Brewery: Lervig Aktiebryggeri
Style: English Barleywine
Other Notes: 2018 vintage
Brewer Description: (from bottle) 2018 vintage. Aged in bourbon barrels for 12 months.
My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.16
My ratebeer.com rating: 4
Intro: A 330ml pink waxed bottle, 2018 vintage, poured into a snifter glass.
Appearance: A cloudy rusty dark orange brown colour with minimal head and no lacing.
Aroma: Syrupy sweet, caramel, bourbon, oak, vanilla, dark fruit, raisin, dates, fruit cake, toffee, brown sugar.
Taste: Sweet, syrupy, caramel, toffee, brown sugar, coconut, bourbon, vanilla, oak, dark fruit, raisin, dates and fig.
Mouthfeel: Smooth, full bodied with soft carbonation.
Overall: Great aroma, but approaching borderline too sweet for me. Still enjoyable as a sipper with its complex aroma and flavours.