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90
62
style
White Pony Microbirrificio
Brewed at Brouwerij Het Nest

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

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RATINGS: 168   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   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
fonefan (49343) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 10, 2013

Bottle 330ml.

Clear medium to dark amber - brown red colour with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to light beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, dusty malt, light roasted, moderate hoppy, dry grass - dusty grass, moderate to light heavy alcohol. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, dusty, fruity, caramel, sweet fruity malt. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20131012]

3.5
yespr (45447) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2013
33 cL bottle. Pours hazy orange to brown with a small tan head. Aroma is toasted malty and caramelish. Sweet, caramelish and light alcohol presence. Bitter and dry roasted malty. Bitter and dry finish. Too bitter for a quad, more a barley wine by US types.

3.3
anders37 (26641) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 13, 2014
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy pale amber color with a white head. Has a fruity malty spicy caramel and dark fruit aroma. Fruity malty spicy yeasty caramel flavor with hints of dark fruit. Has a sweetish malty spicy yeasty caramel finish.

3.5
oh6gdx (26488) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 23, 2013
[email protected] VIII. Amber colour, small head. Aroma and flavour is dominated sugar, some liquorice and some salted liquorice. Flavour is very much the same. Not that interesting. For a Belgian strong quite nice and spiced.

3.3
omhper (25128) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 23, 2013
Bottled at PBF. Cloudy copper colour, small head. Woody nose woith prunes, wood and tobacco. Sweet with full body and rounded mouthfeel. Caramelly with notes of red wine and low bitterness. Full flavoured, but superficial.

3.6
madmitch76 (24807) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 29, 2013
23rd June 2013
Almost opaque dark brown beer, small cream - tan coloured head. Palate is smooth with fine carbonation. Sweetish malt and yeast. Belgian tang. Trace of coca cola and generic sweet fruits. Finishes smooth.

3.7
Rasmus40 (20649) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2013
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Hazy brown amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, dried fruit and alcohol. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Sweet and rather bitter finish. Oily. 121013

3.4
fiulijn (20515) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 28, 2013
Bottle from Birratrovo, Como; batch A, bb 12/2017
Cloudy red-brown color with generous head, and nice perlage; the bottle was slowly gushing. Aroma of caramel, soap, rubber. Malt and caramel flavor, full bodied, with a round but overcarbonated mouthfeel; there are hints of nuts, vanilla, candi sugar, rubber; correct bitterness, with a touch of sweet liquorice in the final, very light yeast, and warming alcohol; the final is a bit dusty too.
The Belgian character is quite true; it doesn’t fly though, it still needs to be refined.
(note: despite being self-defined Barley Wine, it’s a Quadruppel by taste)

3.5
Beerhunter111 (20476) - P´Castle, GERMANY - APR 18, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein dunkel rötlichbraunes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch röstmalzig, dunkle reife Früchte, Karamell, leicht alkoholisch. Geschmack röstmalzig, fruchtig, überreife Früchte, Karamell, alkoholisch.

3.8
saxo (18302) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2013
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is brown. Aroma and taste are rich fruits, malt, dried fruits, syrup, caramel and hops. Sweet finish and full bodied with medium carbonation.


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