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Reviews: 95
Hads: 238
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 14.58%
Wants: 52
Gots: 81 | FT: 2
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United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  11.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Beer added by: AgentMunky on 04-29-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Photo of lacqueredmouse
4.85/5  rDev +44.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle purchased from Leura Cellars, shared with @LaitueGonflable.

Pours a lovely clear red colour, bright and vibrant, with a solid and frothily fine head of off-white. Quite a lucid and fine body, but the carbonation is incredibly fine and powdery when tilted. Lacing is tiny, intricate and persistent. Overall, it's a really gorgeous looking beer.

Nose is powerfully strong with peated smoke, but balanced gorgeously with a resiny, almost pine-like hoppy fragrance, that gives it depth and complexity. It's bright and pleasant, but with a depth that's quite extraordinary. Wow.

Taste is, also, just incredible. Pleasant rustic bounce from the smoke, giving it a pleasant dryness and a touch of Islay Scotch, before that lovely piney resin character comes through to balance and deepen the complexity. Furthermore, there are other, more subtle malt characters that come through later—biscuits, toasted grain and a dry spiciness almost like rye. It's incredibly complex, but all fused and tied to that smoky, peaty backbone. Feel is light and pleasant, but the lightness itself is astonishing in a beer this big.

Confronting but reassuring all in one, this is a beer that puts together some astonishingly good complexity into a whole that makes gorgeous sense and fabulous anarchy all in one. Absolutely fantastic. (1,321 characters)

Photo of OWSLEY069
4.7/5  rDev +39.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Pours a hazy orange-ish to brown in color with a light tan head. In the aroma, sweet oak and a small whiskey like smell. On the taste, oaky, whiskey, and a touch of rye. A small bite, but mainly smooth and a medium bodied mouthfeel, with a dry, small whiskey like aftertaste. A nice whiskey presence, a very nice beer for a sipper. (331 characters)

Photo of Thehuntmaster
4.5/5  rDev +33.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

330 ml bottle 11,5% Abv.
Batch 098 (I think its an 8), BBE 19/03/16
Served at room temperature in a tulip wine glass.
Review 100

Appearance: Beautiful pour, rich mahogany body with beautiful crimson highlights and golden edges when held to the light. A rough pour yields a large head (4 finger), creamy texture, off white colour, good retention and amazing lace (I'm talking IPA levels!!!).

Smell: I have heard that this beer is a little mad and my first whiff confirms it.
Initially sweet with caramel, toffee and sweet fruits (golden raisins jump out at me). Whisky notes suddenly engulf the sweetness - loads of peat, burned rubber, antiseptic band aids, and touches of smoke, some oak and a hint of sea spray. A touch of hops (mostly pine, with a touch of citrus) are also noted.
If the smell was a tad stronger (it is strong, but I want it to jump out of the glass), full marks would not have been out of the question.

Taste: I wished the smell was a little stronger- no such wishes here! As with the smell, the flavour is initially sweet with caramel, toffee and lightly spiced golden fruit. Whisky based flavours appear abruptly drowning out the sweetness. Again peat dominates, band aids, rubber, charred wood and sea spray. The finish is wonderful with lots of pine, lightly floral (maybe it’s just the Scottish theme, but I get a touch of heather) and a pleasant bitterness. The alcohol is well noted, but plays a big part in the flavour and is essential to the whole flavour "working" (the whisky notes would seem totally out of place without warming alcohol).

Mouthfeel: Superb! Full body, sticky and oily. Perfect carbonation, mild and smooth. The finish has a distinct whisky dryness.

Overall: Superb beer, if somewhat eccentric. Trust the guys from Three Floyds and Brewdog to throw crazy things together and brew an amazing beer. I wish I could get another bottle. Highly recommended! (1,912 characters)

Photo of Arborescence
4.36/5  rDev +29.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Dark brown, maybe a bit oily, not much of a head.

Aroma: The peat is not very strong, but there is a distinctive aroma of whisky, not too intensive though.

