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SNAB
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Barley Wine
Purmerend, Netherlands
Serve in Snifter

bottled
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on tap
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RATINGS: 138   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
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3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hanoi (297) - - SEP 17, 2013
Nose is lovely. Brown sugar, toffee, apples, slight brandy, undercut with a touch of bread. Taste leads with a lot of hops befitting an American style barley wine; good herbal tones, with spice and pepper leading to a moderate resin which drops away into brown sugar, grape, a touch of cola and toffee in the finish. Mouthfeel is slick. A very nice barley wine which delivers on the premise.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nisse666 (3789) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 28, 2013
Bottle from. trade with Mr Hangover cons 2013-09-28 Göteborg AR: roasted malt, wee vinos AP: dark amber, high fluffy/stouthy high steady F: roasted malt, strong alcholic, vinos, rich in carbonation

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bryanvdv (450) - - SEP 27, 2013
Fles gedeeldDonkerrood bier met weinig schuim. Mango in de geur ook fris. Smaak is bitter, licht zurig. Mooie afdronk.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
gueuze (251) - - AUG 28, 2013
Malty barley wine. The bottle says 38EBU, but it feels more bitter.Caramel taste, herbal hops and slightly alcoholic. Nice!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
langeveld12 (191) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 10, 2013
Pours a small frothy light brown head that fully diminishes. Body is hazy amber, sparkles are visible. Aroma contains heavy malts (caramel), moderate hops (citrus fruits), light to moderate yeasts(sough, leather) and grape, raisin, tawny port, toffee, brown sugar, alcohol and spices. Flavor is loght acidic, then some bitterness is added, followed by sweetness and bitterness and finishing bitter and dry. Body is medium to full with syrupy texture and lively carbonation. It's good, but a bit too bitter and dry for my liking. It surprised me because it smells very sweet.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
stimulo69 (69) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 7, 2013
Malty beginning and a hoppy finish. Malt toffee like beginning and a warming alcohol feel. The aftertaste is hoppy bitter with some fruity tones. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrHangover (2146) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUL 27, 2013
Bottle. Pours a hazy, orange-reddish beer with a small, off white head on top. Aroma is red fruits, caramel, spicy yeast and slight booze. Flavour is quite sweet with a lot of molasses and caramel. Fruits are in the background. Decent barley wine. Nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
note666 (1101) - Eindhoven, NETHERLANDS - JUL 19, 2013
2017 - 07 - 19 330 ml bottle. amber colour. small light creme head. nuts caramel and hint of coffee in aroma. nice bitter-sweet taste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bullit (3857) - Burgos, SPAIN - JUL 22, 2013
Bottle, 2nd Tuesday Tasting @ De Molen. Light brown - reddish colour, thin head. Nose is malty, bit of dry grains, candy sugar. Falvour is candy sugar, light malty, grainy, bit of sweetness. Hint of fruits. Low carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarcoDL (1562) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 13, 2013
Good brew from the beer geeks from SNAB. Warm and full taste with lots of maltyness.


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