White Birch Barrel Aged Barley Wine
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Barleywine - English
Ranked #239
Ranked #40,715
3.59 | pDev: 23.96%
White Birch Brewing
New Hampshire, United States
Very Good
White Birch Barrel Aged Barley WineWhite Birch Barrel Aged Barley Wine
Notes: Brewed in an English style, this beer is rich and malty with notes of toffee vanilla and wonderful oak. Full bodied with a smooth finish. Batch one is a beer that will drink nicely for years.
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Rifugium from North Dakota

2.05/5  rDev -42.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Whew. How do they sell this stuff? Dark rusty brown color, with a thin cap of off-white head; a little oily streaking on the glass. Looked harmless enough. Gnarly aroma, acetone, fusel alcohol, rotting wood, grease, some caramel malts coming through. Tasted basically like a strong ale aged in Windex barrels, conditioned on French fries; some caramel sweetness in there, lots of barrel notes but not really in a good way, shots of acetone and naphtha, with some lightly discernible bourbon. Body was about light-medium, thin mouthfeel for the style. Really not a pleasant beer at all. The non-BA version was at least somewhat drinkable, perhaps in very small doses. This was not. Infected? Poorly made? Both? You decide.

Nov 17, 2013
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ChadQuest from Illinois

1.5/5  rDev -58.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

First off, i opened this over my sink, expecting a 2009 White Birch beer to gush, but it did not, good job at achieving what is expected.
The head is so thin in density it looks like the foam on soda and leaves as quickly. The body is a mahogany hue.
The aroma has a cherry and tannin note, cheap biting port is as close a description as i can imagine.
Flavor wise and mouthfeel wise, this is hollow and dry for a barleywine, like somehow an enormous amount of tannins from the barrels leached into this, oaky notes that remind me of beers labeled "virgin oak", cherry, and a thin low quality Shiraz, thin, alcohol in moderation and is only noticable due to how thin this is overall.

Not quite a drainpour, well, maybe i will since i am alone. 22oz of this could be too much.

Mar 14, 2012
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johnnnniee from New Hampshire

3.84/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Batch 1 2009
Pours a deep clear dark brown color with a solid two finger off white head that shows moderate retention and lace. Smells of oak, bourbon, vanilla, caramel, brown sugar, light dark fruits, hints of sherry and alcohol. Taste is sweet with caramel and brown sugar up front with hints of dark fruit midway. Light hints of vanilla and oak. Lots of warming almost burning alcohol midway and into the finish. Medium to thick body, low to moderate level of carbonation, sweet almost sticky mouthfeel. Its been a while since I had one of these, but I don't remember as big an alcohol presence as I see here today. This beer smells fantastic, and tastes pretty good if not a bit hot.

Nov 05, 2011
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alpinebryant from Connecticut

3.65/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Batch One - Bottle 19 of 280 - Bottled December 7, 2009

A: Pours a large light brown head with tons of carbonation visible. dark chestnut brown with lacing present.

S: Bourbon, oak and sweet malt along with a hint of sourness.

T: When I first poured this I was worried I was going to have an infected mess, but it turned out to be ok in the end. Mostly present is a strong bourbon flavor with mixed oak tastes and roasted caramel. The caramel is muted slightly from what this probably once was as the infection has taken away some of the body and deeper flavors from this barleywine. What is left of this beer is still pretty good though. Roasted toffee, some peat flavorings and a bit of smoke.

M: Light mouthfeel for the style and I think only a hint of what it used to be.

O: Not great. I had heard great things about this a few years back and wanted to give it time in the bottle to see what developed. Unfortunately it went downhill from what it was at one time I am sure.

Oct 15, 2011
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AlCaponeJunior from Texas

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

From womencantsail in the tickers BIF, thanks man!

Batch one, bottle 130 of 178.

It looks good for a barleywine, amber-brown and hazy with a pretty good head and heavy sheets of lace.

Dark fruits are the primary smell, along with some nice barley malt aromas. Not much alcohol at first but a little more as it warms.

Taste is strong, lots of barley going ons, with ample caramel malts, notable barrel aged character, obvious spiciness, pepper especially. It's almost a tad hot from the peppery spices and alcohol.

Body is nothing special, a bit light for a barleywine, not thick enough but adequate. Alcohol is notable.

Overall it's interesting and tasty, but not outstanding. An occasional slow sipper.

Sep 17, 2011
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nhindian from Pennsylvania

2.36/5  rDev -34.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

22oz bottle poured into a Southern Tier tulip. Bottle provided by Exiled, thanks Jason!

Bottled on February 17, 2010. Batch #1, bottle #43 of 178. Another beer that has a reputation for being infected, so I decided to open it sooner rather than later...

