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RATINGS: 102   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 294   ABV: 9.8%
The rhinoceros may not be the king of the jungle, but he commands respect nonetheless. Powerful and distinctive, Telegraph Rhinoceros pays homage to one of the world’s most majestic and endangered creatures. Brewed with a hefty dose of rye malt and balanced by a ridiculous amount of hops, our "rye wine" is truly a unique beast. Be careful... this rhino may seem mellow at first, but is known to charge unexpectedly!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (10346) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - APR 13, 2011
Dark honey colored pour, creamy tan head. Aroma is sweet and lightly dusty with some honey and rye notes. Flavor is like a mix of a barleywine, ryewine and saison. Very dusty, lightly sweet and hoppy. Nice body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bb (7644) - Alamo, California, USA - MAR 29, 2011
Bottle. Rich amber beer with a huge dark cream colored head. Rich malt and caramel aroma with light dried fruit. Rich malt and caramel flavor with light earth and light fruitiness. Medium bodied. Rich malt and caramel lingers with light toffee and light fruit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
badlizard (5535) - Berkeley, California, USA - MAR 24, 2011
Clear orange with a creamy white head. Sweet floral grape aroma. Very sweet grape taste with a chalky malty presence and a semi-dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (11516) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 13, 2011
750 ml corked and caged bottle poured a clear orange amber with a lasting amber head. Aromas of carmel, toffee, rye, fruittiness, light earthiness and a hint of spice. Palate was medium bodied and crisp with a warming finish. Flavors of carmel, toffee, rye, fruittines and light spice with a crisp warming lingering rye finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TipsyMcStager (1139) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 26, 2011
Pours an cloudy orange-brown with large head. Nose is of caramel, light yeast, some hops. Malty backbone and fairly hoppy for a barley wine. Alcohol and some astringence in the finsh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (30965) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 20, 2010
Bottled. A hazy golden beer with a thin off-white head. The aroma has notes of straw and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of straw, malt, and alcohol, with an edge of acidity, that carries thru to a tart finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
marcus (7818) - Sacramento, California, USA - DEC 16, 2010
Bottle from Beer Revolution. Pours cloudy orange copper with a massive beige head and a sour treacle aroma. There is a thick sweet caramel malt flavor with a bitter rye and hop finish. This is a unique brew that varies from the standard barleywine flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (39784) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 9, 2010

Bottle 750ml. @ Halloween Tasting by cgarvieuk.

Clear medium orange color with a large to huge, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, off-white yellow head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, moderate hoppy, sweet orange - citrus. moderate yeasty, overriped fruit, light alcohol. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20101030]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fin (8557) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2010
Bottle at Craigs big Edinburgh tasting, this bottle courtesy of ’Craig’, thanks mate. Shared in company of Craig, Stella, Jan, Charlotte, Fritz and Loz 30.10.10 Hazy amber pour with a slight orangeyness also in looks and a white bubbly head. Bit boozy, very sweet, some bitterness, bit sticky. I found this fine but nothing special, yes there were hops and a distinct maltiness but it never stood out from the crowd as I hoped it would. A6 A3 T6 P3 Ov12 3.0

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bullit (4258) - Burgos, SPAIN - NOV 2, 2010
Bottled, halloween tasting @ cgarvieuk. Dark golden colour, small off-white head. Aroma is caramel malts, slightly sour, bit of candy sugar. Taste is sweet malted, little alcohol burn, fruity.

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