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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.66/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   SEASONAL: Special   ABV: -
Our 3 liter Jeroboams of 18 month, oak cask aged, Why Winter barleywine hit the stores last week. Only 100 bottles were made and only available in the Chicago area market.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crossovert (11424) - Illinois, USA - APR 27, 2014
3 liter Jeroboam thanks Vav. Nice oaky pour, sweet and caramally, held up for its age.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jbickus (16) - Illinois, USA - JUL 7, 2013
Big carmel flavors with fluffy white head and big carbonation. This is my last bottle and is held up great over four years. Sweet but not overly and a big bready finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwalking05 (4606) - Arlington, Texas, USA - MAR 15, 2013
Tasted in 2010 (backlog). Amber in appearance with a large off-white head. aroma is of sugar, grain, yeast and caramel. Taste is of caramel, malt, sugar and wood.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Thorpe429 (5016) - , Illinois, USA - MAY 14, 2011
Thanks to Alex for bringing this big burly bruiser of a bottle to DLD to share with seemingly every attendee. Did my part, wrenching my arms pouring a few ounces into a SAVOR snifter. Pours a moderate copper color with a bit of haze. Thin white head and slight lacing. The nose carries through a good amount of oak along with some lightly-toasted bready mild and a very mild caramel sweetness. The flavor falls along similar lines, with some light sweetness and bread. Alcohol was barely noticeable. Light oak and a bit of tannin. Medium body and a slightly-dry finish. Not bad, though the bottle was certainly more memorable than the beer. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 05-10-2011

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SrSilliGose (3328) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - MAY 12, 2011
bottle shared by some nice dude at DLD. thanks! notes of bready toffee, doughy caramel, with a touch of oak. some gummy plum and oaky figs. a bit boozy. big and somewhat onenote. okay in small doses, but drinking a 3 liter of this is just silly.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (9262) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - MAY 1, 2011
Wow, didn’t realize it is only 100 bottles, this magnum went around at DLD’11, magnum from 2009. Aroma has notes of toffee, pepper, some slight aged hops with sweet orange and some deep caramel. Taste is boozy, but has notes of toffee, aged hops and pepper, hoppy bitter finish, booze coming through.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
chibuck (3510) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 1, 2011
looking at the past reviews guess this is a DLD beer... shared by Alex, DLD 2011... pours watery light copper with a white head... nose is boozy with hops and caramel... taste is boozy too, hot and hoppy not very good

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
drewbeerme (3919) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 6, 2010
DLD ’10, pours murky gold white head. n n grain sweet green caramel, fl grainy grapefruity, thin body. boozy and bland.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pantanap (3366) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 4, 2010
Why winter - 3liter bottle shared by a generous soul at dld2010.. To be short a a hazy peach orange with a soapy beige head... Apple sweet honey and oak... Flavors of oak and apple sweet thru the middle with effervescent carb with light to med carbonation. 7/4/7/4/14

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
j12601 (9581) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - APR 29, 2010
Huge bottle in the parking lot during Dark Lord Day. Pours a hazy brown with a medium beiged head. Milky looking. Fuzzy light funk, citrus and apricots. Medium bodied and malty. Light sweet caramel on the finish.

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