RATINGS: 1517   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.93/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Fred was created to honor beer writer and historian Fred Eckhardt. Fred the beer is a deep golden color. It is made with aromatic and rye malts and includes 10 different hop varieties in an effort to incorporate the whole world into this beer.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Narnad (1521) - Crystal Lake, Illinois, USA - MAR 24, 2013
2009 version. Pours from the bottle a deep ruby red color with a tall, frothy light tan head. Aroma is extremely complex with a huge malt profile, Merlot nose with a slight smokey, rye spiciness. Hops adds some citrus, grassy and pine character to the beer. Flavor is very smooth with a lot of residual sweetness. The rye lends a strong character to this brew and melds well with the citrus, grassy and pine hops character of the beer. Body is hefty with a low amount of carbonation that really makes it feel sugary and thick. Overall a very good brew. The age is starting to creep a bit into the flavor. Sweetness is a bit much for me but doesnt detract from the flavor as the rye spice and very light smoke help to take the edge off of it. If Brachs candy made a beer candy, this is what I hope they would aim to get.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tide (3614) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 18, 2017
Draught at Hair of the Dog. Hazy amber color, white head. Bittersweet taste with citrus, ripe fruits, peach, resin, a bit of hops, pine and earthy notes. Bittersweet finish with citrus, hops, peach, resin, earthy notes and a bit of alcohol. Excellent brew, a kind of a mixture of barley wine and Belgian strong ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mister_Li (1244) - GERMANY - APR 16, 2017
Klares goldorange mit durchschnittlicher Schaumkrone. Malzig, s, zuckerig, leicht fruchtig, etwas Orangenschale, Pinie, harzig.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Iznogud (3591) - CROATIA - APR 9, 2017
On tap at ACBF2017. Pours hazy orange, white head. Sweet, caramel, malty, dried fruit, raisins, hops, spicy. Some bitterness in finish. Warming. Smooth and full bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AdmiralVernon (1140) - SWEDEN - MAR 25, 2017
A: Clear brown coloured with a two finger white head N: Liqourice, caramel, toffee, fudge T: Fudge, toffee, caramel, hint of grape zest O: normally not really fond of barley wine, but this is actually really nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Korcz (2916) - Warsaw, POLAND - MAR 20, 2017
Pomiędzy Triplem a utlenionym na miodowo IIPA. Całkiem spora goryczka, sporo miłej, owocowo-przyprawowej słodyczy. Fajne.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
josanguapo (1502) - SPAIN - MAR 18, 2017
From Mikkeller Shop. In Teku glass. Batch 96. Playing Shantae Pirates Curse. Pretty alcoholic and sweet. However, its not unpleasant but just the opposite thanks to a good usage of candi sugar and hops. Sticky and oily

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mesjasz (1440) - Lodz, POLAND - MAR 13, 2017
Butelka, bottlesharing w Piwotece. Taka wypadkowa DIPA i BW. Sporo chmielu, ale też przyjemnie słodkie i gładkie. Fajne.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mariuspoenari (2197) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 9, 2017
Sampled at ACBF 2017, Vichte. Clear golden pour with a thin fine-grained off-white head. Notes of citrus hops, bitter hops, dried fruit, caramel, soft alcohol. Feels more like a triple IPA than a barleywine, but I am not complaining!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PlutonowyMan (693) - POLAND - MAR 9, 2017
UPDATED: MAR 9, 2017 ACBF2017. Barwa pomara?czowo ??ta, piana jest bia?a do?? trwa?a i podobnie wysoka.Aromat slodowy, s?odki, oowcowySmak nie odbiega od tego co oferuje aromat, jest s?odowo??, s?odkie owoce. Slodycz kontruje dluga i mocna, owocowa goryczka.Piwo jest pe?ne, grube.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (19171) - PCastle, GERMANY - MAR 4, 2017
Sampled @ ACBF Vichte 2017. Klare orange goldene Farbe, mittelgroe beige Schaumkrone. Geruch ist krftig malzig, sehr hopfig, Harz. Geschmack ist krftig malzig, sehr fruchtig hopfig, dezent s, lecker.

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