overall
98
95
style
Brewed by Le Baladin
Style: Barley Wine
Piozzo, Italy
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Blended version of Terre. Barley Wine aged in red wine barrel. Limited (brewed once).

Editors note: "single barrel" draught versions that appeared in some bar also belong to this entry (e.g. Botti di Nardi)

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4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
77ships (8516) - Antwerpen, - OCT 9, 2012
Bottle sampled @ Quintessence 2012. With some fine chocolate caviar served alongside. Aged on Italian red wine. Whiskey sized pour of a completely flat, not the slightest inkling of a head of a brandy looking liquid - colour me impressed. Smell is very sweet caramel mixed with dark sugar, liqueur, honey, dark fruits, wood. Taste is slick, bit thick, oily goodness, caramel, toff, liqueur, concentrated caramelized sugar, maple light dark fruits leading in a lightly woody and vinous finish. I liked this one even more than the already exceptional Baladin Xyauy Barrel - even rounder, slicker - mighty fine stuff.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (11514) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 12, 2017
Chocolate, lighter bodied. Slight colour. sweet finish. Good barleywine, but less rich than the lune. More but still modest red wine.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mcberko (15436) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 20, 2016
500mL bottle, pours a filthy dark orange with a small bubbly beige head. Aroma has some oxidation, with red wine barrels, light caramel and toasted bready notes. Flavour has pleasant sherry-like oxidation, caramel, vanilla and subtle red wine. Finishes with vanilla, subtle sherry and caramel. Complex, warming, and beautifully constructed. Fantastic.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jesperhammer (4482) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 15, 2015
12-JUN-2015, bottle @Ulklbben meeting, @Henrik Brown, flat looking, no head. Sugar, bread, Vanilla, Bourbon, red wine notes. No carbonation, full body, sweet. Nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ThreeCats (880) - ISRAEL - OCT 26, 2016
Beautiful ruby color with a small head. Aroma is incredibly rich, dark fruit, sweet caramel, vanilla and alcohol. Taste is very sweet, prunes, caramel, vanilla, brown sugar, toffee. Really good.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rosenbergh (11042) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 27, 2016
500 ml bottle. #173. BB Dic/2019. Enjoyed at the HHOK18. Courtesy of Brandman.
Brown color, no head. Dessert wine, dark fruits, raisins, alcohol and red wine in the aroma. Luumukiisseli, prunes, port wine and sweetness in the aroma. Strong. No carbonation.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Korcz (1873) - Warsaw, POLAND - NOV 18, 2016
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brandman (2901) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 20, 2016
HHOK 18. Dark brown body, no head. Aroma has some dark hops, raisins, dried fruits, chocolate and rye. Flavour has chocolate, alcohol, mixed fruits and raisins, roasted caramel and intense red wine notes. When warms, this becomes a chocolate bomb.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (18834) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 14, 2015
Pre CBC-tasting in our rented apartment in Copenhagen 2015-04-30. Hazy golden/copper beer with a nice beige head. Sourish vinous aroma, grassym toffee, caramel, raisins, some figs. Malty caramel flavor, raisins, alcohol, figs and dades, a bit vinous, good body.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (16128) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 20, 2016
Dull light brown, no head. The aroma has a fair bit of chocolately, espresso character, with maybe a light brown sugar. There is light sugars, some tree fruits, and finishing in a bit of wood. Theres a fairly sherryish oxidiation in the finish, with a touch of alcohol lending a little bit of drynes.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cadilhac (38) - Quebec, CANADA - AUG 23, 2015
Woody and less vinegary than xiauyu, faint on the after taste and aroma. A watered down version of xiauyu if you take them in that ordered.


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