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RATINGS: 531   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87/5   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (40447) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 1, 2009
From bottle, blindtasting #18. Pours murky dark orange to brown with a diminished off-white head. Dense malty, hoppy and slight yeasty aroma. Hoppy and roasted malt flavoured. Smooth, solid flavoured and alcohol presence yet with a lovely balance. Smooth hoppy and wooden finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (34334) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2010
Bottled. A murky amber beer with a lazing beige head. The aroma has notes of malt, caramel, and over ripe fruits. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, and over ripe fruits, leading to a dry and bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 17, 2009
Bottle 35,5 cl. Courtesy of Miver. Pours an opaque, cloudy amber golden with a small, off-white head. Sweetish aroma of overripe fruit and caramel. Quite full-bodied with sweetish caramel and overripe fruit. Has a kight bitterness in the finish. The archetype of an American style Barley Wine. 010209

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (23039) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 24, 2011
Draft @ the breewery. Pours a dark amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy aroma with hints of dark fruit. Sweetish malty spicy dark fruit flavor with hoppy hints. Has a warming malty dark fruit finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (22102) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2012
9th December 2010
Hazy deep red - amber beer. Good pale tan head. Semi soft and semi dry palate. Sweet fruit salad sweets with dashes of coca cola and a pinch of spice. Soft creamy malt base. Adds up to a sumptuous sweet and fruity beer. Finishes with a trace of aniseed alcohol and a carbonated nip.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (21585) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 13, 2009
Bottle at home ... dark brown ... thin tan lacing ... sweet woody toffee nose ... vanilla ... oak ... toffee ... woddy ... some spirit ... quite a lot of hop ...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (21428) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUN 4, 2010
Tap at Birrerria Paradiso in Georgetown. Murky chestnut color, tan head, massive lacing. Aroma of mud and acorns. Taste has strong malt and hops up front, bitter cocoa, nutmeg and other light spice. Very complex and flavorful.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (18526) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2012
Bottle at THE Barley Wine Tasting, London. I brought this fella along, after aging it just shy of two years. Pours rich, ruby-brown with a thick, tan foam head. Nose holds aged pine, caramel, berries. Big sweet flavor with toasty caramel and pine, dry fruits, faint earth, ripe citrus. Full bodied with fine to average carbonation, creamy mouthfeel. Medium to big sweet finish with brown sugar, molasses, faint earthy hops, more pine, dry fruits. Good balance, nice character.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (16873) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 4, 2013
Tap at Max Burger, Longmeadow, 18/05/13. Murky dark mahogony brown with a thin light tan head. Nose is dark fruits, dates, bread pudding, toffee fudge, sugars. Taste comprises dark toffee, dark berry fruits, demerara sugar, fig rolls. Full bodied, fine carbonation, booze in the finish. Decent BW - alcohol well integrated keeping this drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (16771) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 4, 2012
Tap @ The Pony Bar, NY. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are rich dried fruits, caramel, malt, molasses and hops.

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