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style
Brewed by Alus Darbnīca Labietis
Style: Barley Wine
Riga, Latvia
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   IBU: 49   EST. CALORIES: 342   ABV: 11.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Redzesloku paplašinošs miežvīns. Cukurgailīti atgādinošo iesalainumu papildina vaivariņu, priežu pumpuru un Centennial apiņu svķainais rūgtums, kurš sevī ieskauj miežvīnam atbilstošā alkohola daudzuma sīvumu. Teicams alus ilgstošai briedināšai.

"Magic Forest"
A malty barley wine with distinct caramel backbone, that evens out the high alcohol content and the resinous bitterness of wild rosemary, pine spruce and Centennial hops. Perfect for further aging.

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2.7
Jultsu (1242) - TAMPERE, FINLAND - NOV 17, 2017
BBE 01.2022. Mustanruskea väri, olematon reunavaahto. Tuoksu maustepurkkia nuuhkiva. Suutuntumassa vain ja ainoastaan kurkkua polttavaa ruokamaustetta, ilmeisesti rosmariinia. Viinapohja, kuivaavahko, katajanmarjaisa kuivahko. Outo. Yksinuottinen viinapommi. Ehkä pehmenisi 5 vuoden kypsyttelyn jälkeen. Ehkä ei kiinnosta tarpeeksi ottaa selvää.

3.6
Rune (13645) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 15, 2017
330ml bottle with a nice design, kindly shared by Snegurochka and TheCellarer. Clear red-brown body, remaining beige head, clingy lacing. Caramel nose added by spices and earth. Honeyed malts to the taste buds alongside moments of spices and herbal fruits, jam like impression. Smooth and warming end. Full bodied. Decent sipper qualities. (Session in Tårnrommet with Finn, TheCellarer and Snegurochka, Tromsø 14.11.2017).

3.5
Finn (8256) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 15, 2017
Flaske 330ml spandert av Snegurochka & TheCellarer. Delt med dem & Rune på Tårnrommet 14 Aug 17. Veldig mørk amber. Lavt skum. Aroma av mørke plommer & krydder. Smaken søt frukt & kanel. Svisker i avslutninga. Variert. Alkoholen godt integrert.

3.6
Bov (13284) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - OCT 6, 2017
[email protected] Alehouse - very hazy brown beer with a poor head retention; aroma of pine needles, rosmary and red fruits marmalade; very sweet ...no: hugely sweet! quite tart, astringent and very piney; light spicy finish with apparent alcohol

3.6
SimonBlok (805) - GRONINGEN, NETHERLANDS - SEP 24, 2017
50cl bottle, courtesy of Gyhallmanti. Appearance: ruby red with medium, off-white head. Aroma: liver pâté, rosemary, herbs, clove, spices, licorice and malts. Taste: high sweetness and medium bitterness. Notes of herbs, caramel, spices, coughing sirup and grass. Palate: medium bodied, sticky texture and medium carbonation.

3.8
gyhallmanti (700) - Groningen, NETHERLANDS - SEP 24, 2017
50cl bottle split with SimonBlok. Pours a clear dark brown reddish colour with a small off white head. Aroma of liver paste, herbal, whipped cream, red fruit, liquorice root, blueberry cheesecake, rosemary, cream, gin, thyme. Taste is medium sweet, soft bitter with a low dry finish. Notes of blueberry cheesecake, rosemary, liquorice, pale malt, slight cherry, herbs, coughing syrup, slight hoppy. Texture is oily to creamy, full bodied with soft carbonation

4
ShivanDragon (4649) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - SEP 20, 2017
herbal berley wine, 11.4%, 0,5L bottle, pours nice brown witha a red hue and a light brown head. Aroma is pretty sweet, grain, herbal, some honey?, dark fruits. Taste is very bitter for a barley wine, firmly alcoholic,quite herbal, some scharp, pine, lots of wood flavors, pine,needles,branches, etc.. quite remarkable and very nice

4.2
JorisPPattyn (10072) - BELGIUM - AUG 1, 2017
Thick, cream-yellow head, stable over fully hazy dark red-brown beer. End of bottle features some awe-inspiring UFO’s. Vinous, dried red berries, chocolate, oak, loden, Christmas wreaths, fusels. Very complex, ’deep’ nose. Bitter, lots of chocolate, bit of resin, eggnog; again this X-mas wreath idea, berries on alcohol; and a just slightly acidic lining in the finish. And despite all these fireworks, the beer remains balanced! After some time, it starts finishing a tad wry. Rich, alcoholic-hot, smooth and yet good carbonation. This is an absolutely GREAT (G**, has that word been hollowed out by that joker in Washington!!) beer! 8/4/8/4/18

3.2
bierkoning (13743) - La Tropica/Doarp, NETHERLANDS - JUL 25, 2017
Bottle. Dark Brown color. Malty aroma with Caramel cake And soft herbal notes. Malty sweet herbal spicy flavor with caramel. Sticky And alcoholic. Full bodied. Beyond the beaten track.

3.5
RasmusOtt (2902) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2017
Pours dark brown with a beige head aroma of dark sweet malts, roasted barley, chocolate, spicy herbs, grassy hops and caramel. Taste of caramel, slight toffee, spicy herbs, some bitter hops, liquorice and warming alcohol.


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