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RATINGS: 667   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.13/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This Barrel-Aged version of our American Barleywine Ale is matured in premium bourbon barrels for up to one year to develop its rich and intense flavor profile. The result is an amazingy complex beer that balances the caramel and toasted malt character of the Old Numbskull with notes of vanilla, oak, and bourbon from the barrel aged process. Savor this one now or continue to age it in the bottle for years to come.

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4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
OlivierMTL (709) - Quebec, - OCT 9, 2005
Couleur brune et fonce, faible quantit de mousse beige pale. Armes drable, de vanille, dalcool, de fleurs dorangs sous un soupon de fume. Intenses flaveurs boises et sucres des malts sur un puissant mordant de houblon amer contribuant aux saveurs dcorce dorange et de rsine de conifres. Lalcool est trs prsent et confre de saveurs de whisky, de vanille et dencre. Texture huileuse et rsineuse, corps dpaisseur semi mince moyenne, douce et faible carbonatation.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gyllenbock (8517) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 8, 2017
On tap at Anvil & Stave. Dark brown with a small head. Sweet with dried fruit, toffee, vanilla, bourbon and malt. The body was full and the mouthfeel fairly relaxed. A nice one to sip.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dogfish120love (1263) - Westfield, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 28, 2017
Pours a murky light brown faint around the rim lacing. The aroma is heavy caramel, vanilla, chocolate coffee bourbon, toffee figs and raisins. Flavor is sweet but not cloying

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
weihenweizen (3412) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - JAN 28, 2017
Refrigerated 75 cl brown bottle poured into a snifter. Clear light brown with small white head. Aroma is caramel, medium body, low carbonation, and little lacing. Taste is caramel malt, bourbon, some wood, and a little alcohol.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jokestereo (343) - SWEDEN - DEC 17, 2016
Pours hazy dark brown with a thin light tanned head. Aroma; Vanilla, bourbon, toffee and oak. Taste; Bourbon, vanilla, toffee, almond and a touch of dried dark fruits.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Korcz (2220) - Warsaw, POLAND - NOV 12, 2016
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AdmiralVernon (1069) - SWEDEN - OCT 27, 2016
A: Deep brown coloured with some red notes and a huge offwhite head N: Bourbon, vanilla, oak, toffee, tobacco T: Bourbon, vanilla, toffee O: Very nice balanced!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mesjasz (1265) - Lodz, POLAND - OCT 17, 2016
UPDATED: OCT 20, 2016 Bottle at tasting panel at Warszawski festiwal piwa. Very complex, nice balance, full of almond, vanilla, ripe and dark fruits. One of best.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BuckeyeBoy (6759) - Boise, Idaho, USA - OCT 16, 2016
750ml bottle pours out amber topped with a small sand head. Nose is nice sweetness malts toffee brown sugar some pit fruit and some of the bourbon barrel vanilla shows. Taste is more of the sweet malt caramel toffee pitfruit and the bourbon barrel goodness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stevoj (4423) - Boise, Idaho, USA - OCT 16, 2016
Bottle from last nights share. Thick amber body, small ring of bubbly head, Picking up all of the barley wine essences, but little of the bourbon barrel. Sweet malt, toffee, caramel in both aroma and taste. It doesnt even present itself as that boozy of a beer. Some dark fruit, raisins, some vanilla.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Karol (899) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 27, 2016
Tapped at the epic Alesmith barrel aged beer tasting room. Dark brown color, red orange when flash lighted. Beige thick head. Taste is epic refreshing fruity plums strawberry cherries grapes. Finish is epic dry tabaco cigar like taste. Impressive! I have never tasted a cigar in a beer. Epic. Overall mind blowing!


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