Ferris (16489) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 23, 2016 lobotomizdgoat (18) - California, USA - FEB 10, 2013
4.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
A fruity start (citrus, apricot, perhaps grape) morphs into a sweet warm feel with hearty malt and finishes with a moderate, woody hop character. Surprising and unique!
Draft - Lots of sweet and Woody caramel. Clear Amber with a nice beige head. Nice sweetness, tons of hops and a well balanced bitterness. Very nice rlgk (18844) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 1, 2015
Draught at Beachwood BBQ and Brewery, Long Beach, California. Clear anber beer with a decent beige head. Malty caramel aroma, raisins, figs, bready, some toffee. Fruity caramel flavor, figs, plums, fruity hops, some toffee, warming alcohol. Nice beer. Dogbrick (13751) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 18, 2015
Sample at the Aces & Ales Winter Beer Fest on 01/16/2015. The beer pours a dark murky mahogany color with a medium light beige head that recedes steadily. Small patches of lacing on the glass. Aroma of caramel, roast malt and hops. Full-bodied with flavors of caramel malt, ripe fruit and earthy hops. The finish is malty up front with a slightly fruity hops aftertaste. Above average overall. daniele (9640) - ITALY - DEC 3, 2014
on tap ambrata toffee caramello resina agrumato corpo medio alcol abbastanza nascoto amaro agrumato DedicatedToFun (4003) - Santa Monica, California, USA - NOV 9, 2014
Tap, dark copper pour, tan head, nose and taste are both caramel, boozy, good
BeerFanDan17 (1121) - Brunswick, Maine, USA - OCT 26, 2014
Very tasty barleywine style ale. Hints of smokiness. Pours a a dark copper with a short head.
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Deep amber/mahogany pour with creamy white head. Aroma is dried fruit and light abv. Flavor is sweet caramel malt, dried fruit, rock candy, and a nice abv warmth. Medium bodied with good carbonation. very nice GT (10017) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 6, 2014
[ Keg ][ 4oz ][ Beachwood Long Beach ][ $1.50 ][ Mini Stange ][ 7.5.14 ]beersearcher (2383) - Glendale, California, USA - APR 7, 2014
>> Clear red amber pour, thin foam. Nose is sticky, stanky, strawberry. Taste is salty, toffee, spicy, sticky strawberry, big malt, spicy alcohol, high boost. Pretty good but big spice and alcohol. Not a barleywine fan usually so, haters gonna hate.
From the 38 Degrees barleywine festival. Big amount of bourbon here. Same amount of sweetness too. Caramel notes. Hops have faded from this 2012 vintage but a lovely malt forward big beer. andyhwcinc (1886) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 15, 2014
Enjoyed on tap as a sampler pour at Beachwood BBQ in Long Beach, CA. Really nice barley wine, appearance a marky caramel amber with almost no head. Aroma rich in syrupy caramel malt and abundant and diverse hops. Taste goes down relatively smooth and straight up potent. Gets better as it warms. Wish I could've had a proper glass, but I would've been annihilated :)