Handypaul (284) - - JAN 6, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
A rich, malty, high alcohol beer in which you can taste too much booze and has too much carbonation. Medium body, rich caramel aroma, nice creamy head and great lacing and a very long bitter finish.
emartell (267) - Zapopan, Jalisco, MEXICO - JAN 3, 2015
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Aroma excelente. Notas herbales en dónde destaca ampliamente los aromas a pino.
Color rojizo, claro, carbonatacion baja, cuerpo medio, corona de espuma prácticamente nula.
En boca deliciosa, notas frutales, final herbales, buen equilibrio.
Al paladar es una cerveza sumamente compleja. Notas frutales, principalmente frutos rojos, higo, pasas, con final herbal proporcionado por el lúpulo.
En resumen una deliciosa cerveza, bien equilibrada y con aromas y sabores excelentes.
devman171 (1122) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - DEC 29, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at lures, pours a low carb brown. Aroma is sweet malts and dark fruit. Taste is sweet malts and fruit with a semi dry finish
Fatehunter (1414) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - DEC 16, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a finger and half of head on clear dark amber body.
The aroma is mild pine and grapefruit with some wet grain in the background.
The taste is fruity mild sweetness, turning to pine bitterness and finishes with a flat sweetness.
The texture is thicker.
BOSSbrewer (2154) - Arkansas, USA - DEC 12, 2014
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle thanks to Casey, with Peter, Ben, and Travis. Bottled 1/11/05. Pours a clear golden with lots of maltiness in the nose. Also some breadiness and figs. Some raisins. Very smooth on the mouth. Clean finish. Really nice beer. Thanks so much Casey!
Lectvay (170) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 12, 2014
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
This was an extra from emacgee, thank you! Deep reddish golden. Generous head that dissipates quickly. Aroma is full and intense, fruity, peach, apricot, and lots of malt, honey. Taste is sweet, with a little bitterness in the finish. Smooth. Rich. Complex. I love this. Just what I hope a barley wine will be.
Travlr (14210) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 6, 2014
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Deep amber color, clear, cream colored head. Aroma of dark fruit, toffee. Taste is mixed winter fruit, butterscotch, alcohol warming. Very tasty.
Beersiveknown (3524) - NORTHERN IRELAND - NOV 8, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
650ml 2013 bottle in hotel from brewdog Newcastle
Fruity red berry, caramel, stewed grain and pine on nose. hazy dark ruby brown.Full bodied, gentle carbonation, pretty pithy bitterness, saponic on tip and edges of tongue. Some marmitey autolysis. Slightly plasticky in finish with lingering bitterness.
ROGUE (2145) - Newark, Delaware, USA - NOV 2, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
12oz bottle. Pours a dark amber color with a very slight haze under a light brown, very thin head. Big fruity nose with some sherry over malt. Very big, chewy malt on the palate that starts sweet with molasses, brown sugar, and bourbon joined by plum and fruit becoming bitter with big alcohol flavors on the finish. Full bodied with medium low carbonation.
phikus (96) - syracuse, New York, USA - OCT 28, 2014
5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
This barleywine has a malty pine brown sugar with a touch of booze aroma. Roasted barley and subtle chocolate nuances are swamped by brown sugar caramel malt and spruce hoppiness. Long bittersweet finish with a warm alcohol finish. Not overwhelming. Abv is woven into this nicely.