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RATINGS: 670   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   IBU: 72   EST. CALORIES: 312   ABV: 10.4%
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First brewed in small batches annually to commemorate Uinta’s anniversary, this soul-warming brew is now available year-round. (Uinta’s anniversary is observed and noted by the change of the roman numeral on the label.) Uinta’s award winning barley wine has a dark amber hue with a rich malty character. Serious amounts of hops are used to balance its hardy alcohol content of over 10% ABV. Originating in England in the nineteenth century, barley wines are brewed with the same traditional ingredients as beer: water, malted barley, hops and yeast. There are no grapes or fruit used in the brewing process. The name “barley wine” refers to its alcohol content being similar to that of most wines, ranging from 8.5% to 14% ABV. Unlike most beers, barley wines age remarkably well. If you have the will power, set an Anniversary Barley Wine aside for a year or more.


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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Avengedpoet (326) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - FEB 22, 2010
Thanks to Rustychiles for the bottle of this. The aroma is pretty entrancing. Lots of complex malts and hops mixing together. The initial taste is pretty good, but the aftertaste and palate definitely leave something to be desired. Sometimes it has a nice chocolate hint to it, but usually it is very ashy with an oily mouth taste. Slightly above-average barleywine.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (6680) - Enghien, BELGIUM - SEP 14, 2014
Bouteille 33cl de et partagée avec Tderoeck. BB 08/19/2014. Couleur acajou, col épais moka crémeux. Arôme est malté, caramel, grillé sur un léger fruité noir assez prenant. Amertume arrive très discrètement mais laisse cette impression de barley wine encore assez jeune. Palais est malté, caramel, léger fleuri complété par un fruité noir agréable ponctué par un petit résiduel sucré. Houblonné est persistant et ajoute une brève amertume herbacée qui est parfaite pour les 10% de ce barley wine.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vaiz (3347) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - AUG 27, 2014
Bottle at home. Hazy dark amber pour, thin off-white head. Aroma of caramel, ripe fruits, malty sweet a bit sugary and with a load of sweaty fresh hops. Flavor is quite bitter, huge sweet malty body and well balanced with a load of hops. Nice brew.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SirLimpsalot (2135) - SWEDEN - AUG 25, 2014
@Basunen 14-8-25: mycket trevlig doft. Tydliga mörka toner av frukt och lakrits. Smaken är tyvärr inte lika god. Ganska torr, stor nötighet med en kort och konsis eftersmak. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone ---- Soberness not garanteed!

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
DearBeer2013 (48) - - AUG 23, 2014
Very hoppy, too hoppy. Notes of burnt caramel...............................

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
aenima (258) - Askim, SWEDEN - AUG 22, 2014
Deep aroma of plums, raisin and caramel. Similar flavours but also some burnt caramel that ruins it for me. A little bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cunningham (4492) - Halden, NORWAY - AUG 18, 2014
Clear deep amber color with a fine tan head, that leave a fine lacing down the glass. Inviting aroma. Dried fruit, grapefruit hoppy and caramel. Solid body. Quite good balance between sweetness and bitterness. Ok carbonation. Solid flavor. Grapefruit hoppy, dried fruits and caramel. Really nice BW.
[Bottle from Systembolaget web order, Sweden]

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
panacea (73)
- Mölndal, SWEDEN - AUG 9, 2014
Pours clear dark brown. Nice lastning head. Nose is dried dark fruits, caramel malt and leather. Typical american barley wine taste: pines, burnt sugar and very bitter. Full body.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cool_Bond (1397) - Kung av Öl @ Facebook, SWEDEN - JUL 20, 2014
Floral and fruity fragrance. The taste is fruity and quite bitter. Hard bitterness that lies down on the tongue for a long time. Follow me @ Kung av öl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beer_est_deus (669) - örebro, SWEDEN - JUL 18, 2014
Klar, vinröd-brun öl med ett brun orange skum. Doft: Malt, humle, örter, fat, exotisk frukt sallad, läder. Smak: Malt, humle, citrus, frukt likör. Trevlig Barley Wine i både smak och doft. Vill dock ha lite mer söttma.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
olsvammel (3063) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUL 18, 2014
Bottle from Systembolaget. Malty smell with caramel, hoppy with fruits and pine. Hoppy taste with pine and grape. Strong bitterness.


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