A - The look of this beer is very pleasant. It's a burnt amber color with tinges of dark cherry to it. The head is large and rocky, culminating in 2.5-fingers worth of foam with good retention. Lacing is inconsistent but where it decides to stick it latches on for good. Relatively clear as well, with slow streams of bubbles rising from the bottom of the glass.

S - The smell is interesting, and it's clear there is something a bit off in it. There's a strong alcohol presence, almost to the point where it reminds me of nail polish. Reminds me a bit of vodka rather than bourbon (I believe that's the barrel used in this beer), which isn't very appealing. Besides that overwhelming quality, it's relatively sweet and the malts come through the most. Hard to discern much besides that.

T - Again, the astringency of the alcohol and fusel nail polish tones come through again, combining with the malts to deliver a rather awkward flavor. Strangely it gives a rather fruity characteristic, giving some kind of pineapple note. Besides the heat it's rather bland, and if this is a sign of infection, I'm thankful it didn't impart a sourness to it, as it's still rather palatable, although not very enjoyable.

M - Mouthfeel is moderately light with medium carbonation. Unlike other reviews, I don't perceive a noticeable thinness to the body and it's not overly carbonated. Leaves a thin coating on the mouth.

D - Drinkability is low. I was able to drink a little over half of this before it just became a bit much. Unfortunately the experiment to trade for this beer, which I didn't hear much of before doing the trade, was a failure. Still, it seems White Birch is doing interesting things, so as long as their beers aren't notorious for being infected (ala Short's..), I'd like to try some other stuff by them.

Mar 12, 2011
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BigMcLargeHuge from Arizona

3.06/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Courtesy of jcwattsrugger over on ratebeer. Pours deep copper with slight haziness and tan head. The aroma has grapefruit notes, soured citrus and some yeast as well as a mild level of sweet bourbon and spicy oak. The aromatics seem to be at odds with one another. The taste is pretty thin and watery with soured tropical notes, grapefruit hops, some tart notes and more sour citrus before mild bourbon and spicy oak slowly murmur to the surface. It ends with the addition of fusel like highlights.

Feb 13, 2011
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airohead2001 from Illinois

2.15/5  rDev -40.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

This one was consumed as a courtesy from glazeman.

Let's be up front - this beer was a complete drainpour. It was clearly infected - didn't get any bourbon in the nose, no hops, no rich malts - just some yeast and bitters. Ewww.

The taste was just as bad - just infected...

Feb 02, 2011
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glazeman from Pennsylvania

1.69/5  rDev -52.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1

I haven't had a drain pour in a while...I guess I was due for one. I got 2 of this in separate trades...I guess the word is out...

A: This was easily the best part of this beer. It was a dark brown in color with a 1.5 finger light tan head.

S: There's some bourbon. There's some caramel, and then some strange astringency.

T: Obviously infected. There is a gross chalky taste and a slightly sour aftertaste. I took two sips to make sure and then poured the rest down the drain.

M: the viscosity is ok, the carbonation is slightly high. the aftertaste is terrible.

D: The worst imaginable drinkability. Poured it down the drain after two sips.

Feb 02, 2011
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cpetrone84 from Pennsylvania

3.35/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

"Big thanks to Jeremy for sharing this one!

A-pours a clear ruby red with a very light tan colored head.

S-notes of sweet malts up front, light bourbon notes, no wood comes through, carmelized brown sugar and light buttery notes with some roasted aromas and hint of smokey flavors in the back.

T-very roasty with notes of smoke. up front has roasted malts with notes of bourbon. the wood is light, notes of sour cherries with lots of charred peat moss notes with buttery oil notes. slightly off but not offensive.

M-medium to full body, soft and creamy on the palate with a fair bit of carbonation and slighlty prickly on the back of the throat. pretty wet finish but crisp and clean.

D-this has some different flavors and may have a slight infection. lots of roasted peat flavors, very earthy but still sweet. the malts are slightly messy and overly sugary

Dec 27, 2010
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JAXSON from Pennsylvania

3.23/5  rDev -10%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

I've had two bottles of this, both from batch 1. The first was an infected mess and an utter drain pour. It was all burnt, really ashy malt with a nasty rotten vegetable quality. The second was much better, I believe as it was supposed to be. I'll rate based on the second bottle but I'll dock the score a few points due to the massive bottle variation.

Pours a clear dark mahogany. Nose is malty with dark fruits, and some smoked malt. After a long night of drinking barrel aged barley wines and old alea this came across as a bit smokey and buttery but overall fairly decent and nuanced. Oily body. The infection from the first bottle may be beginning to take hold. At this age it's better than the Alesmith BA Wee Heavy, though neither is really worth going nuts for right now.

