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RATINGS: 463   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 333   ABV: 11.1%
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Launch into the exquisite flavors of bourbon with splashes of vanilla. Watch for currents of dark chocolate and dried fruit. Generous amounts of hops and malts make for a smooth journey from start to finish. Decadent desserts and aged cheeses make superb companions.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ZacM612 (262) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - DEC 31, 2014
Dark brown with fairly thick off-white head. A little bourbon aroma, hint of chocolate, and some fruit. Taste is mostly sweet, as it warms, the flavor and aroma grow stronger and more boozy. Pretty good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Voodoo (403) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 31, 2014
Pours a dark brown with a thin off white head which doesn’t hang around long.....aroma of booze, raisins, fig....taste is booze up front with dates, raisin, bitter cereal, tailing off into a metallic sweet finish with woody aftertones.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
bpreo (1857) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - DEC 27, 2014
Nice and strong. Tasty, delicious. Exactly what you want from a Barley Wine.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
hman43 (462) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - DEC 22, 2014
For a barley wine, it pours with quite a head. It’s a dark brown with a frothy light brown head. Lacing is apparent as the head retreats. The aroma has dried fruits and chocolate. There are flavors of alcohol, but not overwhelming, dried fruits, chocolate, and a touch of vanilla. Overall well done. It is moderately bitter on the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
glennmastrange (2371) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - DEC 17, 2014
Bottle. Moderate toasted cereal for the malt, light herbs and dough for the yeast, with hints of vinegar and cocoa powder. Head is average size, frothy/creamy, beige with good lacing and is mostly lasting. Color is dark murky brown. Flavor starts lightly sweet and lightly to moderately acidic, then finishes lightly to moderately acidic and bitter. Palate is on the fuller side of medium, creamy, with a soft to lively carbonation. A tasty Barley Wone with some interesting unique aspects.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jredmond (5841) - Manhattan, New York, USA - DEC 7, 2014
Bottle shared with Ken and Vi. Pours a deep murky mahognay brown body with thin off white lacing. Aroma is maple, molasses, booze, oak and super sweet sugar. Mouthfeel is medium with lots of booze, oak, molasses and sweet fruity malt. Too much booze character.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kvv104 (26) - - NOV 29, 2014
Pours dark brown with a lasting soapy head. Taste has a bite to it with little to no notes of bourbon.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cstuartj (1016) - Washington, USA - NOV 11, 2014
On tap, pours couldy dark amber with a big head, lots of lacing. Nose is complex, hope, oak, vanilla, alcohol. Attack is smooth, warm, complex but very balanced. A long lingering finish with just the right bitterness to mellow the high alcohol sweetness.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
SPDickerman (1014) - Texas, USA - OCT 31, 2014
Pours deep mahogany with a large tan head. Smells of pine, caramel, vanilla, and hints of bourbon. Taste is hints of pine, vanilla, woody, and caramel. Full-bodied with smooth texture with a soft mouth-carbonation, Uinta Crooked Line Cockeyed Cooper finishes with a lingering sweet dryness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
simonblaine (375) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 22, 2014
Pours cherry brown, huge head. Lost a lot when I pooped the cork, have a glass handy. Aroma of dried fruit, caramel vanilla. Taste is much the same. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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