brokensail (16432) - Dublin, California, USA - APR 27, 2011
A: The pour is a deep dark amber color with a finger of off-white head.
S: A surprisingly hoppy nose to this one. Lots of floral, perfumey hops with a bit of citrus peel and pine. Great maltiness with tons of dark fruit undertones, specifically black cherries and raisins. Definitely some alcohol as well.
T: Just a bit of an alcohol bite to the beer, but it’s nicely masked by the sweet caramel, brown sugar, and molasses. Dark fruits help to do this as well. Still a solid hop character with lots of floral notes and piney bitterness.
M: Just about full in body with a medium level of carbonation.
O: A very well balanced barleywine that toes the line between hopped up American barleywine and sweeter old ale/English barleywine. Dedollewaitor (16055) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 14, 2008
Tap @ Olbaren, Copenhagen. Pours dark amber with a white head. Aroma is sweet malty, vinous & spicy. Full bodied & very smooth. Alcohol is well hidden & the beer is extremely easy drinkable. Sweet caramel & anise/herbs dominates like in Mystikale! Nice Barley wine! FatPhil (15964) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 21, 2008
Draught (EBF2008) - thanks oh6gdx!MiP (15650) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUN 6, 2008
Beautiful sweet dark fruity hoppy aroma. Some alcohol burn, but very tasty tangy hops. Good sipper.
Draught at ÅBF08. Cloudy red brown colour. Very small head. Good flavourful beer. Good mouthfeel. Slightly spicy flavour. Very pleasant though you might want more out of the ABV. Benzai (15449) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 21, 2012
50cl bottle @ Monks Cafe Wallingatan, Stockholm. Hazy red color, full sized beige head that leaves a decent lacing. Smell malts, some sweetness, slightly sweetish-alcohol. Taste malts, lightly roasty malts, some alcohol, some caramel, lightly coffee, very nice. Full body, medium carbo.
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 30, 2008
Draught at Lord Nelson. Clear dark red/brown - offwhite head. High malty, sweetness, raisins, cookies, bisquits, medium hoppy, light spicy, chokolate, staranis, pineneedles, piney. Soft mouthfeeling. Light light sharp alcoholic finish. ...-...-...-...-...-...-...-...-...-...-...-...-.. Old Rating: 1. Dec. 2006. Draught at Ølbutikken. Clear deer red - offwhite head.
Sweetness, hoppy, berries, light alcoholic, light sour.
Very nice - could get smoother with time !!! (5/4/6/3/14) bhensonb (15088) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 17, 2011
Bottle from Beer Revolution. Pours ruby with a 3 finger foamy beige/tan head. Aroma of pine twigs and brown sugar. Med + body. Flavor is brown sugar, roasted caramel, and something resiny. Theres’ enough hop or something to mostly offset the typical barley wine sugar. There are unusual flavor aspects. Herby. And more herby. Damn good drink. gunnfryd (14824) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 14, 2008
On tap at Lord Nelson, Copenhagen. red - golden brown colour with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, alcohol, caramel. flavour is sweet, hop, alcohol, caramel, spices, raisin. Powerful beer. Ratman197 (14674) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 8, 2011
500 ml bottle poured a cloudy brown with a lingering ring of amber foam. Aromas of prunes, dates, toffee, figs and carmel. Palate was medium bodied and crisp with a smooth warming finish. Flavors of carmel, toffee, dates, fig and light prunes with a smooth warming lingering dried fruit finish. Borup (14325) - Albertslund, DENMARK - NOV 24, 2012
Bottle from Super Best, Hellerup. Hazy dark amber colour with a beige head. Aroma and flavour of caramel, malt, alcohol and fruit,