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S:t Eriks God Jul Barley Wine

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Formerly brewed at S:t Eriks Bryggeri (Galatea)
Style: Barley Wine
Arlandastad, Sweden
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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BARLEY WINE JULEN 2011. GOD JUL ÖNSKAR TUNGVIKTAREN BLAND ÖVERJÄSTA ÖL. ETT STORT, FYLLIGT, SMAKRIKT, LAGRINGSBART ÖL. PASSAR PERFEKT TILL DESSERT SAMT OST OCH CHOKLAD

Barley wine Christmas 2011 Merry Christmas wish heavyweight mixing of fermented beer. A large, rich, tasty, storage bart beer. Perfect for desserts and cheese and chocolate


SamTheBarrel's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SamTheBarrel (418) - Vallentuna, - NOV 19, 2013
330ml bottle of 2011 years vintage. Pours opaque dark mahogany, with a medium sized creamy tan head with good retention. Aroma of plums, raisins, apricots and muscovado. Taste of plums, raisins, apricots, muscovado, maple syrup and butterscotch. Heavy sweetness with a light bitterness. Medium body, creamy texture and flat carbonation. An overall well tasting relatively low alcohol barley wine, personally however I do prefer the style stronger.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pyrmir (3337) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - DEC 7, 2013
330 ml bottle, vintage 2011. Dark mahogany brown with quickly dissapating orange/tan head. Aroma of plums, raisins, apricots and dark sugar. Taste of plums, raisins, apricots, dark sugar, syrup and toffee. Sweet with nice fruity notes and light bitterness. I get the feeling that this would be better with a little more alcohol

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KnutAlbert (6071) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 22, 2013
Bottle, still available from Systembolaget.se. Clear brown. Smoke, burned sugar, malt, spices. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HULK777 (351) - - NOV 19, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 30, 2013 Fruity aroma of oranges, citrus, mandarin, and berries. White wine and Champagne! Citrus fruits and caramel in the taste. Also raisins, bread, and saffron.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ogivlado (5672) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JUN 17, 2013
Bottled 330ml. -from trade with Nisse666, thanks Thomas. Dark amber coloured, huge beige head, caramel and light spices in the nose. Toasted malt, quite sweet, caramel and overripe fruits with hint of chocolate and spices. Light bitterness with light notes of hops in the finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marko (3922) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - JUN 13, 2013
Nisse’s? Anyway, great that I get to try this. Poured a murky brownish amber body with an enormous beige head. Heavy maltiness in the aroma, vague chocolate, vague lemon. Sweet malty taste, vague caramel and chocolate, pear juice? Light bitterness, lemony notes. Fine, balanced barleywine, far from cloying, slightly too earthy for its own good but by all means a good beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VictorStr (1270) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - MAY 29, 2013
Tog den "on the go". Välbalanserad, lite frukt och karamell inslag.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stefannilssons (1458) - SWEDEN - MAY 27, 2013
Det här var en välbalanserad öl med en okej kropp, smaken bar toner av malt, jäst, en dov fruktighet och lite syra.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
zacgillbanks (2284) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - APR 3, 2013
Bottle from Coppers, Newcastle. A dark brown hazy beer with sweet rich red fruit and chocolate flavours, currants, vanilla and oak with a slight roasted and more warming fruit on the finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jd543 (397) - SCOTLAND - MAR 16, 2013
Murky amber colour. Complex flavour, relatively sweet, with many different notes.


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