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RATINGS: 235   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9/5   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.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Benzai (13640) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAY 5, 2015
Bottle @ home. Best before August 2015. Pretty hazy dark amber color, huge white to off-white head that lasts for a long time. Aroma is malts, sweet, jam. Taste lightly malts, slightly caramel, sweetish, jam, a hint of red fruit. Average body, slightly fizzy carbonation.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tmoney99 (13338) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 17, 2014
Bottle. Poured clear dark amber hue with medium frothy white head that diminshed slowly with good lacing. Medium aroma of soft hop and malt. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Balanced flavor of malt and hop with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Soft drinkable brew.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bu11zeye (12684) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - NOV 29, 2010
(12oz bottle, courtesy of Cavie) Pours a clear yellow body with a medium white head. Aroma of caramel, apple, mustiness, and corn. Flavor of apple, caramel, light herbal, and grass.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (12141) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 20, 2010
on cask-pours a tight off white head that laces and hazy gold color. Aroma is bready, medium malt-some caramel. Taste is bready, medium malt-some caramel, some herbal/tea hops. Soft carbonation. Medium body.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (12049) - Escondido, California, USA - SEP 18, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours tawny with a medium, creamy beige head, short retention with good lacing. Aroma is floral and herbal hops, caramel and nutty malt with dates. Flavor is lightly sweet nutty and bread malt with dates, medium herbal hops and bitterness with a sweet finish. Medium body and carbonation.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Drake (11576) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - APR 9, 2013
12 ounce bottle from Whole Foods Market Duluth, GA. Pours a hazy amber color with a medium sized white head that fades quickly. Aroma of caramel malts, earth, raw malt, bitter almond, earthy hops. The taste is caramel malts with muted citrus hops. Medium bodied.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DSG (11505) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - AUG 1, 2010
UPDATED: AUG 13, 2010 Bottle. Beer of the Month club. Clear deep golden to amber with a huge, short-lasting, shaving-foam-like head. Aroma of floral and citric hops and some biscuity, slightly caramelly malt. Flavor starts with some sweetish chewy biscuity malt and some fruitiness and continues on to a pleasant hoppy bitter finish with some notes of citrus and grass. Medium-bodied. A decent refreshing Amber Ale.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
crossovert (11125) - Illinois, USA - MAR 16, 2011
Fruity, slightly hoppy, but in the end it is another benign red ale. Luckily i got a single bottle.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011

Name: Laughing Skull
Date: January 09, 2011
Mode: Bottle
Source: Brusin Ales, Asheville NC
Appearance: clear amber, fine off white head, layered streaks of lace
Aroma: sweet bready aroma, touch of sweetness, light earthyness
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, balancing earthyness, light bitterness

Name: Laughing Skull
Date: August 03, 2011
Mode: draft
Source: brewery
Appearance: hazy dark gold, fine off white head
Aroma: light malt aroma
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, nice bready character, light bitterness
Overall: not an amber, not even in color anymore

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 9/20
Rating: 2.6/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: ** /4

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
daknole (10848) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUN 25, 2011
Amber pour. Nothing much to write home about here typical sorry mix if caramel and light hops. Meh.


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