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RATINGS: 80   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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We took many extra steps to make this intense hoppy American-style barleywine to celebrate 10 years of brewing some of the most flavorful beers in the world. Selecting from the best hops this planet has to offer and Bourbon-barrel aging for 6 months was just the beginning for us. Then we went the extra mile and dry-hopped Barrel Aged In-Ten-Sity afterwards for a really great, fresh hop aroma. This hard work pays off creating a well-balanced barleywine with tons of character that will stand the test of time. Happy birthday to us, and cheers to you.

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3.7
SinH4 (5610) - Garching b. M�nchen, GERMANY - SEP 20, 2017
Bottle. Hazy amber color with beige head. Aroma is plums, raisins, malty, toffee, fudge. Taste is raisins, wood sugar, quite sugary, strawberry jam, fudge. Medium carbonation, quite sticky. Works!

3.2
Maakun (6067) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 20, 2017
Shared at pre-Borefts tasting, thanks for sharing everybody! Almost clear amber amber with light beige head. Caramel, cardboard, grape skins, lots of alcohol, vanilla, lots of twigs and green leaves. Medium sweet and strong bitter. Almost full bodied. Not my kind of beer.

3
Benzai (16202) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - SEP 20, 2017
Bottle @ Pre-Borefts tasting. Red-brown color, small to average sized beige head. Aroma is malts, caramel, heavy caramel hop sweet stickyness. Taste malts, caramel, sticky sweet, bourbon. Over the top imo. The balance is gone, the texture is thinnish and carbonation is medium, but the ABV and barrel aging is too much for the base beer it seems. Over the top and unbalanced imo. Too bad, I had high hopes for this one.

3.5
sjogro (4459) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 20, 2017
Sampled from bottle at pre-borefts tasting. Clear dark amber with thin white head. Massive sweet toasted malts, barley, strong alcoholic. Big sweet and bitter. Medium body and low carbonation. Very alcoholic.

3.7
kermis (14199) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 20, 2017
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Bottle shared at Pre-Borefts Tasting, The Hague '17. Hazy brown with a tan head. Aroma of oak barrel, vanilla, overripe dark fruits, caramel, toffee, butterscotch. Flavour is light heavy sweet. Medium to full bodied with soft carbonation.

4
PabloZab (1617) - Wroclaw, POLAND - SEP 14, 2017
Bottle 650ml. Fruity, vanilla and delicate booze in aroma. Sweet, oily, vanilla, fruity in taste. Nice beer, really tasty bit I expected a little bit more.

4.1
RRistow12 (918) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - AUG 28, 2017
Tasted from bottle. Pours pretty clear ruby brown with slightly off white head. Huge robust aroma of toffee, molasses, bourbon. Flavor is heavily sweet with flavors of toffee, caramel, molasses, brown sugar, nutty, bourbon. Very well done barleywine. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
Capa (3330) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - AUG 19, 2017
UPDATED: AUG 19, 2017 Dark brown. Oak, toasted malt, caramel, molasses, light cocoa, some booze. Full slick body. Pretty solid BABW.

3.5
Cool_Bond (2727) - KUNG_AV_OL @ Instagram, SWEDEN - AUG 10, 2017
Scent of oak barrels, bourbon and berries. The flavor is the same. Good visit that fills the upper part of the mouth forever. Okay beer. Liked most oak barrels and bourbon flavor. Follow me @ Kung av öl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

3.7
The_Osprey (8452) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2017
June 2017 - Bottle share at Leighton’s. Thanks Kenny! As ’Hoppin’ Frog Barrel Aged In-Ten-Sity’. Dark brown with a red hue, foamy light brown head. Aroma is boozy up front, toffee and caramel impressions. Body is smooth with soft carbonation. Taste is quite sweet and boozy, toffee, resin and spice, some chilli, white pepper and more booze, vanilla biscuits. Quite big and hot. But nice. (6-4-8-4-15=3.7)


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