jflopsu (1615) - New Jersey, USA - APR 16, 2015
Pours a dark amber with thick light brown head. Has a light sweet caramel and fruit aroma. Has a smooth and milk body. A subtle taste dark fruits, caramel, and malts. hman43 (1588) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - MAR 21, 2015
Cloudy brown appearance with sweet aroma of dried fruit and cherries. Drift fruits taste with alcohol. Sweet flavor with slightly bitter aftertaste. Tmoney99 (14492) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 6, 2015
Bottle. Poured a clear reddish brown color with a moderate frothy off-white head that lasted with good lacing. Moderate to heavy complex roasted malt and earthy hop aroma. Medium body with a sticky texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy bittersweet flavor with a medium to heavy bittersweet and small alcohol bite finish of moderate to long duration. This is a solid beer. Leighton (21258) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 2, 2015
Bottle shared during RBWG 2015 - Tampa. Pours mostly clear amber-gold with a white foam head. The nose holds toasted crackers, tangy fruits, bread. Medium sweet flavor with more tangy fruits, berries, leafy hops, booze. Medium to full bodied with fine carbonation. Warming finish with ripe fruits, bready malts, suggestions of age. So so. GenDV138 (7285) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAR 1, 2015
Bottle on the Brew Bus during the RBWG 2015 welcome event. Hazy orange brown with off-white head. Aromas of caramel, dark fruit, toffee. Tastes of dark fruit, caramel, light tart fruit, floral. Medium body with a dry finish.
jtclockwork (16600) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Bottle. No label taken. Pours orange. Nose/taste of candy fruit, sticky orange peel, hoppy citrus and caramel. Medium body. drowland (8758) - Georgia, USA - FEB 23, 2015
2/19/15. 12oz bottle during RBWG 2015. I was surprised I hadn’t had this already. Deep amber brown pour with a small tan head, mild lacing. Sour cherry aroma, vinous, some dark fruits and brown sugar, grainy, husky. Sweet flavor, vinous, sour cherry, burnt toffee, dark fruits. Not the greatest. aumentm (452) - North Carolina, USA - FEB 22, 2015
A true barleywine. Good aroma and smooth taste with a fresh mix. This is a sweet beer. Ferris (15317) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 20, 2015
Bottle - Caramel and vinous notes, sweet cherry and a bit of booze. Coudyish copper with a beige head. Lots of plum, almost sour caramel, slight sweetness and heat. jackl (8071) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 19, 2015
Bottle on RBWG bus. Gold with a small head. Nose of Apple concntrate. Some what earthy lead and compost. Similar flavor. Tangy autumn fruits. Some lemon. Sweet caramel. Somewhat hot on the finish. Ok.