teddybeer (4543) - Madrid, SPAIN - JAN 28, 2018
Thanks to my friend Jorge ArzaKorcz (3388) - Warsaw, POLAND - MAY 3, 2017
Dark brown color, light beige head with medium retention, some lacing. Aroma has light notes of toasted malts notes, light molasses and a high presence of wine. Flavor is light sweet, notes of red wine, light berries. LIght bitterness in the final, smooth and creamy mouthfeel.
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer. Kapitalny Barley Wine! Figi, orzechy, wanilia... Piękne piwo. The_Osprey (10130) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2017
February 2017 - Bottle share at One Canada Square, with big thanks to Matteo for this big beer. As ’Naparbier Avant-Garde Series Barley Wine Aged for 15 Months. Wine Ed. 2013’, 12%. Pale murky brown, very little head, cloudy. Aroma is cola, vanilla, earthy. Body is smooth, oily with low carbonation. Taste is papery, vanilla, oxidised, boozy, leaves. I wasn’t blown away. (3.2) teorn88 (7687) - Rimini, ITALY - FEB 10, 2017
33cl bottle shared in CW. Sourced via Etre. It pours a hazed amber color with a minimal beige head. Aroma is super sweet with complex malty barrel notes of caramel, toffee, red wine, bourbon, melon, vanilla. Taste is also rich sweet with loads of vanilla, caramel, melon, toffee, bourbon. Complex beer. Medium to full bodied with good carbonation. Overall, very good Leighton (23679) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2017
Bottle shared in London - thanks to Matteo. Pours mostly clear amber with a bubbly, off-white head. Aged fruits in the nose, a little leather, toffee, earth, wood. Medium sweet flavour with faint berry tang, some booze, woody dryness. Full bodied, lightly oily, with fine carbonation. Warming finish with some woody dryness, more ripe berries, faint tang, raisins. Good stuff.
Scopey (17069) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2017
Bottle thanks to Matteo. It pours murky mahogany brown with a small beige head. The aroma is rich, sweet, sticky, juicy, dried fruits, wood, leather, earth, must, dirt and old armchair. The taste is slick, bitter, sweet, chewy, dry, tannin, berry skin, earth, booze, salted plum, banana, brandy, wood and earth with a drying, warming finish. Full body and fine carbonation. Rich, robust and boosty. Good fun. Theydon_Bois (22315) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2017
Bottle split at L42, thanks to Matteo, 09/02/17.
Murky chestnut brown with a moderate beige cap.
Nose is tarte fruit rinds, dates, spice, light wooded notes, toffee, light barrel notes.
Taste comprises wood must, spice, dates, oak, light wine barrel, toffee, raisins, dates.
Full bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close.
Decent enough BA BW. PKrzysztof (176) - POLAND - JAN 28, 2017
PL W zapachu wyraźny dąb i orzech. W smaku wino, wiśnie, kawa i likier. Czuć, że piwo jest mocne. Jednocześnie naprawdę dobre. zvikar (7300) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - OCT 29, 2016
Hazy brown, small head, sweet aroma, alcohol, wood, whiskey, alcoholic flavor, whiskey, wood, medium bodied. Mortlach (2539) - Rome, ITALY - JUN 5, 2016
Bottle shared @Brasserie 4:20 (Rome). Pours cloudy amber with a little head. Aroma of caramel, dried fruits, raisins, light woody notes, some vinous character, oxidation. Taste is medium to heavy sweet, malty, light bitterness, some acidic notes, light astringency. Medium to high body, low carbonation. A bit one-dimensional, despite the barrel aging.