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RATINGS: 104   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   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!

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BillKismet (3605) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 20, 2013
Rust-amber appearance, decent head. Candied fruit nose, pear and apple Jolly Rancher, and Belgian candi sugar. Medium viscosity, quite hop bitter and sweet at the same time. This one seems as if it is at an awkward age. A bit younger, and it might have had the fresh zip of a double IPA, and another year or so, and this might have mellowed nicely as a barley wine.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dorwart (2468) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - NOV 29, 2015
Released Jan 30, 2014. Strong head for a barleywine. About 3/4 of an inch thick of light beigh foam and varying sized bubbles. Rich malty aroma with lots of toffee, caramel, roasted grains and strong , sweet malts. Just like a great barleywine should smell. Color is a cloudy dark mahagony brown. Body is loaded with malts. Sweet caramel, toasted almonds, licorice and a decent amount of hoppy bitterness. Strong alcohol presence which is fine for a brew with this much body and flavor. Finishes lingering malts and floral bitterness. A great barleywine. Bought this on a trip out to visit my dad in Tucson in april 2014. Looks like this brew aged magnificently. Just wish this would make it out to the east coast! Fantastic!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BBB63 (6507) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - OCT 2, 2015
Rich caramel and toffee along with dried red apples and herbal/resiny hop bitterness. Faint burnt sugar and wood along with a slap of fruitcake. Brash aggressive alcohol snaps at the palate and kept this from becoming cloy. Get rid of that Summit character and this would be a 4+ for me... Still a tasty treat, bottled in January of 2014.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JHeath99 (1522) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - SEP 17, 2015
Bottle. Pours slightly hazy amber with a fizzy ring of off white head. Aroma and taste of caramel, toasted malts, bit of booze.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
JDBaker11058 (1647) - Maryland, USA - AUG 23, 2015
Appearance: clear copper, with a short, fizzy, light tan head. Aroma: caramel, toasted brown bread, fermented honey, vanilla, lemon soap, resin, grapefruit. Taste: sweet caramel malts, fruitcake, raisin, vanilla, brown sugar, light pine, hint of burnt wood. Finish: lasting malty sweetness, with a slightly astringent hop note at the very back. Notes: I’m not a huge barleywine fan, but this was really good. Malt-dominant, and alcohol was very well hidden. Palate was full but not overly thick. Bottle from Sarah for Beerthday 2015.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RasmusOtt (1763) - Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2015
Bottle @ Ølkonsortiets sommerfest. Pours amber with a beige head. Some floaters in there. Aroma of caramel, butterscotch, vanilla, oxidized notes, wood and dark fruits. Taste has weak hops a fair amount of tannins, wood, caramel and butterscotch.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MOLA_DK (378) - DENMARK - JUL 22, 2015
Bottle share. Clear amber with a small white head. Dark fruity aroma, a hint of hops. Full body nice hop balance. Good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beersmithbacon (111) - San Luis Rey, California, USA - MAY 15, 2015
Brown to red color clear no haze. Very malty aroma with cascade hop aroma as well. Big mouthfeel great carbonation with tan head. Malt dominates with hop addition.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rosenbergh (9164) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 28, 2015
Draught at the Tenaya Creek, Las Vegas, NV. Clear amber colour with a small white head. Strong dried fruits, fruity sweetness, mild bitterness, sugar and malt in the aroma. Not bad. The flavour is super sweet and strong. Warms a lot... almost burns. Dried fruits, sugar, bitterness, hops and malt. Nice one. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SlimHabib (342) - Redondo Beach, California, USA - APR 16, 2015
Bottle pour. Cloudy copper amber with a large tan head. Nice aroma with caramel, apples, grass, pine, and a light toffee. Full body. Sweet, salty, and a slight bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bytemesis (5194) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAR 22, 2015
Bottle. Pours hazy burnt umber, medium tan head, dissipates fairly quickly, no head, no lacing. Aroma is dark sugars, malts, raisins. Flavor is medium sweet, light bitter, butterscotch, vanilla, toffee, raisin. Medium body. Interesting.

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