Taste: Rich and malty, typical for a barley wine, but the strong alcohol content is well balanced and does not ruin the taste at all. There is a peculiar aftertaste, most likely due to the toffee:
sugary sweetness. It’s a bit strange in a beer like this, and I can see how it might not be to everyone’s taste, but it’s certainly quite original.

Mouthfeel: Balanced, medium-bodied.

Overall: A very interesting collaborative beer with one of the most inventive and crazy breweries from Scotland (BrewDog) and a good US brewery (Three Floyds), which I’m familiar with but haven’t had the chance to sample their products very much yet.

Being a big fan of single malts and especially the peaty and smoky whiskies coming from Islay and around, I was very curious about this beer. After fermentation the beer has been aged in old Jura single malt whisky barrels for 8 months. I’ve visited Islay and Jura, which are two adjacent islands. The beer didn’t disappoint, although I’d like a more intense whisky or peat flavour — in the US I’ve had a few beers branded as ‘Scotch Ale’ which have had a slightly more intense whisky flavour to them, but without the peat. It’s worth noting that there’s no smokiness in this beer, unlike in many of the Islay whiskies (not so much Jura though).

Recommended if you can get your hands on it. I sampled this one at one of my favourite pubs in Helsinki, Kuikka, but it did cost me 14 euros! (1,624 characters)

Photo of EseLocoSS
4.32/5  rDev +28.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark brown/reddish color with off-white head. It looks lovely towards the light with its dark reddish hue.

Complex aroma with some hints of leather and some alcohol. It’s quite peaty as well. Beers aged in whisky casks tend to be pretty complex.

The flavor is much like the nose with some extra punch from the peated malt. I’m not getting typical Islay peat, but aromas from the casks the beer has been aged in is definitely present. (440 characters)

Photo of laituegonflable
4.3/5  rDev +28%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a burnished red colour, vibrant up to the light. Head is beige, nicely packed together but dissipates to look a bit whispy. Lace is clingy and pleasant. Looks good.

Woah, massive smoke to that. Peaty and bacony with a meaty woody note. Slightly salty as well., but a very decent hop aromatic just taming the wild smoke beast. Touch of peanut, citrus and pine wood. Very nice.

Taste is intriguing; very nutty and woody. Big smoke grows from the front which is quite a caramelly malty front, then peaty and smokey and bacony notes dominate up to mid-palate. The back, where it all culminates, is all charred wood, with solid burnt pine and oak, and a slight malty caramelly touch of peanut and pine nut. Very woody, with a touch of side sweetness. Idiosyncratic and very interesting. Also, it's genuinely more than I gave it credit for, that sweetness is cracking.

Full, drying as it goes through. A bit ashy on the back, both palate and texture. Kind of has the texture of an ashtray, in the best possible way.

Yeah, is it an everyday beer? No. Should it be? Yes. People should train their palates to enjoy this kind of weird, challenging, virtually undrinkable snuff as their go-to drink. (1,198 characters)

Photo of AgentMunky
4.27/5  rDev +27.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 33cL bottle into a BrewDog cervoise glass. Batch 49[8?]. Best before 10 August 2016.

A collaborative effort with Three Floyds. "Barrel aged Scottish barley wine."

A: A moderately-forceful pour results in almost two fingers of off-white which churns slowly and shrinks quickly. The beer is a mahongany brown, just barely clear. Good lacing.

S: I was confused by the smell until I place peat (as if from whisky) as the now-obvious king of the aroma. It's not not the strongest scent, but the most recongisable and captivating. There are also some sweetish hops, complemented by fruit (overripe grapefruit?). There also seems to be a vanilla undertone, although after looking at the label, I suspect this is rather the added toffee. Complicated and always interesting.

