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RATINGS: 526   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
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The Flying Mouflan was #4 in the "Scratch Beer Series" begun by John and Chris Trogner and their brewing staff in 2007, producing one-offs based on recipes the brothers developed in the mid-’90s when they were considering opening a brewpub rather than a production brewery. The medal-win in Denver last October convinced the brothers to make the barleywine-style ale the first beer to come out of the Scratch program and be added to the production roster.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
callmemickey (2868) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 13, 2013
Deep amber-chestnut colored body, off white head, decent lacing. Caramel, nuts, toffee, toast, a little cardboard. Medium to full bodied, smooth carbonation, light sweetness, prolonged finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (4919) - Utah, USA - NOV 7, 2013
22oz bottle thanks to RamyG4
Pours cloudy dark amber with a small beige head and some lacing. Aroma of toasted malts, toffee, brown sugar and pine. Flavors of sweet toffee, woody, grainy and pine resin
A nice easy drinking Barleywine. This is good now, I’d love to try this after cellared for a few year.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
spence3208 (18) - Maine, USA - OCT 22, 2013
22 ounce bottle. Pours a dark amber color with a small biege head. Aroma of caramel, fruit, and tobacco. Taste is leather/Tobacco, caramel, fig, and grass. Although it is a pretty well balanced barley wine its Mouthful is a tad thin for me.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madvike (2759) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 21, 2013
Bottle shared by MrPickles...thanks Andy! - Pours murky brown with a thin bubbly head. Nose is bready, a bit yeasty, and a touch of herbal hoppiness. Taste is more hoppy, herbal with light yeast and lots of dry bread. Gentle body, with soft carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lukaduke (2243) - Portland, Maine, USA - OCT 10, 2013
Pours a deep mahogany rust color with a finger of khaki foam. The nose is toasty with nice malt backbone and sweet toffee, rustic walnut and a trace of grass. The palate follows with a nice round mouthfeel that thins out and bitters o the finish. Flavors of brown sugar, pecans, lots of grassy bitterness and some burnt toffee too. Really tasty and interesting flavor profile that isn’t hit you over the head sweet.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Imaena (1855) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - OCT 7, 2013
Bottle. This is a big burly barley wine. One of the better mass produced versions out there.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones (5980) - Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 23, 2013
draft at Coles, Buffalo. creamy, brownish amber pour. rich toffee filled aroma. Rich, boozy flavor, big toffee caramel maltiness. Falls somewhat flat in the finish, sort of abrupt flavor finish. little lingering. overall, a solid barleywine that falls a little short of top echelon

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RobertDale (3545) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - SEP 20, 2013
22 ounce bottle. Thanks Brenton! Pours a cloudy reddish brown with a small biege head. Aroma of malt, caramel, fruit, and florals. Taste is caramel malt, dark fruit, grass, and florals. A touch sweet. Very nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
artmcd8 (1653) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 10, 2013
Pour at the Millvale beer Fest. A reddish brown pour with a off white head. The aroma is of dark fruits. The taste is of astringent alcohol.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BlowOffTube (482) - Michigan, USA - AUG 9, 2013
Such a good barley wine. Pours a dark red/brown color with a tan head. Aroma is brown sugar, caramel, honey, and toffee. Taste is a sweet brown sugar, caramel, hints of cocoa, and some bitterness bite in the end but mellow. Mouth feel is a tad light but other than that this is fantastic.


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