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Xbeeriment Copper Snow

Formerly brewed at Herslev Bryghus

Style: Barley Wine
København NV, Denmark
Serve in Snifter


on tap


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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SG111 (1289) - New York, USA - JUN 21, 2016
Sampled at Alewife, Queens. Pours light brown chestnut, clear. Slightly tan head. Aroma is caramel, toffee, vanilla, mild mild hop citrus backbone, boozy. Flavor is earthy, caramel, toffee. Not as complex as I expected. A lot more nose than in the flavor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
radiomgb (2686) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 28, 2016
500ml bottle. Murky orange brown in colour with a long lasting beige head, excellent lacing. The aroma is very hoppy, lots of candy sweetness, caramel, pepper. The flavour is warming, quite sweet, some fruit, caramel malts, light spice. Warming mouthfeel, medium/large body, high carbonation. Finishes long, warming. A big bold hoppy and chewy barley wine. Fantastic stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DCLawyer (2786) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - APR 19, 2015
Draft taster at Churchkey. Orange/copper with a small white head. Bittersweet malt, candy, brown sugar, earth. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (25464) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 6, 2015
Draught (backlog). Murky reddish brown colour with a mediumsized small off-white head. Aroma is rather fruity along with some slight alcohol and mild malty sweetness to it. Flavour is similar with some mild toasted maltiness as well as some earthy and alcohol sweetness kicking in the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johnnnniee (3816) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - APR 4, 2015
Bottle from Mike’s Barleywine tasting, thanks for the opportunity! Earthy spicy pine hops against a fruity caramel sweet malt base. Nice hop blast after a night of aged barleywine drinking.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
onceblind (7472) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 24, 2014
Hazy dark copper with a thin off white head. Big lovely sticky nose with plum and toffee and boozy dark malt and apple and honey. Lovely big flavor of the same. Lots of honey and pale malt for the backbone with some boozy toffee and apple and dates and raisins. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (7388) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - DEC 18, 2014
Draft at Churchkey. Poured a nice orange color with a medium sized white head. Aroma was sweet malts, some sugar notes, booze. Flavor was pine needles, with some sweet brown sugar. A bit of heat to it, but tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (7696) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - DEC 16, 2014
Decent barley wine. Pours paler than many barley wines, with a hazy orange hue. Light sweet finish with some caramelized malt and sugar. A touch of hops as well. A little syrupy, but not unbearably so. Tap at Churchkey.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SSSteve (4006) - - DEC 6, 2014
bottle. hazy red with some sediment under a small head. strawberry and caramel aroma. a warming finish and full body. most of the hop notes have dropped out at this point leaving a nice berry character. abv still shows some strength and leaves a strong warming sensation. moderate to high malt sweetness for the style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fonefan (44144) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 24, 2014

Draught @ Fermentoren, Halmtorvet 29 c, Copenhagen, Denmark 1700.

[ As Xbeeriment Copper Snow ].
Light unclear medium orange amber color with a average to large, frothy - creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, fruity, dried fruit, moderate hoppy, earthy. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet with a long duration, smoked - plastic, sweet malt, dried fruit. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20140317]

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