Ratman197 (14834) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - APR 27, 2011
Bomber 2009 vintage poured a clear amber with a small lasting amber head. Aromas of toffee, sherry, raisins, dates and a hint of coconut. Palate was medium to full bodied and smooth with a lightly warming finish. Flavors of toffee, sherry, raisin and light earthiness with a smooth lightly warming lingering toffee finish. Tmoney99 (14481) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 5, 2010
Bottle. Poured clear dark copper color with an average frothy off-white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate to heavy dark fruit, toasted malt and alcohol aroma. Medium to full body with a thick smooth texture and flat carbonation. Moderate to heavy complex toasted malt and fruit sweet flavor with a medium to heavy sweet and alcohol burn finish that was moderate to long lasting. This is a solid complex beer.
argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 15, 2009
22oz bottle, bottled 9/8/09. Medium off-white head atop clear dark amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, caramel, chocolate, some orange/candied orange, grapefruit/pine, berry. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, some alcohol, light alcohol burn. Sticky medium-full body. Drake (13737) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 22, 2012
2009 vintage from Peace Street Market? Pours a hazy copper color with a very thin head. Aroma of toffee, citrus, brown sugar, nutty notes. The taste is toffee, brown sugar, citrus and spicy hops. Medium bodied. Decent. Christian (13670) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2010
Amber with a lasting off-white head. Heavy malt aroma with citrus hops, white sherry, alcohol. Sweet malty flavour with warm alcohol and citrus hops
bu11zeye (13029) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 23, 2010
(22oz, bottled on Sep 08, 2009, sampled Oct 2009) Pours a clear golden body with a small white head. Aroma of nuts, toasted grain, citrus, caramel, and grass. Flavor of grass, orange, raisins, alcohol, caramel, and herbs. hopdog (12510) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 26, 2008
12oz bottle shared courtesy of Josh. Poured a medium and clear amber color with a small sized off white head. Aromas of citrus (oranges), nutty, dark fruits, and caramel. Tastes started out tinny then caramel, dark fruits, oranges, and citrus. Light alcohol in the finish, but overall well hidden. jcwattsrugger (12420) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 16, 2010
22oz bottle–thanks decaturstevo for sharing-pours a tan head and copper color. Aroma is pineapple, some medium malt. Taste is pineapple from the can with that slight metallic and tin/some resin, secondary medium malt-molasses/caramel, spice hops. Sammy (12204) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 28, 2008
Trade with New Hampshire, one of the non-breakingbottles sent to NYC. 2007 edition. Pours medium amber with a bit of foam and minimal head. Good malty barley aroma, though sweet. Medium mouthfeel, nice barleywine not at peak and not young either. Quite drinkable. Bit sugary sweet aftertaste.
Pinball (12149) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 24, 2011
cloudy brow, smooth white head.
sweet malty, slighlty bitter.
flavor is very nice malty, wood, sweet hoppy notes, sweet malts. very nice bw