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Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Barley Wine
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 109   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 375   ABV: 12.5%
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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Yorker (1147) - Herning, DENMARK - APR 28, 2013
37.5 cl bottle @ home. Pours clear reddish amber with an off-white head that leaves quite a bit of lacing. Aroma is vinous, caramel, berries, wood. Flavour is caramel, berries, wood, and some warming alcohol in the finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20295) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 27, 2013
Bottled@vPBFII. Amber colour, slightly off-white head. Aroma is sweet fruits, some alcohol along with some sugary notes. Flavour is alcohol, sweet malts, some fruits and nectar. Aging doesnt help. No thanks.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
laiti (5606) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 27, 2013
37,5cl bottle @ wPBF, BBE
Aroma has peppery spices, toffee and some caramel. Flavour has peppery spices, some toffee, caramel and alcohol. No, putting this one in muscatel barrels does not make this a better beer. It just makes this more spicy.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
olio (6115) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 27, 2013
375 ml bottle @ wPBF13.
Pours dark hazy golden color with a small head. Aroma of sweet fruits, some bourbon notes, wood and mild nuts. Flavor of fruits, pale malts, nuts and goose berries. A disappointment.
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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lusikka (6184) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 27, 2013
375 ml bottle @WPBF 2013.
Pours a dark amber colour with a white head. Aroma of sweet caramel, wood and nuts. Flavour of sweet caramel, wood, nuts, grassy hops, some floral notes and sweet pear juice. Medium bodied, slick mouthfeel and a sweet, malty, slightly woody finish. Pretty much the same as the non-BA version.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Majin (256) - West Des Moines, Iowa, USA - APR 27, 2013
Bottled. A hazy dark red beer with a tan head. The aroma has notes of alcohol, grapes, malt, fruits, and caramel. And now I'm drunk :) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (4230) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 12, 2013
Bottle at the John=Jim Den Haag tasting, Den Haag. Poured a cloudy reddish brown with a thin off white head. The aroma is hoppy and floral. The flavour is big bitter, hoppy, but rich and very smooth. The alcohol is well disguised.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dEnk (3775) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - APR 12, 2013
Bottle @ jim is jon tasting. Aroma is big fruity winey notes, some wood, slight malt. Flavour is medium sweetness, balanced out by a slight sour wine note, complimented by the wood great stuff.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kermis (4922) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 12, 2013
Bottle shared from Denk. Pours hazy amber orange with an off white head. Aroma of citrus, caramel, light fruit, wood, grapefruit. Flavour is over moderate sweet and bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vaiz (3325) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - APR 12, 2013
Bottle @ ABC Beers Jim=John tasting. Hazy copper pour, creamy off-white head. Aroma is creamy, fruity, alcohol, smooth, some brandy. Flavor is very smooth, fruity, floral, warming, sweet and full bodied. Very well balanced and very smooth. Great brew.


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