thirdeye11 (6043) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 20, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(Growler thanks to blutt59) Pours deep red/brown with oily bubbles on top. Nose of caramel, toasted grain. Taste of lightly burnt caramel, very low pine hops, dried fruits, pears, and raisins. Very toasty finish, that’s nice and creamy. Good barleywine!
BuckeyeBoy (5824) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 11, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle thanks to JohnGalt1 for sharing this. Pours out mahogany/brown topped with a nice head. Aroma is of caramel, rich roast malts, pit fruit, and a little pine hop. Taste is as the aroma but with some pit fruit sweetness.
nuplastikk (5742) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 26, 2012
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
22oz bomber shared by Madvike. Slightly hazy, orange-tan. Really clean, well executed Barleywine. Piny orange tones. Big hop action, but really smooth and drinkable for the ABV. A great Barleywine through and through.
thornecb (5452) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 25, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours ruby-tinged mahogany into a snifter. Tan head with little retention recedes to mottle surface. Sweet summer fruit aromas. Thick with citrus, strawberry and caramel upfront turning warming in the lasting bitter pith finish.
mar (5238) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 20, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
growler thanks to blutt59. deep copper/amber with a white head. nose is hops, caramel, dried fruits and malts. thick and syrupy on the palate, flavors of hops, caramel and dried fruits.
travita (4834) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 13, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Growler thanks to blutt59. The smell is fruits, malts, alcohol, and ok. The look is clear, brownish, and has no head. The taste is alcohol, malts, fruits, and good.
TomDecapolis (4618) - Milton, Delaware, USA - JAN 28, 2010
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Thanks to Josh for sharing. Pours a deeper brown with amber notes and a medium bubbly tan head. Aroma of tobacco, dark fruits, nuts, toffee and lightly toasted malt. Flavor of dark fruits, toffee, tobacco, raisons and nuts.
johnnnniee (3742) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 18, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a cloudy brown with murky red highlights when held to light. Smallish off white head dissipates quickly. Smells of dark dried fruit, caramel, toffee slight alcohol. Taste is sweet, a bit hot, syrupy dried fruit and caramel. Aftertaste of alcohol and a slight hop bitterness. Mouthfeel is syrupy Body is thick, carbonation is ample. Great sipper Still my favorite brewpub!
TheEpeeist (3709) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 19, 2010
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
22 oz bottle. Deep brown with some off-white froth. Nose is caramel, dusty attic and earthy hops. Medium light with moderate carb. Taste is butterscotch, apple, orange peel, grass and sweet red wine. A different take on a barleywine. Very tasty.
chibuck (3509) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 4, 2011
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 6/20
Thanks to Mike for this... Looks really good, nice mahogany, light tan head... Smells a little stale, vomit, caramel... tastes like burning, caramel but super hot, weird chalky finish... Not very good