fillepolo (955) - SWEDEN - APR 2, 2017 Uhlen (251) - Trondheim, - JAN 7, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Nice bottle. Pours clear amber, with a medium beige head, that quickly pops and disappears. Semi-sour aroma of bisquits. Taste of caramel, fruits and hops. Kinda dry, reminds me of a saison, barleywine-hybrid.
UPDATED: APR 2, 2017 Bottle from systembolaget. Pours a light dark colour beer with a small head. Dried fruits with caramel, wood and malt. Dry finish. Jorn69 (3159) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - APR 1, 2017
@ Havregatan 20170401. Bottle (750 ml) from systembolaget. Malty and caramely with lots of dried fruits, woody, toffee and vanilla, sweet, medium to full body with an oily texture. The finish is dry and caramely with lots of dried fruits. daje (4436) - NORWAY - FEB 19, 2016
Bottle, february 12th 2016. Clear brown body, small tanned head. Aroma is malty with wood and red berries, taste is sweet, sticky body, with caramel and green grapes. Yeasty finish with a strong alcohol aftertaste. thomat (3868) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 6, 2015
Bottle. Dark reddish brown with a small brown head. Malty and fruity tones. Malt, fruit, caramel and hops. Full body with a nice, balanced finish. Leighton (21296) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 15, 2014
Bottle at the chriso Pre-GBBF Shindig 2013 - London. Pours lightly cloudy amber with a fine, white cream head. Meaty stuff, with lots of ripe fruits. Plenty of aggressively sugary malts. Medium to full bodied with fine carbonation. Sugary finish with lots of rotting fruits. Heavy handed. Meh.
jolo (1003) - Uppsala, Sweden, SOUTH AFRICA - FEB 24, 2014
Bottle. A clear red-brown colour with a small off-white head. An aroma of caramel, vanilla, marzipan, nuts, alcohol and raisins. The taste is medium to heavy sweet and medium bitter. A complex yet well balanced beer. jackl (8071) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Bottle @ Chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig. The pour’s amber with a small head. Papery nose. Red apple. Toasted grain. The taste is of autumnal fruit leather. Apple skin. Lightly acidic and hot. Baked bread. Full body, soft carbonation. Decent enough. SaintMatty (7365) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - NOV 22, 2013
750ml Bottle - Copper red with with a foamy head. Toffee, nuts, dried fruit and a hint of marzipan in the aroma. Fruity, nutty, malty and slightly metallic taste with notes of raisins, walnuts, hazelnuts, toffee and marzipan. Cunningham (7986) - Halden, NORWAY - OCT 2, 2013
Theydon_Bois (19537) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2013
Appearance: Lovely ruby dark color with a big off white head. Ok lacing.
Aroma: Fruity and dark malty.
Palate: Medium + body. A bit sweet and a mild bitterness. Average carbonation.
Taste: Dark malty, vanilla, some oak and mild plum fruity. Some hopps in the back.
Overall impression: Unusual and tasty ale.
Personal stats: Bottle from a trade with rlgk
Bottle at Chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2013, 10/08/13.
Mahogony brown with a good sized tan head.
Nose is dark malts, dark toffee, pitted fruit, sugars.
Taste comprises dark fruit, a rich caramel vein pulses through this offering, light smoke, touch woody, light spice.
Full bodied, fine carbonation, dry finish.
Decent enough barley wine.