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RATINGS: 206   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 306   ABV: 10.2%
Barley wine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AmEricanbrew (6451) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - FEB 9, 2011
Great Alaska Beer And Barleywine Fest 2011. Foggy amber color/ ivory head. Nice marshmallow, apple, pit fruit, vanilla aromas. medium bodied. Sweet n’ spicy pit fruit, caramel, dark raison flavors, huge bitter hoppage/ alcohol twang to finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PorterPounder (6422) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - SEP 7, 2012
Tallahassee, Fl - Fermentation Lounge - on tap. Dark orange pour, off-white head, nice coat of lacing. Faint spruce aroma, hint of mixed nuts. Flavor is somewhat boozy, but not distractedly so, if I had to pin it down - peaches soaked in brandy. Hints of dates, some licorice notes and a finish reminiscent of fresh bubble gum. Thick, full mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KnutAlbert (6398) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 14, 2014
Glowing amber, very low carbonation. Fruity nose, smooth, vinous, dry palate. Not as sticky as most, but not as suitable for pairing with cheese or other food.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gyllenbock (6208) - 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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (6190) - Utah, USA - JUN 21, 2015
On tap at the brewery
Clear dark golden with a medium sized off-white head, good lacing. Aroma is woody and brown sugar. Flavors are woody, caramel and leather
Good, clean

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Braudog (6048) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - MAR 27, 2015
Old Embalmer ’12, bottled 7/19/12. I’m tellin’ you, this Total Wine carries some old sh*t. I just bought it last week. But for once, an old beer on the shelf is a good thing. This has aged gracefully and is unbelievably smooth. This goes down devilishly delicious, without a high-alcohol burn, instead drinking like a finessed nightcap. (#5949, 3/27/2015)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
onceblind (5915) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 19, 2013
At Big Beers, Belgians, & Barleywines Fest 2013. Clear orange copper with a sticky aroma of caramalts and grapefruit pulp...by aroma alone I would have guessed this to be a DIPA. Flavor is smooth and sweet with toffee and caramel malts dominating, along with some sticky grapefruit and piney hops. Strong bitterness tempered by strong sweetness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pailhead (5837) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - JAN 8, 2006
Bottle: Courtesy of JCW. Aroma of sweet citrus, toffee, light honey, and slight hints of banana bread. Pours a transparent amber with a small white ring for a head. Caramel and toffee up front. Slight hints of banana bread, honey, and candi sugar. A light bitterness is added in the finish. Sticky and syruppy mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sigmund (5836) - Tau, NORWAY - AUG 23, 2014
650 ml bottle, vintage 2013, yellow label and wax, Limited Edition No. 11. ABV is 10.2%. Featuring X-431 hops. At Cardinal Pub & Bar, Stavanger. Amber colour, large head, slightly off-white. Strong sweetish aroma, notes of caramelized orange marmalade, notes of molasses and some fresh oranges too, hints of oak. Rich flavour, sweet and malty as expected, but not cloying or sickening. Citrus fruit and caramel again, with distinct bittering hops in the finish and aftertaste. Warming mouthfeel. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Strykzone (5818) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - DEC 6, 2012
Sampled at an esbls tastong. Clear light brown. Minimal head. Malty and fruity aroma. Flavors are classic and very nice. Very good.

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