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RATINGS: 86   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   EST. CALORIES: 312   ABV: 10.4%
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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!


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
cards04 (1843) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - MAR 22, 2014
Thanks kathouse for this beauty. Pours a deep caramel color with white head. Big malty corn syrup aromas. Honey too. Flavors are very sweet. Honey, brown sugar, corn syrup. Nice hoppy bitterness on the finish. Coats the palate nicely. Great stuff.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maxwelldeux (3790) - Everett, Washington, USA - MAR 17, 2014
Bottle. Pours a cloudy reddish amber color with a moderate off white head on it. Nose is a little sweet and filled with just a bit of grains, with a hint of some whiskey in there. Taste is little sweet and heavy, and ever so slightly boozy.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (4959) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 1, 2014
Bottle - Caramel, oak, plum and some earthy hops. Clear amber with a rich beige head. Molasses, brown sugar, chocolate and raisin with a boozy finish. Nice mouthfeel and overall pretty decent.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dr_Fellini (535) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - JAN 26, 2014
Bottle to glass. 9 months old. Pours a murky deep amber color with a light brown head. Powerful aroma with tons of malts, vanilla, bourbon, sweet. Taste is a heavy malty syrupy sweetness and a nice boozy finish. Solid barley wine.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tortman18 (188) - Batavia, Illinois, USA - JAN 12, 2014
Dark ruby/amber with a half finger of creamy, mocha head that slowly dissipates. Moderate carbonation with a lot of lacing. Nose is delicious. Very sweet and malty. A lot of plum, cherry, raisin, caramel and a slight alcohol presence. Mouth is very complex. A ton of malt and caramel with a little bit of roast. A lot of bitter cherries, sweet plums and sticky raisin. Decent amount of bitterness that lingers and mixes with a very slight alcohol burn. Very pleasing!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (6004) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - DEC 28, 2013
Clear amber color with lasting ivory head. Pit fruit, caramel, spicy aromas. Medium body. Spicy caramel, nutty, pit fruit flavors with a warming alcohol twang to finish___good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
EdInSaltLake (672) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - DEC 21, 2013
Nice sweet/caramel and subtle bready malt character. Low bitterness relative to Barleywines.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
penstemon (127) - - DEC 10, 2013
Bottle says "Release date 4/2/13". Pours mahogany with a light yellowish-tan head. Aromas of orange peel, raisin, some other dark dried fruit, dark bready malt, and caramel. Taste is orange, citrus peel, dark dried fruit, and sweet malt, with a hint of chocolate and nuts. Pretty strong bitterness, a little too strong IMO. Overall a pretty solid barleywine, but nothing stands out all that much.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HonkeyBra (3516) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - NOV 17, 2013
Sampled at GABF2013. Pours a rich reddish color with a tan head. Aroma is sweet, malty, with red fruits, caramel, toffee. Some burnt sugar, some oxidation. Flavor is rich, sweet, malt forward, with some firm hop presence. Full bodied, chewy mouthfeel. Finishes sweet with a slash of hops.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
portableparty (1953) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - NOV 9, 2013
22 oz. bottle shared by Jeff. Pours hazy amber with a thin creamy off white head that fades to a thin film. Aroma is sweet brunt sugar caramel and mild hops in the background. Taste is sweet caramel malt and subtle alcohol. Palate is medium warming and dry.


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