White Pony Microbirrificio
Brewed at Brouwerij Het Nest

Style: Barley Wine
Piove di Sacco (PD), Italy
Serve in Snifter


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RATINGS: 144   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   IBU: 23   EST. CALORIES: 321   ABV: 10.7%
Belgian barleywine style ale. Our The Oracle was thought as point of meeting between english barleywines and belgian quadrupel, it’s fermented with Trappist yeast.

john_henry's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
john_henry (124) - - OCT 26, 2013
Not sure I would personally class this as a Barley wine, but any way, still tastes pretty good. Very sweet, and very effervescent. Have some ageing in the cellar, and imagine this beer will be a lot better with some years on it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Richardvv94 (11) - Valthe, NETHERLANDS - AUG 21, 2016
Alleen gedronken, donker rood bruin van kleur, korte schuimduur, sterke geur van kokos, pruimen en rozijnen, smaak past bij geur, is erg warm met nauwelijks bitter, niet te zoet gelukkig en heeft een aangename afdronk zonder droogte of bittertoon

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SimonBlok (249) - GRONINGEN, NETHERLANDS - JUL 9, 2016
33 cl bottle at home. Appearance: orange-brown with medium tan head and a massive load of brown yeast. The yeast looks like river sedimentation. Aroma: brown sugar, bread, sirup and metal. Taste: high sweetness and medium bitterness. Brown sugar, banana, bread and metal again in the taste. Finish is a little hoppy and warming. Palate: medium bodied, sticky texture and medium carbonation. I think there was something wrong with this bottle, because it didn’t feel, taste and smell like an ordinary barley wine. I’ll have to try this one again sometime.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gyhallmanti (267) - Groningen, NETHERLANDS - MAY 26, 2016
33cl bottle at home. Pours a clear ruby brown colour with a decent creamy off-white head. Aroma of liquorice, caramel, alcohol, plums, raisins, dark malts, cacao, slight spicy, vanilla. Taste is medium sweet, soft bitter with a warming boozy finish. Notes of liquorice, dark fruits, dates, spices, slight hoppy, raisins, alcohol. Texture is creamy, full bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Shark_Pants (598) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 13, 2016
Bottled Jan 2015. Deep ruby red with reasonably small creamy yellow-beige persistent head, initial fizzing similar to soft drink. Rich toffee malt aroma, with raisins, plums, a little sherry and some butteriness. The taste has a rich caramel maltiness, hazelnut, some diacetyl, almost cola-like notes, vegetal hop bitterness. Lingering sweet finish. Big richness but no noticeable alcohol flavour. Full bodied, lightly prickly carbonation helps counteract some of the big sweetness. Pretty good but would benefit from aging to round off some of the harsher edges.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rami_pl (1763) - Warszawa, POLAND - MAY 3, 2016
butelka, warka do... hgw, Lot 01/2016. kolor mocnej herbaty, kremowa, gesta, ladna piana. aromaty niezbyt intensywne - jakies trawiaste chmiele, ale przede wszystkim karmel, tofii, lekkie przyprawy i krzaczory, po ogrzaniu ciut rozpuszczalnik czy inna farba olejna wylazi. jest tez ta BW slodycz zbozowa. w smaku slodkie, poszczypujace alko w przelyku, nie agresywne, karmelowe, trawiaste. o dziwo - pije sie calkiem niezle, choc jak patrze co napisalem, to brzmi koszmarnie... moze to zaleta niemal braku wysycenia w polaczeniu z lepka, syropowa konsystencja? nie wiem, ale ryli spoko

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Michael27 (703) - Berlin, GERMANY - APR 30, 2016
Aus der Flasche vom Händler des Vertrauens. Dunkelbrauntrüb mit etwas Schaum im Glas. Vollmundiger Antrunk mit lange nachklingendem Alkohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Muggus69 (2044) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - APR 24, 2016
330mL bottle from International Beer Collector. BB 2019/01/15 Deep ruby-bronze body, holds a small dense off-white head. Malt nose - browned caramel, date, sultana, vanilla, sweet cookies, touch of spice. Body rich, unctuous, sticky, smooth subdued carbonation, long finish. Thick caramel, biscuity, toasty, nutty, dried fruits, Christmas pudding, long lingering finish. Lovely beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Turtles (1890) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 21, 2016
330ml bottle from Systembolaget, vintage 2015. Deep ruby / brown with a medium sized long lasting tanned head, good lacing. Sugary sweet, malty and vinous aroma, with chocolate, woody and earthy notes. Full-bodied, velvety and chewy mouthfeel. Rich malty taste ripe red apples, almonds, plums, chocolate, vanilla and earthy yeast notes. Long warming finish. Very pleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Derbeth (690) - Kraków, POLAND - APR 18, 2016
Draught during Warszawski Festiwal Piwa. Nice frothy head with great lacing. Aroma is raisin, caramel. Alcohol does not disturb. Medium sweetness. Very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DwarfeD (2618) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - MAR 14, 2016
33cl bottle at home. Hazy dark brown with a small off-white head. Full body with low to moderate carbonation. Nice bitterness with fruity sweetness. Raisin, malts, caramel, booze, ripe fruits, yeast and spices. Good.

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