Brewed by Nils Oscar
Style: Barley Wine
Nyköping, Sweden
Serve in Snifter


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RATINGS: 77   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   EST. CALORIES: 297   ABV: 9.9%
Previously Nils Oscar Karl-David 70 Celebration Ale at 9.4%.

Med samma recept har man redan firat ägarens 70-årsdag, vunnit guld- samt två silvermedaljer på Stockholm Beer Festival i oktober 2012. Det är en Barley Wine fullproppad med smak. Här rymmer hela 7 olika sorters malt och oraffinerat socker från vackra Mauritius som givetvis leder tankarna mot rom. Vidare är den humlad med Sorachi, Cascade, Magnum och Fuggles. Självklart tål den att lagras några år.

dreadnord's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dreadnord (1012) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 4, 2013
Pours clear and copper with a big off white head. Nose is figs, juniper, pine, black pepper, hints of caramel. The taste is sweet, mostly with only a hint of bitter that keeps the beer pleasant. Mouthfeel is crisop and clean, body is somewhat light for a barleywine and the finish is long.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dahlstrom (295) - Nygatan 29, SWEDEN - SEP 23, 2016
UPDATED: SEP 23, 2016 33 cl bottle from Systembolaget. Clear amber with a medium white head. Moderate malty aroma of caramel, brown sugar, syrup, dried fruits, resin, bitter chocolate, light grassy hoppiness. Taste reflects the aroma. Medium body, with a sweet texture. Low carbonation. Medium bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
CloakedDagger (1933) - - AUG 10, 2016
Bottle 33 cl. Pours a clear pale amber with an off-white head. Aroma of caramel, nuts and alcohol. Sweet, malty body, lowish carbonation. Caramellish warming alcohol, nicely balanced between malts and alcohol. A very straight BW with a malt focus - nothing too challenging. 100816

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SvanteL (294) - SWEDEN - JUN 8, 2016
Bärnstensfärgad med litet skum som lägger sig snabbt. I doften finns trä, dadlar, toffé och Pommac plus en liten vinös ton. Smaken är maltig med torkade dadlar och aprikoser, tydlig fatkaraktär, lite pomeransbeska som avslutning, mycket vinös och lite tjock i konsistensen. En mycket fin barley wine i klassisk engelsk stil.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bov (11974) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JUN 7, 2016
courtesy of Per - fully cloudy copper-orange beer with no foam; aroma of oranges, molasses; full-bodied, fairly sweet, low carbonation, some residual sugars and lot of ripe fruits (prunes, oranges) in the finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Turtles (1989) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 6, 2016
330ml bottle from Systembolaget, vintage 2015, abv 9.9%. Clear amber, small white head, good thin lacing along the glass. Deep, soft and sweet malty aroma, dark sugar, dark dried fruit, raisins, dates, figs, toffee and caramel. Full-bodied, sweet, oily and soft mouthfeel. Sweet caramel taste, solid malty backbone, toffee, vanilla, raisins, dates, honey and tea. Warming finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
aenima (334) - Askim, SWEDEN - APR 23, 2016
Toffe, wood like aroma. The taste is light caramel with some citrus in the background. Some residual sweetness. This reminds me of a west coast barley with but not with the usual hop flavour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
NordicV (1946) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - MAR 31, 2016
Gyllengul öl med ett lättare vitt skum. Doft av malt, karamell, viss nötighet och alkoholsötma. I smaken tillkommer bröd, muscovadosocker och fruktighet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jorn69 (2671) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - FEB 13, 2016
@ Havregatan 160213. Bottle (330 ml) from Systembolaget. Malty, fruity and caramely with dried fruits, sweet, medium body with an oily texture. The finish is bitter, sweet and caramely with alcoholic notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (17532) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 17, 2016
Bottle from Systembolaget. 9.9 % ABV. Clear amber with a small of-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and dried fruit. Flavor is very sweet and moderate bitter. Sweet and moderate bitter finish with warming alcohol. Oily. 170116

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pedro_Pinho (163) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 13, 2016
Celebration 2015 @ 9,9 ABV. Clear amber liquid with thin head. Aroma of caramel and malt. Nice barley wine taste at start, but this gets dominated by the alcohol. It has aging potential, but right now is a bit unbalanced.

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