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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86/5   EST. CALORIES: 336   ABV: 11.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Port Barrel Aged Barley Wine

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4.1
fonefan (49369) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2013

Bottle 330ml.

Clear medium to dark amber brown red colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, fully lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, wood, alcohol - bourbon, light dusty. Flavour is light heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, wood, roasted, dusty, bourbon. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20131012]

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yespr (45464) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 21, 2013
33 cl bottle at Tørst. Pours pitch black with a small tan head. Aroma is smooth roasted malty and light caramelish malty flavoured. Dry, overripe fruity and toasted malty. Smooth, lightfruity and mellow. Lingering dark malty and light fruity finish.

3.5
Ungstrup (37625) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2013
Bottled. A hazy amber beer with a tan head. The aroma has notes of caramel, chocolate, and hops. The flavor is sweet with notes of alcohol, chocolate, and caramel, leading to a very bitter finish.

3.9
joergen (28148) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 4, 2013
Bottle at yespr. Drk brown coloured with a small off-white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel, dried fruits and alcohol. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel and dried fruits with notes pf port wine and alcohol. Sweet finish.

3.6
madmitch76 (24807) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2013
21st December 2013
Opaque dark brown beer, good pale tan head. Palate is semi dry with light fine carbonation. Rich malt, sweetish. Marmite. Dark toffee, touch of spice. Jammy red berry fruits underneath. Dry finish. Tasty but the marmite is getting in the way of this being a better beer.

3.4
cgarvieuk (24515) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 29, 2013
Bottle at home... Deep black... Thin tan head... Soft toffee... Dark roast... Sweet roast... Heavy malts... Sweet toffee... Soft malts

4
Rasmus40 (20712) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2013
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Hazy dark reddish brown with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, dried fruit, vanilla and alcohol. Flavor is very sweet and rather bitter. Sweet and rather bitter finish with warming alcohol. 121013

4
fiulijn (20516) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 30, 2014
Courtesy of Drew
Dark brown color with dark red shades, and brownish head. The malts in the aroma are heavily caramelized, some old wood, no hops, hence very British. Good body strength, with moderate residual sweetness; dark caramel and dark malts flavor, a bit dusty and oxidized; warm alcohol and fair bitterness. Very light vinous note, that could be the Port. Nutty.
Very good, very similar to the second incarnation of Thomas Hardy’s Ale, although with a tad less character.

3.8
rlgk (18850) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 28, 2013
Bottle at SBWF 2013. Dark amber beer with a small beige/yellowish head. Malty caramel aroma, figs, raisins, hay notes, toffee, some chocolate. Malty woody flavor, caramel, peat notes, banana, vanilla, some banana. Nice beer but the Front Room is definitely better.

4.2
saxo (18364) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2013
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is brown. Aroma and taste are rich fruits, caramel, malt, alcohol and hops. Sweet and warming. Really nice.


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