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Ridgeway Imperial Barley Wine

Brewed at Hepworth

Style: Barley Wine
South Stoke, England
Serve in Snifter


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RATINGS: 118   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Bottled, Special;

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
alexsdad06 (8145) - Ohio, USA - APR 2, 2016
11.2 oz. bottle (#00060) from Party Source. Pours a clear golden color with a medium sized eggshell head that didn’t last. The aroma has some buttery notes indicating a diacetyl problem. Flavor has caramel, butterscotch, mild fruity notes, a slight alcohol burn, mild herbal character, sweet, mild bitterness to the finish, this is disappointing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
larsga (7072) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 12, 2016
Biggish white head. Clear amber body. Fruity toffee aroma with delicate perfumy solvent notes. (Yes, I do mean delicate perfumy solvent notes, however odd that sounds.) Sweetish mineraly spicy fruity taste with wooden herbal notes. Fullish body. Mild, mealy mouthfeel. Dryish fruity mineraly spicy aftertaste with wooden herbal notes. This tastes like it would be amazing in 5-10 years. It’s really, really good already. (0.33l bottle, from Systembolaget, Torp.)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nische (1643) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 24, 2016
Bottled. Pours orange hazy with small head and long lasting lacing. Dry, grainy aroma with caramel, sugar, butterscotch and honey. Taste is semi-sweet with honey, caramel and butterscotch. A little bit off. Barley wine?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gunnar (7385) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JAN 11, 2016
Bottle from a trade with Cunningham. Pours clear dark golden with a big fluffy white head. Sweet grainy aroma, raisins and date. Sweet taste, with a weak burn of alcohol at the finish, mixed with spicy sweet grains, nah, or rather meh

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
TEJA (2045) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 6, 2016
Bottle from systembolaget sweden. Lasting white head. Clear solid yellow color. Dry malty aroma. Harsh bitterness and unballanced. Small body for a barley wine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nilsas (2918) - Bryne, NORWAY - DEC 21, 2015

Lukt: Malt og mye honning.
Utseende: Gyllen.
Skum/kullsyre: Tynt skum, heng langs kant.
Smak: Søtlig malt og honning.
Hvor: Kjøpt@Systembolag, Nydt@Hjemme med Bryne.
Medium: Flaske@330ml, ABV@10%, Når@20.12.2015

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thomat (3051) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 17, 2015
Bottle from SB. Cloudy golden with a medium white head. Malty and fruity tones. Malt, fruit, sweetness and hops. Full body with a long bitter sweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lonick (1121) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 5, 2015
Bottle, April 2014 Not So Fools Tasting (rating backlog) Pours amber slight white head. Fruity nose, lots of fruit and caramel. taste is the same and way too sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hirigalzkar (2721) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 28, 2015
Bottle. Notes of alcohol, cooked vegtables and honey with a pilslike bitterness. A bit too straight forward and agressive. OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Wischylini (230) - Grimstad, NORWAY - NOV 28, 2015
Appearance Pours a clear deep golden colour, with a fine white head that leaves some lacing.
Aroma Dried fruits, figs, roast malts, floral hops, butterscotch, and honey.
Taste Starts with an almost harsh bitterness and a sweet mouthfeel, but as the beer warms, it becomes sugary sweet.
Palate Thick and filling, but does not feel cloying or sticky. Medium low carbonation.

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