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RATINGS: 87   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 228   ABV: 7.6%
Barley Wine a fermentazione spontanea.

Spontaneous fermentation Barley Wine.
Brewed on 2009-10-20, it spent the 2009/2010 winter in oak barrels, only to be bottled in spring 2010.
Also called Mohra Barley Wine on the brewery website.

Sammy's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sammy (9973) - Toronto, Ontario, - MAY 5, 2013
Bottled April/2010. From private Quebec buying group.A fresh yeast aroma, with some funk. Somewhat gushing, prewarning enabled us to treat my weeds. Cloudy orange with large soapy head. A good tartness,though builds to somewhat vinegar with repeated samples, licorice, grape. Good drinkability. Nice for the hotter weather. Neat complexity-Johnsense. Oak rounds it out.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (17644) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 21, 2015
Bottle sample at Iron Gate. Almost a gusher, but not quite. Clear golden color, massive white head. Aroma has dusty cobwebs, light tannins, rotten overripe cherries. Taste is profoundly earthy, dank, sweaty, dirty, dusty cherries and vanilla. Not for the faint of heart.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jackl (6101) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 11, 2015
Bottle @ BVery’s. Really fizzy medium gold pour with a modest head. Nose is pretty oaky. Some butterscotch candies and a big of buggy tartness. Flavor is or candied apples, caramelized autumn fruits. Somewhat earthy, dirty. Lightly sour on the finish. Medium body. OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JK (5325) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - SEP 8, 2015
I have liked Panil for a long time, especially after finding several beers from them in Florence that I have not seen at home before or since. Light brown color. Very well carbonated, which more and more I think European brewers are getting right. A bit like a saison. Not very strong flavors, and not particularly sour, but there is yeast, mild sourness, and an earthy quality that I enjoyed an found refreshing. The carbonation helps this beer considerably.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bacterial (2449) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - AUG 22, 2015
Hazy pale amber pour with a big frothy white head. Slightly funky nose with a big barley aroma. Mild tartness then a nice subtle straw funk. Cool.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thomashall (366) - New Hope, Minnesota, USA - AUG 22, 2015
Bottle shared by JK, thanks man. Cloudy light brown pour. Kind of sour apple aroma but taste is very different. Very oakey taste with some slight funk. Interesting brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BVery (8656) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - AUG 22, 2015
Bomber shared by John - thanks! Hazy orange pour. Extremely carbonated. Funky barnyard with some leather. Slight acetic. Good. Underrated here.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
GRM (3421) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 24, 2015
Green bottle, 1 pint 9.4 ounces, batch #1, bottle 1454, 2013 vintage, from and with Ian Guénard (merci!), savoured on May 1st 2015; eye: amber, hazy, voluminous off-white head, light lacing; nose: earthy, wild yeasts, light cheese; mouth: earthy, wild yeasts, light cheese, finale in cherry with presence of acridness, medium body, average carbonation, lightly sweet, slick texture; overall: disappointing FRANÇAIS Bouteille verte, 1 pinte 9,4 onces, lot #1, bouteille 1454, millésime 2013, de et avec Ian Guénard (merci!), savourée le 1er mai 2015; œil : ambrée, voilée, mousse blanc cassé volumineuse, légère dentelle; nez : terreux, levures sauvages, léger fromage; bouche : terreux, levures sauvages, léger fromage, finale en cerise avec présence d’âcreté, corps moyen, carbonatation moyenne, légèrement sucrée, texture coulante; en résumé : décevante

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
UDBeernut (2308) - Between JAX and SGJ, Florida, USA - JUL 18, 2015
Pours brownish red with a very active light tan head. Light sourness, some light vinegar, cherry and sweetness shows at times. Light body with some slight acid burn.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bartlebier (2815) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - DEC 15, 2014
75cl bottle shared by koelschtrinker@kevnic2008’s late summer Baden-Baden tasting, danke! Smells like a fresh, doughy apricot tarte with a fresh sour cream dollop, some offish balsamico acidity. More whispy peach yoghurt and diffuse oakwood barrel in taste, macerated peach, sweeter mango froop underneath, some wild fruity "fleshiness" in body. Interesting overlap with some Belgian ale barreling/souring experiments by De Leite, Cantillon Fou Foune and overall a very nice BA saison/sour/ale. Can still conjure up this highlight of a tasting lying some months behind now - underrated here.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Erzengel (6219) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - OCT 24, 2014
Fresh sour nose, slightly smooth. Not deep. Fresh and too much carbonation. The aftertaste os smooth, slightly sour and not too seep. Fresh sour and slightly sweet. Interesting. 10/12/9/10

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