tgncc (2664) - Bellmore, New York, USA - MAR 13, 2014
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Via trade with Mashmaster. The aroma is lovely, bready, toffee, citrus. The appearance is deep, murky, amber off-white head. The flavor is fruity, bread, citrus, pine. Mainly malt forward, despite the label’s description. The finish is citrus, grapefruit, pine, lingering sweetnesss. Thick in body, oily mouthfeel. Nice.
peteinSD (1281) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 1, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Dark brown pour with a red tinge and a healthy froth of tan foam. aroma is sharp pine and complimentary hop bitterness over an even malt backbone showing raisin and toffee. Taste is hop heavy with pine and bitterness over a relatively clean malt profile that includes pleasant raisin and heavier sweet malt. Clean, coating mouthfeel. This bottle is at least two years old and the hop profile on this is still going strong. Great beer.
AmEricanbrew (5523) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - DEC 30, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap. Clear dark amber body with ivory head. Floral hop aromas with deep, rich spicy caramel, pit fruits. Nice spicy caramel, toast, pit fruit flavors with a warming finish__rich smooth mouthfeel--good.
evilcougar (66) - Evansville, Indiana, USA - DEC 30, 2013
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Recived in trade from BARAK316
Shared at tasting.. (Near the end)
From what I remember..
Poured cola brown.. Thin head..
Nice fairly hoppy aroma.. Nice balanced taste.. Not much like traditional barleywine.
Itzjerm (1000) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - NOV 13, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cottony In taste with a good hop aroma. Not really special. Average at best barrel comes to front with cotton. Fading head.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
vtafro (2461) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - SEP 8, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft. Brown pour with tan head. Some light malt and hop tones, not overly boozy. Not a big bw fan but this is ok.
burg326 (3243) - Florida, USA - SEP 5, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared, poured a deep mahogany color with aromas of brown sugar, caramel, hops, and some pine. Flavors were citrus dipped in caramel, with a decent amount of hops.
BVery (5616) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - AUG 18, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at the brewpub. Murky brown amber pour with a huge foamy light beige head. Caramel sweetness and pine/citrus hop aroma. Full palate. Sweet caramel sugary taste with some hops to cut it a bit.
Meilby (6415) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 11, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught @ The Bruery, Placentia, CA
Pours clear brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, dried fruits and alcohol. Taste is medium sweet and light to medium bitter with a long caramel, and fruity finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.
yngwie (12683) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 11, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at the taproom. A hazy dark amber beer with a small beige head. Quite pine aroma, oranges too. A bit much alcohol, and some malt scents. Caramel notes. The flavor is very bitter, with alcohol warmth, ful body and a fine carbonation. Caramel in the back, pin cones and some orange peel up front. Really long, really bitter finish. Too warming this one, and unbalanced, still nice. 130811