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Baladin's Xyauyu Barrel

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by ynnpar, Jan 18, 2013.

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  1. ynnpar

    ynnpar Apr 17, 2007 United Kingdom (England)

    Bought a bottle for a special occasion the other day for $61. Special occasion was indeed special and we ended up drinking the whole bottle. Overall i feel a bit let down given the cost - not because I thought it was bad, but more because it didn't strike me as that different from the original versions. The fume remains my favorite of the series, I think - lots of wonderful different flavors in there. Anyone had any experience with the barrel version yet? Thoughts?
  2. kevanb

    kevanb Apr 4, 2011 Illinois
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  3. ynnpar

    ynnpar Apr 17, 2007 United Kingdom (England)

    I'm not a great reviewer but will give it a shot when I get some more time. Flavor and smell somewhat sweeter than the regular Xyauyu, mouthfeel the same, very drinkable for the high ABV. Reminded me of a dessert wine, sort of.
  4. Etan

    Etan Jul 11, 2011 Wisconsin

    Sweeter than which regular Xyauyu? There are 3, not including Fume and Terre.
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