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80
43
style
Brewed by Birrificio Barley
Style: Barley Wine
Maracalagonis (CA), Italy
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.48/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
L’originale sperimentazione nell’utilizzo della sapa da vitigni autoctoni iniziata da Nicola Perra con il Cannonau per la sua pluripremiata BB10 e proseguita con il Nasco per l’elegante BB Evò, sa raggiungere punte di assoluta finezza olfattivo-gustativa con questa BB9, caratterizzata dalla sapa da uva Malvasia (2%).

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3.9
tderoeck (9491) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 28, 2017
5/VI/17 - sample from 75cl bottle @ LIBF 2017 (Leuven) - BB: n/a (2017-772) Thanks to the Belgian RB crew for sharing today’s beers!

Clear orange beer, creamy white head, pretty stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: very fruity, nice stuff, yeasty, some banana, sweet and sugary impressions. MF: soft carbon, medium body. Taste: bitter, hoppy, malty, bit soapy, sugary, alcohol, citrus touch. Aftertaste: sweet, fruity, some banana peel, sugary finish. Decent one, but not super duper.

3.5
Rubin77 (2046) - Brussels / Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 12, 2017
F: not big, white, quick gone. C: gold, hazy. A: malty, fruity, herbal, honey, dried fruits. T: malty, bit of cherries, honey, dried fruits, banana, full body, medium carbonation, good one, sample from bottle @ LIBF 2017 in Leuven.

3.4
77ships (9698) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUN 9, 2017
750 ml. bottle sampled @ LIBF 2017. Thank you for sharing RB-InBev Belgian crew! Hazy orange, white head. Nose is dull soap, grain, bit bland, bland fruit. Taste is dull soap, grain, grain, sweet, near vegetable. Bit bland, fizzy.

3.5
sebletitje (10067) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JUN 6, 2017
Bottle sample @ LIBF’17, thanks to the RB-InBev Belgian crew for the share. Paille-orange, fin col blanc. Arôme de fruité fermenté, abricot, raisin, levure arrive en rétro avec un effet presque belge. Le fruité reste plus dans un style blanc que effet Malvasia de vin rouge ou grappe. Je note également des effluves de fruits tropicaux. Palais est fruité, sucre résiduel, petite chaleur des 9% avec une amertume noble. Une petite douceur reste assez présente le tout sous effet d’un fruité de raisin et qcq pointes de tropical.

3.9
PowY (714) - AUSTRIA - JUN 5, 2017
750 ml bottle Riserva 2014. Pours a hazy orange golden with a beige head. The aroma is medium malty (caramel, bread) with light hoppy notes - ripe oranges, orange peal, hints of yeast. Medium to full body with a very low carbonation a light to medium sweetness and a light bitterness. Very smooth and balanced, the alcohol is very well integrated. The aroma is fruity, ripe fruits, oranges, lemon, mango, white grape juice with a decent backbone of sweetish malt, caramel, honey and some hop bitterness towards the finish. Rather complex flavor and overall a very interesting and well balanced beer.

3.7
Oxytocin (125) - AUSTRIA - JUN 5, 2017
750 ml bottle, hazy, dark orange with slightly yellowish white head. malty - caramel, toffee, buttery, yeasty, dough, lots of fruits, candied citric fruits (orange, lemon), grapes. odour and flavor pretty similar aromas but flavor is more balanced oily mothfeel, medium to full body, quite easy to drink especially for 9% ABV; well balanced, medium sweetness, slight bitterness in finish, soft carbonisation

3.4
mike_77 (6603) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - JUN 4, 2017
Golden colour with lasting head. Aroma and flavour have sweet malts and candy. Maybe some sultana too.

3.4
anders37 (26257) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 9, 2017
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy pale orange color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty spicy caramel aroma with weak yeasty hints. Sweetish malty spicy caramel flavor with weak hints of dark fruit and wine. Has a sweetish malty spicy caramel and dark fruit finish.

2.9
The_Osprey (7890) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 26, 2016
September 2016 - Bottle share at Leighton’s, 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 doesn’t deliver too much at the ABV. Just OK. (2.9)

3.5
madmitch76 (24511) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 3, 2016
19th September 2016
Leighton’s 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.


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