Tag Archives: Barley Wine

Siren Craft Brew Old Fashioned (11%)

Barley Wine is pretty much my least favourite beer style, for me it is simply too sweet. But here, cloaked in the damp wood of a year in a Bourbon Barrel, I’m more than happy to keep on swigging. That … Continue reading

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Torrside Brewing Co. Time Capsule (11.5%)

This is a 2017 vintage Barley Wine, a beer made by taking a share of the rich stronger wort from early in the brewing process of the wonderful Molten Universe, concentrating what they are left with into a richer, sweeter … Continue reading

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Torrside Brewery Take Me To Your Lemur (9.5%)

Generally I struggle with Barley Wines, mainly because they are often far too sugary sweet for me, but this one, packed with Madagascan Vanilla, is superb. There’s a rich and sexy sweet shop aroma and the beer pours a deep … Continue reading

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Kaapse Brouwers Jaapie (9.4%)

So it turns out that an Imperial Red Ale, at least in this case, is another name for a Barley Wine, and I’m not a big Barley Wine fan. I find it far too sweet for my taste, and this … Continue reading

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Swannay Brewery Old Norway (8%)

I’m not a big Barley Wine fan, it always feels far too sweet to me, and this beer is no different. Don’t get me wrong, it’s very well made with a lovely balance between the spun sugar and shortcake, honey, … Continue reading

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