SaintMatty (4296) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - OCT 12, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught (Oliver Twist, Stockholm) - Dark brown with red tinges. Sweet and malty aroma with dried fruit and spicy malt. Sweet and fruity taste with malt, caramel and dried fruits.
bierkoning (9580) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - OCT 5, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, gift from Molenbrouwer. Dark amber color. Malt, sage, dried fruit and apricot in the aroma. Malty sweet grassy flavor with apricot. Full bodied, hints of alcohol. Fairly well balanced barley wine.
finol (1878) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 27, 2009
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: MAR 3, 2010 Bottle.
Red with a tan head.
Sweet and vinous, dried fruits, red currant and some hops.
Anker (723) - Hillerød, DENMARK - SEP 16, 2009
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Glenfiddich Warehouse No. 68.
It pours a deep amber colour with a tan head.
Aroma is malt, caramel, wood and hops.
Flavour is sweet malt, caramel and hops with a malty and hoppy after taste.
Plovmand (6036) - Helsinge, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2009
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at Glenfiddich Warehouse, Stockholm. Hazy amber body with a thick steady off white head. Aroma notes of fruit, barley, caramel, sherry and light alcohol. Flavour is sweet malty, barley and fruity with some hops. Short aftertaste.
Linnet (940) - Umeå, SWEDEN - AUG 28, 2009
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Small beige head, deep ruby colour. lots of lacing.Aroma is distinctly fruity and with hops clerly present, honey, jam, alcohol, dark fruit. Flavour is sweet and with a nice bitterness to it. Mouthfeel is lively with small bubbles, the liquid is sticky. This is the best swedish barley wine I’ve had to date!
anders37 (14818) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 21, 2009
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft @ Bishops Arms, Malmö. Pours a deep amber color with a longlasting creamy off-white head. Has a malty fruity dark fruit aroma with some hoppy hints. Fruity malty hoppy bitter dark fruit flavor with some hints of caramel. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter aftertaste with some hints of dark fruit.
TEJA (1183) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 11, 2009
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught at OT. Aged for 1 year. Short light brown head. Clear Madeira aroma. Medium sweet with a litle too small bitterness for a Barley. Realy plesent to drink.
Cletus (6250) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 5, 2009
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle courtesy of omhper. Pours mahogany with a small but stubborn head. Smells of caramel, oak, fruit, cognac, earthy. Tastes of dark fruit, molasses, some bitter splashes, nice velvety mouthfeel and a light spicy finish.
ThomasE (5176) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 12, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Light hazy amber colour with an off white head. Malty, caramel sweet aroma with notes of alcohol and chocolate. malty, toffee sweet flavor with a light dark fruity note. Loight alcohol sweet finish with floral notes.