Formerly brewed at Bryggeriet Ølfabrikken (Gourmetbryggeriet - Harboe)
Style: Barley Wine
Roskilde, Denmark
Serve in Snifter


on tap


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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
A pale wort made from British Maris Otter is boiled for 12 hours to provide Ølfabrikken Oakwine with an deep sweet caramel flavor. The fermentation is based on our Vinter Ale and done with both an American and Belgian yeast, which together with Simcoe hops, present itself with a strong fruity aroma of apples and kaki. A long maturation on oak provides notes of vanilla.
Ølfabrikken Oakwine is, of course, unpasteurized, unfiltered and cask conditioned like all of our beers. Only available on tap.

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pentaz (1293) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 4, 2014
Bottle from 2007 @ Theis. Pours red/brown w. floaties and no head. Aroma is honey, light oxidized, dusty, caramel, raisin, vinous, grassy. Taste is near heavy sweet and light+ bitter. Body is near medium, texture is viscous, carbonation is near flat. Finishes sweet, short and oaky.

SlackerMads (3602) - DENMARK - NOV 24, 2013
Bottle at Theis. Clear amber with a small bubbly dissipating off white head. Caramel, oxidized sherry notes, alcohol, dry and light stinging, oak, honey, dusty, herbal hops. Medium body, oily texture, flat carbonation. Medium/heavy sweet and medium bitter. A bit too thin to carry the alcohol.

Christian (13930) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 16, 2010
Hazy amber with a tiny off-white head. Malty aroma with vineous dried fruit, oak and vanilla. Sweet and malty flavour with strong oak character, vanilla and tannins

madmitch76 (26434) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2010
3rd June 2010 - Brasserie 4:20 - Botlle - thanks Alex! Clear amber beer. No head. Light toffee nose. Light semi dry palate. Rich dried fruits, a little brandy and some toffee. Finishes semi dry. A rich tasty well aged barleywine.

Dedollewaitor (16545) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 10, 2010
Bottle @ 4:20, Rome. Pours amber with a small off white head. Nose is deep and vinous. Mellow. Caramel, fruit and toffee. Full bodied. Very nice. Well matured. . .

Plovmand (8685) - Grindsted, DENMARK - JUN 9, 2010
Swingtop bottle. Pours amber with a small off white head. The aroma is oak, vanilla, prune, caramel and light hops. The flavour is raisins, prune, caramel, light alcohol, vanilla and oak. Very nice.

Borresteijn (7602) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - JUN 8, 2010
Bottle at 4:20 at RBESG Rome. Clear amber colour, no head. Aroma is sweet, honey, bread, very malty, bit fruity. Flavour is harsh and woody, earth, bitter, malty, hoppy and earthy finish. Medium bodied. Not very refined imo.

cgarvieuk (26386) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 3, 2010
end of bottle ... murky amber ... sweet woody toffy ... rich sweet toffee malts ... little brandy tones ... definite soft oak ...

jkwalking05 (4745) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JAN 23, 2009
Deep copper color with a very small head. Aroma is of oak, vanilla, honey, brown sugar, and malt. Flavor is mainly oak, honey, and raisins.

jbrus (4988) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - DEC 26, 2008
[email protected] Complex aroma with mainly raisin, oak and cognac. Brown color, shiny, no head. Sweet, madeira, raisin, bitter, hoppy/grassy, oak. Sticky, flat, soft. Heavy flavours, great stuff.

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