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RATINGS: 3978   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89/5   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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This is an aggressive beer. You probably won’t like it. It is quite doubtful that you have the taste or sophistication to appreciate an ale of this quality and depth.


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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
aplus01 (71) - North Carolina, USA - APR 12, 2012
Appearance: crystal clear dark red in color, minimal head Aroma: Smells of grapefruit and caramel Taste: leads off with intense bitterness that subsides into a pretty malty boozy finish Overall: Great strong ale. Think my last arrogant bastard was older as this one has a much more prominent bitterness to it.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
andrepintado (2627) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - JUL 27, 2016
66cl bottle from brewdog online store. Dark copper color. Thin beige head. Medium high bitterness, light to medium sweetness. Medium body. Dry finish. Medium carbonation. Aroma is caramel, herby, spicy, chocolate, roasted, hops, resin.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Muzzleloader (5) - FINLAND - JUL 27, 2016 does not count
Can @ home. Pours dark brown with (not so well lasting) beige head. Malty-sweet and fruity nose with some toffee. Intense and complex maltiness and even more intense hoppiness. I had the bittery sensation on my palate for twenty minutes after finishing this beer. Taste was good, strong malt & todfee with notes of citrusy and spices.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Turpentine (10) - - JUL 26, 2016
I'm not worthy! ;-) En god rackare. Rejält besk och en kraftig kropp som gör att den känns riktigt balanserad. Citrussyrlighet finns med, framförallt i eftersmaken. Knäck i doften. Bättre är storebrodern Double. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hopmaestro (1199) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUL 26, 2016
Can from Stone Berlin: Aroma is like I remember it. Quite aggressive citrus notes hustles about with the darker toffee and malts. Taste on the other hand isn’t as aggressive as I remember it, even if it packs some attitude. Sweet and almost creamy toffee notes that gets wrestled down by a citrusy and piney hop-attack. Great bitterness. This is truly an awesome beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GarageBrewer80 (353) - SWEDEN - JUL 25, 2016
Burk från SB. Mahogny- färgad med brunvit skumkrona. Doft av brännt socker. Mediumsöt och halvtorr kropp. Smak av brun malt, knäck, ananas, kaffe och anis.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Peter_L (1239) - SWEDEN - JUL 23, 2016
Burk inköpt på SB. Maffig doft som väller in i näsan. Kakao, grape och tall. Rejäl och kraftig maltkropp. Förvånandsvis låg sötma. En massiv humlebeska fullständigt raderar avsaknad av sötma.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hallstein (483) - Skogn, NORWAY - JUL 23, 2016
Canned 9.th april 2016. - Aroma is dank, very dank. Slight citrus, herbs and floral notes. The flavor is caramel-forward with bread and burnt toffee. Powerful bitter finish. Good one, this!

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
StilleStorm (1407) - Stavanger, NORWAY - JUL 22, 2016
DWF; Can 0,5l.,, take away from Systembolaget, Karlstad. Pours large, hazy cobber with a lasting, lacing, frothy to creamy, off-white head. Aroma is moderate, malt, tropic, caramel, light nuts and spice. Taste is moderate to heavy sweet and heavy bitter with a lasting dark fruit, light spice finish. Body is medium, texture is to oily, carbonation is soft.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikeyo1 (633) - Linköping, SWEDEN - JUL 20, 2016
can @ home. Canned June-16, Pours amber, with a tan head. Aroma is sweet with resinous hops. Caramel, toffee, dark fruits, grapefruit, pine apple, citrus. Body is medium to full with an average carbonation. Taste is medium sweet and has an intense bitterness throughout that is very pine resinous and grassy in the aftertaste. Flavors of grapefruit, lemon,, orange zest herbs, caramel, toffee, chocolate biscuits and dark honey. Assertive, long lasting bitterness.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrettGT (127) - Aalborg, DENMARK - JUL 19, 2016
Canned 16th of June. Aroma of prunes, plums, raisins, red grape, resin, herbs, pine. Barley wine’esque aroma. Pours deep brownish red with a half finger off white head. Taste is medium plus bitter and medium sweet. Taste follows the aroma but has a certain spiciness that goes along with the bitterness. Lighter side of full bodied, oily, soft to average carbonation, aggressive and spicy hoppy finish. Nice you can actually smell and taste the hop freshness in this. Big and bold stuff.


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