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style
Brewed by Orkney (Sinclair Breweries)
Style: Barley Wine
Stromness, Scotland
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 83   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.

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3.9
damianflannel (1) - - MAY 11, 2017 does not count
Strong and fruity! Smooth and tasty nice aroma and texture! Great beer overall. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
ManVsBeer (10272) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 20, 2017
Pendle Beer Festival 2017. Dark reddish-brown. Certainly strong but there’s some hops available too, and a few malts of note.

3
undercurrent25 (2130) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JAN 19, 2017
Pours an amber colour. Taste is of alcohol and detergent. Quite a heavy beer. Not for a session

3.6
mike_77 (6597) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - JAN 19, 2017
Dark brown with no head. Aroma is really malty and woody. Flavour is similar but with a dry finish. Also some dried fruit.

3.5
RNDave (20) - Fillmore, California, USA - OCT 25, 2016
Fumemation is sweet with light hint liquorice, toffee, dark fruits. Smooth. Soft on the palate, finished like a quick goodbye. Overall decent malted soda pop with a slight kick. I’d order again just not next week.

3.9
amhart88 (134) - Manchester, Lancashire, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2015
Rocket fuel. Barely capable of writing a review after drinking a pint of it. Strong taste of brandy perhaps. Cloudy - rich in taste. Worth experiencing

3.6
gopherfan99 (1776) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 25, 2015
Tap (Happy Gnome); pours clear amber with an off white head; sweet aroma with dark fruits, malt, and caramel with a hint of spice; taste is sweet with caramel and dark fruits; finish is dry with some alcohol warming; easy to drink

2.9
allmyvinyl (10508) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 6, 2015
Cask at the Cavens Arms, Dumfries. Pours hazy amber with a rocky white head. Aromas of red fruit, light booze note. Taste is fruity, warming. Strangely thin on the finish.

3.4
The_Osprey (7883) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2015
Cask at GBBF. Reddy orange, small off-white head. Aroma is sweet with toffee, raisin. Body is medium, smooth, low carbonation. Taste is big red berry, wholewheat bread malts, tangy booze - a bit hot with the 8.5% showing its presence. Quite nice, just a bit heavy-handed maybe.

3.6
KyotoLefty (10197) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 14, 2015
Cask at GBBF 2015. Brown-orange, rather clear, frothy head. Vinous nose, raisin, plums, orange, caramel. Tart and fruity, plum, raisin, green apple, sherry. Caramel and chocolate, booze. Hoppy, bitter, boozy finish. Decent, original.


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