djd07 (10591) - Houston, Texas, USA - OCT 7, 2016
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at Rare Beer Tasting 16’. Pours a muddy brown with small beige head that lasts. The aroma is strong oak, smoke, ash, roast. Medium body, dark fruit, caramel, oak, boozy finish, very good.
SinH4 (3194) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - SEP 29, 2016
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
2013 Vintage, sampled from tap at Stone Garden Berlin. Hazy amber color with small eggshell head. Aroma is prunes, pears, fresh yeasts, a hint of smoke. Taste is more prunes, toffee, a bit dusty, some wood, with a nice bitterness. Oily mouthfeel, medium carbonation still. Very nicely aged American Barleywine!
ALIBALI (790) - Kiel, GERMANY - SEP 24, 2016
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
UPDATED: SEP 25, 2016 Schwerer scharfbitterer Barley Wine der Hopheadschule. Fassig ja, smoky not so much. Mächtig und erhaben. Grossartig. 0,15/3,30€ vom Fass in der STONE BREWERY BERLIN.
JohnnyJ (5419) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 28, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On draft at Stone Oakquinox. Orange pour, with a small off white head. Sweet malts, caramel, very woody, oak, fruity, toffee, and smoke. Pretty good.
Homer321 (4327) - Melboring, Florida, USA - APR 14, 2016
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft at WOB as the double dry hopped version. Meaty and smokey aroma. Flavor follows with a lot of meat juice drippings and woody smoke with light citrus. Interesting.
dnstone (2708) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAY 31, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Copper color with sudsy off-white head. Smoked oaky aroma. Taste is quite smoked and bacony, a nice balanced barley/hop character.
Notes: 2013 vintage on tap at Aces & Ales (2014)
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jkwalking05 (4606) - Arlington, Texas, USA - FEB 23, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Stone Liberty Station. Amber in color with a good sized off-white head. Aroma is of oak, smoke, light styrofoam, leather, pepper, and caramel. Taste is of pepper, oak, smoke, light charcoal, booze, a hint of stewed veggies, and caramel.
GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - FEB 3, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
[ Tap ][ Stone Liberty Station ][ 5oz ][ Red Wine Taster ][ $2 ][ 2/2/14 ]
>> Hazy deep orange pour, nice white foam with best retention of the flight. Nose is macadamia, white chocolate. Taste brings a nice macadamia nut bitterness, toasted macadamia nut. Long woody and acidic finish. Don’t pick up any smoke unfortunately.
brokensail (16057) - Dublin, California, USA - FEB 2, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap @ Stone Liberty Station. Hazed orange pour with a sticky off-white head. Slight smoke, lots of oak, and a really rich vanilla character. Nice caramel sweetness and plenty of fruit. Sweet flavors of caramel, vanilla, and candied apple. Quite a bit of oak, light smokiness, and subtle bitterness. Better than the original.
BuckeyeBoy (6155) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 8, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at bier thirty. Pours out a cloudy amber topped with a sand head. Nose is candy sweetness barrel malts and a nice molasses note. Taste is as the nose with lots of sweetness some oak molasses vanilla and some grapefruit bitterness.