laiti (5900) - 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 (6400) - 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.
lusikka (6437) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 27, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
375 ml bottle @ WPBF 2013.
Pours an amber copper colour with a white head. Aroma of sweet caramel, sugar, dried apricot and some spices. Flavour of sweet caramel, raisins, strong grassy hops, spices and some apricot. Medium bodied, slick mouthfeel and a sweet, raisiny, spicy finish. Alcohol warms nicely. Overall a rather nicely hopped barleywine with strong sweetness. Good.
jesperhammer (3033) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 13, 2013
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
12-APR-2013, tap @Mikkeller & Friends, with Marianne.
Unclear amber with tan head.
Candy sugar, bread, dried fruit, hops. Taste the same. Even better and longer than the aroma.
Full body and soft carbonation. Fantastic barley wine. Marianne drinks half of my glass:)
Japalo (1244) - DENMARK - APR 6, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap@ mikkeller & friends. Small head. Low carb. Citrus floral hoppy notes. Strong mouthfell. Bitterness rules. Solid barley
Habanero (2724) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - MAR 16, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap. Pours clear and orangy amber with a small white head. Aroma of slightly toasted malt, caramel and citrus. Sweet flavor that ends up malty with some alcohol. Medium bodied, oily to syrupy texture and soft CO2. An excellent barley with a hoppy touch. ★★★★
Adenila (1557) - DENMARK - MAR 1, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at mikkellerbar. Sleightly unclear amber look with a minimal offwhite head. Boozy aroma, acacia honney, light brewmash in the form of bakery. Decent balance considering the abv. Sirup and honney sweetness. Alchohol bitterness. Finish is bitter
pentaz (1242) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 17, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Pours unclear bronze with a off-white minimal head. Aroma is very malty with caramel, toffee, red berries, light prune, candy. Taste is heavy sweet and light bitter. Body is medium+, texture is sticky and carbonation is soft. Finishes very sweet with caramel and some alcohol being noted.
Bov (9717) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - FEB 10, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
draught@POOC - hazy amber-orange beer with a firm and long lasting head; hoppy aroma of mango, caramel and slightly spicy; full-bodied and pretty sweet, clean palate, a fair bitterness, lot of residual sweetness and more notes of exotic fruits; the alcohol is well-hidden
SlackerMads (1681) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap. Clear red amber with a lasting, lacing off white head. Aroma is caramel, toffee, toasted malt, light fruit, light red berries, light lemon. Taste is heavy sweet and mild bitter, sticky/oily texture, soft carbonation, medium+ body. Sweet caramel finish that turns hoppy dry with a bit of booze. I like that.