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RATINGS: 1306   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 333   ABV: 11.1%
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At Weyerbacher, we prefer to brew things true to European style guidelines, so our barley wine is definitely on the malty side, without being overly sweet. Notes of date or perhaps fig on the palate follow a pleasurably malty aroma to your taste buds. The finish is warm and fruity, and begs for the next sip.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jimsal27 (235) - New York, USA - APR 4, 2014
Sweet aromas of caramel, malt and toffee. Taste follows nose. Malt forward englishbarley wine. Very nice. Similar to old foghorn but not as sweet.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrinkinWell (261) - - APR 4, 2014
Sample at the brewery. Pours caramel colored brown with thick head and nice lacing. Malty, brown sugar on the nose. Full bodied. Heavy alcohol flavors alongside some surprising sweet notes--malts, caramel, earthy oak. Pretty cool.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drsordr (1045) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - MAR 27, 2014
Bottle pour reddish copper. Nose sweet malt, raisin, toffee, hint of floral. Taste sweet dried fruit malt up front then early palate bitterness. Late palate heat and alcohol. Jammy raisin finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tomekk1978 (445) - POLAND - MAR 21, 2014
Barwa:Barwa: miedziana, lekko zmętniona, praktycznie bez piany, wysycenie minimalne. [2/5] Aromat: zaskakująco ubogi - karmel, alkohol, owoce (wiśnie?) [2,8/5] Smak: słodki, karmelowo - owocowy z nutami herbatnikowymi, bez gazu, z wyraźną nutą alkoholową. [2,8/5] Cena / jakość: [3,7/5] Przykro to mówić, ale kolejne barley wine wypada bardzo słabo. Ostatnio ten styl niczym mnie nie zaskoczył, a wręcz rozczarowuje na każdym kroku. Idiot nie zawiera gazu zatem pije je się faktycznie, jak wino, ale nie działa to na korzyść. Poza wyraźnym alkoholem trudno powiedzieć coś konkretnego (i pozytywnego) o tym piwie. Trzeba było chociaż dodać więcej chmielu...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Koelschtrinker (10480) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAR 15, 2014
Malzig alkoholischer Antrunk, etwas karamellig. Die starke Süße bleibt vorhanden, etwas nussig, minimal fruchtig. Konstante Malzigkeit, weiterhin karamellig mit leichter Bitterkeit. 10/9/9/9/6/9

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (7150) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 15, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein rötlichoranges Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr süß malzig, Karamell, holzig, alkoholisch. Geschmack angenehm malzig fruchtig, wärmend, Karamell, alkoholisch.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cfrancis (2324) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 9, 2014
Pours dirty brown copper with a small disappearing white ring. Aroma is dark fruity, loads of malts all different kinds. Taste is sweet, caramel, dark fruits, grape, small hop bitterness. Nicely complex. Tons of stuff going on.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
motelpogo (6472) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 5, 2014
bottle from base camp. thich dark amber with no real head; aroma of dried stonefruits and toffee; steady bitterness with some strawberry and grape jam flavours. sticky but warming and enjoyable

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Rtbone64 (4) - Reynoldsburg, Ohio, USA - MAR 3, 2014 does not count
A good strong drink. It was surprising at first due to the fact that poured out like cough syrup. The taste was good but had a very string alcohol after taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Duhast500 (413) - Cumberland, Rhode Island, USA - FEB 24, 2014
Poured from a 12oz. bottle into a tulip glass. The color is a deep maroon/red with some light brown fomay head with some nice lacing. The smell is a fruity alcohol mix with some grape flavor as well as a sugary candy flavor. The taste is sweet with a dark fruit and surgery flavor that did make me wince a little but settled in pretty quickly. The alcohol feel does seem to slide over the tongue and latch on as the aftertaste lingers for a bit but no unpleasant. The mouth feel is a bit heavy at first but lightens up a bit after the first contact of the flavor hits the tongue. Goes down well especially on a hot day like this when I tried it. Anything would go down well tonight.

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