overall
90
62
style
White Pony Microbirrificio
Brewed at Brouwerij Het Nest

Style: Barley Wine
Piove di Sacco (PD), Italy
Serve in Snifter

bottled
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RATINGS: 172   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   IBU: 23   EST. CALORIES: 321   ABV: 10.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Belgian barleywine style ale. Our The Oracle was thought as point of meeting between english barleywines and belgian quadrupel, it’s fermented with Trappist yeast.

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3.6
mcberko (18583) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 15, 2017
330mL bottle, pours a dark mahogany with a small beige head. Aroma brings out considerable brown sugar and toffee upfront, with an unmistakable Belgian yeast component. Flavour is along the same lines, with lots of toffee, caramel, brown sugar and Belgian yeast. Extremely malty, with absolutely no bitterness. Low carbonation that is fitting. Sweet, but not cloying. Not the most complex barley wine, but it is certainly well-constructed. Very good.

3.2
VDuquerroux (1821) - Airvault, Haut-Poitou, FRANCE - MAR 14, 2017
Bottle, 33cL. Home. A very dark brown beer with a medium off-white foamy head ; medium retention ; ok lacing. Roast, toasty caramel, dried fruits, light herb, alcohol, sugar. Medium sweet, round, light warming with some fresh windy episodes, light dry bitter. Medium body, light to medium oily texture, average to soft carbonation ; toasty caramel finish, light warming background. Overall, correct ; too toasty, lack of body. Slightly disappointed.

3.4
Wim (4133) - Weelde, BELGIUM - MAR 5, 2017
At beer festival in Turnhout with Yves and Tim black colored body with a off white head and with a fruity malt hops aroma a fruity sweet caramel malt alcholic bitter taste with a alcholic bitter finish

3.4
Yves (3108) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - MAR 4, 2017
Shared with wim and Tim at bierfestival molen Oost. Brown colored beer with small white head and no carbonation. Malty mint aroma. Full sparkling palate. Finish is malty roasted mucca creamed.

3.6
buddybutch (122) - Nantes, FRANCE - FEB 26, 2017
Bottle. Pours dark amber, no head. Dark fruit, fruity, wood, sugar, alcohol. A bit bitter and dry finish => American barleywine

3.5
reebtogi (6350) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 22, 2017
330ml bottle pours a golden orange color with a finger of white head that leaves some decent lacing on the glass. Aroma is dark fruits with caramel and yeasty notes. Taste is a dark fruity and caramel malty sweetness with a spicy hop bitterness. Medium bodied with decent carbonation. Overall, there is more Belgian quadruple than barley wine characteristics in this brew, does not have the grainy feel that is prevalent in most barley wines. Still, this is a tasty brew and recommended.

4
murran (686) - - JAN 20, 2017
Pours a dark brown body with a thin beige head. Aroma of dried fruits. Taste is dominated by a plethora of malty tones of syrup, burnt candy and fruits. The taste is well balanced and the alcohol blends pretty well.

4
chimayx (136) - FRANCE - JAN 19, 2017
Un barley bien epaisse,peut être pas très subtile, beaucoup d épaisseur et de caramel, mais avec des houblons apportant un peu de légèreté, pas très original mais bon

4.1
vincentvega72 (854) - Terneuzen, NETHERLANDS - JAN 12, 2017
UPDATED: JAN 12, 2017 Mooi donkerbruin bier met rode gloed en compacte crèmekleurige schuimkraag die langzaamaan wegzakt. Fruitig aroma van kersen, aardbei, beetje nootachtig. Mooie volle smaak, licht stroperig. Tikkeltje zoet maar dat hoort bij een barley-wine. Smaken van confituur, amandelen, caramel, rood fruit. Licht plakkerig in de mond met warme afdronk. Prima barley-wine.

3
SinH4 (6124) - Garching b. M?nchen, GERMANY - NOV 16, 2016
Bottle. Brown color with tan head. Aroma is molasses, iron, raisins, soy sauce. Taste is raisins, soy sauce, chocolate, boozy, full-bodied. Medium carbonation. Not bad, but nothing excellent either.


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