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Thornbridge Alchemy XIV

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Thornbridge Alchemy XIV
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Formerly brewed at Thornbridge
Style: Barley Wine
Bakewell, England
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.32/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 282   ABV: 9.4%
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Dry hopped Barley Wine.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (12660) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 17, 2011
On tap at borefts 2011. Thornbridge alchemy 14. Clear orange brown no head. Good finish. Some orange liquer flavour. Some toffee. I do like the finish. I like thr spicy dry finish. Tasty if lacking a little on the aroma 638315

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
DutchDrebus (3469) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - OCT 15, 2011
Very clear golden to orange colour with no head. Smells sweet, herbs and round. Tastes weird, lacking in taste a bit and it’s watery. Flat mouthfeel, thin body.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MiP (13046) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - OCT 7, 2011
Cask, 9.4%. Teaish, caramelly aroma. Almost clear amber or copper colour. No head. The flavour is sweetish and teaish. Not very alcoholic, but there is a slightly rough bitterness in the finish that might be the alcohol.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beersiveknown (2473) - NORTHERN IRELAND - OCT 4, 2011
Thought I rated this already! Cask at Wellington, Birmingham Rich fruity nose with minimum carbonation. Sweet malt body and resinous hop finish. Reminded me of AB:02 to some extent

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (13176) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 2, 2011
tap at Borefts festival 2011 ... copper ... sweet hop ... juicy hop nose ... orange hop fruit ... juicy hop ... soft fruits ... sweet hop... ok

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2011

Cask (gravity) @ Borefts Bier Festival 2011, Brouwerij de Molen, Bodegraven, Netherlands.

Clear medium to dark amber orange colour with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, light to moderate hoppy. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110923]

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Benzai (6409) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - OCT 1, 2011
Sampled at Borefts Beer Festival @ De Molen, Bodegraven. Clear golden / copper color, no head. Smell some sweetness and bitter, taste alcohol and bitter. Dry finish. Decent carbonation, medium body, thin texture.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bierkoning (9826) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - SEP 30, 2011
Cask @ BBF 2011. Orange blonde color. Dried tropical fruit, British hops and malt in the aroma. Malty sweet but also firm hopbitter flavor. Cookies. Grassy hops.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dEnk (3482) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - SEP 27, 2011
Aroma is grassy and fruity hops, subtle malt note. ( for a barleywine) Flavour mild hop bitterness lasting for quite a bit, covered with malt sweetness. Okay.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (13390) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 27, 2011
Tap @ Borefts Beer Festival, 2011. Pours clear golden with no head. Sweet and fruity with a touch of alcohol. Dry and fruity hoppy end. Smotoh and full bodied. Fine.


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