biz82 (1327) - austin, Texas, USA - MAY 6, 2006
Bottle. Best by Jan. ’07. Clear amber, thin creamy head. Toffee pudding aroma with vanilla. Smooth on the palate with caramel, marzipan and a bit of ash. Long alcohol burn. A little thin in body. Pretty good though. maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - AUG 14, 2006
Clear caramel color with a small off-white head. Sweet light caramel aroma. Sweet sugary caramel flavor, some fruity hints. jehoey (765) - Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 24, 2006
nose is malty and sweet, with a slight herb note. pours a an amber color with a bit of head that quickly disapates into a thin film. flavor is nicely fruity and sweetly malty, but not cloying. quite enjoyable. slightly sticky and full palate. not a bad brew leaparsons (10919) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 19, 2007
Bottle. Dark gold with a small head. Aromas are sweet caramel malts with pear, brown sugar, spices and lots of alcohol. Flavours are sweet and syrupy caramel and toffee malts with some burnt toffee notes. Sticky sweetness with caramelised Autumn fruit. Prickly hops on the finish with fair bitterness. Good stuff. hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 18, 2007
Copper amber colour. Huge burnt bready malt aroma, sweet and alcoholic. And the taste is much the same, just more alcoholic: fiery, warming, puddingy and spicy. Not really an August summer cooler you say? Well, here in England rain pours from a leaden sky, and the cricket Cup Final has been abandoned for the day.
daniele (10060) - ITALY - FEB 26, 2009
ambrato scarico buona schiuma mediocre persistenza note fruttatre mela etilico distillato in bocca alcolica un po bruciante meno fruttata buon bilanciamento del ben presente malto con lupopolo finale alcolico sayravai (4711) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 10, 2009
(Bottled) Slightly hazy amber-golden with a small head. Aroma of sweet malt, brown sugar, hints of chlorine, vanilla, anise. Sweetish, very grainy-malty flavor with dried fruitiness and brown sugar, some vanilla and light spiciness. Like a sweet dessert wine. Medium to full body with low carbonation. A very balanced and quite enjoyable, although not hugely complex, dessert barley wine. Jukkabro (3484) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 2, 2009
(BBE 11/08) Dark amber colored with little light brown head. Toffee-chocolaty aroma with nice vanilla-vinous touch, sweet raisins with thin alcohol, good one. Medium to full bodied. Flavor is drier with well developed raisinny and vinous tone, aftertaste turns to vinous and dry with lemon, thin alcohol also comes up. I like this. Pinball (12647) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 16, 2010
caramelly golden, smooth offwhite head.
sweet aged beer aroma.
flavor is sweet, almost marcipan, malty, very good aged beer. thomat (4257) - Goteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 15, 2012
Golden with a tiny white head. Fruity with malty tones. Fruit, malt, caramel and spices. Full body with a nice, warming, sweet finish.