Serve in Snifter, Tulip


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RATINGS: 3835   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
This is an aggressive beer. You probably wonít like it. It is quite doubtful that you have the taste or sophistication to appreciate an ale of this quality and depth.

OKplus' rating

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
OKplus (787) - Oklahoma, USA - MAR 29, 2013
A - Pours a cloudy dark amber copper with a 2 finger foamy off-white head with excellent retention. S - Fresh grapefruit citrus, earthy pine, plums, toasted malt T - A bounty of fresh grapefruit rushes in with huge flavor and bitterness. A resiny pine shows up towards the finish. The caramel malt has a roasted fruit character and provides just enough sweetness to counteract the complex hops. Aftertaste is nutty and bitter with the malt still lingering on the palate. M - Full bodied with good carbonation. A citrus wonderland along with a carameled fruit malt makes mouth happy. Complex hop profile that keep going and going. Just an awesome brew. Serving type: bottle 11-13-2010

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ANZUShophunter (135) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - OCT 1, 2015
On tap at Prince Alfred Hotel, Ipswich. Copper in colour with a frothy head and nice lacing. Rich malt profile with a strong bitter palate that make it one strong brew as advertised. One to be savoured.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Torrefacto (1029) - Madrid, SPAIN - SEP 22, 2015
Caoba oscuro limpio y espuma beis compacta. Aromas de frutos rojos, melaza, especias, anis, naranja, pino. Cuerpo meloso medio, sabor inicial dulce, frutos rojos, anŪs, melaza y final de amargor intenso y resinoso.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Achel (239) - GREECE - SEP 21, 2015
A deep red beer with a beutiful head. The aroma is sweet with notes of alcohol and berries. The flavor is very complex with notes of cowberries, grass and enourmous amounts of hops which makes the end extremely grassy and dry. A wonderful beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
yy0pp (960) - - SEP 17, 2015
On tap. Deep amber color with tiny head. Aroma - Strawberry marmelade, dark fruit, caramel. Taste - Light sweetness, very bitter, pine, toffee, citrus, herbs. Great.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sulawang (743) - British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 17, 2015
Visual: Pours deep translucent reddish-brown with a gorgeous super frothy lasting head, very sticky thick lacing, 2mm retention, barely any activity - a bubble here and there. Nose: light toasted caramel malts, a touch of booze, citrusy hop cones. (lvl-3)-pungency Attack: immediate biting bitter hops, silky-micro bubbly feel Mid-palate: metallic, (lvl-4)-sweetness, (MAIN) toffee malts, brown sugar, pine hops Finish: bold hoppy bitter dryness, grass, bitter finish. Summary: Full-bodied, great texture, bold bitter hops, sweet malty mids = overall great balance and complexity to keeps you sipping and flavour searching. Could be a little less aggressively bitter at the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ffaoe (353) - Moorestown, New Jersey, USA - SEP 15, 2015
slight malt and faint roasty aroma. brown in color with a nice head. malty with nice roasted malt flavors, hints of coffee upfront, finishes with hop bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
ajtrupp (314) - Keenesburg, Colorado, USA - SEP 12, 2015
Bold hoppiness with a semi dry finish. I know Iíve had it before, but am surprised I havenít rated it before.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Steffan (14) - WALES - SEP 10, 2015
Aggressive beer this is indeed! Nice mahogany colour but thatís all thatís going for it, extremely heavy mouthfeel, rough tastes of pine, sour grapefruit and hops as strong as turpentine. Couldnít finish it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
rami_pl (627) - Warszawa, POLAND - SEP 10, 2015
kran w Javeerwocky. miedziano-bursztynowe, ciemne, przejrzyste. z zupelnie nieimponujaca piana. Aromatychlebowe, owocowe (ciemne, swieze), slodko-slodowe (ciut a la barley wine), rodzynkowe, karmelowe. porto, drewno, Bardzo fajne. W smaku jest to samo wlasciwie, bardzo pasujace. wszystko to przy cieplejszym piwie jeszcze intensywniejsze i lepiej wyczuwalne. slodkie. Na to niestety nalozona wysoka, zalegajaca i wcale niesympatyczna goryczka, ktora jak dla mnie z wybitnego piwo uczynila piwo bardzo dobre ale az ciezkie w piciu.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bth122 (1347) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 5, 2015
Bottle. Can't believe that I have never rated this beer yet. Poured a amber brown color with a generous head. Aroma is great caramel notes, hints of nuts, vanilla hint, and floral citrus hop. Some bread notes blend well with hoppiness. Medium body, slightly chewy. Great head retention. Smooth but a beefy tasty finish. Such a good beer! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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