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Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Barley Wine
Copenhagen N, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 187   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   EST. CALORIES: 375   ABV: 12.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
"When you have to kill a man, it costs nothing to be polite"

This beer jumps higher than yours, it builds houses bigger than yours, Its mama is fatter than yours, it chops wood faster than yours, its father is could beat yours.... No reason to say, but Mine is bigger than yours!

Ingredients: Water, barley malt, flaked oats, light candy sugar, hops (Columbus, Simcoe, Citra) and yeast.

Brewed at De Proef Brouwerij, Lochristi-Hijfte, Belgium

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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radiomgb (2686) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 10, 2016
Bottle from Blue Monk in Buffalo, New York. Ruby in colour with a thin off-white head, excellent lacing. The aroma is of caramel, heavy hops, spice and alcohol. The flavour is moderately sweet, hoppy, fruity, caramel. Finishes long, warming and sweet.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rafaelagp (27) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - JAN 1, 2016
Bottle. Head is light beige, thin and quick dissipating and leaves a bit of lacing. Body is heavy, of hazy chestnut red color and medium carbonation. The aroma initially smells of fresh citrus hops and develops into malt sweetness, caramel and dries fruit. Taste follows aroma, with the alcohol well hidden and a short warming finish. A bit too sweet imo, but still pretty good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Koelschtrinker (18341) - Kln (Cologne), GERMANY - DEC 26, 2015
Slicher, malzig alkoholischer Antrunk. Deutlich wrzig, etwas herb. Steigende Se, sehr getreidig. Volumins, dennoch rund. 11/10/9/11/8/11

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
drpimento (3276) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 6, 2015
An extremely tasty BW. Aroma is on the mild side, but do pick up caramel and orange Julius. Flavor is like nose & traditional BW, very heavy bittersweet, nice complementary dose of carbonic tang and hops. Big beer. Good for slow drinkin.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BRW (2260) - Barcelona, SPAIN - DEC 6, 2015
Bottle at Cara B. Copper colour with beige head. Malt, caramel and yeast aroma. Sweet, malt, caramel, yeast taste. Medium to full body.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zupastan (160) - Kortrijk, BELGIUM - OCT 20, 2015
37.5 cl bottle @ home. Amber beer with a smaal, off-white head, bit adhesive. Aroma is caramel, honey, quite sweet, sugary. Soft carbonation. Taste is honey, caramel, quite sweet, dried fruits. Aftertaste is sweet, sugary, alcohol, with a bitter touch.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Acid303 (674) - Barcelona, CATALONIA, - OCT 16, 2015
37.5cl bottle, served in Duvel glass. Pours dark amber with medium beige head. Beautiful lacing. Aroma is caramel, ripe fruits, citrus and hints of white grape. Taste is pretty much the same, very well balanced. It worth to mention that the hop flavour is there, but not the bitterness. A lot of sweetness on the palate, so brown sugar-like, with moderate alcohol heat. Medium / full body, perfect carbonation. Well, thats something I only drink, maybe, once a year...but I can tell it is probably the best Barley Wine Ive had so far.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
neongolden (1322) - Linkping, Sweden/Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 15, 2015
(375ml bottle @ VilleValla Pub, Linkping, Oct 8 2015) Pours a hazy dark orange-red and a big lingering white head leaving lace. Aroma has a sweet caramel toffee core, orange juice, citrus pith, wet grass and light pine from the hops. On the palate it is very sweet, with orange juice concentrate, brown sugar, sweet red berries, light hop bitterness, and hints of grain on an otherwise clean finish. Light alcohol heat in the aftertaste. The body is medium full and oily with medium carbonation. The hops are present but there isnt a ton of bitterness, more fruit that complements the sweet malts. Moderately complex, but a little too intensely sugary and cloying in anything but small portions.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
puren (829) - Starogard Gd., POLAND - OCT 13, 2015
Prezentacja:
ciemny bursztyn - karmel, klarowne, piana ecru, obfita, drobna, opada do cienkiej warstwy, ładna firanka;
Aromat:
słodki, winny, drożdżowy, iryski, rodzynki, śliwki, brzoskwinie, ale inaczej niż w belgach - bez dzikości i przyprawowości;
Odczucie:
ciało zawiesiste, po części średnie, w większości wysokie, nasycenie bardzo niskie, gładkie, choć troszeczkę musuje na języku, finisz owocowy i winny;
Smak:
bardzo słodki, cukier, lekki szlachetny alkohol, owoce, całość jakby nieprzesadnie słodka nalewka albo lekkie wino owocowe;
Oglnie:
moje pierwsze BW bardzo mi smakuje, jest niezwykle pijalne, alkohol jedynie muska w nos i język.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marko (5236) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - SEP 24, 2015
Thanks Stela for sharing! :) Poured a misty red-amber body with a creamy off white head, small and persistent. Malty, slightly dusty, creamy aroma, dried fruits, just a bit too sharp dustiness here and there, otherwise pleasant. Lovely fruitiness in the taste, apricot, solid bitterness, herbal hoppiness, quite creamy, not cloying, dried fruits / heavy malt mixing with good aroma/bittering hops. Everythings there but remarkably well balanced/integrating with very few clashes. The heavy maltiness is obvious, but the alcohol is extremely well hidden. Light, slightly bitter finish, bitter hopp aftertaste. Pretty great barleywine.


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