Mine Is Bigger Than Yours | To Øl

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
To Øl
Denmark
to-ol.dk

Style: English Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This beer is a big fat beast packed with every potent ingredient we had at the brewery. This tons of malts and hops combined in one big fat, yet balanced brew.It jumps higher than yours, it builds houses bigger than yours, It’s mama is fatter than yours, it chops wood faster than yours, it’s father is could beat yours…. No reason to say, but Mine is bigger than yours!

Ingredients: Water, barley malt, flaked oats, light candy sugar, hops (Columbus, Simcoe, Citra) and yeast.

Brewed at De Proef Brouwerij, Lochristi-Hijfte, Belgium

Added by EgadBananas on 09-20-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
81
Reviews:
24
Avg:
3.98
pDev:
8.04%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
13
For Trade:
1
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Photo of kuishinbo_tantei
3.87/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Muss42
4.16/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jroof1
4.02/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of crosenkrantz
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Has a lot of punch on the nose, hops are on the front. Very thick, it fills the mouth and your nose too. Hops provide some illusion of refreshment. After this illusion, it is extremely sweet and creamy, I feel a lot of red fruits. The whole combination is like a forest.
Tasted in parallel to DeMolen's Bommen&Granaten, this is less malty but more interesting.

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Photo of RochefortChris
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kingjohnh
4.06/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Walbert_Neto
4.18/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jaydoc
3.99/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dcotom
4.19/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of drpimento
4.44/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

An extremely tasty BW. Aroma is on the mild side, but do pick up caramel and orange Julius. Flavor is like nose & traditional BW, very heavy bittersweet, nice complementary dose of carbonic tang and hops. Big beer. Good for slow drinkin.

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Photo of Warren2621
4.28/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dcmchew
3.81/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brew_42
4.1/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark reddish brown with a tan head

Smell-Caramel malts and dark fruits

Taste- Follows the nose with a ester-y punch at the end that I wasn't crazy about but a good tasting beer overall

Mouth Feel-Decent carbonation and medium body

Overall-Decent barley wine wit ha high abv

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Photo of leitmotif
3.83/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ciocanelu
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of leroybrown10
4.15/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Anatole
3.59/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of oldvines
3.79/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bark
3.5/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jeffo
4.08/5  rDev +2.5%
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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Photo of Phigg1102
3.84/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LiquidAmber
4.21/5  rDev +5.8%
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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Photo of cjgator3
4.2/5  rDev +5.5%
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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Photo of RocketChimp
4.4/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of Sir_Goatman
4/5  rDev +0.5%

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