drewbeerme (3920) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 25, 2010
pours clr amber nose butterscotch bourbon vanilla, plastics. Fl sweet cotton candy brown sugar warming alc presence. Dry finish, little straight forward. 7/3/7/3/14 holdenn (2116) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 18, 2010
Thanks to kan for this pour. Pours a red orange with a beige head. Odd aroma. Oxidized fruits with dusty bubblegum like bazooka joes when I was a kid. Fruity malt flavors with bitter spices. Odd earthy bitterness seems slightly sour and moldy. 7/3/6/3/13 pantanap (3366) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 20, 2010
Southern oregon brewing barrel-aged barleywine... Pours a hazy reddish
caramel brown with a thin soapy head... Aroma of wet wood, darker
caramels, and after a few aggressive swirls, more dark fruits make a
presence... Flavorwise, mostly dark fruits, a little oak with a sharp
somewhat tart bite in the finish and a lasting bitterness. Real
aggressive and active carbonation might be due to the serving temp.
7/4/7/3/14 TheEpeeist (3709) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 19, 2010
22 oz bottle. Almost clear ruby brown with some edgy froth. Nose is toffee, apple and plum with mild bourbon. Medium light with soft carb. Taste is toffee, grass and light bourbon. Easy drinking for a barleywine but a bit washed out.