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RATINGS: 201   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This Imperial Barley Wine Style Ale has a rich amber color with a full, robust body. This Barley Wine Style Ale has a traditional warming malt flavor with a delightful hop finish, While exceptionally drinkable now, it will continue to improve with age - taking on subtle flavors of dark fruit, sherry and anise. Hop flavors and aromas will become more rounded and luscious caramel malt notes will become more intense. Brewed with an astonishing original gravity of 24 Plato and finishing at 11.0% alcohol by volume, this Imperial Barley Wine Ale is not for the faint of heart, though it will reward the adventurous drinker with an unparalleled taste experience.

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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (45021) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 25, 2013

Bottle 12fl.oz. @ [ The Danish Summer Gathering, TSODRBSG13 ].

Clear medium to dark amber orange colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, dried fruit, moderate hoppy, citrus, grapefruit, fruit. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, sharp, fruity, dry, dried fruit. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20130831]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (41318) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2013
12 fl oz bottle. Pours hazy brown with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malty, caramelish and alcohol. Bitter and toasted malty caramelish. Dry and bitter. Bone dry finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (34970) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2013
Bottled. A red beer with an orangey head. The aroma has notes of butterscotch, malt, and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of butterscotch, alcohol, malt, and caramel, leading to a bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (26389) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 4, 2013
Bottle at yespr. Clear orange coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel and dried fruits. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel and dried fruits with notes of hops. Hoppy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (23783) - Malm, SWEDEN - SEP 3, 2013
Bottle @ yespr. Pours a clear amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruit malty spicy dark fruit aroma. Sweetish malty spicy hoppy bitter caramel and dark fruit flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter dark fruit and caramel finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (19614) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 12, 2012
Bottle from Total Wine, Henderson, NV
Dark color, amber- mahogany, hazy, with creamy persistent head. It has a nice aroma of malt, sweet, with some caramel. Full bodied, malty, sweet, with light toffee and fudge character; correct bitterness.
Straightforward, balanced, pleasant, not complex; the aroma is better than the final.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (18107) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 31, 2013
Bottle @ TSODRBSG13, Ulfborg. Clear dark amber with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and dried fruit. Flavor is very sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish. 310813

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (17057) - Hjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 31, 2013
Bottle @ Danish Ratebeer Summer Gathering. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are fruits, candy sugar, caramel, malt and hops. Sweet finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (16590) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 31, 2013
Bottle, 12oz. It pours a dense, finger-thick beige head over an almost clear dark amber to light brown body. The aroma is mostly malty, quite bready, with some caramel and roasted malts. Prunes and pine cones. The flavor has a nice bitterness, as well as pine cones. Some alcohol flavor and warmth. Full body with a soft carbonation. Bitter,malty finish with a fruity touch. Nothing impressive going on here, its too alcoholic and also slighlty boring. 131231

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (15776) - DENMARK - AUG 31, 2013
Bottle. Dark amber with small tan head. Aroma is malt, caramel, toasted and a little toffee. Flavour is malt, caramel, toasted, medium sweet, toffee and notes of alcohol.


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