RATINGS: 339   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
To commemorate the one year anniversary of East End Brewing, Id like to express my Gratitude with this limited release, bottle conditioned Barleywine-Style Ale. Brewed in the American tradition, this beer is big enough to imporve with a few years of cellar aging and large enough to enjoy with a GOOD FRIEND.

2005 batch: Red wax with crow/raven
2006 batch: Orange wax with chickadee
2007 batch: Yellow wax with goldfinch
2008 batch: Green wax
2009 batch: Blue wax
2010 batch: Indigo wax

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (46664) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 23, 2011

Bottle 750ml. @ home.

[ Trade by GAManiac ]. [ Batch 2006 ]. Clear medium red amber - orange colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is light heavy malty, caramel, riped fruit, wood, tobacco, moderate hoppy, orange - citrus, dried fruit - berries, alcohol. Flavour is heavy sweet and light heavy with a long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily and sticky, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20110722]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (42151) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2009
From bottle, blind #14. Pours hazy orange with a small tan head. Dry phenolic and roasted malt aroma, light spiced. Sweet caramel, roasted malt, mild spiced and solid pinewood to liqourice hoppy flavoured. Roaste caramel and light acidic bitterness into the far finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (35894) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 5, 2009
Bottled. An unclear orange-brown beer with an orangey head. The aroma has notes of sweet malt, caramel, and hops. The flavor is sweet with strong notes of hops as well as medium notes of caramel and dust, and light notes of alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (26787) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 30, 2009
Bottle #14 at Papss blindtasting. Hazy orange brown coloured with a huge off white ehad. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel, peaches, hops and pine needles. Sweet and fruity flavour of yeast, grass, hops and pine needles. Dry hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (25972) - Vasa, FINLAND - NOV 4, 2011
[email protected] Amber colour, small head. Aroma is sweet malts, alcohol, hops and mild grasy notes. Flavour is sweet malts, alcohol, hops, resin, honey and some over all quite sweetish notes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 6, 2009
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of Storm. Hazy and opaque amber golden with a beige head. Oxidized aroma of caramel and overripe fruit. Quite full-bodied, a little low in carbonation, overripe fruit, caramel and vanilla. Some bitterness in the finish. 290509

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
omhper (24340) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 19, 2011
Bottled, thanks MrChopin! Hazy copper colour, small head. Mild and caramelly. Full bodied, soft and cottony. Sweet and gentle warming and malty, beatifully balanced by enough hops to give it an exptra dimension. Lovely!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (23681) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 16, 2011
27th January 2009
Cloudy chocolate brown beer. Short lived cream head. Rich flavoursome barleywine. Creamy malt. Sweet port and brandy flavours. Smooth as silk. No dryness or bitterness. Not much hop. Some licorice spirit in the finish. Nice beer. 3rd year issue. Bottle 1173/1500.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (22909) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAY 11, 2013
Bottle courtesy of noodleuser, thanks! Cloudy golden amber color, flat. Aroma of sweet caramel. Taste is similar, dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
fiulijn (19872) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 4, 2009
Blind tasting at Papss
Hazy amber to dark amber color; small creamy head. Nice aroma of caramel and American hops, a bit dusty later, then hazelnuts. Very good mouthfeel, both for the strength and for being smooth; excellent caramel flavor, sweet enough for my tooth, with an extreme hopping that brings some resins, some oils and some fruitness (oranges). There is a good balance between the sweetness, the fruit touch and the bitterness; also the alcohol warming final contributes. Strong and powerful final. Excellent!

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