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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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Blithering Idiot Barleywine aged 4.5yrs on American oak, refermented w/ Brett.

Idiot’s drool is Blithering Idiot barrel aged for 4.5 years. A full-bodied, deep burgundy ale with an incredibly complex character. Extended aging has imbued this beer with notes of vanilla, oak, leather and sweet sherry. A mild acidity and subtle carbonation rounds out the palate. 840 bottle brewery only release.


2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (15918) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 24, 2015
Bottle during RBWG 2015 in Tampa, Grand Tasting. Hazy amber color. Aroma of tart fruit. Taste is very acetic caramel.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (14043) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 26, 2015
Bottle shared during the Grand Tasting of RBWG 2015. Pours clear chestnut with a foamy head. Pretty hearty, with lots of tangy and ripe fruits, berries, caramel. Medium sweet flavor, pretty oily and tangy. Lots of oxidation present in the finish with old fruits, berries in particular, some uninspiring caramel. Must be pretty old. Interesting, but that’s about it.

1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 2/20
brokensail (13278) - Orange County, California, USA - JAN 18, 2012
The pour is a murky mahogany color with sort of a small off-white head. Wow, what an aroma. Cheese, vinegar, and soy sauce are among the strongest aromas. A bit of liquor and booze, maybe some oak, definitely some oxidation and leather. The flavor is just bad. Worcestershire sauce, soy sauce, bad chocolate, and vinegar. Definitely salty with some almost cauliflower taste. God, what is this? Medium bodied with low carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (12750) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2015
Bottle at RBWG ’15 Grand Tasting @ Coppertail, thanks to whomever shared this one, 21/02/15. Light murk on a chestnut/amber hue topped with a moderate off white cap. Nose is ladys knickers, nutty, soured fruit, must. Taste comprises big sherrified wood licks, toffee, earthy, spice. Full bodied, viscous feel, light warming booze. Hmmm...not a great.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Koelschtrinker (12676) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - FEB 23, 2012
Säuerlicher Beginn mit deutlichen Eichennoten. Trockene Malznoten, die Säuerlichkeit wird milder, gleichzeitig aber schärfer. Interessant, süffig, ausgewogen, vollmundig. Gut! 8/12/12/12/9/12

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (12268) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 13, 2012
(750ml bottle) Pours a murky amber-brown body with a medium beige head. Aroma of sour cherries, raisins, caramel, leather, vanilla, and toffee. Flavor of caramel, toffee, balsamic, wood, brett, brown sugar, and cherries.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (11260) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - APR 29, 2012
750 ml bottle poured a clear reddish brown with a lingering ring of tan foam. Aromas of bourbon, oak, prune, raisin, brown sugar and light maple. Palate was light bodied and smooth with a tart finish. Flavors of bourbon, oak, maple, brown sugar and fruittiness with a smooth tart lingering maple finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (10894) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 27, 2015
Bottle. Pours caramel. Nose/taste of toffee, whiskey, oak and sour caramel. Medium body.

1.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
daknole (10281) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAY 26, 2012
Brown pour. Not much of a head. Sour maple aroma, rotten fruit, dumpster aromas. Flavor is rotten garbage, sour cabbage, yuck.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
adnielsen (10104) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - SEP 30, 2011
Denver Rare Beer Tasting. Cloudy orange brown appearance with a small cream colored head. Potent oaky, rich malty, caramel, toffee, boozy aroma. Very, very strong taste, slightly tart, super rich caramel, toffee malty flavor. This is rich and boozy as hell.


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