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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   SEASONAL: Special   ABV: -
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American style barleywine collaboration with Cigar City Brewing.

Ale brewed with pecans


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Reynolds314 (2440) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 4, 2012
The WW2 history nerd in me wanted to enjoy this more. It was a very standard barleywine. Aroma of nuts, dark fruit, candi sugar, and caramel. Taste was quite sweet and intense with some alcohol. Not bad but nothing special.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
adnielsen (9464) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 28, 2012
Bottle @ Darkness Day 2012 shared by Armin. Thanks! Pours a dark reddish brown appearance with a cream colored head. Caramel, mild oaky, toffee, plum aroma. Somewhat fruity, toffee, light chocolate, plum/raisin, a touch nutty flavor. Pretty tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ernesto987 (3930) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 26, 2012
A great base barleywine, very average, not too sweet or not malty, pretty cool.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tricyclist (845) - Florida, USA - SEP 23, 2012
Sample pour. Deep hazed red/golden amber. Little to no head. Aroma is malt and mild fruit, pears, light hop, caramel. Flavor is lighter and not overpowering. Caramel and toffee up front with light lingering fruit notes. Lighter body.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kevster (344) - Bradenton, Florida, USA - SEP 17, 2012
Bomber bottle: Pours a cloudy burnt orange with a small off-white head. Aroma is sweet & roasty with hints of pecans, hops, brown sugar, & a mild alcohol presence. Sweet flavor has a creamy texture with hints of toffee, hops, & a mild alcohol presence in the mild bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu (6812) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 12, 2012
750 ml bottle shared by Chris- thanks again, Chris! Pours a hazy amber color with a tiny off-white ring for a head. Aroma of toffee, pecans, brown sugar, dates, and toast. Flavor of toffee, pine resin, pecans, brown sugar, dates, figs, plums, and some sneaky booze. Medium-bodied, with a smooth mouthfeel and low carbonation. Surprised to see this rated so low. I bet if it had been brewed at Cigar City its average rating would be about 0.5 higher.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
HonusWagner (1624) - Florida, USA - AUG 22, 2012
Smell resembles cat food, kind of fishy/grainy. Slightly sweet but really strong hop presence that clashes unfavorably with the cat food taste. Just not good at all, on tap at the brewery.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jjuf1853 (1245) - Land O Lakes, Florida, USA - AUG 19, 2012
Draft at Cigar City during release party for Roosevelt/Church(on a)hill collaborations. Poured into a snifter glass with minimal head it had a murky, brownish amber color. Lots of toffee, dark pitted fruits and booze in the aroma. Flavor was similar to the aroma. Noticeable alcohol, but a nice drinking barleywine.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (11550) - Orange County, California, USA - JUL 30, 2012
The beer is a murky amber color with a small khaki head. Sweet caramel and toffee, a nice nutty note, and some pine hops. Maybe just a little bitter on the palate. Fairly nutty, sweet toffee, bread, and caramel. A light creaminess, toasted malt, and citric hops an pine. Hint of booze on the palate.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mikem409 (1603) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - JUL 28, 2012
Bottle thanks mead me. Pours murky copper with off white head. Aroma of pecan brown sugar. Taste is hop and sweet pecan


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