RateBeer
overall
97
90
style
Brewed by Siren
Style: Barley Wine
Finchampstead, England
Serve in Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 105   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 333   ABV: 11.1%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed to celebrate Siren’s first anniversary. The 2013 vintage is the first in a series that will feature a different blended barrel-aged barley wine each year.

Available in keg and bottle.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rune (9055) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 8, 2014
Taster on tap at Copenhagen Beer Celebration, first session. Spotty lacing, unclear dark red body. Aroma of oak vanilla, dark malts and herbal hops. The flavour character brings a nice mix of dried fruits, brown malts and hints of bourbon. Vinous impression. Enjoying (02.05.2014).

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BRW (1342) - Barcelona, SPAIN - MAY 8, 2014
At CBC. Copper colour with off-white head. Bourbon, oak, soap aroma. Caramel, sweet taste, slightly gritty. Medium to full body.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MattiasA (862) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 8, 2014
Bottle at Bishops Arms Gustav. Slightly too young and hence spiking with fruity esters. Raisins, citrus, brown sugar, caramel and grass. Could do with some ageing.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdamJackson (3426) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 7, 2014
2 finger head, nice appearance. smells like leather and has a super bitterness. taste is a mix of sweet & tart with a great balance. you get fig, caramel, candied sugar taste. not a huge fan though.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
finol (2390) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2014
Draught at CBC. Despite having a lot of stronger beers at the festival I found this very boozy. Some vinous qualites

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (12821) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2014
Draught at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014, session 1 of 4. Cloudy brown/grey beer, nice lasting offwhite/yellowish head. Fruity vinous aroma, grassy, toffee, figs, raisins. Sourish vinous flavor, whisky, toffee notes. A bit boozy.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madsberg (10602) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2014
Draught CBC 2014. Dark amber coloured. Unclear. Dense light brown head. Aroma. Sweetness, ripe fruits, vanilla, wood, caramel, herbs. Flavour. Ripe fruits, sweetness, herbs, spice (vanilla), light bourbon and some caramel. Medium to full bodied. Ends fruity and spiced with a touch of bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gyllenbock (5598) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2014
Sample at CBC 2014. Hazy amber with a small head. Aroma and taste of malt, toffee, fruit, wood and some alcohol. The finish was dry.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ansalon (1763) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2014
CBC 2014. Pours toffee with a creamy off-white head. Aroma is caramel, toffee, figs, dates. Taste is quite subdued with caramel, toffee, honey, hay. Mouth is quite creamy with low carbonation. Aftertaste is caramel, honey, hay.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (14478) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2014
Tap @ CBC , 2014. Pours ruby amber with a creamy head. Sweet fruity nose and flavor. Vanilla and alcohol. Warming. Okay sippable.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 2 3 4 5 6  7  8 9 10 11


(beta) USD $9.5 EeBria.com

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50