Dec 05, 2010
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nkersten from Illinois

1.83/5  rDev -49%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Ugh, where to start on this one. Batch 1 bottle shared by Alex poured into a New Belgium globe. Pours a murky brown that looks like unfiltered apple cider with a tiny off white head.

Smells like wet wood and alcohol with a touch of coconut.

Taste is incredibly boring and watery. There is hardly any malt presence or sweetness that I would want from a barleywine, no hops. There is a touch of mildew laden oak that I would expect a third or fourth use barrel to impart, and a hint of caramel in the finish. This beer has nothing going on in the flavor department besides wet wood and alcohol.

Mouthfeel is one of the worst for the style I have ever had. Thin and watery, medium carbonation, terrible moldy sensation that makes me think i might be allergic to this beer. So watery and bland, this is by far the worst barleywine I have ever had.

Drinkability is obviously on the low side for this one since I couldnt finish my pour. I normally dont like to bash beers, but this is the second bottle of this I have had and both were unfortunately the same and ended up as drain pours. The first one I hoped I had a bad bottle, maybe a low fill that got topped off with remnants of a discarded pale ale from a bad batch. Unfortunately, this one tastes the same. After seeing so many positive reviews, I still cant help but wonder if there were some bad bottles. Hopefully White Birch will give it another go with much better results next time.

Dec 04, 2010
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MasterSki from Canada

2.74/5  rDev -23.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Got this one in White Whale BIF III - thanks zestar. Served in a New Belgium tulip. Bottle #137 of 280, Batch 1, bottled December 7th, 2009.

A - Pours with a finger of tan foam that quickly settles to a thick collar and partial cap. The body is a semi-transparent brown-red color that is reminiscent of cider.

S - Heavy oak, booze, tart green apples, perhaps a hint of lactobacillus infection? This is a very odd barleywine in that there's very little malt character, even when warm - just a ton of barrel and increasingly fusel alcohol as it warms.

T - The taste is surprisingly bland compared to the brash nose. There's some nebulous fruity sweetness, plenty of oak, and a slightly sour finish that I get from certain barrel-aged beers.

M - The body is super thin and watery, with zesty active carbonation, and a surprisingly clean finish. This seems to be the exact opposite of what you'd want in a barleywine.

D - I don't get it. While I suppose it was better than Indomitus, it wasn't a particularly good beer. I could have manned up and finished this, but with better options on hand a good half glass went straight down the drain.

Dec 01, 2010
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steve8robin from Massachusetts

3.79/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Got this when it was released in NH. Bottled Feb 17, 2010. Bottle 63 of 178. 22oz...

A: Deep murky caramel brown with a small tan head that quickly fades to a small bubbly lace atop the brew. Good.

S: Hmm, very unexpected upfront scents. I get heavy strawberries upfront blended with caramel a nice barrel tinge and some boozy bite all blended together upfront. Wow, very great smell to this one. Kind of surprised me because I didn't know what to expect. I get some sugary malts quickly following with some faint tart cherry. I get a nice port scent blended in there too. Awesome!

T: I get a heavy vodka taste upfront quickly followed by some watery caramel malt. A strange breadiness in the middle with some very sugary malts on the backend, very sugary! Almost like a dirty water taste blended in there. Very faint hints of cherry. Kind of a strange blend on this one. Ok.

M: Full body with a very good carbonation. Very good.

D: Gotta get past the booze wall before this one goes down. Decent.

All in all, this brew was good, but not really a whole lot special to make it great. Idk, maybe a bad bottle, but this definitely did not do much special for me. The smell was perfect, taste not so much. I think this may be a little overhyped IMO.

Oct 30, 2010
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Thorpe429 from Illinois

4.1/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Reviewed from notes.

Pours a nice amber color that is a bit darker. Off white head with a tiny bit of lacing. The nose brings forward quite a bit of dark fruit as well as a bit from the barrel. Slight boozy characteristics. Taste brings forward some nice lighter fruits as well as caramel, toffee, and some booze. The barrel character does not come through quite as much in the taste. The body is medium with some nice warming characteristics. Overall, by far the best beer I've had from them.

Oct 21, 2010
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joshuaseresse from Minnesota

3.68/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Drank with brian23456. Thanks for sharing Brian. Bottle 192 of 280. Poured into Dogfish Head snifter:

A - dark brown, mahogany. Light foam cap of whitish/tan head. Dissipates quite quickly. Pretty carbonated looking.

