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Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Barley Wine
Copenhagen N, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

bottled
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on tap
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 130   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   EST. CALORIES: 375   ABV: 12.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
"When you have to kill a man, it costs nothing to be polite"

This beer jumps higher than yours, it builds houses bigger than yours, Its mama is fatter than yours, it chops wood faster than yours, its father is could beat yours.... No reason to say, but Mine is bigger than yours!

Ingredients: Water, barley malt, flaked oats, light candy sugar, hops (Columbus, Simcoe, Citra) and yeast.

Brewed at De Proef Brouwerij, Lochristi-Hijfte, Belgium


Petruzzo's rating

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Petruzzo (7) - - OCT 27, 2012
profumo accattivante e ma senza esagerazioni o estremi morbida in bocca con una piacevole persistenza di amaro che aiuta a non far risaltare la componente alcolica


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sir__v (673) - Lille, FRANCE - OCT 19, 2014
On tap @ Brewery Bar, Paris - France. Color: hazy brown amber beer with no carbonation and no head. Smell: malt, brown sugar and sugar cane notes. Fruity and candied fruits as red fruits. Taste: sugar and fruity with caramel and vinegar (balsamico). Aftertaste: alcohol taste domination and sweet fruits.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gandalf39 (47) - - OCT 14, 2014
AAAAAAAAAAAAAZZZZZZZZZZZEEEEEEEEEEERRRRRRRRRTTTTTT

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ibrew2or3 (6990) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - OCT 5, 2014
OK, a combination of my favorite bottle format (wide ass mouthed green thick glass 37.5cl bottle) and one of my favorite breweries brewing my favorite style. Yes! Heaven. It pours with a nearly clear deep copper body that has amber hues and supports a full tan head. The aroma offers up sweet tangerine, pineapple, spicy yeast and then a sizeable spicy woodiness. The taste starts thick and bold with malts, residual sugars, wide citrus notes, some mango and then a bit of a woody yeasty sort of note. To midway a mild malt and nutty sensation is just noticed underneath all of the sweetened citrus hops that dominate this brew. As it warms a pleasing spicy dank kind of garlic note rises up to be heard alongside the thick malt sweetened citrusy notes that are going on. Solid hoppy barleywine.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hanoi (420) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 3, 2014
Nose is sweet, pear drops candy sugar, yeast, some goesbury hint of citrus and hops with thick caramel. Taste is candy sweet leading, pear drops, sweet malts, marmalade, sugar, slight orange peel tang in the finish. Mouthfeel is thick. Its a nice drink, but lacks complexity and the sweetness too overpowering to be great.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MisoW (1517) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 1, 2014
Bottle at LogLog. Pours deep golden color, white head. Aroma is hoppy, grapes, tangerines, orange, honey. Taste is sweet, orange, pear, grapes, tangerines. Nice long hoppy but sweet finish, alcohol is clear.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Cool_Bond (1496) - Kung av l @ Facebook, SWEDEN - OCT 1, 2014
Aromas of dark berries. The taste is of yeast, sweetness and some fruitiness. Good bitterness that fills the upper part of the mouth for a long time. Although I might add that there is some alcohol taste. Follow me @ Kung av l @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (5977) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 24, 2014
"A big (though not think or sticky) sweet and bitter alcohol bomb. Reminiscent a little of the very very good Walk on Water collaboration that was 14% with a low gravity. Lots of citrus (mainly orange peel) and vanilla sweetness. Guilty pleasure, great sipper."

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mkel07 (3557) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - SEP 23, 2014
On tap at Archive Beer Boutique Armekeggon 2014. Bigger and better. Big and boozy this beer packs a punch.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
StevieT (638) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 15, 2014
On tap at The Archive for Armakeggon. Huge flavours in this bad boy, smooth for such a strong drink, very, very tasty. A great example of a barley wine.

3.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Lowe1983 (1351) - Dayton, Ohio, USA - AUG 8, 2014
Pours an amber color with an off-white head. Aroma is of dark fruits with some caramel malts and some alcohol. Flavor is strong of the plums, caramel malts, and alcohol.


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