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Brewed by Nils Oscar
Style: Barley Wine
Nyköping, Sweden
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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   EST. CALORIES: 282   ABV: 9.4%
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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dreadnord (1013) - 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.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheJestersBeer (2032) - SWEDEN - MAY 29, 2014
330ml bottle. Pours a beautiful deep gold, with a white head. Complex, malty aroma, toffee, caramel, hops, orange, nuts, hints of smoke, candied sugar, vanilla, dried fruit, marzipan. Off-dry, medium to full bodied, high bitterness, balanced CO2. Malty, spicy, slightly smoky taste, hops, apricot, spruce, dried fruit, chestnut, raw sugar, iodine, marzipan. Very rich and complex, well balanced. Long, evolving finish. Really nice. (2014-05-29) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kavu (2066) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2014
0,33l bottle @ Cosmic Comic Cafe. Pours slightly cloudy amber with a low head. Aroma is sweet malts, hops and alcohol. Flavor is sweet malts, some fruits, hops, alcohol and some ashtray. Not bad.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (6474) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 4, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 8, 2014 330 ml bottle. BB Maj/19. Pikkulintu, Helsinki, Finland.
Clear amber colour with a tiny white head. Sweet malt, some bitterness and brown sugar in the aroma. The flavour is sweet but drinkable malty, mildly hoppy and...

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jaghana (3695) - Strasbourg (France), FRANCE - SEP 26, 2013
Bottle 33cl from Jan thanks, a clear amber red beer with good creamy head. Nose is strong on over ripped fruits, caramel and spices. Aroma is very sweet, vinous with oxidized touch such as prune and port notes. Body is a bit creamy with red fruit and quetches notes, long spicy finish with good bitterness, touch of tannins as for rich red vines and caramel, good complexity.

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Staffan47 (856) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - SEP 19, 2013
Maltig doft. Honung och knäckebröd. Maltig kropp. God. Ingen anledning att öppna den här igen på minst fem år. Låt den vara där nere i källaren nu! Flyktiga aromer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
_angst_ (2556) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 16, 2013
Bottle courtesy of RoNo. Pours clear amber with a tiny bubbly golden head that quickly dissipates without leaving much trace on the glass. Smell is sweet with biscuits, caramel, cereal, oatmeal cookies, alcohol, dark honey, wood and hints of dark rum. Taste is sweet, tiny bitter, malty and tiny floral with biscuits, sweet dark bread, caramel, dark honey, freshly baked toasty cookies, toasted cereal, wood, old dark rum, raisins, dates, christmas fruit cake and alcohol. Mouthfeel is sticky sweet, boozy, tiny fizzy and near medium bodied. Finish is sweet and bitter with caramel, toasted malts, cookie dough, alcohol, wood, dark rum, honey and christmas fruit cake. Interesting but the surprisingly light body and heavily sweet taste makes it somewhat of a lesser experience.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34188) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2013

Bottle 330ml.

[ BBF 05/2019 ]. Clear medium amber orange colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, vintage, oxidide, alcohol. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, alcohol, malty, dried fruit, light vintage. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat, finish feel is light to moderate alcoholic. [20130328]

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerSkull (1195) - SWEDEN - AUG 30, 2013
(Bottle). Aroma and flavor is sweet with flavors of malt, figs and alcohol. Ok beer, but not much of a celebration.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
alkolas510 (541) - SWEDEN - AUG 6, 2013
Ljusbrun med mellanstort skum. finns en del alkohol i smaken. Smakade bra men inget speciellt!

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
ErnieBall (4) - SWEDEN - JUN 30, 2013 does not count
The taste of jamaican rum (cane sugar) takes over the overall taste to much. My expectations of this beer was fare much higher due to the many other good tasting beers that comes from Nils Oscar.


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