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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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The “Old Time” series is a collaboration with The Charleston Beer Exchange. The base beer (a Belgian-style strong dark ale) for all four Old Times was originally brewed in July 2011, then aged in a variety of oak barrels, some with and some without a blend of brettanomyces, lactobacillus, and pediococcus.

Brandy Old Time was aged for 18 months in three Laird’s apple brandy barrels without any wild yeast/brewing bacteria.


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jmgreenuk (3563) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 9, 2013
Tap at Mikkeller and Friends. Poured a dark mahogany colour with a broken off white head. The aroma is big fruit and alcohol and I even swear there is a hint of Marmite yeastyness too. The flavour is big rich, fruity, red berries, brandy alcohol. It’s 11%, but the alcohol bitterness doesn’t dominate. A truly superb beer.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
saxo (13455) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2013
Sample @ CBC. Huge head with excellent duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are bourbon, roast malt, wood, vanilla, caramel, fruits and hops. Lovely!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (5021) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 8, 2013
UPDATED: JUN 16, 2013 [5/3/13] Draught at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2013. Murky brown. Malty aroma with chocolate, brandy, vanilla and wood. Sweet alcoholic flavor with chocolate, vanilla, caramel notes and some fruitiness. Oily mouthfeel.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ansalon (931) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - MAY 8, 2013
On tap at CBC 2013. Pours a hazy amber. Aroma is caramel, vanilla, bourbon, dark fruit. Taste is oak, caramel, dark sugars, vanilla. Just great! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VsXsV (1878) - Linköping, SWEDEN - MAY 7, 2013
Draught at CBC ’13. Hazy deep copper liquid medium brown head. Aroma of raw sugar, vanilla, bread, pumpernickel and port wine. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter with notes of raw sugar, wood and bread. Medium bodied with medium carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (9614) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAY 7, 2013
Draugth @ CBC 2013: Dark amber coloured. Unclear. Dense beige head. Aroma: Vanilla, dark fruits, caramel, sugar, oak, herbs. Flavour: Ripe fruits, spice, oak, barrel, caramel, sugar. MEdium to full bodied. Ends fruity with a light grapy touch.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (10058) - Randers, DENMARK - MAY 7, 2013
Draught at CBC. Creamy off-white good mostly lasting head. Dark brown colour. Moderate malty and hopy aroma. Bourbon notes. Moderate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Creamy palate.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (9829) - DENMARK - MAY 7, 2013
Tap @ CBC. Brown with small beige head. Aroma is malt, yeast, dark fruits, caramel, oak and wood. Flavour is malt, yeast, dark fruits, medium sweet, caramel, wood and a little toffee.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (5352) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 7, 2013
On tap at CBC, pours a deep dark mahogany with a big beige head. Aroma of brandy barrels upfront, candied fruits, booze and caramel. Flavour brings out big brandy notes upfront, caramel, deep dark fruits, and candied sugar. Very complex, full of brandy notes and lingering sweetness without cloying. Great stuff.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
allesmetkaas (168) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 6, 2013
Sampled from the tap @ Mikkeller & Friends. Pours dark chestnut with an off white head. Strong malty aroma with vanilla, some alcohol. Taste matches the aroma, touch of alcohol in the finish


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