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RATINGS: 7   MEAN: 3.23/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Malty with fruity hop aroma, a citrusy, resinous, piney, caramel, nutty, toffee. Medium to full, almost chewy body, Alcohol warmth is evident and welcome.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ben4321 (3824) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - AUG 25, 2012
UPDATED: AUG 31, 2012
Location: Bottle at the Brewpub, 8/25/12, as American Strong Ale, this version was listed on the menu with an 8.9% ABV, and had a very similar (but slightly different description)

Aroma: The nose is caramel, with pine/resin, some fruity and alcohol notes
Appearance: It pours a reddish color with a bubbly beige head and drippy lace
Flavor: The taste is fairly sweet and it has a medium bitterness to it as well
Palate: The body is medium-plus with a slightly sticky feel, and a dry, lightly hot finish
Overall Impression: I found this one to be a quite solid beer. It has a nice feel and a nice mix of flavors. I enjoyed this one for sure.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gnoff (7687) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - FEB 2, 2012
Bottle at the brewpub, on January 28, 2012
As "American Strong Ale" at 10% ABV, figured it should be rated here?
Hazy amber to brown color, micro bubbles tan to light brown head. Sweet, alcohol, ripe fruits scent. Sweet, malty, fresh, alcohol taste. Malty sweet aftertaste. Warming alcohol. Moussy mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Some bite from the alcohol.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tgncc (2753) - Bellmore, New York, USA - SEP 6, 2011
Bottle at 508. The aroma is fruit, alcohol, vegetables, wet mop. The appearance is hazy, cloudy opaque amber, no head to speak of. The flavor is like the aroma, but weaker. Very ittle carbonation (could it be poor bottling?) The inish is sweet, pine hops. Medium in body. Ok, not great.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blipp (5967) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - AUG 31, 2011
Bottle. Pours amber with a beige head. Sweet and hoppy aroma, with just a touch of diacetyl. The flavor has floral hops, some light sweetness, and a nice bitter finish. Solid.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jredmond (5261) - Manhattan, New York, USA - AUG 5, 2011
Bottle split with Andrew and Brendan at the Brewery. I liked this guy more than the Belgian Strong. Notes of hops, bitterness, sweet malts and cherry. Solid American strong.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hivemind (703) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 2, 2011
Bottle @ 508 w Andy and James. Pours standard with minimal head and has a light red color. Sessionable b/c it is inoffensive.ok.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pwn3d (1962) - Manhattan, New York, USA - AUG 2, 2011
Good cherry notes... Some hops and brightness from the booze. Way Bette than the Belgian strong.


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