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Mine Is Bigger Than Yours - To Øl

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63 Ratings
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Ratings: 63
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 8.63%
Wants: 2
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
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Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  12.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: EgadBananas on 09-20-2012

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Ratings: 63 | Reviews: 22
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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.08/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Got this one online a while back. Thanks again for the tip Pim!

From a 37,5cl bottle into a snifter
Best by 26 March 2024

APPEARANCE: Pours a larger, three finger, fluffy, off-white head with great retention. Creamy and frothy head slowly fades to a good wisp and leaves some foamy lacing down the glass. Clear rust orange in color with no carbonation evident. Slight wisp and ring remain leaving some decent lacing down the glass. Good looking brew.

SMELL: Fruity nose with green apples and pears, some funky barnyard aromas, hay, notes of lemon and a touch acidic.

TASTE: Fruit up front, with green apples, pears, some sweet grainy notes, toffee, notes of hay and some funky stuff, then a bold and lasting finish of more green fruit, dried apricot, some light barnyard flavors, lemon, citrus, some toffee sweetness and a touch of grassy hop bitterness as balance. Oats are there as well, as are red fruits as it lingers on the palate. No real alcohol presence. Certainly flavorful and interesting for sure.

PALATE: Medium body and medium carbonation. Super silky smooth on the palate, really creamy, goes down smooth and finishes slightly mouth-coating. A touch of heat at the back. The oats make this really, really silky smooth. Really nice.

OVERALL: This was a beauty. The aroma and flavor profile had an unexpected funky characteristic, but it seemed to work out well here. The feel was excellent, with the oats making this a wonderfully silky and creamy experience. Only a little more weight would have made this perfect. All in all, an excellent beer that I very much enjoyed. Another impressive To Ol brew. Cheers!

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3.84/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.21/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a Firestone Walker snifter. Pours a hazy medium orange amber with a one finger light khaki head with good retention and tons of lacing. Aroma is classic English barleywine; caramel malt, dark fresh and dried fruit, slightly oxidized and earthy. Flavor is caramel malt with a hint of tartness, plums and other dark dried fruit, mildly earthy and with a pleasantly surprisiing moderate hop bitterness in the finish. Medium bodied with some good creaminess. Starts as a classic English style barleywine profile of dried fruit and caramel malt, but finishes with a refreshing light hoppiness (European flavor profile hops) and a mild, fitting light earthiness. Flavors are well integrated. Very tasty and with a good flavor progression. I'd add this to my barleywine rotation, except it seems to be very irregularly found on the market.

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4.2/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Mine is bigger than yours, name says it all. This is a big ass beer that demands your attention.

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4.41/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Enjoyed in a snifter from a growler...and a rather pricey one at that!
This fine barley wine pours a thick hazy orange with a light dissipating head that leaves a light foam ring and decent lacing. Nose of rich caramel malts, brown sugar, light spicy hops, and some light fruit aromas of peaches. Flavors are buttery and rich. Deep caramel malts and brown sugars come to the front, spicy hops hit the sides and back. Rich and layered. Hops keep this one in check without being overly bitter and a fine cascade of flavors that hides the alcohol very well. Quaffable with caution. Awesome.


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4.01/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

A: The beer is very hazy caramel in color and has a light amount of carbonation visible from the bubbles rising near the edge of the glass. It poured with a finger high off white head that quickly died down, leaving some lacing on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of caramel malts and toffee are preset in the nose—these strengthen to medium intensity as the beer warms up.
T: The taste is very similar to the smell and has some additional hints of brown sugar, but only has slight bits of sweetness. No bitterness is perceptible, but there's just enough to mask out just about all of the malty sweetness. Any traces of alcohol are also very well hidden from the taste.
M: It feels medium- to full-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation. There is some warming from the alcohol.
O: This beer is deceptively drinkable for 12.5% abv as you don't get any of the alcohol in the taste, but it has enough interesting flavors and warming to be a beer you could sip and savor next to a fire on a cold winter night.

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