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Brewed by Nils Oscar
Style: Barley Wine
Nyköping, Sweden
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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   EST. CALORIES: 282   ABV: 9.4%
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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Linnet (1270) - Karlstad, - FEB 1, 2013
Jam, marmalade, grassy hops, alcohol. Ap: ruby colour, medium head, F: jam, marmalade, lots of malts, some grassy hops, alcohol. M: average. T: nothing bad in this, but it really does not stand out either.


3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vignale (2493) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 22, 2015
Flaska från SB. Väldigt fin stiltypisk doft, klassisk UK BW. Torkad frukt, russin, honung, vanilj, fudge, söt tobak, syltade apelsinskal. Smaken lyfter inte riktigt lika väl, smakerna finns där men lite faddare. Men riktigt gott och en de bäst BW som gjorts i Sverige.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hermod (4049) - Vantaa, FINLAND - JAN 30, 2015
33cl bottle @ ccc. Mahogany color, thin white head. Toffee, marzipan, sweet aroma. flavor has dried fruits, sweetness, toffee. Too sweet for me. Maybe gets better with some aging?

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jookos (3363) - FINLAND - JAN 30, 2015
Bottle@ccc. Brown amber toffee colour. Nutty toffee malts, some leather, molasses. Full bodied, quite well bittered, doesnt cloy even with a substantial sweetness. Some herbs, malts. Pretty nice. Rich sweet maltyness, but with a good deal of bitters for balance. A really toffee butterscotchy thing,

-- bb

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
laiti (7263) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 16, 2014
33 cl bottle @ Pikkulintu, BBE 05/2019. Very sweet aroma with ripe fruits and strong malty tones typical to doppelbocks. Flavour is rather malty with caramel, toffee, some alcohol, ripe fruits and distant woody tones. Something between american strong, barley wine and doppelbock. Sweet, but alcohol brings balance; a nice slow sipper.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Joakgust (1107) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 23, 2014
Bottle. Clear red amber beer with a small beige head. Aroma is malty with notes of caramel, herbs, nuts, forest, dried fruit and wood. Flavor is malty with notes of caramel, herbs, nuts, dried fruit and apricots. Wonderful when it gets to mature

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nicke80 (267) - Södertälje, SWEDEN - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle poured in tasting glass at "små bryggerier stora öl" festival August 23’d 2014. Pours amber with low head. Sweet aroma with sweet taste. Some caramell and wine taste.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheJestersBeer (2248) - 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 (2819) - 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 (8429) - Tampere, 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 (4577) - Strasbourg (Alsace), 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.


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