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RATINGS: 1318   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.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PlantCityJax (22) - Plant City, Florida, USA - MAY 30, 2014
This was a damn good beer. If you can find it, you should try it. Great taste, nice finish and worth every penny. -via BBapp

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gerardgathier (367) - - MAY 8, 2014
Backnote, had this beer at the zeebra extreem beer festival 2014. fruity malty

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarcoDL (2389) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 5, 2014
Decent barley wine. Nice taste of malt and dark dried fruits. Not very special though, expected more from it.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Darwenus (568) - Virginia, USA - MAY 4, 2014
I love this barley wine. It pours a bright, copper color, the little bit of foam fades quickly, and there’s no lace. The aroma is herbs and sweet tones, apples, molasses. The flavor is not overly sweet. It’s very malty, very boozy, but not extremely hot. In fact, the 11+% ABV is buried under the richness. Not as viscous as some barley wines can be, which is a plus from my perspective.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike_77 (3413) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - MAY 4, 2014
@zebf 2014 - Amber brown colour. Aroma and flavour are very malty and quite sweet too. Some dryness in the finish. It’s thick and viscous.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
PriorL (1989) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAY 4, 2014
At Zeebra Beer Festival, THX to everybody sharing today’s beers. APPEARANCE: clear dark blond beer, small unstable off white head. NOSE: liquorice, sweet. TASTE: sweet, liquorice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
strongpieman (1539) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - MAY 3, 2014
Bottle. A malty sweet strong beer with medium palate soft carbonation. All around pretty good.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
martjoobolut (959) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 1, 2014
0,33L bottle. Pours murky hazy copper with off white head. The head doesn’t stay. Aroma is very sweet, caramel, fruits, and herbal. Taste is fruity, caramel, malt, watery, noticeable alcohol, and spicy. Finish is mild hoppy bitter. Overall: very nice brew; feels a little bit like Belgian.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
burg326 (3884) - Florida, USA - APR 29, 2014
Poured a deep caramel color with aromas of dark fruit, caramel, some light wood, and some bread. Flavors were the same, decent malt backbone and a decent amount of sweetness.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jasonclick (10) - Green Cove Springs, Florida, USA - APR 22, 2014
Pours with no real head. Dark copper color. Smell and taste like dark fruit and grapes. Big on the grapes.


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