Tmoney99 (13338) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 5, 2010
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Poured clear dark copper color with an average frothy off-white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate to heavy dark fruit, toasted malt and alcohol aroma. Medium to full body with a thick smooth texture and flat carbonation. Moderate to heavy complex toasted malt and fruit sweet flavor with a medium to heavy sweet and alcohol burn finish that was moderate to long lasting. This is a solid complex beer.
Ratman197 (13088) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - APR 27, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bomber 2009 vintage poured a clear amber with a small lasting amber head. Aromas of toffee, sherry, raisins, dates and a hint of coconut. Palate was medium to full bodied and smooth with a lightly warming finish. Flavors of toffee, sherry, raisin and light earthiness with a smooth lightly warming lingering toffee finish.
argo0 (13069) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 15, 2009
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
22oz bottle, bottled 9/8/09. Medium off-white head atop clear dark amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, caramel, chocolate, some orange/candied orange, grapefruit/pine, berry. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, some alcohol, light alcohol burn. Sticky medium-full body.
Christian (12716) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Amber with a lasting off-white head. Heavy malt aroma with citrus hops, white sherry, alcohol. Sweet malty flavour with warm alcohol and citrus hops
bu11zeye (12684) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 23, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(22oz, bottled on Sep 08, 2009, sampled Oct 2009) Pours a clear golden body with a small white head. Aroma of nuts, toasted grain, citrus, caramel, and grass. Flavor of grass, orange, raisins, alcohol, caramel, and herbs.
jcwattsrugger (12141) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 16, 2010
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
22oz bottle–thanks decaturstevo for sharing-pours a tan head and copper color. Aroma is pineapple, some medium malt. Taste is pineapple from the can with that slight metallic and tin/some resin, secondary medium malt-molasses/caramel, spice hops.
Pinball (11920) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 24, 2011
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
cloudy brow, smooth white head.
sweet malty, slighlty bitter.
flavor is very nice malty, wood, sweet hoppy notes, sweet malts. very nice bw
Drake (11605) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 22, 2012
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
2009 vintage from Peace Street Market? Pours a hazy copper color with a very thin head. Aroma of toffee, citrus, brown sugar, nutty notes. The taste is toffee, brown sugar, citrus and spicy hops. Medium bodied. Decent.
hopdog (11274) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 26, 2008
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz bottle shared courtesy of Josh. Poured a medium and clear amber color with a small sized off white head. Aromas of citrus (oranges), nutty, dark fruits, and caramel. Tastes started out tinny then caramel, dark fruits, oranges, and citrus. Light alcohol in the finish, but overall well hidden.
Sammy (11072) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 28, 2008
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Trade with New Hampshire, one of the non-breakingbottles sent to NYC. 2007 edition. Pours medium amber with a bit of foam and minimal head. Good malty barley aroma, though sweet. Medium mouthfeel, nice barleywine not at peak and not young either. Quite drinkable. Bit sugary sweet aftertaste.