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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Rye Barleywine Style Ale. The unicorn may have finally found its match in Death Incarnate. But hold your horned horses, because the unicorn lives to rye another day! What a sickle joke! But, we aren’t tricking you, this barley wine is a real treat, with a rich malt skeleton and a more than paranormal amount of hops. If you’re going to harvest soul-y one beer this season, don’t fear the reaper...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Idiosynkrasie (4457) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - MAR 22, 2015
650ml bottle. Murky, dark amber colour with small to average, thick, frothy to creamy, fairly lasting, minimally lacing, beige-khaki head. Sweet-ish, sugary caramel malty aroma, notes of candied citrus fruit, orange, bitter orange, orange zest, hints of almond, marzipan. Taste is bitter hoppy, caramel malty basis, a sugary touch, hints of candied orange zest, some almond. Very clean and easy going.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (11468) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 15, 2015
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured hazy ruby amber color with an average frothy tan head that mostly lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy dark rye malt, alcohol and hop aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Moderate to heavy dark bittersweet flavor with a medium to heavy dark bittersweet finish of moderate to long duration. This is a complex solid beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrSilverworm (7782) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 11, 2015
22oz bottle, thanks to alexsdad06. Batch #525/526. Nice hazy red brown brick-type color. Thin off-white head. Dots and bits of lace. Really nice earthy hop, awesome grapefruit, mild rye spiciness. Moderate to bigger bitter taste, moderate sweet, nice dry finish. Bigger body, kind of dry finish, smooth kind of soft lighter carbonation. Nice full body, good chewiness to it. I really am enjoying this. Could definitely do the whole bottle on my own if I wanted to. Very well-rounded. Hardly a hint of the alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (6420) - Ohio, USA - FEB 11, 2015
22 oz bottle shared with the group. Pours a hazy dark amber color with a medium sized off white head. The aroma and flavor have a nice combination of fruits, caramel, big malt character with spicy rye, general hop bitterness that lasts for a while.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (16860) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 23, 2015
20th January 2014
Very hazy deep amber - brown beer, tiny cream colour head. Palate is smooth with a very mild viscosity. Fine carbonation. Malts are smooth with unsweet dark toffee and a trace of cream. Little aniseed leads to mild marmalade and a good dose of hop spice. Finishes smooth and semi dry with a spicy bitter linger. Hangs together well. Nice!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dfonorow (1676) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 6, 2015
Bottle. Pour is dark amber with a small tan head that fades quickly. Aroma and flavor of light toffee, hop grass, rye spice, and pale malt. Finish is very bitter for a barleywine.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mabel (7015) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 11, 2014
[6057-20131115] 1pt6floz bottle. Hoppy toasted orange peel aroma. Clear, red amber body with a medium-lasting creamy tan head. Boozy roasted orange peel malt flavour has a long sweet boozy finish. Medium-full body. Lovely. (8/4/9/4/17) 4.2
(c/o Ferris)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thomashall (211) - New Hope, Minnesota, USA - OCT 24, 2014
Bottle shared at Darkness day. Pours datk reddish brown with minimal head. Smells of strong hops with some citrus. Taste of malty hops with slight caramel flavor. Okay beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
markextrae (1492) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 21, 2014
shared bomber bottle by a friend. one of the best labels i have ever seen on a beer bottle. poured a murky cloudy amber colour with a slight off white head. rye, sweet caramel, plums, some sweet malts, dried fruit, slight bitter taste, and aftertaste, maybe some pine, not really impressed

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerBunker (760) - Burbank, Illinois, USA - OCT 11, 2014
22oz bottle. Pours dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma is of hops, rye, sugar, and caramel. Smells nice and boozy. Taste is of taste is big on the rye. Very sugary with a fair amount of caramel. There is also a grassy hop character to it as well. Very sticky and sugary mouthfeel. Lingering caramel and grassy flavors. The alcohol is well masked. A very tasty beer.

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