T: Weird as hell. But tasty. Just as all-over-the-place and complex as the smell, with most of the constituent ingredients. At first, an alcoholic-packed punch of raw (piney?) hops hits, quickly followed by a startling sweetness containing both toffee and whisky. Focusing on the pleasant barrel-aging, peated barley makes a brief, but unmissable, appearance -- smoke comes out of nowhere, then leaves as abruptly as it came. The aftertaste is lazily long, largely hoppy/bitter, but with a distinctive ashiness I've come to associate with certain Islay malts (less Jura and more Port Charlotte PC8). Odd to find in a beer, though this is just an odd beer all-around. Sheer power of flavour (and my fondness for Islay whisky) bumps my rating up a notch.

M: Nothing really special here, other than a drying peat. The warmer the beer, the peatier it gets. I like this.

O: It definitely lacks focus, but that's not necessarily a bad thing -- by the same token, Bitch Please is incredibly multi-dimensional. Fortunately, none of the individual facets are unpleasant. While *I* certainly wouldn't have shoved all these flavours into one beer, the ambitious effort has resulted in an intriguing and rewarding drink. I certainly recommend trying one and may very well grab another one for myself. (2,075 characters)

Photo of Jules11788
4.24/5  rDev +26.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a clear golden-brown; no head; thin, oily lacing

S: Sweet floral hops, sweet malts, oak, and a bourbon earthiness

T: Wow, the taste is really complex, like smoky bourbon-soaked wood covered in musky peat moss. Lots of delicious smoky/bitter/earthy flavors

M: Med-light viscosity with a good dose of booze

O: I had no idea what to expect with this one, but man it blew me away with the first sip. Definitely a great barleywine, I must find some more. (463 characters)

Photo of ATLbeerDog
4.22/5  rDev +25.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle capped with a BrewDog cap.

Pours a hazy amber color with a thin of white head that quickly dissipated. Smells of booze, peated malts and some ripe fruits. I had this in February in Europe and the nose was stronger than 7 months later. First sip is wonderful with all the flavors I love from Islay. WoW – the peated Islay malt rocks this beer. It is unique and wonderful. Along with the peat there is some smoke but less than I thought and a tad less than I remember. Mouthfeel is just ok (average) as it is thin but well carbonated. If you like Laphroaig and Ardbeg, seek this puppy out. I can see why this beer has such a low rating as most BA’s on here really do not get the beauty of peat and smoke. Damn good beer! (730 characters)

Photo of IPA4LIFE
4.22/5  rDev +25.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

A- Deep, dark red copper with a two finger moderately fluffy head. There's good lacing and the head retention is impressive.

S- Really nice. Definitely a lot of aroma contributed by the barrels. Sharp notes of smoke are heavily present. There are more subtle notes of a light hint of fruity hops. Also just a touch of some sweet caramel. Don't get it twisted though; this smell is all about smoke.

T- Lots of smoke. It's got a solid peaty smokey aftertaste, but the beer is not without some complexity- sweet caramel malts at the front of the palate, with a little hoppy bitterness and possibly a little west-coast hoppy taste. I know it sounds weird with all the smoke in this, but i can definitely pick up some american hops. Maybe one of the 3 "C"s? As I drink, the complexity really opens up. The smokey notes from the barrel work well with the other flavors. Surprisingly, i don't really taste much alcohol. Overall, pretty complex and tasty.

M-Smooth. Perfect mouthfeel. The smoothness does a lot to take the edge off of the harshness of the smoke flavors.

O- Solid offering. Unique for sure. The smoke is powerful, but not so much that the other characteristics are impossible to discerne. I think its a good beer with an interesting, complex taste. (1,263 characters)

Photo of UTCengOwl
4.21/5  rDev +25.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

We don't get FFF down in these parts. So, when I saw this on the shelf (even at the absurd $12 price), I was like do I have to buy this? My mind replied: Bitch, please. Hence, I have a bottle. Served in a Great Divide balloon glass.

I expected this 12% ABV big boy to pour without much of a head. Boy, was I wrong there. Awesome tan head. Good density and height. There was good lacing for most of the glass and there was a nice layer that stood at the top of my glass. The body was a deep, beautiful blood garnet. I'm not sure I could picture a better look for a barleywine.

