Maarten1993 (795) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - OCT 27, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Drank with TImon 27-10-2015 at my place. Good, rich beer. Like the Barleywine profile. Only, a bit unbalanced, too sugary.
TorbenJensen (1418) - Valby, DENMARK - OCT 11, 2015
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
This US barley having a thin foam layer. It is unfiltered and draws fine lace in the glass. The aroma is of fresh summer berries and caramel. The taste is plum, peach and black currant. Highly potent and long-lasting fullness with a high vinousity. Little alcoholic aftertaste and a little tingling in the mouth because of its high alcoholic content. Incredibly good barley - just as I like it.
Bulk_Carrier (3352) - Lake Champlain, Vermont, USA - SEP 29, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Born on date of 03/15/20 and a best by date of 03/20/20.
This was poured into a tulip.
The appearance was a nice looking black color with a thin rim of a white foamy head that quickly dissipated. There wasn’t any lacing.
The smell started off with light raisins, sweet apples, a little bit of roastiness, and sweet cocoa. There’s a light breadiness rolling into blend nicely.
The taste mainly copies the aroma and adds a bit more of the breadiness and raisin in the aftertaste. There’s a slight sticky little finish.
On the palate, this one sat about a medium on the body with a nice sessionable feel to it. Carbonation rides super low allowing the stickiness to dampen my tongue nicely.
Overall, this is a good English barleywine. There really isn’t that normal "tobacco" back up in the aroma, still, I liked it for me. I’d have it again.
Gonzin (137) - ARGENTINA - SEP 19, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Adquirida en Whole Foods, LES, New York. Buena barley wine. Un poco empalagosa para mi gusto.
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77ships (6975) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - SEP 12, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
355 ml. bottle. Purchased @ Willems & Zoon. Bottled on 04/21/2015. Very dark brownish amber, tanned solid creamy head. Nose is very thick syrup herbal cough syrup, touch herbal Sirop de Liège, burned sugar, herbal caramel, very thick, syrupy cough syrup fare. Taste is very thick herbal, thick wild spices, faint five spices, big cough syrup, touch molasses, big herbal, herbal SIrop de Liège, cooked apples, touch raisin & brown banana, lingering herbal finish, wild spices, light herbal liquer, touch warming. Lower carb & cough syrp profile. Far too herbal & cough syrup like for me but still somewhat enjoyable in its own fashion. Interesting profile, rather surprised that something like this is so mainstream (relatively speaking).
Bobson (58) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - SEP 10, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Sampled from bottle thanks to Benzai. Smells very nice and reminds me of grapes. Has a very nice color and looks clear when hold to the light. Tastes strong and solid but a little bit fruity at the same time. Great beer if you ask me!
Niilstrong (23) - Best, NETHERLANDS - SEP 10, 2015
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bedankt Benzai voor deze nieuwe bier ervaring. Zeer aan het percentage. Ruikt, proeft en ziet er uit als geperste aardbeien met flink wat alcohol.
Thompson (573) - - SEP 10, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle @ and shared by benzai... small white head... red colour with red glow... smell dark fruits caramel malts.. taste sweetness dark fruits malts raisins...
jbruner (3726) - Athens, Georgia, USA - SEP 7, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a clear copper brown from the bottle with bubbly off-white head that leaves moderate lace. Aroma and taste are big on the caramel malts, sweet and boozy with hints of dark fruits behind. Solid barley wine if not for the huge boozy back end. Let’s see what she does to it.
smaynard6000 (923) - Apopka, Florida, USA - SEP 2, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours a ruby color with small tan head. Lively carbonation. Sweet aroma. Extremely sweet flavor, unbalanced. Bit of banana in there as well. Tiny bit of bitterness in the finish. Slightly disappointed, not as good as I had hoped.