Fleurac Les Grains De Folies Barley wine

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Formerly brewed at Fleurac
Style: Barley Wine
Ydes, France
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.19/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   EST. CALORIES: 342   ABV: 11.4%
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3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
motelpogo (7705) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 17, 2015
bottle, big thanks to baerwaldt for bringing this to the letiny beerfest. dark amber, almost clear with a persistent head; boozy aroma with some weeds, wildflowers; light bitterness, plenty of alcohol showing, grass, not bad

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GlasgowTAD (1470) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAR 8, 2015
Pours a light brown with a minimal brown head. Aroma is caramel and toffee. Taste is caramel and sweet malt. Full bodied with a slight alcohol strength.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (11663) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 8, 2015
Bottle at tads. Pours deep amber, nose is boozy, fruity, caramel, taste is floral, fruity, sweet.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sebletitje (9556) - Enghien, BELGIUM - DEC 21, 2013
Bouteille 33cl. Acajou, col crmeux moyen blanc cass. Arme est fruit noir-rouge, houblonn moyen sur qcq effluves citronnes le tout gardant un bouquet agrable de caramel ferment-grains et malts. Palais offre de suite un bon taux dalcool, ce dernier devient rchauffant au fil de la dgustation. Le tout garde un fruit persistant et pouvant rappeler un raisin blanc accompagn de qcq notes de fruits rouges. Effervescence est moyenne. En retrait, je note un beau profil fleuri des houblons avec qcq rsidus de levure. Fini est sec, liquoreux avec un rappel malt oscillant sur du pils, caramel, ple et toujours ce petit ct fruit-citronn. Bonne bire, mais au final je nai pas vraiment retrouv lide dun barley.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ClubGonzo (5568) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 23, 2013
Bottle from Les Fleurs du Malt (the shop), Lyon. Pours a deep clear bronze-hued amber body with a medium creamy light beige head, looking quite delicious. Nose is caramel, burnt sugar, grains, straw, nuts and hints of red fruits, butterscotch and alcohol. Taste is major red fruits, wine gum, grains, caramel, alcohol and hints of toffee, raisins and white sugar. Bitter, resinous finish. Medium to full body, medium to high carbonation. Nice and fruity BW, a bit different from the regular English or American ones; more in the Belgian territory perhaps.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Calisky (2680) - ALSACE, FRANCE - AUG 27, 2013
Barleywine trs fonce, je trouve quelle est loupe, surcharge,trop de crales, houblons? Dsol pas pour moi, alors que les barley en gnral jadore

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (13184) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 12, 2013
A dark amber barley wine with a thin mocha head. In aroma, sweet caramel malt with roasted and vinous notes, sugar cane, molasses and floral hops. In mouth, sweet burned caramel with vinous notes, floral hops, light licorice, alcohol burn, nice. Bottle at Mondial, May 31, 2013.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rob_D_UK (1369) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 11, 2013
Bought from a bottle shop while in Paris. Poured a dark brown and smelled fruity, taste was quite dry but nice.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
JEK69 (396) - FRANCE - MAR 21, 2013
It pours dark brown with a huge beige foam head that slightly disappears. It smells dried fruits and solvent plus amazing and very strange estery perfume-like floral/violet aromas in mouth. Very strong bitterness in aftertaste. This is a - strange, but nice, and a bit too alcoholic and unbalanced - Barley wine. Difficult to finish a bottle. The most interesting thing here is: thats French.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
erickok (5629) - Leuven, BELGIUM - MAR 2, 2013
Deep brown body with stable tan, big lace. Interesting and uncommon aroma with figs, pumpkin, dry wood and dry yeast. However, the taste is even more bizarre. Very sharp, ginger, chili, foelie. Astringent taste, strong spice flavour, odd and not very nice to be honest. Surprised this is brewed without spices. What happened here? Unique aroma and taste but... Sorry, not for me. (33cl bottle from Bire Rvolution)


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