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Brewed by Birrificio Toccalmatto
Style: Barley Wine
Fidenza (PR), Italy
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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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Maturata due anni in botti di Marsala
Barley wine passato per due anni in botti di castagno dove era stato maturato dell’ottimo vino Marsala siciliano.

Aged 2 years in chestnut barrels that previously were used for the maturation of Marsala wine


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16927) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 24, 2014
Bottle. Pours a hazy dark amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty woody dark fruit aroma. Sweetish malty woody vinous dark fruit flavor. Has a sweetish malty woody spicy dark fruit finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DSG (6106) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JAN 28, 2014
Bottle shared at a tasting at Mastikim. Muddy brown. Nice malty aroma with wood, vinous notes, caramel, some fruitiness and vanilla hints. Sweet malty flavor, caramelly, fruity, with a bit of cookies, some wood, vanilla, a bit of chocolate notes, a light sourish vinous note and an alcoholic finish. Medium-bodied, kinda silky with a sticky note. Very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (9131) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2013
Bottle pour at Borefts ’13, 28/09/13. Hazed amber with a moderately sized light beige head. Nose is dark fruits, dates, Xmas cake, sherry notes, oaky. Taste comprises oaky wood, dark fruits, sweet berry fruits, cake mix, raisens, dates, sugars. Full bodied, fine carbonation, sweet berry fruit tang in the finale. Very good barley wine affair.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Inbreak (2189) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - OCT 23, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 22, 2014 28.09.2013, 0,375l bottle sampled @ Borefts:
Tiny bubbly head. Aroma is slightly sweet fruity, raisins, sugar, red berries, honey, oak, dates, toffee. Taste is slightly sweet oxidized, raisins, oak, butterscotch, dark sugar, alcohol, hay, toffee, bark. Medium bitterness, dry mouthfeel. Not bad, just a little too dry for this kind of beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (15309) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 17, 2013
28th September 2013
Borefts Beer Festival 5. Day 2. Hazy amber beer, bubbly white head. Palate is smooth and semi dry. Fine carbonation. A rich brew - nice toffee and Port Wine. Mild wood. Dried fruits, dates. Touch of alcohol spice. Semi dry finish. Nice fruity rich beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (14041) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 8, 2013
Bottle @ Borefts Beer Festival, 2013. Pours unclear amber with a small off white head. Vinous nose. Dark fruit , wood red wine and caramel. Flavor adds yeast and a dusty fruity note. Full bodied.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Theis (13553) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 7, 2013
Bottle at Borefts BeerFest 2013. Clear dark red/brown - offwhite head. Sweetness, ryebread, dry wooden, raisins, caramel, light wooden, sherry notes, oakey, light alcoholic.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (31480) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 5, 2013
37.5 cl bottle. Pours clear and golden. Wineous, caramelish and fruity. Sweet, raisins, fruity and caramelish. Sweet and lingering fruity. Smooth wineous finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (21081) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2013
Bottle at Borefts Bier Festival 2013. Clear orange-red coloured with a small off-white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel, dried fruits and sherry. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel, dried fruits, sherry and oak with notes of alcohol. Sweet and alcoholic finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Benzai (8545) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - OCT 1, 2013
Sampled @ Borefts 2013. Hazy red color, small off - white head. Smell and taste malts, winey, alcohol, wood, full body, medium to full carbonation. Nice! !


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