overall
76
38
style
Brewed by Birrificio Barley
Style: Barley Wine
Maracalagonis (CA), Italy
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.45/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Loriginale sperimentazione nellutilizzo della sapa da vitigni autoctoni iniziata da Nicola Perra con il Cannonau per la sua pluripremiata BB10 e proseguita con il Nasco per lelegante BB Ev, sa raggiungere punte di assoluta finezza olfattivo-gustativa con questa BB9, caratterizzata dalla sapa da uva Malvasia (2%).

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2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
The_Osprey (6841) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 26, 2016
September 2016 - Bottle share at Leightons, with many thanks to Kenny. As Barley BB9 Birra, 9.0%, BB Feb 2019. Hazy orange, still, foamy off-white head, light lacing. Aroma is apple and varnish, booze. Body is smooth with soft carbonation. Taste is light malt, biscuity, touches of lemon, some drying booze. Quite thin and doesnt deliver too much at the ABV. Just OK. (2.9)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (22685) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 3, 2016
19th September 2016
Leightons flat clearance. Hazy gold beer, good cream colour head. Palate is airy, semi dry. Modest fine carbonation. Airy malts, mildly sweet. Mild wood. Sweet dessert wine fruits. Little spice. Crystallised fruits. Light semi dry finish. Tasty enough. Maybe more time would benefit.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
teorn88 (6914) - Out of the EU, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 20, 2016
75cl bottle shared at Leightons garbage share. Many thanks to Ken for this one. It pours a clean golden color with a small white head. Aroma is sweet and lightly tangy and boozy with notes of red berries and orange marmalade. Taste is also sweet and fruity with notes of caramel, booze, red berries and melon. Medium to full bodied with good carbonation. Overall, tasty

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mR_fr0g (9919) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 19, 2016
Bottle shared at Leightons gaff , 19/09/2016. Many thanks to Kenny for this one. A a hazed golden orange coloured pour with a a lasting loose white head. Aroma is sweet toffee, nutty malts, musty, orange . Flavour is composed of semi sweet toffee, nutty, apple, hot alcohol, solvent. Palate is semi sweet, moderate carbonation, tanin, spicy alcohol I the finish. Not a fan. Headache inducing alcohol.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (19176) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 19, 2016
Bottle shared in London - thanks to Kenny. Pours clear gold with a creamy, white head. The nose holds ripe citrus, pale wood, meringue. Medium sweet flavour with pale bread, ripe citrus, tangerin meringue, low bitterness. Medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. Sweet finish, with bready pale malts, more ripe citrus, dough, meringue. Enjoyable.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Scopey (12999) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 19, 2016
Bottle thanks to Kenny. It pours light hazy orange - amber with a medium white head. The aroma is sweet, stinky, pear, apple, stewed orange, nectarine, dried mango, sugary filth and loads of sugary candy. The taste is sweet, sticky, sugary, sweet white wine, candied fruits, nectarine, peach, icing sugar, booze and wood with a sweet, sticky finish. Medium - full body and moderate, foamy carbonation. Far too sweet and sticky for the likes of me. Fair.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (17593) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 19, 2016
Bottle split at Bespin, thanks to Kenny, 19/09/16. Lightly hazed golden orange with a decent off white head. Nose is sweet malts, caramel, light fruit esters, ripe fruit, subtle barrel. Taste comprises sweet malts, caramel, toffee, light spice, dark fruit rinds, candy bar. Medium + body, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Ok easy drinking BW but lacks complexity for the ABV.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Boxereddy (479) - BELGIUM - JUL 5, 2016
Oranjekleurig bier met een beige schuimkraag. Aroma: karamel, matig hoppig, witte druif. Smaak: zwaar zoet met lichte bitterheid die goed aanhoudt. Mondgevoel is ruim met zachte koolzuur en zoetige afdronk.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
vipinvelp (3974) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - DEC 22, 2015
PINT tasting. Not a very nice aroma, glue like. Opaque golden, lacing white foam. Mainly a sweet taste, looks like the spirit has gone from this beer. Alcohol is there, also some oak wood notes. (Arnhem 201512)

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
pils70 (124) - - DEC 11, 2015
Color arancio, intenso profumo di frutta, ha corpo medio, e sono evidenti al palato:caramello, frutta, alcol e un po di arancio. Finale piuttosto secco. Non male ma mi sarei aspettato di pi da una birra di questa categoria e prezzo.


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