Serve in Snifter


on tap

Local Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 124   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
At 10.5% alcohol by volume, barley wine style ale is in a class all its own. Intense caramelized flavors create sweetness which is balanced by huge additions of Galena hops. Cascade aromatic hops are added at the end of the boil to compliment this strongest of ales.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mcberko (10577) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 11, 2010
22 oz. bottle, pours orange amber with a white head. Aroma of caramel / toffee, dried dark fruits and molasses. Flavour of treacle / toffee, sweet dark /dried fruits and a sticky finish. Rich and complex - delicious.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nena (963) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 12, 2010
Dark brown pour, minimal head on it. Not too complex as barley wine goes... sweet brown sugar, vanilla, leafy hops, moderate fruitiness. Warm alcohol finish. Not terrible, but it didnít stand out much amongst barley wines.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
douglas88 (7588) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 28, 2010
22 ounce bottle acquired in a trade. Pours a dark copper color with a small white head. The aroma is nice; sweet strawberries and other fruits, rich caramel. A sweet and very dry BW; rich caramel, heat from the alcohol, dark fruits, sweet rich malts. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 14, 2010
Barley Wine Style Ale--2008 22 oz. Bottle. 10.50% ABV. 45 IBUís? (4.0 / 5.0) Thin off white lacy head. Clear dark rich ruby red fizzy color. Rich toasted toffee mild hop front. Mild sweet tangy rich toffee black cherry fig malty body. Mild hop hot EtOH spicy end. Over balanced strong, but not bad. Sampled 6/6/2009. 2 @ $6.99 Each.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (11784) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAY 13, 2010
Bomber poured a hazy tarnished copper with a lingering ring of amber foam. Aromas of prune, molasses, fig, carmel, toffee and sherry. Palate was medium to full bodied and smooth with a warming finish. Flavors of carmel, molasses, toffee, fig, dates and sherry with a smooth warming lingering fruity malty finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
travita (4576) - Frisco, Texas, USA - MAY 11, 2010
Bottle thanks to bu11zeye11. The smell is malts, caramel, hops, fruits, sweet, and alcohol. The taste is sweet, caramel, fruits, caramel, more fruits, toffee, and nice. The look is cloudy, amber in color, and has a light head.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DietPepsican (1560) - @ $13.99, Iowa, USA - APR 20, 2010
classic amber pour from a barley wine, nice off white soapy head. Flavor is full of toffee, caramel, and just a touch of hops. Flavor follows through. Lots of nice caramel and toffee in this one. Definitely hits the english side of things, but Iím not sure how old this bottle is. A touch of veggies gets in the way of the experience, but I only noticed it at the end. Bold finish, a mild sweetness helps balance everything out without being cloying.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 15/20
raphael (1062) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 18, 2010
caramel malt and spicy hops make me sneeze. second day of a surprised cold (just as the temp nears 70), in a way surprised I can smell that much, hops more assertive in the flavor, citrus mostly, still some caramel and alcohol, quickly warming. the flavors donít quite blend but no one goes too far.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (12367) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 11, 2010
(22oz bottle) Pours a lightly hazy burnt orange with a spare off-white head. Aroma of caramel, new leather, cherry, florals, toffee, and bread. Flavor of caramel malt, grass, earth, and raisins with a dry, bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rosebud butternuts (2396) - Denton, Texas, USA - MAR 10, 2010
bottle thanks to bu11zeye. poured amber with an off-white head. aroma was caramel, malt, and slight raisin. flavor was pretty much the same. body was heavy with low carbonation.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1 2  3  4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50