HenrikSoegaard (12054) - Randers, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Frothy good mostly lasting head. Dark yellow colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Very vinius. Moderate bitter flavor. Average finish. Very alcoholic. Creamy palate.
Christian (11983) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 23, 2009
4.5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Amber with a lasting white head. Intense malt aroma with lots of peach and pine hops behind it. Intense and huge sweet malty flavour with lots of pine hops for a near balance. Too sweet and big to drink a lot, but a wonderful sip!
jtclockwork (11810) - , New Jersey, USA - SEP 27, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from a generous trader. 2009 vintage. Pours clear brown. Nose and taste of molasses, brown sugar, light bourbon, caramel malts and spiced citrus.
Ratman197 (11790) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 29, 2008
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bomber yellow wax poured a hazy amber with a lingering ring of amber foam. Aromas of carmel, pear, apricot, mango, orange and a hint of pine. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of carmel, orange, apricot, light woodiness and a hint of earthiness with a smooth lingering bittersweet finish.
Pinball (11705) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 7, 2009
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
65cl bottle from ølbutikken.
clear amber , small white head.
aroma is piny, citrussy, hops. hops dominate. also some fruits, mango.
flavor is pine, caramel, foral notes, alc is well hiddeen, bitterhops, dark fruits. very well balalnced,very tasty, probably the best barley wine i’ve had so far (1600+ ratings).
palate is thick and nice. very good mouthfeel.
jcwattsrugger (11670) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 9, 2008
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Behemoth [06 or before]BW-22oz bottle@Noogfest4.0-thanks tronraner–pours a white ring for a head and cloudy orange color. Aroma is medium malt-toffee, citrus/pine hops. Taste is dry, citrus/pine hops-some bitter, toffee. BW meets I2PA.
thewolf (11651) - Kolding, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2008
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle @ Chris_o’s Pre-Beer Exposed Tasting, September 2008.
Pours a very pretty red with a small, creamy, off-white head. Aroma is powerfully hoppy, light strawberries, melons and lots of caramel. Fine, dry mouthfeel. Flavour is softly sweet, fine caramel and dried fruits. Good, high hoppiness. But it feels a bit ’old’ and rather dull - especially compared to that inflated average rating.
Lubiere (11589) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 14, 2010
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
2008 version. A dark amber barley wine with a thin off whit ehead. Smooth caramel malt in aroma, with light c-hops, very nice and subdued, vinous. In mouth, a smooth barley wine with light oxidation, biscuitty malt, very nice subdued c-hops, clean and blended. Tasted Dec. 19 2009.
bierkoning (11544) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - APR 26, 2009
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
2008 bottle from TheEpeist, thanks! Sark amber color. Plums, raisin and earthy hops in the aroma. Strong alcoholic flavor with grapes, plums, oak and pineapple. Pipe tobacco. Firm beer, malty sweet and with a good complexity.
Drake (11172) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - MAR 29, 2008
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: MAR 28, 2009 2007 Bottle, courtesy of drewbeerme. Pours an orangish-tinted brown with a small head. Amazingly strong and good aroma of caramel, chocolate, citrus and mint. Nice balance of hops and malt in the taste. Medium body. ’Tis most excellent!