ansalon (1339) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - MAY 30, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours hazy dark amber. Nose is caramel, figs, raisins, dates. Taste is applebrandy, caramel, honey, molasses, dark dried fruits. Very nice and well balanced!
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teddybeer (2216) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAY 29, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottled. Rubi colour with a beige head with small bubbles and an average duration, very nice lasting. Aroma is caramel, briwn sugar, raisins and ripe fruits. Flavor is moderate to very sweet, malty, marzipan and candy sugar notes, yeasty and vinous. The final is moderate bittery, with honey hints. Creamy and dense on palate.
adamah (214) - - MAY 29, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Smells like honey or molasses and very malty. Pours an amber color with very little head. The taste is very sweet with some lingering bitterness. Full bodied mouthfeel with very light carbonation.
ngeunit1 (1555) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAY 20, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
A - Hazy ruby-red with a finger of frothy off-white head. Fades normal.
S - Sweet caramel and caramelized malts, brown sugar, some dark fruit, and grassy hops, and a bit of booze.
T - Sweet caramel and caramelized malts, brown sugar, dark fruits, grassy hops, a bit of resiny bitterness, and some booze.
M - Full bodied with moderate carbonation. Smooth with a sweet, lightly bitter, warming finish.
D - Nice malty barleywine.
duerrto (32) - - MAY 20, 2013
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap, Erzbierschof, Winterthur – Pours amber colour, full bodied, nice barley!
haukur (1285) - Reykjavik, ICELAND - MAY 6, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
deep in the CBC2013 crazyness. Huge malty barley wine with a very hoppy finish. Some sweetness and spices but very huge and good.
caesar (5055) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - MAY 5, 2013
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap @ Mikkeller & Friends. Hazy orange color, short head. Aroma of sweet candy, some soft fruity hop, caramel. Big malty flavor.
oh6gdx (20299) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 27, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle@vPBFII.Amber colour small white head. Aroma is honey, tropical fruit juice and some mild sweetness. Flavour is honey, tropical fruits and some slight bitterness.
laiti (5629) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 27, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
37,5 cl bottle @ wPBF’13, BBE
Aroma has spices and toffee. Flavour is boozy with toffee, some spices and hints of alcohol. Too sweet and too spicy.
olio (6139) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 27, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
375 ml bottle @ wPBF’13.
Pours hazy copper color with a minimal head. Aroma of sweet fruits and alcohol. Flavor of caramel malts, sweet fruits and some sugar. Way too sweet and somewhat messy.