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RATINGS: 105   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Our spin on an American-style barley wine, and we we say "our spin", we mean it’s super hoppy. Dry hopped with Simcoe, Centennial and Sterling hops, a real piney and citrusy flavor shines through the dark, caramelly malt backbone. Some may think of it as more of a double IPA than a barley wine, we just think its delicious.


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hopper (827) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - OCT 1, 2012
750 ml bottle thanks to mashmaster. Dark brown color. with a lasting foamy head. Aroma is strongly sweet, mostly caramel but also raisins and a touch fruity. Not really anything I want to keep smelling but its not too bad. The taste was muddled and does not go down as sweet as the aroma played itself to be. Some brown sugar and oxidized port like qualities. It’s an easy beer to drink as far as alcohol strength and style but it does not seem to achieve much.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fletchfighters (1010) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 15, 2012
A-- Poured a dark, golden amber color. Dark leather is a better way of putting it. Light brown, two finger, light brown colored head. Excellent streaks of lacing on this. Good head retention on swirling. S-- Big hoppy nose up front that drops off to Carmel, toffee, apricot and prune notes. In some ways this has a lot of a smell of a DIPA. T-- Hops up front and followed by a lot of rich, thick, and buttery Carmel backbone. Very nice. M-- Mostly pine hops in this. To me the pine is stronger in the mouth feel than in the taste. Pretty much medium feel and higher medium carbonated. A little bit creamy at times. Quite a dry finish to this with a pine and grapefruit punch. ABV is noticeable in the mouth. D-- Quite nice. Has a bit of the DIPA smell and feel and a lot of the barley wine character to this.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (15545) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 1, 2012
Bottle @ Papsø. Pours a slightly hazy amber color with a longlasting off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy dark fruit aroma. Fruity malty spicy weak yeasty dark fruit flavor. Has a fruity malty weak spicy dark fruit finish.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
writerljberg (488) - Oregon, USA - JUN 25, 2012
750mL courtesy of JMRSN. Thanks A: Brackish brown. Agressive pour yields thin, lasting lacing. N: Really heavy toffee and caramel nose. Some grapefruit and mango. Coconut. T: The nose matches the taste. Grapefruit, mango, coconut, toffee and caramel. M: Sits well on the tongue. Medium mouthfeel. Very nice. O: After 2 years, this is doing really well. Stomps Bigfoot to the curb. More please.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (19658) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 19, 2012
Bottle at Papsø. Hazy orange-red coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel, dried fruits, grass, hops and cardemomme. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel, dried fruits and hops with notes of cookies. Hoppy finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (12759) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 18, 2012
Bottle at Papsø’s - Thanks. Cloudy amber/brown - white head. Coconut, fruity, amber malts, light boozy, light bitterness, soapy, herbal, barley notes, bisquit, light bread.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (13533) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 18, 2012
Tasting at Papsø’s
Hazy amber color. Aroma of malt, with vanilla, oak, sweet caramel, fudge. Good malty and toffee flavor, caramel, with medium residual sweetness, and strong hopping.
Very good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (9651) - Søborg, DENMARK - JUN 17, 2012
Bottled. Dark amber coloured. Fluffy beige head. Aroma of ripe fruits, alcohol, caramel, Spice, flavour of ripe fruits, caramel, light liqourice, soap, herbs, alcohol. Medium to full bodied. End on a herbal and Warming bitterness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Plovmand (6176) - Helsinge, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2012
Bottle. Pours hazy deep amber with a medium off white head. The aroma is sweet malty and fruity with notes of bread and fruity hops. The flavour is bready and ,alty with notes of fruit, bicuits and has a long malty and fruity finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2012
Bottled. An unclear amber beer with biege head. The aroma has notes of malt, caramel, alcohol, and over ripe fruits. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, alcohol, and over ripe fruits, leading to a bitter finish.


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