Theydon_Bois (19200) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 6, 2013
Bottle at Christine and Daves, big thanks to DLJ, 29/11/13.
Lightly hazed dark amber/chestnut brown with a moderate off white covering.
Nose is earthy, dark toffee, dark fruits, sugars, hop presence, bitter tropical notes.
Taste comprises caramelised sugars, piney tang, tropical fruit medley, bitter orange, red gragpefruit, sugars, light booze.
Full bodied, fine carbonation, sweet closure with lightly warming booze.
Respectable Barley Wine - alcohol well integrated. Beerman6686 (6607) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 2, 2013
this one poured a murky brown color with a beige head. Aroma was of caramel, dark fruits and booze. Flavor was similar, lightly hoppy bitterness with lots of caramel sweetness. Typical barleywine. MadRobin (2988) - Silver Spring, Alabama, USA - NOV 25, 2013
Poured from 12 oz. bottle.
Slightly hazy, bright coppery orange with a very small off-white head and very good lacing.
Aroma of tropical fruit, bread, citrus, honeydew, peach and caramel.
Taste of tropical fruit, citrus, caramel, pine, pears and figs.
Full body and medium/low carbonization.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone Beergeek23322 (2602) - Chester, Virginia, USA - NOV 25, 2013
2/13/2013. Sampled at the brewpub at Arundel Mills, Dark amber color with an off-white head. Fruity aromas with light malt. Flavors are dried fruit, malt, and light hops with alcohol burn. keepersj12 (3114) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Pours amber with a thin head. The aroma is fruity sweet with sugar and a bit of booze. The flavor is sweet to start then balanced by a good amount of hops. The finish is dry for the style.
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travita (4988) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 22, 2013
Bottle thanks to somebody, rating from my backlog. The look is a cream colored head, foamy head, clear, and orange in color. the smell is celery, sweet, fruits, marshmallow, and caramel. The taste is sweet, fruits, caramel, and good. snoworsummer (5624) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 6, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 30, 2014 Draft. Pours clear reddish medium.brown with a thin off white head. Tastes like raisin, caramel, syrup, plums. Thick feel but dry like tobacco. Medium body and low/medium carbonation. Smells dry, ashy, and like dried fruit. RobertDale (6388) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - AUG 25, 2013
Bottle. Pours a clear amber with a small off-white head. Aroma of malt, citrus, and pine. Taste is malt, pine, citrus, caramel, and florals. Some alcohol at the finish. Pretty good. alexsdad06 (10277) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 30, 2013
12 oz. bottle shared with the group. Pours a clear amber color with a small white head that thins out to a ring. The aroma is sweet caramel malts, citrus, herbal and light resiny hops, some dark fruit and some alcohol. The flavor has sweet caramel, citrus, herbal resiny hops, dark fruits, plum, mild bitterness, and some booze. FROTHINGSLOSH (7697) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 20, 2013
Sampled on draft at the House of 1000 Beers this beer poured an orange-brown color with a medium sized creamy orange-white head that lingered and left great lacing. The aroma was strong pine, resin and a touch of citrus. The flavor was tangy and sweet caramel, bread, bitter pine, a bit of orange and cactus. Long sweet pine and resin finish. Full body - syrupy. Quite nice.