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RATINGS: 297   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Landmonger (156) - USA - MAY 18, 2014
Poured from a bottle into a snifter, the color is a reddish brown with thin almost nonexistent head the aroma is sweet malt, dried fruit and some citrus, taste of caramel, sweetness of dried fruit, some licorice, vanilla, lingering bitterness and a long lasting warmth going down.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jmagnus87 (2823) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - MAY 11, 2014
Bottle at a friends house. From notes. Loads of dark fermented fruits and a decent toffee backbone. Awesome beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheBeerGod (5456) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - MAY 7, 2014
Bottle. Label has ABV listed at 9.5%. Copper pour with a short tan head. Hoppy with dark fruit notes, citrus, caramel, light pine and toasted malt. Big toasted malt, light pine, caramel, toffee notes, booze, dark fruits and toasted dark bread. Body is medium and slightly chewy with a strong, dense, bubbly carbonation. Mild warmth as well. Ends with more caramel, sweet malt, toasted malt, toffee, bready notes, light pine, citrus notes and dark fruit.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
toxichop (427) - South Gate, California, USA - APR 11, 2014
P: Dark amber with a two finger thick white/tan head. S: Sharp alcohol, pine bittering hops, caramel, wood, and brown sugar. T: Caramel, piney hops and lemon zest. M: Syrupy and rather sticky. O: Not the most enjoyable but I do know that againg helps this one. I had a four year old bottle a few years back and thought it was super mellow and enjoyable but never took notes on it. Oh well, looks like one is going to the cellar.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
eros47 (52) - Huntington Park, California, USA - MAR 8, 2014
2014 release. Beautiful Ruby appearance. Off white head. Good combination of tropical and floral hops, the malts perfectly balance the bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (12359) - Orange County, California, USA - MAR 11, 2013
Amber pour with a khaki head. Nose is sweet caramel, brown sugar, and toffee. Light pine and grapefruit peel hop notes, lightly floral, and somewhat toasty. There’s a nice malt sweetness of brown sugar, caramel, and toffee. A bit of toasted bread, some grapefruit and orange peel, floral hops, and a mild pine bitterness. A hint of alcohol and some hints of dark fruit.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pdx77 (1466) - Oregon, USA - MAR 9, 2013
On draught at Lucky Labrador Barleywine and Big Beer Festival. Metallic aroma. Not as caramely and hoppy as I expected. More like an imperial IPA than a barleywine. Nice bitterness on finish though.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dreadnord (1013) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 17, 2013
2007 bottle. I've been saving this for a long time. Pours dark brown with a small off white. Nose is cotton candy, caramel, hay, pastry and booze. The taste is still bitter. Wow. Good base sweetness but the flavor has rounded out so well. The mouthfeel is smooth and creamy, body is heavy and finish is long. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PilsnerPeter (3029) - Flushing, New York, USA - OCT 14, 2012
Notes from my backlog: Opaque pour with a khaki ring of head. Big boozy aroma. Licorice, anise, alcohol- stings the nostrils. Big alcoholic palate. Lots of burn and ethanol in the flavor. Licorice, salty notes. Abrasive with no subtlety.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tkrjukoff (4156) - SWEDEN - APR 14, 2012
Bottle 33 cl, trade. Pours deep dark redish amber with a small beige head leaving lace. Aroma is very malty, bready, sweet raisins and fidges, fruits, caramel and a bit spicy. Flavor is light malty and sweet eith some raisins to begin with, more malty body bitterness and some phenolic fruits in the middle finishing with pungent bitter and dry aftertaste together with warming alcohol.


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