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RATINGS: 95   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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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BillKismet (3412) - 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.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bytemesis (3974) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
monk191 (1201) - California, USA - MAR 20, 2015
A very nice barleywine. Pours a clear ruby red, with a super thick grey head. Smells of apples, vanilla and caramel. Taste is very smooth and creamy, with lots of cherry, along with vanilla, cinnamon and caramel, with more cherry coming out in the finish. Paired with buffalo chicken pizza, brings out more cherry, barley, vanilla and alcohol. Good stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
umich03jm (2403) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - MAR 12, 2015
Tap at Angel’s Trumpet. Reddish-brown pour with a small head that lingers nicely and eventually collect to a ring. Great aroma of caramel, toffee, pine, grass, and fruity candy. Tastes moderately sweet up front with lot of malt. Caramel, toffee, some dark fruit and some light chocolate too. Turns very hoppy in the finish. A touch harsh and boozy but not too bad. Big pine and grassy finish. Medium to full body. Solid american barley wine.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiveacestx (701) - Texas, USA - MAR 12, 2015
Part of a flight at the brewery - clear brown, small head, not much aroma but the alcohol is *right* *there* on this one. Very strong. Has a slick resinous mouthfeel. Tastes like I’m drinking straight whiskey.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (12436) - 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

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Camons (6808) - 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

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (11906) - 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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
saxo (14423) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones (6558) - 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,

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DYCSoccer17 (3436) - 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.


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