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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.93/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 390   ABV: 13%
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3.5
fonefan (52426) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 29, 2017

Draught @ 7th. BBF 2015 [ 7th Borefts Beer Festival 2015 ] @ Brouwerij de Molen, Bodegraven, Netherlands.

[ As Hair of the Dog Brandy Cherry Fred ].
Unclear dark brown colour with virtually no head. Aroma is dark malty, sot oxidide malt, wood, cherries, roasted - toasted, some vinegar - buzzy - acetone. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet with a long duration, sweet malt, dark malt, cherries, woody, acetone - vinegar - buzzy. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20150925]
7-3-7-3-15

4.2
MrTipple (7004) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 3, 2017
Sweet wood, oak, sweet, dark and red berries. Dark, hazy brown, hardly any head. Heavy sweet. More sweet, dark fruits, molasses, caramel, ripe cherries, soft carbonation, medium bodied. Beautiful, rich and intense Barley Wine. Keg at Beavertown Extravaganza 2017, Canada Water.

4.3
Benzai (16928) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - SEP 27, 2017
Sampled @ Borefts Beer Festival 2017, day 1. Dark brown to dark red-brown color, no head. Smell and taste malts, dark malts, lovely caramel and raisin in there, very balanced, light but noticeable cherry in there with a nice mix of sweet sour and bitter. Very complex and ver lovely indeed! (Or was it the Cherry Fred from the Wood they poured? Unclear so far, will move rating when clarified)

3.9
kermis (14999) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 25, 2017
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Draft at Borefts Beer Festival '17. Dark brown with no head. Aroma of malt, oak, caramel, butterscotch and light cherry. Flavour is heavy sweet. Full bodied with very soft carbonation.

4.3
DutchDrebus (6328) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - SEP 22, 2017
Tap @ bbf17. Dark brown to red colour with no head. Smells cherry, sweet, fruity, oak, nice. Tastes cherry, sweet, alcohol, fruity, vanilla. Full body, soft carbo.

4
sjogro (5116) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 22, 2017
Tap at Borefts 2017 day 1. Unclear chestnut brown with no head. Big sweet syruppy caramel malts, cherry wood, cinnamon, booze. Big sweet and moderate bitter. Full body, oily feel, liw carbonation.

3.9
Tide (4566) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 8, 2017
From backlog. Draught at Mikkeller & Friends. Dark brown color, minimal head. Bittersweet taste with raisins, hops, toffee, ripe fruits, nuts, bourbon, oak and caramel. Bitter finish with raisins, hops, caramel, alcohol, lether, oak and toffee. Exquisite barley wine.

3.4
Klimaet (3096) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2015
Tap @ Borefts Beer Festival 2015. Pours hazy brown/red. Aromas of cherries, vinegar, malt, syrup, walnuts, light acetone. Taste is vinegary, malty sweet, cherries, acetone.

3.6
goozen (4178) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - SEP 27, 2015
Tap at Borefts 2015: Dark brown colored brew with an sweet bitter taste, much sharp hints of brandy. Very nice brew.

2.6
Koelschtrinker (22078) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - SEP 27, 2015
Sehr saurer Antrunk mit fast schon unrunden Brandynoten. Dumpf, mit der Zeit muffig. 9/7/9/8//8


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