The nose is a bit more muted than I would have guessed. The barleywine stickiness is buried way back in there. The predominant aroma is the smoke. Some smoked beers come across as bacon. Some come across as chloraseptic spray. This comes across like a cigar. This might be the smokiest beer I've had.

The body is light on the sticky barleywine, but huuuge on the smoke. There's still a big, thick base for the mouthfeel... but holy hell that's smoky. Maybe I should be pairing this with a cigar. Still, the beer does an outstanding job of separating the taste notes. I'm not 100% sold on the flavor of this thing, but I've also never had anything like it. It's interesting and at $12 for a bottle, I'd recommend that anyone go out there to buy a bottle to split with a small group. You'll appreciate the experience, but you might not need a whole glass.

EDIT: As I keep drinking, I get more accustomed to the smoke taste. It's getting sweeter and more well rounded. The whisky flavors start to come through, too. It seems like I'm slowly becoming sophisticated enough to appreciate the beer as I work through it. I'm bumping most of the scores up for this dynamic flavor interaction. A beer that everyone should try, just for the experience. (1,821 characters)

Photo of dgilks
4.15/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Clear dark copper colour with a big, rocky, light tan head. Good head retention. Some lacing.

Peaty malt up front in the aroma backed up by some sweetness, fruit esters and a touch of vanilla. Mild alcohol. The aroma is actually quite complex.

This starts off very peaty, driven by a brooding, ashy peat malt but that gives way to a phenolic, smoky malt and then some vanilla and caramel from the barrel. It is important to note that most of the peat in this comes from peated malt in the mash rather than from the barrels. The sweetness has a slight fruitiness to it as well. Personally, I really like it though I wonder what happened to the shortbread and toffee that were allegedly added to the beer.

Medium body with moderately high carbonation. Works fine.

I like this quite a bit. I can understand why some people think it is too smoky but the peat does subside as your palate acclimatises and it leads to a much more nuanced beer than initially hits you. (965 characters)

Photo of ngeunit1
4.1/5  rDev +22%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Dark ruby-copper with a finger of frothy tan-khaki head. Fades normal.

S - Sweet caramel malts, oak, whiskey, vanilla, peat, brown sugar, citrus hops, some booze.

T - Sweet caramel malts, oak, whiskey, vanilla, brown sugar, some citrus hops and hop bitterness, a touch of toasted oak, some booze.

M - Full bodied, moderate carbonation. Smooth with a warming, oakey, and sweet finish.

D - Good bold barrel character and the base beer stands up to it. (457 characters)

Photo of GONZALOYANNA
4.08/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

330ml bottle. Oversized glass. Enjoyed on may´12. Very dark amber color. Tan colored head, lasting & creamy crown. Aromatic profile shows sweet roasted malts with hints of dark fruits & toffee notes. Sweet coffee at first sip, hints of plum. Ruthless dry bitter explosion overwhelms fruit flavor. Wood aged brandy notes round a hot aftertaste. Watch up your cigarette!! Full body, soft carbonation. (399 characters)

Photo of Ninjabrew
4.07/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Ok this goes down as the most interesting beer I've tried to date.

Appearance: A great color here dark copper or even mohogany color very rich.

Smell: I love this smell it has the same medicinal smell that an Islay scotch would have, very good. Exceptional my favorite for smell!

Taste: While I liked it a lot it couldn't stand up to the aroma. Very earthy with a hint of the scotch taste others have noted at the very end but obviuosly without the burn. Taste is similar to a smoked beer but very much not a smoke beer at the same time. All the band-aid none of the smoke.

Mouthfeel: Not a lot of head to this beer for me (pored in to a tulip glass) but the carbonation is there though you can't see it.

