zacgillbanks (5506) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - APR 3, 2013
Bottle from Coppers, Newcastle. A dark brown hazy beer with sweet rich red fruit and chocolate flavours, currants, vanilla and oak with a slight roasted and more warming fruit on the finish. Bov (13264) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - NOV 13, 2012
courtesy of Per - pours a cloudy brown beer with a solid long lasting and creamy beige foam; bready with notes of almonds and marzipan; full-bodied, tasty and creamy palate; quite thick; pretty sweet and slightly bitter; very long almondy, creamy aftertaste with notes of chestnuts - very good rarbring (2290) - Linköping, SWEDEN - MAR 3, 2015
Aroma: Smelling of sweet dried fruits, plums, toffee, syrup, sherry.ekstedt (6977) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 3, 2011
Appearance: A clear amber colored beer. A low off-white head with some lacing and good curtains.
Taste: Tasting toffee, bread, raisins, brown syrup, dried fruits, hay and vanilla.
Palate: Low carbonation, a soft and oily texture. A big body.
Overall: Improving with age so far.
Note: Bottle 330 ml at home. (Vintage 2011) Reviewed 2015-03-03.
Bottle (33 cl) from Systembolaget. Clear deep amber, medium white head. Nutty and bisquity malt aroma with strong notes of floral hops (EKG?). Medium bodied, medium carbonation. Semi dry, high bitterness. More like a british DIPA than barley wine. KnutAlbert (6792) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 22, 2013
Bottle, still available from Systembolaget.se. Clear brown. Smoke, burned sugar, malt, spices. Nice.
olsvammel (7289) - Örebro, SWEDEN - NOV 25, 2011
UPDATED: DEC 4, 2011 Bottle from Systembolaget. A relatively light barley wine that is fairly easy to drink. Allot of sweet malty aromas with some flowery hops and a present yet mellow bitterness.