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Brewed by Porterhouse
Style: Barley Wine
Dublin, Ireland
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
cask and bottled, special
An American style barley wine. Big on flavor, big on flavor, big on hops and big on alcohol. An unseasonably strong beer, brewed with lots of dark malts to give a rich malt character, finishing with a distinctive hop aroma and a little sweetness.
Malts: pale, wheat, crystal, chocolate, black
Hops: Galena, nugget, east Kent goldings


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (35101) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2013
33 cl bottle. Pours clear golden orange to brown with a small off white head. Aroma is fruity peachy. Lingering fruity. Mild sweet and mild bitterness. Dry and bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (30476) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2013
Bottled. An amber beer with a lazing beige head. The aroma has notes of caramel, over ripe fruits, alcohol, and spices. The flavor is sweet with notes of caramel, alcohol, over ripe fruits, and alcohol, leading to a bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (23579) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 31, 2013
Bottle at yespr. Clear orange coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Sweet and fruity arom aof caramel and hops. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel, grass and hops. Hoppy finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (18167) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 23, 2015
20th January 2014
Clear deep red - amber beer, small pale cream colour head. Smooth palate, slightly soft and semi dry. Malts are smooth with unsweet toffee and a little drying. Alcohol spice. Mild skunky hops, trace of marmalade. Semi dry finish, not bad but does show the alcohol.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (17335) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 6, 2014
Bottle at chrisO... Copper... Small tan head... Soft sweet toffee fruit nose... Light fizz... Soft fruits.. Sweet toffee caramel toffee malt...

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theis (14468) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 11, 2013
Bottle at Yespr’s -Thanks. Clear brown - offwhite head. Eastery, pear, apple, high sweetness, roasted notes, barley, toasted, spicy, nytty, ripe fruits, herbal bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (14040) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2015
Bottle shared in London - thanks to Colin. Pours clear copper with a creamy tan head. The nose has a bit of toffee, ripe berries. Medium to heavy sweet flavor with sugary fruits, syrup, raspberry. Medium to full bodied, oily and chewy, with fine carbonation. Warming finish, sticky, with some earthy hops, ripe fruits, berries. Not bad.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (12737) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 6, 2015
Bottle split at the 9.49 CBC boost tasting, Clerko, 03/06/15 from Callans Dundalk. Chestnut brown/amber with a decent light beige covering. Nose is toffee, dark fruits, spice, brown sugar. Taste comprises sweet licks, toffee, dark fruit peel, dates, cake mix. Full bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with an earthy hop presence and light warming booze. Ok barley wine, pretty simple but decent enough.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HenrikSoegaard (11492) - Randers, DENMARK - APR 17, 2014
Bottle. Creamy off-white excellent fully lasting head. Darkl amber colour. MOderate malty and hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter nice flavor. Long moderate bitter finish. Creamy palate. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pinball (11408) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 31, 2013
bottle at yespr. clear brown, smooth yellow head. flowery, hoopy aroma. flavor is bitter hoppy, malty, flowery sweet.


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