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RATINGS: 4053   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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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
matty (358) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 7, 2013
25 oz. bottle. Pours a clear deep ruby red color with a tan head. Aroma is balanced between hops and malt - neither stands out to me. Full-bodied, again the malt and hops is balanced very well. Slight roast flavor in the finish. Just a touch of a dry finish. Excellent! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Blastomorpha (72) - - SEP 25, 2016
Very inviting with its dark red amber color and the tan creamy head. The aroma is full of sweet malts and dried red berries, not hoppy as expected. Way better and rich in the nose than in mouth though. Well balanced and drinkable, the bitter is strong but not too aggressive or overpowering.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Baramba (909) - ITALY - SEP 24, 2016
On tap. Clear amber with tan head. Aroma of malt, caramel, bread, heavy hoppy. Sweet caramel flavour, berries, herbal hoppy bitter finish

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AnG_BrgNor (505) - Bergen, NORWAY - SEP 23, 2016
Aroma has richness of malts, caramel, wood and some fruits. Taste has strong malts,caramel, some roasted and some herbs. A bitter and slight harsh ending. Good,

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
MikeBeermaster (392) - Sosnowiec, POLAND - SEP 23, 2016
[Can. German edition] Aroma is dominated by caramel and some roasted malts with earthiness in the background. Reddish amber in the glass with sparkling structure. Tan foam, good lacing. The long bitterness settles on the palate. Dried fruits and coffee cherries at the finish. Really disappointing.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sjorsvdg (423) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 22, 2016
Dit is een straf bier, maar dat belooft het zelf al op het blik. Aroma: koffie en zuidvruchten. Smaak: hoog bittergehalte en wat rook. Ook een aangename zoete fruitige laag.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scrumpy369 (468) - Budapest, HUNGARY - SEP 22, 2016
Can at csakajo. Dark reddish amber/mahagony colour with a small white fast disscipating head. Nose is soy saucy, light molasses. Taste is medium bitterness that turns into a high lingering bitterness. Nice hoppy red ale.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
marts89 (15) - Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 22, 2016
Heard a lot so had to give it a go and wow, Massive from every angle, Sweetness on the nose, and big rich complex mouth feel with a long bitter finish. Not for a wussie :-)

4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Michael27 (802) - Berlin, GERMANY - SEP 20, 2016
Aus der Büchse getrunken (gekauft von Stone (Berlin)). Dunkles trübes Kupfer im Glas. Schöner stabiler Schaum. In der Nase noch zurückhaltend. Aber dann.... Hopfenbombe ohnegleichen und anhaltende Restbittre. Ein sehr anspruchsvolles, knackiges IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KrisX2bangX2 (1) - FRANCE - SEP 19, 2016 does not count
Tap at l’express de lyon in Paris. Strong and quite bitter beer but suprisingly medium bodied. Coffee and roasted malt flavors mixed with dry fruits and a touch of nuts

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Jclarke55 (26) - - SEP 18, 2016
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