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RATINGS: 211   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 306   ABV: 10.2%
Barley wine.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (14042) - San Leandro, California, USA - FEB 3, 2015
Bottle @ home. Amber in color with a small, short lived white head. Sweet, malty nose of caramel and toffee. A little bit of citrus rind and orange marmalade. Flavor is really sweet and sugary. Lots of caramel, sweet tea, and dried flowers. A light bitterness on the finish. Meh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cirrhosis (1280) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 27, 2015
12’ Vintage. Clear copper with a tall fluffy crown floating on top. Smells perfectly fine, malty, hops, pine. To mild it needs to have more humph or somthing. Taste is the same...... standard B - Wine really. Bitter finish but also very sweet. Needs to be chewy but it’s not. Pine......... wood........... Sweet malts. I like it for a beer but it’s kinda lame for the style. LAME!!!!!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zwiebel88 (637) - GERMANY - JAN 25, 2015
Bräunlich, amber. Vanille, Eiche, etwas Honig, Malzig, Rumnoten. Am Gaumen Malz, Vanille, Alkohol. Etwas dünn, lecker.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Camons (8402) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JAN 24, 2015
Bottle @ Voldby tasting, courtesy of Martin, Thanks! Pours golden with a small offwhite head. Aroma is malt, toffee, caramel, sweet fruity, coconuts, wood. Flavor is rather sweet, malty, wood, caraamel, sweet dried fruit, coconuts, light citrus, alcohol. Medium body, lively carbonation, sweet finish with some warming alcohol. 230115

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (12257) - Hasborn, GERMANY - JAN 18, 2015
Trübes dunkel bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit einer geringen Schaumkrone. Geruch kräftig malzig, harzig, hopfig, reifes Obst. Geschmack nach reifen Früchten, sehr malzig, hopfig, leicht alkoholisch.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gyllenbock (6285) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 11, 2015
Bottle, thanks Eddan. A bit hazy reddish/orange with a medium head. Sweet with toffee, malt, light bread and some hints of orange in the finish. Not bad but a bit one-dimensional.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SirLimpsalot (3022) - SWEDEN - JAN 10, 2015
@ Eddan 15-1-10: ganska söt maltig doft. Smaken är också söt med tydlig kola, bränd knäck, lite bröd och med en liten gnutta apelsin i eftersmaken. Nja inte riktigt någon favorit. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone ---- Soberness not garanteed!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pintbypint (3070) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 5, 2015
650ml brown bottle. ’12 vintage. Orange colour, light haze. Small thin, white cap and standard lacing. Caramel and toffee notes in the nose, light hops. Taste has sweet caramel and toffee malts, nut, brown sugar. Late hop bitterness and a little alcohol. Medium to full body. Pretty mild overall, but enjoyable, I would be happy to have this again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
patricks110 (2226) - Alberta, CANADA - JAN 4, 2015
Old Embalmer ’12. An interesting Barleywine. Pours a light coppery gold with a thin off white head. The aroma is well hopped with light floral and spicy hop notes with a rich and malty toffee and nutty profile. Well balanced profile with light sweetness and a mild resinous and citrus hop. Bitter and warm on the finish with cloaked alcohol. A nice big brew.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dslam (98) - surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 28, 2014
This rating is for the Old Embalmer ’12. Poured from a 650 ml bottle. Clear amber color with good amount of white head. Has the basic aromas of a barley wine but a little toned down. It’s not as heavy as the other barley wines, it’s a lot lighter. It has a little more bitterness since it doesn’t have the weight in its body to mask the alcohol content. I wonder if it would taste better if it was aged a little more

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