Suttree (6392) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - APR 28, 2003
More of an English style Barley Wine. Dark Copper / Bronze. Mellow, rich palate. Persistant hop flavor, but not over the top. Stays rich and creamy till the end. HH (166) - Everett, Washington, USA - FEB 25, 2003
Had this before doing Industrial IPA and regular IPA. Nice malty hoppy brew. Hides the alcohol well. I will do this again and again. Oakes summed it up well so I'll just shut up... Oakes (17685) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 4, 2003
Hazy but vibrant amber. Herbal aroma reminiscent of Gammel Dansk or Jagermeister - orange, coriander, pine, mint, basil, centennials or columbus (Ha! if I list two hops I’m bound to be right!), sweet candyish malts...holy crap. Full, round body, slightly sticky, slight peppery alcohol. Full of sweet fruity things -sorbitol candies, orange, peach, vanilla, buckwheat honey. Long, sweet finish showing a trace of alcohol and some beautifully extracted malts (Maris Otter still rocks my world after all these years). One of the best. dukefan (215) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 3, 2003
An excellent barleywine. It blends the mean hoppiness of a younger barleywine, with the smoothness of a mature barley. For a younger, unaged barleywine, this is an outstanding offering.