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RATINGS: 1640   WEIGHTED AVG: 4/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
Luxuriously rich in character, this warming winter ale delivers over 10% alcohol in an oh-so-seductive manner. Deliciously fruity flavors lie under a bracing hop nose.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lectvay (191) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 12, 2014
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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Travlr (21661) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - DEC 6, 2014
Bottle. Deep amber color, clear, cream colored head. Aroma of dark fruit, toffee. Taste is mixed winter fruit, butterscotch, alcohol warming. Very tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beersiveknown (5065) - NORTHERN IRELAND - NOV 8, 2014
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ROGUE (2200) - Lewes, Delaware, USA - NOV 2, 2014
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.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
phikus (96) - syracuse, New York, USA - OCT 28, 2014
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rumproasts (5054) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Tap. Red amber with minimal head. Malty and sweet. Moderate hops. Very big beer.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
outlawskies (480) - Ohio, USA - OCT 12, 2014
Julie. Not impressed it is too hoppy. She gives a 2 ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jbruner (4115) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - OCT 12, 2014
2006 bottle shared courtesy of a good friend. Pours a murky copper brown with a ring of bubbly off-white head. Aroma is big on sweet malts, like a sherry or port wine almost. Taste follows, big and sweet, dark fruits, rich plums, caramel and toffee, intense but smooth. Pretty amazing, still decent carbonation, held up extremely well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gringo332 (612) - Richardson, Texas, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Clear deep mahogany color with a one-finger tan head that leaves minimal lace. Aromas of dark and dried fruit, candy sugar and molasses. Raisin, date, caramel, plum and tobacco flavors highlight a complex flavor profile. Full bodied, thick creamy mouthfeel, minimal carbonation, and a pleasant dark fruit sweetness in the finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mstrcrwly (999) - New York, USA - SEP 26, 2014
Bomber dated 8/24/13,poured into a tulip glass..amber/copper pour with a fluffy white head..aroma of caramel,grapefruit,toffee..smooth mouthfeel with good hop character..really good.

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