Sagra Bohío | Daviyun (Cerveza SAGRA)

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Sagra BohíoSagra Bohío

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Daviyun (Cerveza SAGRA)

Style: English Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.40%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Pau on 11-16-2012

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Reviews: 9 | Ratings: 24
Reviews by mpyle:
Photo of mpyle
3.79/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

10.5% ABV per my bottle

App - Much darker than expected, with a deep ruby color. Good clarity. Pours a big tan head, creamy and with pretty good retention.

Smell - Sweet aroma with some sherry, earthy, aged character. A light roasty, almost smokey aroma.

Taste - Malty with a little sweetness, a bit of wood (barrel aged?) A toffee/coffee flavor, with some good malt complexity. Minimal distinct hop flavor or bitterness, but enough bitterness for a relatively dry and somewhat earthy finish. Slight hints of alcohol flavor, but well controlled for the strength.

MF - Fairly full bodied, low-medium carbonation, both in the spirit of the style. Some warming, but not overpowering. Low carbonation makes it fairly smooth on the tongue.

Overall - Not sure if English BW would come to mind if I were drinking this beer blindly, but a big beer with some depth of flavor and well controlled alcohol.

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Photo of LiquidAmber
3.88/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Reuben's Brew snifter. Pours a very dark mahogany brown, appearing nearly opaque in the glass, with a half finger light tan head with good retention and lacing. Aroma of dark lightly tosted malt, dark and light stone fruit, slightly sour. Flavor is well melded caramel and lightly toasted malt, dark fresh and dried fruit, light cocoa, hints of nuts. Flavor is milder than expected, but very nicely balanced. Medium bodied with light creaminess. An unusual take on the barleywine style, probably closest in profile to an English barleywine. Really seems to be an hybrid between a sweet milk stout and an imperial brown ale. The malt and nutty flavors are dominant rather than dark dried fruit typical of barleywines. The flavor is deceptively mild, except that it covers the very high ABV wonderfully. Smooth, tasty and unusual. Glad I had a chance to try this.

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Photo of DrBier
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of metter98
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

A: The beer is jet black in color. It poured with a quarter finger high tan head and died down, consistently leaving a thin head covering the surface.
S: Light to moderate aromas of roasted malts are present in the nose along with hints of chocolate malts.
T: Much like the smell, the beer has flavors of dark and chocolate malts along with notes of roasted malts.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer tastes nothing like an English Barleywine and is much closer to an American Stout. Either way, it is extremely drinkable considering the strength because the alcohol is completely masked from the taste.

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Photo of mendvicdog
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

3.47/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

330ml Bottle. Snifter glass. Enjoyed on mar´13. Pours very dark amber in color headed by tan crown. Fairly good retention. Complex aroma profile: floral aromas, hints of dried fruits – raisins & prunes- subtle fudge chocolate, yeast & coffee notes. Toasted malting & gentle bitterness rounded by fudge chocolate hues. Medium body. Soft to moderate carbonation. Oily texture produces a silky & smooth sensation. Fruity underneath rounds a dry bitter/sweet finish. Cocoa on the aftertaste. ABV well masked so drinkability is so pleasant. Perfect pairing with Brazo de Gitano coconut cake.

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Photo of andreshp
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of DoubleSimcoe
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Photo of JaimeLondon
3.25/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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

750 ml. bottle. Dark brwon colour, with a medium head that doesn't hold. Smell is burned wood, earth, coffee, chocolate, liquorice, spices -fennel? and dark fruits. Medium body, with a thick texture. Taste of fruits, liquorice, coffee, burned wood, caramel. A very good one.

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Photo of Chico1985
3.22/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of AlexAfonin
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Photo of Bandi
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of josanguapo
3.77/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 1.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

From elcervecero. In Teku glass. Watching Los Soprano 2x05. Lots of chocolate and some pleasant alcoholish touch. Superb nose. Easy drinking in spite of its well hidden high ABV. A bit watery. Nearly no foam

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Photo of kwjd
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of duceswild
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of gwydno
4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

Photo of slackattack
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

A- pours dark auburn-brown, turns black and completely opaque in my glass. Little yeast clumps floating even though it was carefully poured. Thick, tight foam persists throughout the glass and laces well

S- tart, green apple type sweetness. Not a lot else IMO. Not getting any of the chocolate/caramel/coffee the label reports in the nose

T- taste is more in line with a porter than a barley wine in my opinion. Nice bitterness with notes of dark chocolate, dark sweet fruit in the form of plum and raisin. That's the good... The bad is I also get some off, wet cardboard when I'm really analyzing it. Not boozy at all for the 10.4%

M- long, bitter finish. Thick and rich on the tongue.

O- leaves a bit to be desired, but I will probably purchase again. probably the best Spanish beer I've had. At this point that doesn't mean much, but hopefully in the future it will.

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Photo of Anaxagoris
3.55/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of EdrickCS
3.11/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Petertauro
4.1/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Alcohol: 10.4%.
Color: Black.
Temperature to serve: 6th to 8th.
Taste: aromas strong alcohol, coffee and licorice. In the mouth, the taste persists alcohol and coffee flavor from most to least. Considerable body, very dense and fine gas present.
Advice to serve: Cup Chalice.
Trivia: Bob Maltman and Pepe Rodriguez, head chef at the restaurant El Bohio de Illescas (Toledo, Current National Award and Michelin star cuisine) have teamed up to create the first Spanish Brew designed to accompany any dish, especially the dessert.

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Photo of Brew_42
3.81/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Good barley wine.

Smells of stone fruit and some smokiness

Taste follows the nose

Mouthfeel medium

Good barley wine. The smokiness was interesting.

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Photo of oriolesfan4
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of Daniellobo
3.92/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Sagra Bohío from Daviyun (Cerveza SAGRA)
3.82 out of 5 based on 24 ratings.
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