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RATINGS: 104   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Moerlein Barbarossa is slow-aged with a deep reddish brown color and a malt aroma derived from Munich dark malt. The balanced finish invites a toast to the return of a legend.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rondphoto (2278) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - MAR 4, 2012
Clear ice tea color with fast disappearing head and no lace. The taste is the surprise: a nicely balanced caramel malt and effervescent bittering in the finish. Smooth drinking, sessionable, altogether a decent brew for a light evenings work.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ADesenberg (630) - Ohio, USA - FEB 4, 2012
Bottle: pours a nice dark brown color with a small off white head. It has toffee, roasty rich and sweet aromas. The flavor is nice and full with lots of brown sugar and roastiness.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
kerenmk (2587) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JAN 31, 2012
Bottle. Beer of the month club. Looks like cocke - almost opaque brown, no head. Nose: mud, carboard, some coffee and roast. Mouth: paper, bland, watery. Dry feeling, light body, short finish. Past its prime for sure.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DSG (6332) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JAN 16, 2012
Bottle. Beer of the month club. Clear brown with only a tiny bit of beige foam. Nice malty caramelly aroma with nuts and notes of toast and chocolate. Sweet caramelly malt flavor with some toastiness and a slightly drier finish with a bit of roastiness and light herbal hints. Medium-bodied. Not bad.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fratto (2654) - Arlington, Texas, USA - DEC 28, 2011
Bottle from Cavie. Brown pour with a small head. Aroma is brown sugar, dark fruit, and baking spice. Taste is dark fruit, pumpkin bread, spice, and malty.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cavie (3842) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - DEC 28, 2011
Bottle. Pours a clear reddish orange color with brown tints. Beige colored head. Aroma is syrup, dark malts, sweet caramel and brown sugar. Flavor is dark malts and roasted notes. Caramel and toast. Not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drowland (6155) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011
12/25/11. Merry Christmas! 12oz bottle courtesy Cavie. Dark amber pour with a small khaki head that fades. Big caramel aroma with touches of tartness and roast. Sweet caramel aroma that then shows chocolate and a surprising roasted malt presence. Not bad!

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DrSilverworm (6945) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 6, 2011
12oz bottle. Somewhat hazy red/maroon color, minimal off-white head. A couple nice thick horizontal ropes of lace. Moderate to light carbonation. Unusual fruity taste, like prunes or other dark fruits, maybe cranberry juice. Pretty much no alcohol taste [I was expecting a higher ABV due to this being called "double-dark" ] but there’s a thick fermentiness. Taste is sweet, some sour, lighter bitter. Not for me.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - NOV 28, 2011
Pours amber with a thin off-white head. Notes of toffee, caramel, toasted malt, sweet and bready. Medium to full bodied, lightly sweet with lively carbonation.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Chuckaduck (669) - Highland Heights, Kentucky, USA - NOV 22, 2011
Pours a clear brownish with a light off-white dissipating head. Aroma is spicy and warm with toasted malt and a bit nutty. Flavor surprised me; long on the bourbon and much more aggressive than the warm aroma. Not bad overall.


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