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Brewed by Midtfyns Bryghus
Style: Barley Wine
Årslev, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 209   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Danish: Barley Wine (Bygvin) stammer helt tilbage fra Napoleonskrigene, hvor englænderne måtte finde et alternativ til vin, da man anså det for upatriotisk at drikke franske vine. Midtfyns Barley Wine er også et godt alternativ til vin, og den passer godt til milde og cremede oste, men også til ”fed” mad som ” Osso Buco”, kalvekæber eller svineskank, eventuelt marineret i vores Barley Wine. Den høje alkoholstyrke og bitterhed suppleres godt af maltsødmen, og smagen af karamel, sirup og egetræ, gør denne Barley Wine til en øl med mange og varme smagsnuancer.

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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Abijen (2559) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - JUL 26, 2014
Pours a dark orange brown beer with a good white head. Smells dried fruits, herbs and malts. Tastes herbs and spices. Malts, caramel and dried fruit. Average carbo, medium body and a sticky texture.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sir__v (2545) - FRANCE - MAR 1, 2017
Bottle from Beerbox.dk - Color: clear dark brown beer with no carbonation and small white foam. Smell: toffee caramel domination, alcohol. Taste: medium body with strong toffee caramel domination. Sweet attenuation. Aftertaste: caramel and toffee with alcohol. Boozy barley wine.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
StefanSD (2434) - Ouray, Colorado, USA - SEP 22, 2012
500 ml bottle courtesy of Jacob. Thanks. Best before 30-05-2014. Pours a dark amber color with a small off white head that slowly fades to a fine film. The aroma is soft and understated with sweet musty pears, filberts and maple. The taste is mostly sweet with saccharin pears, apples, frangelico and a touch of sherry. The palate is full and creamy with soft carbonation. Finishes long and sticky sweet. Overall: Fans of sweet barley wines will love this one, and it should age well for those holding an extra bottle in the cellar. I’d love to see what time would do to this one, its better than average now, but could turn out great with about five years on it.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheJestersBeer (2428) - SWEDEN - DEC 30, 2012
Bottled. Sweet, full bodied, medium to high bitterness. Rich, complex taste, malt, caramel, vanilla (?), hops, apricot, marzipan. Long, rich finish. (2009-08-18)

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RW80 (2363) - Hoogeveen, NETHERLANDS - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle 0,5l. Appearance: Light hazy darkish amber colour with an off-white head of 1 finger. Aroma: red fruit, caramel,malt, yeast taste: Quite Sweet flavour of caramel malt, some fruit, a faint licorice note and a some nice esters, finish has a hint of alcohol and some bitterness. Overall a bit too sweet. with this low bitterness. with fruity and estery touches and pronounced, bitter alcohol notes. Average carbo, medium body and a sticky texture.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
NoiZe (2323) - Zeist, NETHERLANDS - DEC 12, 2009
Hazy, red colered brew. Aroma of raisins, caramel malts, sweetness, tart. Flavor is sweet, bourbon, chocolate. Thick texture. Could be a bit more complex, straightforward.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fred82 (2221) - Québec City, Quebec, CANADA - APR 7, 2013
500ml bottle from IPB.
Appearance : Deep amber with medium foamy head.
Aroma : Rich caramel with rich piny and herbal hops. Light resinous notes. Great malty caramel. Toffee.
Taste : Caramel with herbal and piny hops. Not very heavy on the piny. Finish caramel and herbal hops, light resinous and piny notes. Fairly persistent caramel on the finish with light hops and light alcohol. Some toffee on the late finish.
Palate : Moderate carbonation. Maybe a bit on the high side for the style.
Overall : Really nice example of the style. Nothing fancy but very well executed. I really enjoy the balance between hops and malt. The malt is quite nice and the hops are not taking too much space in the profile. A very elegant barley wine.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
POLK (2219) - Hørning, DENMARK - FEB 23, 2011
UPDATED: JUN 24, 2012 Delicious hot and incredibly rich barley wine with a perfectly balanced sweetness. Creamy..

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Psytron (2115) - Turku, FINLAND - FEB 13, 2015
Smell of raisins, oak. Hazy amber colour, white head. Aroma of oak, rum. Cery sweet, flat carbon.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
back (2096) - Holstebro, DENMARK - JAN 26, 2016
Rødgylden uklar skum hvid slik malt karmel Bitter lidt sød modrate Vandede blød @ døe


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