RATINGS: 981   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 327   ABV: 10.9%
Our American-style Barleywine undergoes a three hour boil to intesify the caramel malts and the enormous Pacific Northwest hop charge. The result is a rich, estery brew with toffee notes and citrus hop flavors layered throughout. Enjoy this brew fresh today or lay it down for aging to see how the flavors of each vintage evolve.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Samtzu (364) - Palmerston North, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 24, 2016
650ml bottle. Caramel malts and a subtle hop profile. Almost like a sherry due to the sweeter backbone.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (7658) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - MAY 19, 2016
Draught at Beer Trappe. Sweet brown sugar boozy caramel with some berry in the finish. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
coachd (775) - Missouri, USA - MAY 18, 2016
Sweet candy like aroma. No heat, no hops. Nice reddish brown color with off white head. Tastes like green apple and toffee with just a slight hint of hops in the aftertaste. The bitterness at the end cuts through the sweet just right. Still no booze heat and insanely drinkable for the ABV. Smooth palate, medium carbonation, strangely refreshing for a barleywine. Strongly recommend. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oldrtybastrd (5002) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 6, 2016
Pours a nice deep dark golden brown. Aromas of hay, hop flowers, carmel malts, candy sugar, honey. Flavor: oak, caramel malts, grapefruit, light hops, brown sugar, and alcohol

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
wcejrowski (13) - Wasrsaw, POLAND - FEB 7, 2016
Barwa mocnej herbaty. Piana solidna i trwała. Cudowny aromat: cytrusy, iglaki, kwiaty, maliny, owoce, kremowe nadzienie waniliowe z wafelkw, kiwi. W smaku silne nuty ziołowe, lekkie igły sosnowe i cytrusy, przypalony karmel, owocowy miks. Silna goryczka, dobrze rwnoważy się z likierową słodyczą

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
kingaugusta (270) - Georgia, USA - DEC 29, 2015
Had a bottle cellared for two years. Pours deep copper with a quick white head. Nose is a delicious hit of barley, caramel, floral hops, and a little booze. flavor is extremely well balanced and among the best beers Ive ever had. Finish is long and almost tastes like yellow cake. Great beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
puboflyons (3372) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 23, 2015
From the 2011 batch. Cloudy amber-brown pour under a long lasting, foamy tan head. The aroma brings out a lovely barley malt sweetness but there is a fruit ester in there too. A juicy fruitiness. The body is medium of better. Any alcohol flavor that was there 4 years ago has mellowed but the toasted caramel malt sweetness mingles with a mild fruity taste and a mild to moderate bitterness that seems a tad smoky.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tysongillmore (362) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2015
A little on the hoppy side but still a good strong barley wine. Easy to drink. Has that hop after taste similar to a home brew hop. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
beeratarian (227) - cleveland, Ohio, USA - OCT 11, 2015
On tap at City Tap. Pours dark reddish brown with tight, thick, off white head. Aroma is dried cherries and toasted bread. Flavor is sweet to start with bread and dried fruit. Then bitter piney hops take over. Finish is long and bitter. A perfect American barley wine with European nuances. Very good.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Pyrmir (5896) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - OCT 10, 2015
Big bottle at Mackan, thanks! Vintage 2013. Deep amber with beige head. Aroma hoppy, toffee, marmalade, caramel, nondeScript hops. Taste is hoppy, bitter, caramel, medium to high sweetness and high bitterness. Nice!

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