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Brewed by Ørbæk Bryggeri
Style: Barley Wine
Ørbæk, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 112   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
To celebrate the brewery´s 100th birthday we have brewed a Barley Wine with specially selected malts and types of hops. This brew is the strongest (12%) ever made by Ørbæk Brewery.

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3.1
sfhodense (4788) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2012
Pours copper with a disapering white head. Aroma is caramel, light alcohol, fruit, light raisin and light citrus. Flavour is caramel, alcohol, raisin, citrus and light grass.

3.5
gnoff (10713) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2012
As "Ørbæk Vintage Beer 2008".
50 cl bottle ordered from Systembolaget, sampled on May 4, 2012
Number 006091
Clear copper color, nice off-white head. Milky, grainy, harsh, alcohol scent. Fruity, grainy, chocolate taste. MEdium mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Grainy and alcohol aftertaste.

3.7
LoFi (1725) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 3, 2012
Bottle as Vintage Beer 2008, nr. 006204. Amber, beige head. Aroma: floral, perfume, toffee, honey. Taste: vinous, toffee, earthy, some licorice, candy, sweet and malty, honey, medium bitter. Full-bodied. Something is missing for it to get a higher rating, but I enjoyed it.

4
olsvammel (7256) - Örebro, SWEDEN - MAY 1, 2012
Bottle from Systembolaget labeled Vintage Barley 2008. It poured a hazy ruby liquid. Malty sweet and wineous with a boozey finish. Very tasty..

2.8
larsniclas (7144) - Billdal, SWEDEN - APR 28, 2012
Bottled from Systembolaget labelled Vintage 2008 Deep amner with slost no head. Slightly sourish aroma with a lot of sweet malts with notes of leather. Way too alcoholic. Very sweet.

3.4
anders8000 (390) - aarhus.c., DENMARK - APR 27, 2012
Pours feddish brown with very frizzy low head Aromas of oak, dark berries, perfume, raisins Sweet and oaky taste medium thick palate. Quite abrupt ending.

2.8
ekstedt (6932) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 27, 2012
Bottle (50 cl) from systembolaget. Clear deep copper, small brief off-white head. Caramelly malt aroma with some dried fruits and clear notes of alcohol. Medium bodied, low to medium carbonation. Semi sweet with medium bitterness, strong burning alcohol aftertaste. Mediocre.

3.4
kryon (3763) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - APR 22, 2012
Pours feddish brown with very frizzy low head Aromas of oak, dark berries, perfume, raisins Sweet and oaky taste medium thick palate. Quite abrupt ending.

2.4
SirLimpsalot (4374) - SWEDEN - APR 7, 2012
Doften är mycket diskret. Smaken är lite konstgjord. Aning smak av hostmedisin. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
TheJestersBeer (2430) - SWEDEN - MAR 6, 2012
500ml bottle, as Vintage 2008. Pours a slightly cloudy, deep orange/amber, with a thin white head. Spicy, mature aromas, marzipan, leather, hazelnuts, dried apricots, caramel, fudge, butter, wood? Semi-sweet, full bodied, high bitterness, low CO2. The taste is likewise matured, lots of secondary flavours, marzipan, leather, tobacco, chocolate, walnuts, almonds. There is, however, also a slightly sour note, and the alcohol burns through rather intensely. The best offering I’ve had from this brewery, bot not quite top notch. (2012-02-29)


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