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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 33   EST. CALORIES: 363   ABV: 12.1%
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A rich, full bodied Barley Wine with a wonderfully warming character from the malts & dark brown sugars. Held to the light, its burgundy color is fitting for a bigger beer that has aromatics that hint of the oak, the whiskey, the somewhat sweet nature, and molasses that makes this beer truly unique. Using Stranahan’s Whiskey barrels, we aged this beer for 6 months to impart a small amount of oak tannins and the whiskey character that combine to elevate this beer beyond its original entry into this world.

Note: 750ml BOTTLED VERSION

2013 United States Open Beer Championship Gold Medal - Barley Wine
2010 World Beer Championships Bronze Medal – Barley Wine

2013 US Open Beer Championships – Bronze Medal – Barley Wine


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Theis (13801) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 26, 2010
Bottle at Papsø’s - Thanks. Cloudy red/brown - white head. Whiskey, sharpness, fruity, coconut, nutty, berries, nuty, high sweetness, wooden, light hoppy, brown sugar, toffee, molasses, nice oakey.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (21533) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 25, 2010
Bottle at Papsø. Hazy orange red coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Sweet aroma of caramel, dried fruits, marzipan and whisky. Sweet flavour of caramel, dried fruits whisky, marzipan and hops. Sweet, hoppy and warming alcoholic finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29850) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 24, 2010
Bottled. A hazy deep red beer with an off-white head. The aroma has notes of berries, wood, malt, and pink label. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, alcohol, dust, dried fruits, as well as some raspberries, leading to a dry alcoholic finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (10928) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 24, 2010
cloudy brown, smooth white head. slightly sweet aroma, subdued. flavor is sweet, brown sugar or syrup, ends alc. bitter.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (10459) - Søborg, DENMARK - OCT 24, 2010
Bottled. Dark amber coloured. Unclear. Fluffy off white head. Aroma of sweetness, ripe fruits, caramel, alcohol, herbs. Flavour of caramel, herbs, liqourice, sweetness, sugar. Medium to full bodied. Dry grapy and herbal bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (32033) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 24, 2010
75 cL bottle. Pours hazy brown with a small off-white head. Aroma is fruity, slight vegetable and yeasty. Caramelish, whiskey and mild vanilla flavoured. Lingering malty and slight breadish.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 24, 2010
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of bu11zeye. Pours a cloudy amber with a small and creamy off-white head. Heavy, heavy whiskey aroma. Medium body, a little low in carbonation, dry caramel notes, lots of wood here with an underlying tart and slightly salty edge. Not excessively hoppy but quite some alcohol burn in the finish. 241010

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
13mikey (503) - New Hope, Minnesota, USA - AUG 19, 2010
750 ml bottle from Josh. Hazy copper color, little to no head. Aroma and flavor were pretty much the same, both amazing stuff. Fruity notes wrapped around the oakiness and a slight whiskey flavor as well. Pretty complex mix of flavors in this but they work together VERY well. It’s pretty boozy but at the same time still has a nice smooth finish. I can’t wait to get more of this one day.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kitschy (326) - Nebraska, USA - FEB 12, 2010
Tasted at Extreme Beerfest. Cloudy burnt amber color. Whiskey flavor is very pronounced. I’m wondering how this beer will age - I am thinking it will get better and better.

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SledgeJr (3577) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - FEB 10, 2010
Sampled at the 2010 Crescent Moon Extreme Beer Festival. Has a huge oak and bourbon aroma. Big burn. Candy sweetness. This is not as overdone as many such oak-aged beers. The flavor does not seem to have taken on much from the barrel, but the aroma certainly does. I would rate this similar to the regular fathead, as it doesn’t seem to have gained that much from barrel aging.


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