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RATINGS: 1908   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 338   ABV: 11.26%
A beautiful bold barley wine. Massive malt and hop notes. Silver Medal winner at the 2000 Great American Beer Festival in the Barley Wine category. Gold Medal winner at the 2002 World Beer Championships in the Barley Wine Category. Look for it in the first quarter of each new year. Can be cellared or enjoyed upon its release.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gam (3737) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAY 17, 2015
Rich brown pour soft carbonation and head that soft snowy look like aromas syrup apricot earthy caramel fruits the flavours pine caramel toffee grapefruit apricot woody touch medium bitter a crisp Barley Wine the finish hop strong Barley wine good tastes some lovely rich malt a lasting pine bitter mix very tasty rich Barley Wine

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Shot (313) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - MAY 16, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 17, 2015 2015 bottle. Pours hazy copper with a thick creamy ivory head. Beautiful cling. Aromas of caramel, candy apple, dark fruit and earthy tones. Flavors are caramel, toffee, chocolate, plum, toasty grains, deep earthy tones. Substantial booziness. Peppery on the palate, but otherwise a clean finish for such a huge beer. Beautiful barley wine. This is one of the best I’ve ever had.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Torrefacto (1103) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAY 13, 2015
Caoba limpio y espuma canela. Aromas de anís, frutas confitadas, alcohol. Cuerpo denso, inicio dulce y afrutado, anís y final de amargor intenso algo astringente.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
WVHouseofBeer (947) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAY 11, 2015
2014 Bottle. Pours a vibrant copper color with a small white head. Smells and tastes of maple, molasses and caramel. The high ABV definitely makes itself known with a warming finish. Bitter and astringent. Overall a pretty good beer but it needs to be tamed a bit; I’m sure aging it a few years would help a lot.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Finn (5176) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 11, 2015
Smaksprøve fra Rune. Sherryfarget. Veldig lavt boblet skum. Uklar. Forsiktig fruktaroma. Smaken plommer. Oljeaktig munnfølelse. Alkoholen kommer vel tydelig fram.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
s_hartshorne (2531) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2015
Keg brewdog sheffield. Red ok head. Dark fruits toffee mollasses aroma taste same nice sweetness picking up aniseed good hoppy bitter finish. Ok body. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (4648) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 5, 2015
Poured from 22oz bottle at home. Sweet molassess, sugar, syrupy aroma. Color is dark orange, a thin ring of white head. Sugary, maple, grassy, and pretty boozy taste. Still not a huge fan of barley wine, but this was definitely drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mr_Pink_152 (2458) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2015
On tap at BrewDog Liverpool. Deep reddish brown beer, with tiny tan head. Aroma has raisins, spicy and sweet toffee. Taste a moderately sweet, with medium body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmrmwel (1432) - Bergen, NORWAY - APR 29, 2015
Bottle, vintage 2012, enjoyed march 2015. Pours dark maroon, with a rocky head. Aroma is roasted grainy malts, with sweet notes of toffee and raisins. Medium body, with soft carbonation. Flavour is sweet grainy malts, with kandi, toffee and caramel. Sweet grainy malts in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
unclemattie (4358) - Georgia, USA - APR 27, 2015
2015 Vintage. 22oz bottle. Rusty color. Flavor of honey, malts, bitter hops. Sharp hops bitterness in the finish. It’s big. (4333)

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