bager (2120) - Copenhagen N, DENMARK - FEB 13, 2008
On tap @ Lord Nelson. Semi clear copper brown coloured with a rather small off white head. Nice body with notes of caramel, overripe fruits, alcohol and berries. KingCecil (2087) - DENMARK - SEP 22, 2011
Bottle, it pours hazy amber with a fluffy off white head.... the aroma is fruit, barley, prune, raisins and caramel. The flavor is Sweet malty, alcohol, caramel, sweet fruit and raisin. Creamy taste. Very nice ! full body ! fugitive (2061) - Athens, GREECE - JAN 2, 2015
Bottle. Color hazy amber with small white head. Aroma malt, hoppy, yeast, alcohol. Taste sweet, bitter, yeast, hoppy. Stefano (2048) - Thisted, DENMARK - OCT 25, 2009
Draught at Danish Regional Beer Festival, Esbjerg 2009. Black colured with a medium whited head. Aroma is sweet, malty and hoppy. Flavour has a light sweetness and notes of roasted malt, caramel, dark fruit. Hiddes the alcohol well. Foffern (2047) - Bodø, NORWAY - FEB 20, 2013
On tap at Henrik, Bergen. Has a deep golden mahogny colour with a small beige head. The aroma is roasted and rich and filled with oak, nuts and some roasted almonds. Again roasted malt at first then more dried fruit, wood, leather and some alcohol. The mouthfeel is slick and soft, and has a light bitterness. The aroma is a bit faint but the beer has a powerful flavour with some roastedness inbetween.
Jesterdeal (1986) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - SEP 15, 2011
Aroma of caramel, raisins, potatoes. Pours murky brown with a golden head. Tastes nice and spicy. bitter tastes with sweet roast caramel. great barleywine. tarjei (1954) - Bryne, NORWAY - APR 15, 2008
50 cl bottle, at my «Hopheads» tasting. Color is brown/reddish, head is off-white. Aroma is sweet with dried fruit. Flavor has a lot of floral sweetness, with malt and some hops. Alcohol is well hidden. Dry finish. Linnet (1937) - Karlstad, SWEDEN - JAN 17, 2014
12 % ABV stated on the bottle.
Ar: sweet, malty, caramel, butterscotch, alcohol, vanilla, earthy hops, grass, jam, honey, dried dark fruit
Ap: slightly hazy copper/ruby colour, weak bubbly beige head.
T: heavy sweetness, very low bitterness, ABV well integrated, slightly vinous, but that’s about it no real complexity to the taste, sort of one-dimensional.
P: full bodied, low carbonation, warming finish.
O: crude AgentAle (1852) - Fort Mcmurray, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 28, 2014
Aroma is yeast, dark fruit, candy sugar and lightly roasted malts. Taste is sweet malts a sweet plum, apple and candy sugar. A nice bitterness follows that is balanced nicely. Appearance is an amber/orange cloudy body with a thin pearl head that retains fairly poorly. Reimer96 (1778) - Alberta, CANADA - FEB 22, 2013
P:ours a cloudy dark reddish amber with a big frothy light brown head. Aroma of sweet dried fruits, toffee, nuts, rich sweet malts and a hint of some fruity esthers. Taste is sweet malts up front with some toffee, dried fruits, oak, slight nuts and a smooth alcohol warming on the finish. Overall a very pleasant barley wine.