Overall: A must try espessially if you are a beer geek who appreciates a good scotch, even more true if your favorite scotch is an Islay. Like Laphroag where some of this barley comes from. (899 characters)

Photo of SPThirtyThree
4.07/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a gorgeous deep rubywith an ecru crumbly head. A finger-deep head collapses to a creamy fine foam.

S: A blast of toasty oak yields to coconut and pine. It's so oakey that the oak, rather than malt, seems to be the backbone of the beer. Atop this whiskey cask of a ship rides tart, hot odors. There is a phenolic musk that lends the smell of black pepper and cardamom. It has a distinct leathery character.

T: The beer is hot and tastes like a peatey scotch. The heat, oak and hops are a bit too intense for me. Hop resin mingles with the alcoholic heat. Contrary to the scent, there is a malty character, and a full, it touches off the creamy, big bodied mouthfeel. The more it drniks, the more it warms, and I'm reminded of cigars and leather couches and cognac. On a cigar and whiskey night, this would be a perfect nightcap. Tonight, though, it walks the line of drinkability.

The beer is almost entirely alcohol and smoke, but a sweet malt sneaks in behind the bolder flavors. These combine with the peated flavors to make a sticky, tarry flavor.

Despite the harshness of the flavors, there's never a dull moment sipping this warmer. (1,150 characters)

Photo of heygeebee
4.06/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From iphone notes

Murky brown, no head, light spotting

Peat on nose, smoke, very complex

Taste is malt and hop complex. Smokes, malts, peat, full bodied. Very much an American barley wine with hops, but scotch flavours all over it.

Mouthfeel is smooth and full bodied. No sharp edges

Overall pleased to have kept for a year (329 characters)

Photo of DaveHS
4.05/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A-Pours ruby red with rusty orange highlights and over an inch of bubbly, creamy khaki head. As it slowly deflates it leaves intricate webs of thick, sticky lacing down the glass.

S- The nose leads with a striking combination of peated malt and bitter, citrusy hops. Aromas of chimney smoke, pipe tobacco, old leather, brandied peaches and burnt sugar.

T/M-The body is disarmingly soft and smooth, not at all what I expected from a nearly 12% young barleywine aged in scotch barrels. The peated malt is well integragted. It’s a dominant flavor, but not an overwhelming one. It sits on the back of the throat, but never coats the palate. It provides an assertively stony, smoky base for the oak and scotch whisky flavors that follow. A very simple flavor profile, but a successful one. I appreciate that this beer was actually designed to mesh well with the barrels in which it was aged, rather than taking the less predictable route of throwing any old beer in a barrel and seeing what happens. Full bodied with low carbonation.

O-Very enjoyable. (1,053 characters)

Photo of Jsenay
4.05/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle into white wine glass

A - Pours a dark amber almost brown with a small head that goes away in about a minute leaving a thick lacing.

S - Whiskey/single-malt scotch, band-aids, oak, sugar, decayed veggies, rubbing alcohol

T - Leather, sweet malt, smoke, musty, earthy, lots of peat malt and vegetate flavors, warming alcohol.

M - It is very mouth coating with a syrupy sweetness that leads into a smokey vegetate finish with a minute tartness and heavy dryness. Leaves a peat-like/smoked aftertaste that lingers with an alcohol heat.

O - Tastes a lot like a single malt whiskey with mouth feel and flavor. If there had been no carbonation, I would have pinned this for a single malt in itself. It has a nice syrupy smooth body due to the malted barley in addition to the peat malt which imparts the smokiness. An interesting offer that gets more flavor pronounced as it warms. This is definitely not for everybody but, is a fun one to drink due to the sheer amount of ingredients put into it. (1,017 characters)

Photo of billshmeinke
4.02/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Purchased at Utobeer at Borough Market in London. Poured into a wine glass.

Pours a dark brown (dark amber when held to light) clear color with two finger of rocky off white (cream) colored head. Retention is pretty impressive and it leaves quite a bit of lacing on the glass. Really pretty looking barley wine.

