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Brewed by Ørbæk Bryggeri
Style: Barley Wine
Ørbæk, Denmark
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RATINGS: 111   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
To celebrate the brewery´s 100th birthday we have brewed a Barley Wine with specially selected malts and types of hops. This brew is the strongest (12%) ever made by Ørbæk Brewery.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
olsvammel (5720) - Örebro, SWEDEN - MAY 1, 2012
Bottle from Systembolaget labeled Vintage Barley 2008. It poured a hazy ruby liquid. Malty sweet and wineous with a boozey finish. Very tasty..

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
larsniclas (6613) - Billdal, SWEDEN - APR 28, 2012
Bottled from Systembolaget labelled Vintage 2008 Deep amner with slost no head. Slightly sourish aroma with a lot of sweet malts with notes of leather. Way too alcoholic. Very sweet.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders8000 (390) - aarhus.c., DENMARK - APR 27, 2012
Pours feddish brown with very frizzy low head Aromas of oak, dark berries, perfume, raisins Sweet and oaky taste medium thick palate. Quite abrupt ending.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
ekstedt (6420) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 27, 2012
Bottle (50 cl) from systembolaget. Clear deep copper, small brief off-white head. Caramelly malt aroma with some dried fruits and clear notes of alcohol. Medium bodied, low to medium carbonation. Semi sweet with medium bitterness, strong burning alcohol aftertaste. Mediocre.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kryon (2579) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - APR 22, 2012
Pours feddish brown with very frizzy low head Aromas of oak, dark berries, perfume, raisins Sweet and oaky taste medium thick palate. Quite abrupt ending.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
SirLimpsalot (3566) - SWEDEN - APR 7, 2012
Doften är mycket diskret. Smaken är lite konstgjord. Aning smak av hostmedisin. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheJestersBeer (2371) - SWEDEN - MAR 6, 2012
500ml bottle, as Vintage 2008. Pours a slightly cloudy, deep orange/amber, with a thin white head. Spicy, mature aromas, marzipan, leather, hazelnuts, dried apricots, caramel, fudge, butter, wood? Semi-sweet, full bodied, high bitterness, low CO2. The taste is likewise matured, lots of secondary flavours, marzipan, leather, tobacco, chocolate, walnuts, almonds. There is, however, also a slightly sour note, and the alcohol burns through rather intensely. The best offering I’ve had from this brewery, bot not quite top notch. (2012-02-29)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pekorte (6) - FINLAND - NOV 2, 2011 does not count
Vintage 2007, 25cl, bottle#: 21394 Dark amber colored, clear with minimal head. Caramel, lightly toasted malts, dark fruits and nutty aroma with a little alcohol. Taste is sweet, heavy, no bitterness, and I think got umami. Full bodied and thick and creamy on a palate. Very nice barley wine overall.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nisse666 (6038) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 21, 2011
Bottle (vintage beer 2008) courtesy of HenrikS cons 2011-08-21 Göteborg Ar: vinos, melas, cherries Ap: ruby/dark brown body, 1 cm high fizzy bone white head quickly deminishing F: heavy sprityness, thin body, maderia, cherries in brandy

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Geokkjer (7262) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 16, 2011
Bottle as vintage beer 2008.Pours deep golden with a creamy off-white head.Aroma malt, biscuits, fruitiness and floral hops.Flavor is sweet and malty with some licorice , warmth and toasted malts.Medium to full body, soft carbonation.Nice malty barley wine.


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