Beer5000 (6483) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 25, 2007
330ml bottle. Clear golden body with a white head. Aroma is a bit acidulous, maybe infected? Flavor is also a bit sour and thin malty. Not a harmonic beer for my taste. My guess is that something is wrong with this bottle, at least this has nothing to do with a barley wine. Have to try this again another time. PetetheMeat (621) - Hove, DENMARK - AUG 2, 2006
Beige, lasting head. Amber ale. Very rich malty sweet aroma. More malty sweetness in the flavour. Notes of roasted malt. Sherry too? Sugarsticky palate. Hides the ABV very well. Soft carbonation. Overall, special but very nice, if you like sweet ale... ;.) JensenTaster (1719) - DENMARK - AUG 2, 2006
(on bottle) Amber volor, beige head. Ones gotta drink this cold, ´cause it´s real sweet. Luckily it has just about the carbonation to lavel that out, but only just about. Smal catch of bitterhops in finish, makes it an OK beer. Cheap axx barley wine for dure. saxo (18299) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 14, 2006
Bottle. Nice big tan head with medium duration. Color is amber. Aroma is sweet and malty. Taste is caramel and malt. HenrikSoegaard (14166) - Randers, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2006
UPDATED: MAR 20, 2008 Bottle. Creamy white excellent mostly lasting head. Wonderfull amber colour. Nice malty and very hoppy aroma. Very good flavor, very complex, average finish. Very syruply palate. Good beer.
FrankJohansen (3622) - Sabro, DENMARK - APR 27, 2006
Amber colour with a medium moslty lasting white head. Aroma and taste of malts and caramel. Bitter sweet finish. Nice beer. onystrom (1333) - Magellan Hunter! - Skanderborg, DENMARK - APR 23, 2006
Beautiful clear dark amber color with small head. This is a great beer, fine balanced sweetness, fruity and malty. LoveCaissa (873) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 7, 2006
UPDATED: MAY 17, 2008 I am rerating this as my first bottle was bad (way too sweet and cloying). Reddish-brown coloured barley wine that is sweet and malty with a somewhat bitter finish. Not one of John’s finest IMHO. joergen (28104) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 5, 2006
Clear amber coloured with a small off white head.
Sweet aroma of malts, caramel and rye bread.
Very sweet flavour of malts and caramel.
Tastes like a hvidtøl. Emil (6065) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 5, 2006
Bottle. Ruby colour with a beige head. Rye bread, caramel aroma and taste. Medium body with a sweet finish.