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RATINGS: 211   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.87   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.


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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
1guywith_aboat (254) - phenix city, Alabama, USA - JUL 8, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 8, 2014 Very tasty! Pours dark copper/ amber with a small, dense head. Malty aroma with strong caramel, a hint of yeast, burnt sugar, slightly nutty. Flavor is alot of malt, toasty, slightly nutty, Very unique. smooth. sticky and medium bodied. Not alot of co2. One of the best ambers in my opinion.


3.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thedm (5028) - Fort Wayne, USA - MAY 1, 2015
This draft brew from a beer bar poured a head of white colored bubbles that were quickly diminishing and left behind a uncarbonated transparent brown orange colored body and a spiderweb lacing. The weak aroma was jelly bean malty and Irish Red malty. The mouth feel was tingly at the start and at the finish with a medium caramel hop aftertaste. The nice flavor contained notes of semi-sweet mild caramel mild hops and bread dough. Delicious and one I would certainly buy again.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Borresteijn (5200) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - APR 28, 2015
35cl Bottle from drankgigant.nl. Hazy brown colour, off-white head. Aroma of forest fruits, oxidization, old malts, roosvicee. Flavour is sweet, forest fruits, roosvicee, old malts, light earthy hop presence left, bittersweet finish. Also turned out to be over a year old. That’s what you get when you order online I guess.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
6549 (14) - - APR 26, 2015
A very smooth amber ale. Not as heavy as other Amber ales. Would buy again

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
w_adwersarz (294) - Cracow, POLAND - APR 9, 2015
Kolor rzeczywiście bursztynowe, lekko zmętniony, wyraźne aczkolwiek małe drobinki. Piana dość skąpa, średnio pęcherzykowa, szybko się redukuje i niewiele z niej zostaje. Aromat ładny na początku lekko palony, potem ciasteczkowy i karmelowy, troszkę ciemnych owoców i ziemistości. W smaku jest owocowe, lekko kwaskowe, przyjemna karmelowa kontra, chmielowe, odrobinę palone na końcu. Jest przyjemnie. Wysycenie średnie w stronę niskiego, takie fajnie oleiste. Goryczka średnie z ziemisto palonym finiszem. Całkiem przyjemne i pijalne.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alengrin (2937) - BELGIUM - MAR 22, 2015
New version of a beer that already existed before, apparently. Beautifully warm, deep copper colour, somewhere between orange and red, with some dead yeast bit floating around; medium, yellowish light beige, moussy head retaining well. Pleasant floral aroma of dried orange peel, tulips, pink grapefruit, sundried tomato, hazelnut oil, bourbon without the alcohol, biscuit, caramel, bell pepper, dry cookies, Parmigiano, persimmon, paprika powder, minerals. Taste begins fairly neutral, some dried fruits, restrainedly sweetish, minerally, medium carbonation, subtle sourish accent, nutty malt sweetness reminiscent of an Altbier, leading to a medium long finish of earthy and floral, only slightly citrussy hop bitterness; body is on the thin side even for a beer of this ABV. Still, a decent and refreshing session beer, I could drink this all day.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (7995) - 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 (6265) - 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 (605) - - 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 (1363) - 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 (6167) - 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....


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