S - Slightly boozy, smells of dark fruits, no really strong hints of barrel while it is still cold. The smell kind of reminds me a bit of an AKA and just slightly like (sourish...) in that it has some funk to it; not infected like, just a bit of funk. The more it warms it smells of booze.

T - good flavoring, although it does remind me of the BA AKA. Slightly caramely. But it has quite a bit of funkness to it. Bits of dark fruit, as in figs, although the slight sourness reminds of pears.

M - Slightly thin, carbonation is quite high for a Barleywine. As it warms, you can feel the heat from the booze.

D - Reminds me more of a strong ale than a barleywine. Interesting take on a BW, but not the taste, smell of feel like I look for in my barleywines. The booze takes over and dominates the palate. The feeling of a sour flavor just destracts me from appreciating it as a BW.


Aug 23, 2010
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womencantsail from California

4.03/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to Joe for sending this one to me recently.

A: The pour is a surprisingly clear amber color with a cream colored head.

S: A very sweet and sugary aroma. Lots of burnt sugar and caramel, but not too much depth, initially. The vanilla note starts to come out as the beer breathes and warms up.

T: Slightly more complexity on the palate, as things open up with toasted bread followed by burnt sugar and caramel. Some toffee and dark fruit notes in the background, but not much barrel.

M: A bit thin on the body, but still medium and a nice carbonation, especially for the high ABV.

D: Overall, a good but not fantastic beer. Perhaps a little spirit character would be nice, but still a nice effort.

Jun 16, 2010
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largadeer from California

3.85/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Viscous crimson-amber, clarity is good for a beer this big, showing only a light haziness. It pours with a finger of head that settles to a solid cap.

Sweet, dessert-like aroma. Malt balls, toffee, toast with fruit preserves. Smells very rich. Dark fruit, hints of tart berries. Pretty nice.

Lot of alcohol on the palate. Toasted whole grain bread, toffee and dark fruits. Medium bodied, a touch thin for the style and overly boozy. Good, but the taste doesn't quite live up to the aroma. Toasty finish with mild alcohol and peppery spiciness. Good stuff, this is the first solid beer I've had from White Birch, but it's still lacking compared to others in this style.

Jun 03, 2010
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boatshoes from Massachusetts

4.14/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

smells of chocolate, caramel, candied fruits, fruity hops, toffee, tastes very sweet of caramel and toffee with underlying fruitiness from hops, mouthfeel lacking however

Received this from 6daysbottomocean in a monster package in the White Whale BIF 3. I've heard great things about this beer but have had mixed opinions about the White Birch beers I've come across thus far. Eager to try the pinnacle of their brewing as a result.

Appearance- Pours a nice shade of darker, mostly translucent chestnut brown out of the bottle with about a finger of tan head on top. Some mild amounts of lacing left on the side of my glass.

Smell- Wow, this one has quite the nose on it. I get a lot of caramel, toffee, rich chocolate, and candied fruits in particular. The chocolate threw me for a loop but I find it to be quite prominant. Additionally, there are some earthy and fruity hops present as well. A lot going on here, very nice.

Taste- Here, I find the caramel and candied fruit to be particularly evident. A little bit of the chocolate flavors, but no where near as much as in the nose. Some bready malt flavors make an appearance as well. Also, some evident fruity hops showing through still as well.

Mouthfeel/Drinkability- I hate to say it, but I have to. Once again, I found the low point of this White Birch beer to be the mouthfeel. I just found the body to be too thin an watery for the style. I expect a barleywine to have some substantial heft and slickness in the mouth, and this one just tasted too thin, which too away some from an otherwise very nice flavor profile. Despite this, because of the great nose and very good flavor, drinkability remained quite decent.

Overall, this is my favorite White Birch offering that I've had thus far. I feel that the nose was the high point and the mouthfeel was the lowpoint, with the flavor profile being good and somewhere in between. If they could thicken these heavier beers up a little, I think they would be first rate.

May 25, 2010
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nickd717 from California

4.1/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bomber. Big thanks to bring for this rare -bal aged beer.

Pours a deep dark mahogany brown color with a small lasting off-white head.

Aroma is very nice: sweet caramel, dark fruit, molasses, wood, and vanilla.

Pretty good flavor too. Caramel and toffee, dates, plum, oak, vanilla, and very mild tartness.

Medium-bodied, just a little thin, with subtle carbonation.

Solid -bal aged barleywine overall. White Birch finally impresses! Now maybe I should put up some ISOs for their other beers.

May 21, 2010
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Overlord from California

3.23/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

**I had an opportunity to try this a few years ago. I am looking forward to comparing this original review to the White Birch release when the opportunity presents itself.

