RateBeer
overall
97
88
style
To Øl
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Barley Wine
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 108   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 375   ABV: 12.5%
Share this beer with friends!
No commercial description


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
HerrKrinkle (11) - Montreux, SWITZERLAND - DEC 15, 2013
Without a doubt one of the best barley wines I’ve ever tasted. Incredibly well-balanced. The Muscatel aging was very clever as it helped balance the cereal flavors and ABV and bring out the sweetness. Beautiful brew.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Theis (13225) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 23, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 26, 2012 Bottle at MikkellerBAR - shared with Mette. Clear red/brown - offwhite head. Nice barley - smooth barley. Wooden notes. Roasted notes. Red berries. Citrus. Grapes. Light herbal. Amber malts. Grassy. Light hoppy bitterness. Light licorice notes. Peppery. Light caramel. Some knækbrød. Light butter cookies/bisquit notes. Nice pleasant high drinkability.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vaiz (3256) - 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.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jesperhammer (2814) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 17, 2013 16-FEB-2013, bottle @home, from Ølbutikken. Hazy amber with very nic, creamy, lacing tan head. Fruity malty aroma with a sweet dessert wine-like note. Taste the same. The muscatel stronger here. Very vinous. Some vinegar-like stuff - perhaps even glue. Very sweet, sticky. Very delicious. Creamy, sweet, soft carbonation. Touch of hoppy bitterness. Lovely.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Benzai (7211) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAR 6, 2013
Bottle shared by Joes. Clear red color, small off- white to beige head. Aroma of malts, hops, lightly alcohol and wood. Taste malts, some sweetness, lightly wine influences, alcohol, hops, fruitiness. Very nice. Full body, medium carbonation. Very nice!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sigmund (4932) - Tau, NORWAY - MAY 10, 2013
Shared 375 ml green bottle, thanks to our beerpal Ole Anders. Brown colour, moderate off-white head. Lovely aroma of Muscatel grapes and oak cask. Warming mouthfeel. The flavour is very oaky and medium sweet, distinct notes of Muscatel grapes, and it is all balanced by decent hops. A very fine beer!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
rodenbach99 (3063) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 26, 2013
Bouteille de 375ml M.H.T. 20/11/22. Bière ambrée foncée, trouble avec des particules en suspension. La mousse est généreuse abondante et collante. Le nez est agréable, invitant, fruité, vineux avec des cerises. La bouche est surprenante, puissante, longue en bouche, sucrée mais pas trop, vineuse, surette sur les fruits rouges fermentés, une finale sur l’alcool. La texture est crémeuse. Très bonne bière avec une plus value que le barril de muscat. Le boisé ne prend pas le dessus. Une réussite.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
badlizard (5539) - Berkeley, California, USA - JUL 27, 2013
Bottle. Hazy golden brown with a fizzy tan head. Sweet caramel, brown sugar, cereal grain, muscat, and oak barrel. Bright creamy medium bodied palate. Tastes of creamy salted caramel, muscat, brown sugar, tart citrus, cereal grain and musty oak barrel.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
VictorStr (1199) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - SEP 28, 2013
Mycket sötma i aromen, väldigt fyllig kropp och smak. Lite punch in da face = kraftig

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (10399) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 25, 2014
Bottle. Poured a dark reddish brown color with a moderate frothy tan head that lasted with good lacing. Moderate to heavy complex roasted malt,, wood and dark fruit aroma. Medium to full body with a sticky texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy dark fruit sweet flavor with a medium to heavy sweet wood and small alcohol burn finish of moderate to long duration. This is a standout beer.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50