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RATINGS: 139   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Massive in every way, B-Craft delivers a complex bundle of flavors with citrus-hop aroma. Moving beyond the massive hop aroma, rich roasted malt flavors of coffee and chocolate move forward only to be checked by an impressive hop bitterness. Texture and flavor dance together so seamlessly that you may need to remind yourself that, while it drinks like a session, it delivers like an assassin.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (12595) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2013
Bottle split at Tony’s house, traded with one of the NJ/NY crew I think - notes fail me but cheers to whoever, 19/05/13. Very dark mahogony brown with a thin tan head that clears to the edge and leaves a small film. Nose is light on hops, roasty notes, bitter chocolate, dark toffee. Taste comprises hops, pine, cocoa. Medium bodied with fine carbonation, dry finish with some hop bitterness. Decent enough CDA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (12038) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 27, 2012
Draft. Creamy tan head, cola-black body. Aroma is moderately sweet, grapefruit, roast, some bittersweet chocolate. Taste is medium sweet, roast, some bittersweet chocolate, pine/grapefruit. Medium body, light stickiness.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (11822) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 8, 2010
Draft sample at MBGSF 10. Poured clear dark brown color with an average frothy light brown head that lasted and produced excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy complex toasted malt, sour citrus and rye aroma. Medium body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy bittersweet flavor with a medium to heavy bittersweet finish of moderate to long duration. This is a very good beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (11454) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JAN 18, 2013
12oz bottle-trade with jtclockwork-rich lt brown-black with red tint. A-roasty dk malt, pine. T-anise/roasty dk malt, pine/resin hops with some bite.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (10663) - , New Jersey, USA - DEC 21, 2012
Bottle. Pours black with off white head. Nose/taste of resin, pine, cocoa, chocolate malt and dank citrus. A bit chalky. Medium body. Finishes with lots of pine/resin.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopdog (9734) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 2, 2013
12oz bottle. Poured a dark brown color with an off white head. Roast, floral hops, grains, and some chocolate.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammy (9450) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 10, 2013
Big hoppy beer with a good balance of roast, not overdone.Well malted for drinkability. Black bodied with some head. Not the best, a little weak on mouthfeel.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crossovert (9092) - Illinois, USA - MAR 8, 2014
Sweet and raisiny aroma. Flavor is piney, not super hoppy, some dank, caramel.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arminjewell (8582) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - OCT 31, 2012
Pour out of 12 oz bottle, dark black pour with nice off white/tan head, aroma brought notes of pine, grass, orange peel, slight mint leading into nice roast, toffee, chocolate, and coffee notes, hints of earth and a slight spice in there as well. Taste is a mix of roast, toffee, caramel, some nice grass, floral, and pine, finishing fairly bitter and dry, nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rosenbergh (8437) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 23, 2013
12 oz bottle. (Macadoodles) Branson, MO.
Dark reddish brown almost black colour with a small tan head. Aroma: Nice bitterish hops with some darker malts. Flavour: Dry dark hops and mildly toasted malt. Tasty. A good one.


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