****I was looking forward to it, but it didn't turn out well. Commercial batch was infected, explosively carbonated, watery, not much malt presence at all. Averaging the two scores which will result a middling score. Original: 4.4. Second bottle: 2.0ish.

Pours a murky orange brown. Just a thin white crust, no real head (for more than moment or two). Appearance probably the only thing that isn't superlative about it.

Smells magnificent. This is going to be good! Rich with overripe fruits, malt, and ... citrus? ... smells fantastic. A bit of woodsy/oakiness in the smell. What kind of barrel did you use.

Taste is explosive! So many overlapping flavors ... a bit of sweeter citrus and tropical notes ... that big overriding sweet fruit and malt flavor .. and a nice aftertaste with maybe a bit of gentle hops (can't be sure). The hint of oakiness in the smell really comes through much stronger in the flavor. It overlays everything and gives it a very nice texture.

Fantastic! Mouthfeel is nice and chewy for the style. I want more!

Apr 19, 2010
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JohnGalt1 from Idaho

3.24/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

inflatablechair provided this sought after bottle at a recent tasting... reviewed from good notes... Thanks a ton Sam!!

Batch #1 Bottle 143/280.... 1 finger creamy looking tan head.. deep brown hazy brew.

caramel and and fruity esters... some plum shows before the barrel smacks the fruits around.. vanilla.. bourbon is lighter than expected... some solvent alcohol makes me think of acetone (don't get me wrong, this is not a deal breaker, only what I was thinking :-).

big and woody... earthy cigar wrapper.. caramel/lite toffee and vanilla and a bit vinous.. toasty without any roast presence.. very rich without being cloying... great body and carbonation. Some cherry esters showed in later pours... so does a hint more tannins.

Thanks again Sam.... this was a very nice surprise and will be staying on my wants for a long time... I am digging White Birch for sure.


Apr 12, 2010
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DIM from Pennsylvania

4.42/5  rDev +23.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

bottle # 79 of 280

a: This was a clear, dark amber color. It poured with a smallish fizzy head.

s: Wonderful, big bourbon barrel aromas. Plenty of oak and bourbon of course, but the best part here may be earthy vanilla. I also got a little tobacco, toffee, and a hint of dark fruit.

t: Tastes just as the smell suggested it would. The barrel is the star here, lots of woody tobacco, sweet bourbon, and that fantastic vanilla again. I'd love to try the naked b-wine sometime. I like what does come through, hints of tart, dark fruits and toffee.

m: Medium bodied, par for a barrel aged brew. Gently fizzy carbonation.

d: I love a good BA b-wine and White Birch nailed this one. I can't wait to try all I can from WB, but the b-wines are truly something special.

Mar 25, 2010
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jlindros from Massachusetts

4.45/5  rDev +24%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had as part of the Central New England BA Meetup #2. Finally got to have it, I've been saving it just for this event.

A: Fluffy head fades slowly, semi clear dark rosy reddish brown color.

N: Sweet malts and barley, but not too sweet. Some light booze, oak and vanilla, some fruit, a little yeasty aroma and some creaminess.

T: Strange at first, a strange creamy, buttery, and musty taste starts first, but then goes away quickly. Some sweet malts come through, pretty malty, lots of fruit flavors with that. Then a little booze but light, little yeast, some smoke, in fact quite a bit. Some spicy hop flavors and spicy alcohol, quite a bit of vanilla and oak come through as well. Again more smoke. Late on the palate adds some roasty flavors.

M: Creamy semi thick, decent carbonation.

F: Dries well, little sweet malty syrup finish but dried off well. A little bitterness with hints of earthy malts and some slight spicy booze flavors. Lots of lingering smoke as well, with hints of roast and lots more dark malts.

Mar 24, 2010
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WesWes from New York

4.47/5  rDev +24.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The beer pours a nice dark red color with a thick frothy tan head that slowly fades to lacing. The aroma is awesome! It has a damn good oak barrel aroma. It really stands out and offers up a killer vanilla character that really works with what appears to be a world class barleywine. It's rich and warming with a lovely burnt toffee aroma. There are hints of dark fruit and bitter hops , but that barrel character really blows my mind; very good. The taste is much the same. It has a thick burnt toffee flavor that goes down slow and warming with a very aggressive oak character. The vanilla flavor adds a bit of creamy sweetness to a beer that's already sweet with caramel flavor. The mouthfeel is fine. It is a full bodied beer with adequate carbonation. This is one of the best barleywines I've ever sampled. I've never had any White Birch beers before this one. I'll be on the lookout for more. Cheers!

Mar 04, 2010
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Beer rating: 85 out of 100 with 49 ratings