Tag Archives: Barley Wine

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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Brussels Beer Project Leviathan (9%)

Other than being a little bit disappointed by how small this bottle is – you only get 250ml – this is an absolutely super beer. Leviathan is a Cognac aged Barley Wine that’s deep and rich, round and warm, pouring a … Continue reading

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Ignore The Machine: The International Project 2016

“Everybody’s got what everybody wants, And everybody wants what everybody’s got.” – Alien Sex Fiend, Ignore The Machine I’ve not bought the Rainbow Project beer before because I’ve been a little nervous about just how pretentious the whole idea feels, … Continue reading

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BrewDog Bourbon Baby (5.9%)

When I first had this, from Keg in BrewDog Leicester, I thought it was alright. Not exceptional by any means, but a solid malt heavy beer with a brandy heat from the barrel ageing. But bottled it’s a complete flop. … Continue reading

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