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Brewed by Ørbæk Bryggeri
Style: Barley Wine
Ørbæk, Denmark
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RATINGS: 105   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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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.


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Christian (11260) - Odense, DENMARK - FEB 5, 2008
Muddy light copper beer with a big and firm tan head leaving some lace. Heavy malty aroma with a green apple note. Sweet and malty flavour covered by a very dominating alcohol. Way too sweet, way to alcoholic.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
charlotte (4317) - rødovre, DENMARK - JAN 22, 2008
Muddy orange colour with small head.Taste is very vinous and sweet a bit like citrus and hopps.Some really strong alc.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheDog (532) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 17, 2008
UPDATED: MAR 12, 2008 Bottle 25 cl. Hazy orange colour with a thin off white head. Spicy and sweet aroma and taste of sweet roasted malts, brown sugar and honey. It´s allmost vinous and very rich of taste. A bit too sweet for me but I like the way they´ve hidden the 12% alcohol. Nice prize: dkr. 12,- in Fakta so overall impression must be 12 :-)

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tarjei (1954) - Bryne, NORWAY - JAN 9, 2008
50 cl bottle at Yngwie´s xmas-tasting. Hazy amber/orange, nice off-white head. Sweet, with caramel malt, alcohol, hops, fruits. Vinous, ending with a hoppy bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rastacouere (6136) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 12, 2007
Considering the style, Scores ranging from 1 to 5, 5 being the most intense
Appearance:
Body:   Clear(1)->Murky(5) : 4     Golden(1)->Dark brown(5) : 4     Still(1)->Sparkling(5) : 2
Head:   None(1)->Large(5) : 2   White(1)->Tan(5) : 2   Lasting: 2   Lacing : 2
Aroma:
Intensity : 3  
Yeast : 3   Bread : 2   Tropical Fruits : XX   Soap : XX   Diacetyl : 2 Sulfur : XX   Fusel : XX  
Malt : 3   Biscuity : 4   Hay : XX   Toasty : 4   Caramel : 3   Fruity : 3   Nutty : XX   Honey : XX   Maple : XX   Molasses : XX   Cereals : 2   Grainy : XX
Hops : 3   Noble(1)->American(5) : 1   Leafy : 2   Spicy : XX   Floral : XX   Lemon/Lime : XX   Grapefruit : XX Orange : XX   Herbal : XX   Grassy : 2   Pine/Spruce/Resin : XX  
Notes :   Peach/Apricot : XX   Earth : XX   Mint : XX   Butterscotch : 2   Smoke : XX   Dates : XX   Bourbon : XX   Bubblegum : 2
Flavor:
Initial Flavor : Dry(1)->Sweet(5) : 4   Finish Dry(1)->Sweet(5) : 3   Sourness : XX   Bitterness : 2   Complex : 2   Length : XX
Palate:
Light(1)->Full(5) : 4   Flat(1)->Fizzy(5) : 2   Clean : XX   Sharp : XX   Watery : XX   Oily : XX   Chalk : XX   Astringent : XX   Alcohol : 3   Mineral : XX   Oxidation : XX   Metallic : XX

Comments: A toasty and extremely biscuity example. Fun, vinous and warming.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (35735) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 1, 2007
Bottle. Clear medium amber color with a small, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, light hoppy citrus. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet with a average duration. Body is light to medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft. It is very hard to find any alcoholic tast in it. (091007)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31651) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 16, 2007
50 cL bottle. Pours hazy orange with dense white head going into a nice lacing head. Thick barley malty and alcohol flavoured. Slight grainy. Full bodied. Malty sweet and slight metallic flavour. A bit like blood. Ends slight bitter and dried fruity malty.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Grovlam (4157) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2007
Bottle. [Courtesy of yespr, tasting @ yespr] Small fizzy white head that mostly diminished. Spare lacework. Light cloudy golden colour. Aroma of bread, caramel, grain, light fruity feel, peach. Nice vinous and toffee like feel. Medium to full bodied with a thick texture and a soft carbonation. Moderated sweet flavour. Sweet bread like finish.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
cab (866) - DENMARK - JUL 25, 2007
Bottel.50cl. Old fruits, alkohol sweet, taste of sweet sweet, plume and no hop-bitterness to counteract it, talk about out of balance.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thewolf (11209) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2007
Bottle. From some SuperBrugsen. Pours a clear redish amber with a yellowish fizzy head that disappears. Aroma is heavy with lots of alcohol, caramel, bread, oranges and a slight metallic edge. Quite oily mouthfeel. Flavour is very sweet, quite clingy. Flavours begin with lots of caramel and a fruity edge. After swallowing, there is a serious warming viniousness. Perhaps too sweet and one-sided along with a probably too powerful dose of alcohol.


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