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


on tap

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RATINGS: 306   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Cask; Seasonal - December. ABV of the cask version varies from year to year. Brewed with Pale Ale, Crystal and Brown malts. Tally Ho is dark Mahogany red in colour with a rich, fruity aroma and a heart warming sweet raisin and biscuit palate.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
suurjuust (3157) - ESTONIA - DEC 2, 2015
Semi-hazy deep red beer, small-ish tan head. Nose is toasty malts, caramel, sweetness, dried fruit. Flavor is caramel and dried fruit front and center with licorice notes and dried plums. Caramel and licorice plus almost roasty bitterness in the finish. Malt toastiness has a nice smoothness to it. Pretty tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
aleksander9 (1460) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 25, 2015
Dark caramel with small tan head. Licorice, spice, syrup, earth and leather. Sweet, soy sauce, floral and light metallic finish. Overall: A little rough.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrTipple (3924) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2015
Aroma: intense caramel, toffee, alcohol, light grain malts. Appearance: black, small, frothy, beige head. Taste: medium sweet. Palate: intense malty sweets continue, caramel, toffee, sweet, dark fruits, alcohol, dark, dry, malts, chocolate, cacao, lots of sweet grains. Overall: nice Barley Wine, excellent malty aroma and palate. Pint at the White Horse, Parsons Green.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tiong (6716) - Espoo, FINLAND - OCT 24, 2015
330ml bottle @ OlutExpo 2015

Pours dark brown with a smooth head. Aroma of caramel, syrup, toffee, spices and hints of berries. Taste is sweet, syrupy and caramely malty with loads of toffee and hints of berries. Finish is malty and sweet with some syrup and berries. Decent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thirstyrabbit (1784) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 14, 2015
Bottle, label has 2014 on it. ABV is 7,2%. Aroma has sweet caramelly malts and English hops. Sweet malty taste with biscuits and plenty of nice hops and toffee in the finish. Well balanced. Not really a barley wine but an English Strong Ale. Tasty and very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gripweed57 (1439) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - OCT 9, 2015
330 ml bottle. 2012 vintage. 9% ABV. Poured in honour of the late, great John Lennons 75th birthday. We miss you John! Subtle roasted malt nose hints at dark dried fruit and brown bread. Bittersweet dark malts mixed with subtle smoky and dark toasted bread notes. For a barley wine, this is a touch light in body, but enjoyable nonetheless. Quite subtle; better as it warms. A real sipper. Imagine peace through beer and music!🍻🎶

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
martjoobolut (3545) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 9, 2015
Bottle, 2014 vintage, Alc 7.2% (from SIP, Tallinn). Pours dark ruby-brown with light brownish head. The head stays for some time. Aroma is sweet, malt, caramel, burnt sugar. Flavor is sweet and bitter, caramel, malt, nuttiness. Alcohol is well covered, carbonation is on the low side. Overall: this brew is lost somewhere between English brown ale, English strong ale and barley wine, but I like it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marduk (6773) - Reval, ESTONIA - OCT 2, 2015
330ml bottle. Dark copper color. Tiny size of head in shape of free Ireland, stays. Sweet, caramel, faint prunes, distant cold coffee in aroma. More coffee, roasted malts, grassy hops in taste. Herbal coffee mixed with herbal hops in aftertaste. Coffee like bitterness. Dry twiggy mouthfeel. Barley wine? You must be joking?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FatPhil (14896) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 22, 2015
UPDATED: NOV 9, 2015 330ml bottle (Pothouse, Tallinn)
So grainy, branny. Ditto taste. Not so sweet, more ESA than BW. Nice almondy nuttiness. Easy drinker. Dark red. Small tan head. Finish dry and bitter earthy hops. Lovely brew. More please!
Rerate: 330ml bottle (OlutExpo2015) (7:4:7:4:14=3.6)
Super sipper. Love the hazelnut to give it something more interesting than just the rich sweet caramelly malts. Lovely strong English ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alex_leit (3040) - Minsk, BELARUS - AUG 19, 2015
Bottle 33 cl, 2014. Dark mahogany color. Arma: malt and wine, sweetness, caramel and toffee. Taste: like any port, rich malts, light sweetness of candy, caramel and toffee, hop bitter finish. Quite pleasant ale.

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