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RATINGS: 216   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Back from the dead and better than ever! Like a zombie that just won’t die, one of the South’s favorite craft beers is back. This newly reincarnated version of Laughing Skull is a full flavored amber ale with a crisp, clean finish that’s sure to clear out the cobwebs. So crack open a Skull! You’ll be glad you did.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (8333) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 14, 2015
12oz can, purchased 2/23/15 from Habersham in Savannah. Pours a hazy amber brown color. Finger of off-white head. Good retention. Good ridge of lace. Nice toasty aroma up front, biscuity, some mild earthy hop. Medium body, with a good full mouthfeel. Smooth, mildly soft lighter carbonation, kind of creamy, mildly slick texture. Nice moderate-plus bitter taste, good bit more earthy hop than expected, as well as a great toasty malt character, hint of chocolate in there, mildly spicy. Just a touch of dark fruit. Lighter to moderate sweet taste. Awesome amber ale overall, much better than expected. Good to enjoy with my sandwich.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
b3shine (6503) - Indiana, USA - MAR 4, 2015
Bottle to half-pint glass (shared by DrSilverworm). Looks solid; a hazy amberish brown with thin eggshell head that steadily dissipates into lacing. Smells and tastes of caramel and a bit of toast with a fairly clean medium-bodied mouthfeel. Not bad, but forgettable.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
LuckyDog (614) - - MAR 3, 2015
Not a great style. Not a great beer. A little bit earthy. Fairly bland. Not one I need again.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mmahut (1431) - CZECH REPUBLIC - FEB 26, 2015
Bottle. Pours in dark copper body with low frosty head. Aroma has weak caramel notes, otherwise clean. Taste has light astringent bitterness upfront, some malty-caramel support in there, with light roastiness in the finish. Body is medium, little bit watery, low carbonation.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ogivlado (6267) - Zagreb, CROATIA - FEB 21, 2015
Bottled 355ml. - at O’Hara Zagreb. Golden amber coloured, minimal off-white head, notes of caramel in the nose. Slight toasted malt, dry caramel, dog food with nutty notes and short caramel finish. Cheery label, bad beer....

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Marko (4263) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - JAN 23, 2015
Bottled at O’Hara’s Zagreb with Ribafish (huge thanks Marin & co!). Poured a misty amber/brown body with a small white head. Marmelade-like matly aroma. Not much different in the taste, malt, marmelade... actually... strawberry jam too--- thin too. Sweetish, and just vaguelly herbal. Love the label, but it just raises the gimmick level of a mediocre beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BVery (7878) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - DEC 31, 2014
Bottle. Clear reddish amber pour with a small spotty white head. Very malty, hints of pouch tobacco. Slight hop bitterness. Okay.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Augdraught1981 (192) - Harlem, Georgia, USA - DEC 22, 2014
Wonderful chocolate & tobacco flavor almost like a well brewed stout with some smokiness. Excellent amber ale and the best one I’ve tried to date.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
snoworsummer (3131) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 28, 2014
Draft in Savannah, GA. Pours clear dark copper with a creamy, bubbly beige head. Tastes like very light roasted malt, watery, a little nutty. Light body and low carbonation. Faint smell of sweet roasted malt.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
sonnycheeba (4186) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 28, 2014
Tap. Pours clear, dark amber with creamy beige head. Aroma is very faint with some notes of toasted malts, faint caramel, and faint floral notes. Flavor is dry malts, light toast, faint caramel, and faint hops. Medium body and carbonation.


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