers, Newcastle. This is a hazy copper coloured beer that pours with a large foamy head. It has pineapple and spicy berry flavours with a malty, zesty tropical fruit, and peppery hop flavour, followed by a warming sherry-like finish. Excellent!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (7179) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 14, 2014
Rötlichbraunes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr malzig, dunkle überreife Früchte, holzig. Geschmack malzig süß, leicht alkoholisch, trockene überreife Früchte, holzig.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JBPortland (749) - Portland, Maine, USA - APR 13, 2014
750ml bottle pours dark cloudy brown orange with big 3 finger head. Nose is doughy cracker, raisin, fig. Taste is sticky bready raisin, maple, earthy malt, dough, booze. Finish is oily fig newton, malty bread, dark grains. Weird.

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