yespr (41883) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 24, 2007
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
From 12 oz bottle thanks to the Minneapolis crew. Pours brown/deep orange. Aroma is malty, sweet raisins. Flavour is burned caramel malty with a blend of sweet raisins on top. Alcohol is clearly present. Spiced finish with a liqourice note.
Ungstrup (35682) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 25, 2006
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
A hazy dark amber beer with a lazing orange head. The aroma is sweet with notes of apples and malt. The flavor is sweet malty with notes of alcohol and caramel as well as slightly burnt notes.
joergen (26658) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 17, 2006
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cloudy orange coloured with an off white head.
Aroma of fruits, spices and caramel.
Flavour of dried fruits, liquorice and fruits.
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 16, 2006
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
(Bottle 35,5 cl) Pours a slightly hazy dark orangey brown with a small, off-white head. Aroma of caramel - burned caramel - and some sherry-like accents. Some overripe fruit and a lightly burned edge. Discreet hoppiness - surprisingly discreet - but quite delicate. Thanks heaps to my Secret Santa JCapriotti for this. 151206
argo0 (13581) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 1, 2007
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(12 oz bottle, thanks artusory) Small beige head atop cloudy copper body. Aroma is moderately sweet, grapefruit, caramel, light band aid, grape. Taste is sweet, caramel, some grapefruit, grape. Medium-full body, moderately sticky.
bu11zeye (12893) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 12, 2008
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
(Bottle) Pours a cloudy amber body with a small beige head. Aroma of plastic, dried apple, smoke, band aid, roastiness, and salty. Flavor of aluminum, light citrus, ash tray, plastic, and caramel malt with a bitter finish.
BeerandBlues2 (12477) - Escondido, California, USA - JAN 14, 2007
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle provide via trade with Monger. Pours hazy tawny with a spare fizzy off-white head, mostly diminshing, spare lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (cookie, caramel), average hops (flowers, perfume), average yeast (dough, musty) with notes of alcohol, peach, cherry and honey. Full bodied, creamy texture, soft carbonation and a bitter finish. Long duration, moderate sweetness, heavy acidity and bitterness.
Dogbrick (12247) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 5, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
This brew pours a cloudy ruby brown color with a medium and fluffy beige head that recedes slowly. Patchy lacing on the glass. Sugary malt aroma with notes of smoke and vanilla. Medium body with a sweet malt and burnt sugar base and flavors of mild hops, smoke and oak mixed in. The finish is sweet and malty with a charred wood and caramel aftertaste. Interesting Barley Wine overall, yet not as enjoyable as I would have expected from this brewer.
hopdog (11888) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 18, 2007
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12oz bottle acquired in multiple trades (drewbeerme, CaptainCougar & Ty5592). Poured a medium reddish / brown color with an averaged sized off white head. Aromas of roast, dark fruits, caramel, and had a light band-aid thing going on. Tastes of caramel, light chocolate, light smoke, and some dark fruits. Light alcohol burn in the finish.
shrubber85 (10933) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - SEP 22, 2007
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle (from KingpinIPA). Sweet peach/apple and malt aroma. Cloudy red-amber color with small head. Sweet apple flavor initially followed by caramel malt and pine hops. Very smooth with nice blending and minimal alcohol bite. A premiere barleywine.