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RATINGS: 107   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (7363) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 30, 2009
Draft, once at Hyde Park Blast and once during Prohibition Resistance Tour in Cincinnati. Pours brown with short foamy off-white head. Nutty, malty, slightly syrupy.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aurelius (4603) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUN 24, 2009
Nice, oaty/cereal malt aroma with dark syrup. Smells like fresh pumpernickel - the aroma is the strong suit for the beer. Clear, medium walnut brown. Good label. Sweet and bocky, with strong raisin/prune flavors. The beer is a little swayback - prominent flavors on the initial swig and the finish, but then a little saggy and watery in the middle. Medium light body, with some chalkiness in the mouthfeel. A decent session brew, an excellent jambalaya or stew base, a good marinade candidate, and an excellent value at $3.99/6 on closeout.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SrSilliGose (3296) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - JUN 12, 2009
pours brown with a small white head. nice carbonationnn. penis vagina. some balls. medium body. dunk this shit with a donut dunkel. notes of nuts, some chocoloate. pretty tasty . nice lager

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ChainGangGuy (4489) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - MAY 26, 2009
Appearance: Pours a clear, dark brown body with a smallish, wispy, ivory-hued head. Smell: Sweetish, toasted maltiness smelling of dark bread brushed with a thin layer of carob sauce along with some faint dried fruit notes. Taste: A pleasant malty start -- toasted dark breadiness, a teeny tiny hint of roast, and sweet tastes of carob and nuts. Small hint of fruitiness. Just a touch of spicy hops and bitterness. Finishes semi-sweet with some enduring toasted malt qualities. Mouthfeel: Medium-thin body. Medium carbonation. Drinkability: A bit reminiscent of Ayinger Altbairisch. A clean, malty, dark lager that, for me at least, has plenty of drinkability appeal. Worth a try.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAY 25, 2009
UPDATED: JAN 2, 2010
Name: Barbarossa
Date: May 24, 2009
Mode: Bottle
Source: Ticker Tasting
Appearance: clear brown, fine beige head, bits of lace
Aroma: sweet dark caramel malt aroma
Flavor: sweet caramel flavor, lots of balancing earthyness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
Rating: 3.1/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: ** /4

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcr (2286) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - APR 18, 2009
Bottle. Comfortably sweet and easy to drink. Dark copper body with an off-white, mostly diminishing head. Aroma of toast and brown sugar with notes of caramel and dough. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly bitter with a lightly to moderately bitter finish. It stays sweet throughout. Thin to medium body with a watery texture. Lively carbonation. Crisp.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
agillespie81 (315) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 17, 2009
Dark amber color...fluffy head, though it fades quickly. Mildly sweet malt aroma. Front has a basic malt flavor, with just a hint of sweetness...slightly crisp mouthfeel. Back consists of a few roasted malt notes, and a mild bitterness. Finish is somewhat tangy. Pretty typical of a dunkel...a brew that is better chugged than sipped.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
notalush (5269) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 23, 2009
Tap at barcade - holy crap this was bad - smelled like brown sugar and roasted malts - but the flavor was was a mix of caramelized sugar and diacetyl, reminding me of burnt cracker jacks - an "I’m infected" acidity creeps up in the finish, too, adding to the crappiness - I ordered a full pint of this, but could only drink a few sips.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Dickinsonbeer (5075) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JAN 23, 2009
Tap at barcade. Ugh. Porus a deep dark coppery amber with a nice clarity and ok head retention. Aroma is a freakin butter bomb- loaded with diacetyl and a bit of sugary caramel sweetness. Flavor is also slicked out with tons of diacetyl and a sticky sharp caramel sweetness not a smooth toasty vienna maltiness I would want. Blah.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sneagrams3 (2337) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JAN 23, 2009
Tasted 1/6/09. 12oz bottle. Filtered with an amber brown hue. Tight ring of head. Malty aromas with a definite caramel note. Dry palate. Odd yet tasty. Nutty. Ever so slight buttery. Decent.


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