fillepolo (1061) - SWEDEN - JUN 27, 2017
Bottle from systembolaget. Pours a amber colour beer with a medium head. Caramel and malty with chocolate, dried fruits and hops. Also some strange dill flavour. Dry finish. OminouSC2 (794) - Mora, SWEDEN - JUN 20, 2017
Mahogany color, large beige head. Sweet aromas of dried fruits, syrup, candy sugar, wood, bourbon, vanilla and malt. Bittersweet taste with malt, dried figs, bourbon, alcohol, wood, candy sugar and hops. Bitter finish. 8-4-7-3-15. ogre71 (359) - Utah, USA - MAY 4, 2017
Uinta did good with this one it’s a bourbon barrel aged barley wine ale. Plenty of malty bourbon flavor, would recommend. DSG (15035) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - FEB 22, 2017
[2/4/17] Draught/Bottle at Extreme Beer Fest in Boston. Brown. Bourbon, hops, dark fruits, caramel, malt, sweet, bitter finish, a bit harsh. tmongoose (2504) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - FEB 19, 2017
sampler at tailspin. darkish brown color with off white head. nice aroma heavy malt, dark fruit, caramel/toffee, bourbon, some oak and hints of vanilla. the flavor was all that and some. heavy bodied, excellent malt base, lots of bourbon vanilla oak dart cherry and toffee undertones. nice way to start the day.
beer_queue (145) - California, USA - FEB 11, 2017
Pours thick, dark brown with a thin tan head. Aromas of candied apples, toffee, cherries, tobacco, bourbon, & orange zest. Taste is incredibly complex with all the aromas coming thru in layers. Starts off with dark, dried fruits. Middle shows off the tobacco, maple syrup, & cloves from bourbon barrels as well as roasted malts. Ends with a floral & juicy citrus hop combo. A lot of sweet, tropical fruits in finish. Medium body with a light carbonation. Tiny bit of booze heat at the end. This is an outstanding BBA barleywine... Maverick34 (3299) - New York, USA - FEB 6, 2017
Brown murky pour with small beige head from bomber. Syrup, malt, caramel hops. Pretty good fiery1 (1470) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 29, 2016
750ml bottle @ home. Bottled 2013.09.25. Pours a rich and cloudy brown colour with a reasonable tan head that diminishes to a thin covering. Nose is of molasses, malts, vanilla and some oak. Flavour is licorice, molasses, toffee, and oak. Fairly boozy and hot even for the age. Mild bitter finish that lingers a touch on the palate. MarcoDL (5102) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 10, 2016
At Hopishop 2016. Aroma of raisin, caramel and malt. Taste has mild pine, bitter grassy hop, carame and some malt. Solid US barley wine. The bourbon is almost completely absent though. vincentvega72 (788) - Terneuzen, NETHERLANDS - OCT 9, 2016
UPDATED: OCT 9, 2016 Mooi amberkleurig bier met fijne witte schuimkraag. Lekkere, licht zoetige, barley wine. Aardbei, confituur, mout, caramel. Hele lekkere hoppige afdronk. Subliem.