Stronzo Brewing Co.
Formerly brewed at BIEs Bryglab

Style: Barley Wine
Gørløse, Denmark
Serve in Snifter


on tap


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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Belgian Barley Wine, aged in a single scottish whisky barrel with wood chips from old sherry casks. Only 620 bottles total. Not all beers are as fortunate as this one. Normally a beer will be brewed, bottled, shipped, bought and then drunk. Not necesarily a long lifespan. But this belgian style barleywine was lucky. Is was the chosen one. Specificaly selected for a priviliged life, it was moved to an oak barrel and was able to hide there for seven months. Nobody would disturbe it as it reveled in its luck. Now though, it has been bottled and bought, but it has had the time to get ready to be drunk by you.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
NordicV (1182) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - APR 21, 2013
Mörkt brun öl med ett kraftigt skum. Doft av fat. alkohol och malt. Det är något med sherryfatslagring som jag inte tycker om hos Whiskey som går igen även här. Tillsammans med lite väl mycket alkohol så drar detta ner betyget.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Zita (4821) - Assentoft, DENMARK - APR 6, 2013
light whisky aroma,brown, off white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, bitter, long finish,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Papsoe (25084) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2013
Bottle 33 cl. Pours a hazy amber with a creamy, beige head. Sweet burned caramel nose, a whiff of wood and also a discreet but fleeing note of phenols. Very rich and potent body, a little cherry, massive, massive woodiness - bordering a little much, yet I still very much enjoy it. Rather hot finish. Good one though! 220313

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35353) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 14, 2013

Bottle 330ml.

Unclear medium to dark brown colour with a large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, dried fruit, sugary fruit, wood, moderate yeasty, glue - alcohol. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, sugary, sweet sharp, glue. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is moderate alcoholic. [20130112]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gription79 (2285) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - MAR 10, 2013
Poured from a bottle, thanks to Craig. A pleasant coffee and toffee character. I am overwhelmed with hot alcohol notes, nail polish. Dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
faroeviking (10289) - FAROE ISLANDS - MAR 2, 2013
Botella @ KingCecil’s Spring Tasting. Dark fruity dark malty caramel spiced like alco aroma. Good mouthfeel. Sweet like dark malty woody dark fruity flavour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Plovmand (6534) - Helsinge, DENMARK - MAR 2, 2013
Bottled. Pours hazy amber with a medium off white head. The aroma is sweet malty, caramel, berries and wood. The flavor is malty and light alcoholic. There are notes of berries, whisky, wood and dark fruit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hallinghansen (2074) - Odense S, DENMARK - MAR 2, 2013
Bottle @ cecil spring tasting. Hazy brown body with a small offwhite head. Aroma is wood, light alcohol, yeast. Flavor is wood, caramel, alcohol, spices.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
KingCecil (2057) - DENMARK - MAR 2, 2013
Bottle @ Cecil spring tasting ´13 ... It pours light murky brown with a small bubbly light tan head... The aroma is caramelish, brown sugar, sweet candy and some dark fruits... The flavor is thin waterish, alcohol and malt...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thewolf (11193) - Kolding, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2013
Bottle, bought @ YNWA Beershop, Kolding.
Pours deep brown with a medium, staying, frothy, off-white head. Aroma has vanilla, clear sherry, doughy malts, plums, mild floral. Soft whiskey notes. Highish carbonation, oily and mildly dry mouthfeel. Flavour has mild metal at first from the carbonation, then mild oaky, light roasted malts, soft chocolate. The sherry is apparant and mellows the viniousness. Soft oaky bitterness at the end. Interesting, but ultimately a bit flawed.

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