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Brewed by Nørrebro Bryghus
Style: Barley Wine
København, Denmark
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RATINGS: 346   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   EST. CALORIES: 368   ABV: 12.25%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A very fullbodied beer brewed from ale and crystal malts. Strong 12.25% ABV with a pronouced sweetness and distictive flavor of cascade hops, plums, and caramel.


Camons' rating

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Camons (10100) - Hasselager, - OCT 29, 2010
UPDATED: OCT 30, 2010 Bottle@home. 2005 version. Pours muddy reddish brown, short living white head. Aroma is aok, vanilje, cognac, caramel. Taste is sweet at first with dark fruitslike plums and raisins,caramel, slighly bitter end with abit of hobs and grapefruit. Full bodied, low carbonation, warming alcohol in the finish. nice. 101029


3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
klu9 (458) - Kraków, POLAND - MAY 29, 2016
Aroma fruits, wine, little acidity. Brown, foggy colour. Taste candy drops, sour. Little disappointment.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
ineedbeer (1769) - Oakland, California, USA - MAY 23, 2016
Poured from a 2008 vintage bottle. Aroma is full of raisin, prune and other dried fruit. Moderately strong toffee and caramel notes with some light burnt sugar character. Hints of a woodsy hop character. Pours a slightly hazy brown with some red hues and a small, thick, tan head that recedes to the edges and lingers. No lacing and small legs. A slight gusher (more of a foamer) on opening. Flavor is moderately sweet with lots of caramel and some lighter toffee notes. Some raisin and prune notes. Light notes of dried cherries. Some light alcohol character. Hints of chocolate. Medium bitterness with some light woody hop notes. Mouthfeel is medium full bodied with medium carbonation. Low astringency and low alcohol warmth. Overall, an alright barleywine and pretty nice for the age. A but flabby with some oxidation showing, but on the whole it’s nice. I’m not sure I enjoy the lingering hop character though and feel like it would be better off if it faded away completely.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Frax (60) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 31, 2016
Bottle from Bacco. 2008. Pours a deep amber with no head. Barley and dough, slightly nutty aroma. Whisky flavor with honey notes. Strong malts. Whisky lingers long through the finish. Solid but unremarkable.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
luttonm (4527) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 11, 2016
2008 bottle at Uber, Seattle. Rich deep brown, lots of red, oddly fishy (?) aroma. Juile says cat food. Fortunately, tastes much better. Rich, complex, butterscotch alcohol, hits your nose. Lovely richness, delicious. Really rich, deep caramel, fudgy malt. Great.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
TorbenJensen (1452) - Valby, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2015
It has subtle fruity aroma. Deep fruity flavor with distinct peach, plum and dried fruits. A little caramel helps to highlight a long fruity aftertaste. Very vinous and warming. Still a little too alcoolic taste in my opinion, otherwise very good.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nische (1836) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 10, 2015
2008 vintage. Pours hazy brown, with a nice creamy head. Aroma is a nice roasted malt, with a good sweet touch of caramel. Flavour is quite dark, with plums and figs, some vanilla notes ending with that lasts forever. Wow.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rouhlas (2675) - GREECE - JUN 16, 2015
From old notes. From tap at Copenhagen Olfestival 2012. Dark amber copper color with beige head. Malty aroma, caramel, dark fruits, some citrus fruits too. Sweet and light bitter taste like aroma. Medium oily body with soft carbonation

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Milter (700) - Nyborg, DENMARK - MAY 27, 2015
UPDATED: OCT 27, 2015 Wow - her er en øl der vil noget. Spændende smag. Jeg tror den bliver endnu bedre når den har ligget et par år. For høj alkohol pct

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hawthorne00 (3460) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - MAY 26, 2015
2005 bottle, 14C. Deep brown with an off-white head at the rim. Aroma of stewed fruits, licorice, toffee, sherry, orange peel, marzipan. Not quite still. Full bodied but just short of sticky. Very smooth. Dark fruits and sugars, some orange peel and licorice - maybe some other sweet shop spices too. Slightly boozy with a nice little bitter kick at the end. Presumably some lushness has been and gone, but there’s no cardboard and the finish is very lovely.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Florya (1702) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 16, 2015
How: Bottle. Appearance: Dark brown, minimal head. Aroma: Dark fruits, nuts, vanilla. Palate: Medium body, low carbonation.


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