Alvinne Melchior Malaga Barrel Aged

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Brewed by Brouwerij Alvinne
Style: Barley Wine
Moen, Belgium
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.53/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
melush (3774) - SPAIN - APR 15, 2017
50cl Bottle @ Zombier, Malaga, Spain. Amber colour with a thin white head. Aroma is malt, caramel, yeast, red wine, raisins, nuts. Taste is malt, wine, sweet, tart, raisins, oak. Full body, soft carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mateuszk (2668) - Poznań, POLAND - SEP 29, 2016
Bottle. Hazy, dark amber in colour, white head. Lots of fruits, red berries, raisins, plums, wine, oak plus light alcohol note. Very fruity, medium sweet from malt base with tart, dry finish. Nice texture, moderate carbonation. Really tasty one.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
teddybeer (3697) - Madrid, SPAIN - DEC 27, 2015
Hazy brown color, minimal and quickly diminishing beige head. Aroma has yeasty notes with light caramelish hints. Flavor is mild sourish, notes of barrel and yeast. Yeasty final with a light alcohol presence.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BlazerT (982) - Sosnowiec, POLAND - NOV 14, 2015
Bottle. Sensoric. Reddish with small, white head. Poor head retention, poor to medicore lacing. In the first row barrel aromas - oaky, little vanilla hints, but mainly vinous and funky. The vinous character is strengthen by noticable alcohol sensations. In the second row some light candy-like aromas with medium caramel notes. Taste is not so sweet, as it should be in regular barley wine. The sweetness is broken by vinous acidity. Medium to full body, thick and sticky texture, average carbonation, finish is vinous and semi-sweet with slightly alcohol warming. In overall barley wine enchanced by strong oaky and vinous notes with some characteristical Morpheus yesty character.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (47600) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 11, 2015

Bottle 500ml.

[ As Alvinne Melchior Malaga Barrel Aged ].
Clear light to medium orange amber color with a small to average, open and fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, wood, dried fruit, wine, vanilla. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, wine, wood, sweet malt, vanilla. Body is medium, texture is watery, carbonation is flat, finish feel is moderate alcoholic. [20140814]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mkam (409) - POLAND - APR 22, 2015
2014-10-19 Sample from bottle. Brown color, aroma of fruits, sugar. Full bodied beer, malty base with wine, barrel notes.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (24173) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 7, 2015
4th February 2015
Hazy amber beer, small pale cream colour head. Palate is smooth and fairly dry. Mild fine carbonation. Winey start, a sweetish and fruity wine. Dry mid. Mild spice and a little woody bitterness. Light dry finish. Goes down easy despite it being a tad over dry.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
KoNrRiI (1412) - rhus, DENMARK - DEC 2, 2014
0.5 bottle. Hazy, light brown color an a small beige head. Very refined aroma of fruits, wine, vinegar, hints of oak, and a delicate glue in the end. Taste is sweet and sour but magnificent: quite a lot of wine, some fruits, delicate malts, and wood. Full body, creamy texture, and soft carbonation. Finish is sweeter, also full of vinous flavors but here the oak barrels shine through with all their grace. Overall a superb beer, highly recommended to everyone; its only flaw - slight acidity.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (15092) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 21, 2014
Sampled from bottle @ ChrisO after GBBF day 3. Slightly unclear dark orange color, small beige head. Smell and taste winey, quite fruity, wood, some alcohol. Medium body and carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ferris (14366) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 14, 2014
Bottle - Whit wine vinous notes, light tartness, caramel sweetness and some light candy sugar. Clear gold with a decent beige head. Lots of vinous notes and sourness with some sweet caramel. Very much dominated by the barrel and not at all a barley wine.


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