Brewed by Brewpub København
Style: Barley Wine
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter


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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.38/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
En usædvanlig velsmagende og fyldig øl på 8,5 %. Lageret på et dække egetræsspåner, med gærens tydelige afgivelse af blommearoma, og en rundhåndet brug af special-malte og klassisk engelsk humle giver Alter Ego en ganske særlig og frydefuld oplevelse af et glas øl.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (44033) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 14, 2007
From tap at the brewpub, thanks to Grovlam. Pours deep amber with a brown tone and a lacing head. Dry and slight woody, minor acidic and slight spiced. Flavour holds a nice soft caraml base with some body lasting into the finish. Finish holds a bit of bitterness and a minor spice note. Nice bock but not a barley wine.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (36878) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 4, 2007
Draft. A hazy deep red beer wtih a lazing tan head. The aroma is sweet with strong notes of berries and a hint of butter. The flavor is sweet malty wtih notes of berries and fruit as well as a light note of spices, leading to a fruity finish. OK, but nothing special.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (27592) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2007
Draught at the brewpub. Hazy orange brown coloured with an off white head. Fruity aroma of spices and yeast. Flavour of fruits, dried fruits, yeast, hops and liquorice. Yeasty and hoppy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 21, 2007
UPDATED: AUG 4, 2008 (On tap) Lightly hazy reddish brown with a fine and creamy - almost nitroish -beige head leaving a dense and pretty lacework. Some surprising buttery notes appear in the initial aroma, but that unwanted tang seems to evaporate and leave room for some fat aroma hoppiness. Quite a solid body, some nutty accents and a lightly burned edge that appear late. A little raw and unrefined bitterness. Not the world’s most subtle Barley Wine. 081107

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (20256) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 1, 2007
Draught at the brewpub
Beautiful red-amber color, thin creamy head. Light aroma, with some esthers and candy like; not so good, but characterized by the house yeast; the good side is that at the end it smells a bit like a bag of hops. Good body strength, with a quite good caramel flavor, getting sweeter, and a balancing bitterness; there is also a hint of spices; creamy, almost buttery. Nothing special, but a consistent brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (18842) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 14, 2007
Draught at Brewpub, Copenhagen. Amber/reddish color, creamy offwhite/beige head. Malty, nutty, fruity flavor with vanilla notes. Malty, fruity flavor, hoppy and with straberry notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2007
Draught at Brewpub. Cloudy deep red - offwhite head. High berries, light spicy, pineneedles -> light christmasdecoration !! Barley, light wineous, raisins, fruity, orange, sweetness, sweet malty, smooth, licorice-sharpness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Borup (13789) - Albertslund, DENMARK - DEC 9, 2007
Draught. Orange colour with a small off-white head. Aroma and flavour of hops, caramel, malt and fruit.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thewolf (12480) - Kolding, DENMARK - NOV 7, 2007
Tap @ the Brewpub. Pours a deep red with a small off white film head. Aroma has strawberries, caramel, oak and prunes. Rather low carbonation, making the beer quite nice and oily. Flavour is great, vinious, some strawberries, sweet caramel and slight smokyness in the aftertaste. Very well rounded and very good Barley Wine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
faroeviking (10726) - FAROE ISLANDS - NOV 18, 2007
Draught. Pours a pale reddish-amber colour. Sweet, fruity, oaky bit spiced aroma. Siruppy sticky mouthfeel. The flavour is sweet with oak, dark fruits, some spices (cardamom) and soft roasted malts. The finish has a touch of smoke with sweet oak.

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