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Brewed by Brasserie Sainte Hélène
Style: Barley Wine
Virton, Belgium
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 7   MEAN: 3.23/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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This is the US version of Sainte Hélène Barley Wine.

The original version is 12% ABV.


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
timmwillum (64) - BELGIUM - FEB 24, 2014
Stort set uden skum og kun meget lidt kulsyre. Lidt plumret gullig brun uklar farve med små rester af gær. Afdæmpet duft med sødme. Klassisk sødlig barley wine smag med let bitterhed. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ughsmash (7122) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 11, 2013
Bottled. Poured medium-golden with a toasted marshmallow head.. some light sediment suspended in there. The aroma picked up dish soap and acetone on the first hit (not really what I was looking for), with green apple skins and light peppery notes following.. not good. The flavor came across a little better, but not much.. mostly lighter-skinned fruits with some apples standing out on the middle.. peppery alcohol and medicinal notes on the grainy edges.. finished tart and belly-warming. Medium-plus bodied with fairly high carbonation on the palate.. OK flow through the palate.. I didn’t much care for this.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sonnycheeba (3470) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 15, 2013
Bottle. Pours hazy, dark amber with average, creamy white head; decent retention and spare lacing. Aroma is floral hops, cookie and bread malts, booze, spicy and floral hops, and light apples. Flavor is dry, bready malts forward with supporting floral hops, some fruit esters, yeast, and light booze; dry, bready finish. Medium/full body and low carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (9588) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - FEB 15, 2013
Bottle shared by Travlr. Pours lightly hazy amber with a medium, fizzy off-white head, medium retention with light lacing. Aroma is fruity and perfume hops with biscuit and honey malt and floral hops. Flavor is malt dominant with light hops and bitterness, dark fruity esters and a dry finish. Full body and carbonation.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (10580) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 15, 2013
Bottle. Hazy golden amber color, small white head. Aroma of lemon, pineapple, rising sourdough bread. Taste is smooth tropical fruit and white bread. Very nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rondphoto (1900) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JAN 25, 2013
Hazy dirty dark amber with hundreds of tiny floaters, light head cover and no lace. The taste starts with sweet malt, cut by prunes and ginger; that is abruptly shoved aside by noticeable warm alcohol and slightly bitter carbonation. The lingering finish recovers the spiced malt. An unusual Barley Wine. Very good for sipping, but more than one would be a bit much.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
crossovert (7215) - Illinois, USA - JAN 14, 2013
Amber pour. Fruity aroma, slightly herbal. Flavor is berry-like, sweet, very sweet. Overall too sweet of a beer considering the abv. It is tasty though.


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