fonefan (49396) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 9, 2009
Bottle 1pt. 6 fl.oz. @ [ Thisted tasting ].oh6gdx (26488) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 3, 2011
[ Courtesy of Maria ]. Clear medium amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white grey head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, dark berry, raisin, prune, light to moderate hoppy. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and light to moderate bitter with a long duration, and a alcoholic - peppery finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is moderate alcoholic. 
Bottled (thanks after4ever!). Amber colour, small off-white head. Aroma is raisins, toffee, some alcohol, mild nutty and wooden notes as well. Flavour is ripe fruits, toffee, mild spices as welol as sweet malts and a slight burn of alcoohol. fiulijn (20516) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 28, 2013
Bottle from the brewery, winter 2012/2013, 9.6% ABVmcberko (17847) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 2, 2010
Dark amber color, hazy, with medium sized head, short lived. Malt aroma, caramel, mild; some paint thinner; more was expected. Full bodied, with round mouthfeel; nice malt flavor, sweet, but not heavy as other Barley Wines; correct bitterness level, less than other American Barley Wines; the hop provides a light fruity touch too; warming alcohol feeling in the end.
Good balance; sweet and fruity Barley Wine, lean feeling.
22 oz. bottle, pours dark reddish brown with a tiny beige head. Aroma of toffee / treacle, brown sugar, and lots of sweetness. Flavour is massive, full-bodied dark caramel / toffee, brown sugar, and raisins, with a big alcohol kick. A most excellent barley wine. Oakes (17685) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 16, 2005
Draught, at the brewery
TBone (17558) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 3, 2011
Even at a year old, this is still too young. Amber-brown colour. Toffeeish, brown sugary aroma with hints of pine and peach. Very sweet palate. Lots of brown sugar taste, with hints of vanilla, toffee, and pine. It’s got to be around 80 IBUs - you can tell there’s quality cohumulone there but this beer is soooo sweet despite it. A little bit of alcohol gets into the finish. Give it a couple of years.
Bottled 650ml (PBF, alc. 9.6%)jcwattsrugger (12420) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 1, 2010
Nut brown color, small off-white head. Ryeish, caramelly, malty aroma. Full-bodied. Caramel, rye, sherry, some tickling alcohol. Liquerish palate. Probably few years old bottle. Quite nice, a bit Bigfoot-like big American barley wine.
Tampa Weekly Gathering @BT WesleyChapel-thanks to ? Ibrew2or3?-22oz bottle-pours An off white head and copper color. Aroma is sweet medium malt-caramel, dark fruit-raisin/plum. Taste is sweet medium malt-caramel/molasses, dark fruit-raisin/plum, some earthy hops. Sammy (12210) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 7, 2006
Very alcoholic aroma
Pours light, thin yeast head..that makes it darker
Darker as it sits in glass
Bitter aftertaste, not enough balance
kp (10882) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 05/05/2007Maria (10212) - Thisted, DENMARK - MAR 28, 2009
Source: Tasting, Yankee Go Home!
clloudy dak amber, fine beihe head, drops of lace, sweet dark caramel malt aroma with a candy sweetness, thick sweet body, lots of sweet dark caramel malt flavor, lots of bitterness, .
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 13/20
Thisted tasting. Courtesy of After4eveer, thanks Tom. It is beautiful, dark red copper and the head is creamy. The aroma has notes of malt, caramel and raisin. The flavour has sweetness, notes of dark fruits, alcohol, malt, caramel, raisin and citrus. It is nice – but not as complex as a lot of other US BW’s.