Smells of brown sugar, cane sugar, vanilla fudge, and then hints of earth/smokey peat. Extra emphasis on hints as the caramelized sugar scents steal the show here.

Taste is sorta of a 180 from the smell. Huge smokey and earthy peat notes up front. Very earthy mid palate with some subtle scotch barrel and oak notes. There is some caramelized sugar/brown sugar notes, and then there is grassy, spicy and bitter hoppy notes on the finish accompanied with more smokey peat notes. A really long lasting finish.

The mouthfeel is fairly full bodied with slick and oilly feel. Some spicey/tingly feeling I think resulting from the hops.

A really interesting concept. The peated notes aren't too powerful and play very well with the scotch barrel aging. (1,063 characters)

Photo of ADZA
4/5  rDev +19%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Love the name and a big fan of both these brewers so here goes and it pours a murky light cherry hue with decent carbonation that leaves behind a one finger head that stays and leaves heaps of clingy lacing,wow what a smell its aromas of peated malt,caramel candy,corn and dettol,it has a full bodied silky mouthfeel and has tastes of sticky toffee,whiskey,smokey peated malts,sweet caramel candy and finished with a bittersweet piney hop shortbread finish and overall a very interesting drop and hats off to the breweries for using the amount of peated malts that they did to make this very drinkable and would drink again. (624 characters)

Photo of Huhzubendah
4/5  rDev +19%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle shared by Darrell. Thanks man.

The beer is pretty clear, appearing a rusty, copper orange hue. The aroma brings peat, smoke, Islay scotch. A bit of heat with a lot of peat (bustin' rhymes). Good flavor if you enjoy peaty, smoky beers and/or scotches. Medium bodied with appropriate carbonation. A decent brew, I would recommend this to those who like smoked beers. (372 characters)

Photo of kylehay2004
4/5  rDev +19%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Interestingly I had this the same evening I had tactical nuclear penguin. It's peaty, smokey and boozy. Like a less boozy TNP. I think those who didn't like it were expecting your typical barrel aged beer. This one is different, worth trying and better than advertised. (269 characters)

Photo of ChadQuest
4/5  rDev +19%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very clear orange amber, with a very pillowy head, soft and cloud like. Looks awesome, and the head wafts a peaty aroma right up at you. Right away you know the front label mentioning whiskey barrels is not telling the whole story, this one smells more like Scotch, but then you read the back of the label and they do note that they used peated malts from Islay, bingo, that says it all. I bet these peated malts are talking a lot of guys off guard, i really like this. On the palate the smoked flavors, Peat, and Scotch never go to far, really well composed. There is a gentlemens level of alcohol within that i say is required for a peated drink to keep it a sipper. There is a light note of some piney west coast hops and some caramel poking out.
Not a sticky beer, the smoke and malt makes it a bit cleaner on the finish.

I really enjoyed this bottle, beers that get too Rauchy are not my thing, but this one was unique and very well composed. (949 characters)

Photo of thagr81us
3.95/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Massive thanks goes out to the individual (hit me up if this was you so I can give proper credit!) who shared this one with the group at the "Evening Wood" tasting graciously hosted by cmrillo! Served from bottle into a Mikkeller flute. Poured red-orange with a half finger off-white head that subsided to a minimal amount quickly. Maintained excellent lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt and smoke. The flavor was of sweet malt, smoke, citrus, and smoky hop. It had a light feel on the palate with medium-high carbonation. Overall this was a pretty nice brew. Holy smokey Barleywine Batman!!! This was not at all what I was expecting, but I rather enjoyed it. The smokey flavor worked really well in this brew, but it did rob a lot from the typical Barleywine flavor and aroma profile. The aroma was smokey as crap which pretty much dominated the nose. At least the flavor allowed a little citrus to come through before smoking out your palate. I liked it... If you like smoke get this one your palate. If not, avoid at all costs. (1,062 characters)

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BrewDog / Three Floyds Bitch Please from BrewDog
77 out of 100 based on 95 ratings.