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style
Brewed by Adnams
Style: Barley Wine
Southwold, England
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 73   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Tally-Ho is a limited edition barley-wine style ale. Brewed and bottled once a year. Dark mahogany red with rich, fruity aroma.

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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - APR 1, 2013
Bottle from Whole Foods in Louisville - Pours amber with a thin quickly receding tan head. Full to heavy bodied with soft carbonation. Notes of thick chewy malt, leather, alcohol, wine, oak, pepper. Very nice, not overly sweet, restrained hop notes. A nice sipper.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dmctaster (81) - Florida, USA - NOV 24, 2016
Brown with a tan head. Aroma is dark fruits and alcohol. Ver smooth. Tastes more like a Belgian strong ale.

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Korcz (1051) - Warsaw, POLAND - NOV 1, 2016
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tightslice (1076) - Redwood City, California, USA - JUN 27, 2016
Bottle from Beltramos Menlo Park, CA. Aroma is malty, dark fruits, slight booze. Taste is malty with mild hops on the finish. An expected and excellent example of a English Barley Wine.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
vyvvy (5980) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - APR 6, 2016
It puts dark nutty brown with a dense tan head. The aroma has figs, dates, deep toasted malt, molasses and a touch of honey. It has a fairly full rich body with a modest amount of carbonation. The taste starts like the aroma with but with crackers and earthy hops. The finish has heavier molasses. Pretty good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rondphoto (4176) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - MAR 12, 2016
bottle @ Party Source / Bellevue KY --- Aroma of malt and faint cherry. Opaque black/brown color, beige head that drops to a cover, curtain of lace. Taste is heavy malt that adds light carbonation and dried fruitcake fruit as it moves to a lingering mild hop and fruit finish. Heavy in the stomach, which drops it a notch, thick and chewy, not particularly complex.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
JStax (5634) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - JAN 9, 2016
2012 bottle poured into a brandy snifter. 11.2 ounce bottle. The beer is a dark brown to ruby color with a beige head of foam that dissipates down to a thin cap. The aroma has dark fruits, leather, and some cooked cherry. Tastes like warm cooked cherries. Interesting. The taste also has some bitterness in there as well, that gets a touch medicinal, but it doesnt detract too much. Bigger bodied beer with medium carbonation. The bitterness may actually me some oxidation coming through in a weird way. Im getting some papery notes.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wxman (1757) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - JAN 1, 2016
Pours a clear dark ruby/brown with a decent light tan head. Aroma is licorice and blueberries. Taste is roasted malt, brown sugar, molasses, coffee, and a bit of licorice. Bitterness from the roasted barley and hops comes through at the end. ABV pretty well hidden, but there is some warmth after the swallow. Quality barleywine.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maverick34 (3058) - New York, USA - DEC 30, 2015
2012 bottle. Poured brown tan. Roasted malts and fruits and a bit of spice. Not reminding me of American barley wines but thats just fine

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
CanIHave4Beers (4054) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - DEC 26, 2015
2012 Bottle, shared by me... in my dining room... just now.
Pours a dark reddish brown with a big tan head and nice lacing on the glass.

Aroma is mild, its got some cooked fruit, some nuttiness, & a little bit of toffee. Sort of metallic and a touch oxidized, although no moreso than any other time Ive tried this beer.

The flavor is plesant, its got some baking spice and apple rind... some cooked fruit, some leafiness & a reasonably reserved sweetness. The alcohol is pronounced but the character suits the beer well & there is a more pronounced nuttiness the warmer the beer gets. I dont catch a ton of oxidive notes in the flavor, at least not as much as I catch in the aroma.

This lil guy has been in a cool dark basment more or less untouched since right about the time it hit shelves in the state so 2 or 3 years ago. Ive had samples of this beer that are from bottles that were verifiably not kept under such conditions & even a year ago they were terrible. This isnt the best Barley Wine Ive had by a long shot, but Im surprised given all the other samplings of this vintage that this was as good as it is.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SKCwillie (44) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - NOV 23, 2015
Pours dark with small tan head. Sweet aroma with notes of cherry. Taste of cherry as well, also strong molasses with a smooth finish. Really enjoyable.


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