anstei (2608) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - NOV 9, 2017
Bottle, courtesy of Koelschtrinker, many thanks! 18cl, bottled Feb 7th, 2012. Pours clear dark amber with no head. Aroma is bourbon barrel, vanilla, some caramel, some solubles. Body is heavy and strong, unsurprisingly. Sweet but not sticky. Lots of caramel and barrel on the tongue. Warming boozy and nutty palate, also some candy. Very strong, but also balanced and not overwhelming. Aged with grace for sure. LiwkoLiwko (545) - POLAND - APR 15, 2017
Świetne. Beczkowe, waniliowe. Gładkie. Słodkie. Odrobine winne. Kokos, migdał. Proeferius (130) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - FEB 7, 2017
likeatrainwreck (572) - Stockport, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JAN 1, 2017
33cl [email protected]
Pours black with no head. Only first nip some taste of alcohol, every next one just perfect. Great sipper.
Excellent stuff. Deep, sweet, boozy... sugar and honey and bourbon and vanilla. Thick and sticky. Delicious. cinek (406) - POLAND - DEC 12, 2016
butelka. ogólnie rzecz biorąc top 3 pitych piw. ideał pod względem aromatu i smaku. kompleksowe, pełne, idealne pod wszystkimi względami.
VsXsV (4544) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 3, 2016
Bottle. Hazy deep copper liquid with small off-white head. Aroma of bourbon, warming alcohol, dried fruit, raw sugar, raisins and bread. Taste is light sweet and light bitter with notes of bourbon, raw sugar, raisins and bread. Medium to full bodied with low carbonation. Very boozy, but nice still. AdmiralVernon (1200) - SWEDEN - OCT 27, 2016
A: Brown coloured, no head N: Figs, raisin, rhum T: Raisin, figs, vanilla O: Very nice amd complex! milsem (17) - SWEDEN - JUL 11, 2016
Bourbon barrel aged awesomeness. Easily my favourite from De Molen and it might be the best barley wine I’ve had. From the first time I tried it in a 18cl bottle it’s been a hunt to get more.
Like a heavier and sweeter Thomas Hardys in the most beautiful way possible. tmrmwel (2269) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUN 1, 2016
Bottle shared with BBGTC, vintage 2014. Pours clear maroon, with a very small rocky head. Aroma is roasted malts with bread, chocolate and toffee, as well as wooden barrels, leather and heather. Full, smooth body, with soft carbonation. Flavour is sweet, roasted malts, with grains, bread, chocolate and toffee, as well wooden barrels and muscovado. Lingering sweet malty notes. Cunningham (8375) - Halden, NORWAY - MAY 17, 2016
Delicious evening sipper. Classy and tasty stuff.
Black color with a fine tan head. Ok lacing. Solid intensity in the aroma. Full body and a pleasant soft carbonation. Not to sweet, quite balanced. Toffee, vanilla, dried fruits, oak and mild bourbon. Not that high alcohol in the flavor.
[Bottle from a trade with inbreak]