Christpuncher (3135) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 12, 2016
Aroma of grape and some booze. A little sweet but nice barley wine wih a strong boozy finish. Can really taste the bourbon. Pours reddish brown. Had at Antioch liquors DuchessOfIowa (161) - Iowa, USA - JAN 29, 2016
Nice mahagony to chestnut color. Thin vanilla white head. Very, very sweet caramel flavor for my palate in the initial start of the tasting. A bit of agressive dry and tannic finish for my preference. Nice big bird tap handle tho. Patrickctenchi (6628) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JAN 26, 2016
Cloudy, medium brown with a spotty, off-white ring.
Big, bourbon-soaked oak aroma.
Taste is bourbon, caramel malt, wood.
Surprisingly mild alcohol presence.
Big and smooth. mkebrewer (6) - MENOMONEE FALLS, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 16, 2016 does not count
Aromas of burnt sugar, molasses, with slight hints of bourbon. Has a hot alcohol smell. Initial taste is sweet and raisiny with an oak aftertaste. Very complex. Medium bodied beer that gets better as you drink it. Definitely a beer for a cold day as it will warm you up in a hurry! Bosbouw (2932) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - DEC 31, 2015
Caramelkkeur met een goede kraag. Ruikt zoetig, crème, vanille, tikkeltje fruitig. Smaakt zoetig, vanille,, crème, tikkeltje bitter, beetje fruitig.
Abijen (2571) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - DEC 31, 2015
Ander etiket zonder alcohol %. Genaamd: Central Waters Bourbon Barrel Barleywine 2012.
Donker oranje bruinig bier met een goede getinte schuim kraag. Ruikt vanille, overrijp fruit. Smaakt vanille, alcohol, overrijp fruit, iets bitter. DenverLogan (1228) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - DEC 30, 2015
From a 12 oz 2012 bottle into a mini Val-Dieu stem glass. Pours brown with swirly brown head. Aroma of brown sugar, rich malts, slight Bourbon. Significant carbonation and mouthfeel. Flavors of rich brown malts, brown sugar, Bourbon, slight molassas, subtle mint. Overall a lovely balance of malts and Bourbon with a touch of age and roughness, but...holding up beautifally with 3 or so years. Zakoon (488) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 10, 2015
355ml bottle enjoyed @ home, thanks to Jdizzle1. Pours cloudy reddish brown with a creamy tan head. Aroma is caramel, bourbon, woody, earthy, boozy, light hops, a little floral, vanilla and dark dried fruits. Flavour is medium to heavy bitter and light sweetness. Full bodied, sticky texture, soft carbonation. Finish is a little to boozy, earthy and a tad to harsh bitterness. DrSilverworm (9671) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 6, 2015
12oz bottle. 2015 vintage. Pretty much totally hazy dark red, slight brown color. Little off-white head, leaving good webs of lace. Great dark fruit, nice vanilla, big oak. Slight spiciness, more rich caramel. Moderate to bigger sweet taste, moderate bitter, some alcohol warmth that lasts into the finish. Bigger body. Good kind of full, thicker texture, good chewiness to it, almost like an imperial stout. Mild slick texture in the finish. Great longer bourbon in the aftertaste, works well with the big biscuity cake-like malt. Very enjoyable BA barleywine. JK (6201) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - NOV 14, 2015
Dark brown color. Some bourbon in the aroma, flavor is moderately sweet snd earthy,