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RATINGS: 101   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   EST. CALORIES: 312   ABV: 10.4%
For those not familiar with a Barleywine, it is a Strong Ale, originally brewed in England in the nineteenth century but is now brewed worldwide. The name Barleywine basically means that it is a beer as strong as wine. Guaranteed to warm you up on a cold evening! Brewed using premium 2-Row, CaraRed, Crystal, Carafoam, and Wheat malts. We also used Magnum, Cascade, Summit, and CTZ hops. Cheers!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (14263) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 17, 2015
Bottle @ Aarhus tasting. Hazy reddish brown with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and dried fruit. Flavor is very sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish with lots of warming alcohol. 170215

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Camons (7787) - Hasselager, DENMARK - FEB 17, 2015
Bottle @ Christers. Pours very dark amber with a creamy light brown head, lacings. Aroma of sweet malt, caramel, dark chocolate, sweet dark fruit, little alcohol. Flavor is rather sweet, and light bitter, malty, caramel, wood, cocoa, chcolate, bitter but stale hops. Medium to full body, soft carbonation, bitter finish with some warming alcohol. 170215

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (12983) - DENMARK - FEB 17, 2015
Bottle, 10.4%. Clear dark brown with medium beige head. Aroma is malt, dark fruits, caramel, toasted, oak, hop and plume. Flavour is malt, caramel, dark fruits, toasted, little candy, sweet, hop, little pine, burned caramel, little grapefruit, warming and medium bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
saxo (14997) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 17, 2015
Bottle @ Højbjerg tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are caramel, fruits, candy sugar, malt, alcohol and hops. Nice and sweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones (6986) - Buffalo, New York, USA - FEB 16, 2015
fresh bottle (1-21-15) at Coles Barleywine Contest 2015. Lighter to medium bided. Floral, quite bitter. little malty richness. Good IIPA like flavor,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DYCSoccer17 (3499) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 23, 2014
22oz bottle from 01/30/14. Purchased at Pub 1842 in MGM Grand for $15. Aroma has some hints of ethanol retronasally. Lots of malts with light roast, caramel, nuts. A bit vinous, too. Transparent ruddy amber body with a smallish off-white head present. Starts with a fairly bitter and herbal and earthy hop flavor. Becomes a bit sticky in the middle with heavy chewy caramel. Finishes with a little bitter ethanol and hop flavoring. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (7278) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 27, 2014
"pretty much everything you’d expect from a prototype american barleywine, and nothing you don’t. huge caramel malts and a healthy dose of hops. big bodied. a little bit of a palate wrecker. pretty good, but also does little to stand out from a loaded field."

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
UDBeernut (2188) - Between JAX and SGJ, Florida, USA - JUL 14, 2014
Bottle from brew2or3, many thanks. Pours brown, size able light khaki head. Toffee, nut, caramel, wet grains in nose. Taste follows. Body is big but mealy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheEpeeist (3561) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 18, 2014
22 oz bottle, 4/2/13. Just clear amber brown with beige froth and clingy wet lace. Nose is caramel, apricot, baked apple and nutmeg. Silky medium body with soft sexy carb. Taste is caramel, rum, banana and raisin finishing with bitter grass and citrus pith. Fruity then hoppy; solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Caytinator (1005) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Bomber released 3/25/12, drank on 5/17/14. I never had this beer fresh, but it is very mellow after 2 years in the cellar. Toffee and sweetbreads in the aroma, it pours a rich mahogany opaque color, with a tan persistent head. The aroma has a light punch, but it softens quickly into alcoholic warmth. Aftertaste is light and long. Very well done for the style, I’m a fan

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