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RATINGS: 379   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 107   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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100 IBUs
Bottled Version: 107 IBUs, 10%

Prepare to walk the plank to an Ale of overwhelming proportions. More hops & more malts than any land lubber can handle. After this experience...your tongue will be buckled. The I.B.U.ís (International Bitterness Units) are off the scale on this ale. Be forewarned, those with a timid palate, this is not a wee beer! Handcrafted in small batches for those sailing the seas in search of great ales.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cristobal37 (254) - Canyon Lake, California, USA - APR 1, 2014
Heavy metal thunder. You canít deny the force is strong with this one. Heavy hops and malts all over the place. Itís like a Thanksgiving dinner in a bottle. Bitter, thick, sticky. Badass.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
beertholomeus (672) - California, USA - MAR 26, 2014
Pours a burnt amber color with a khaki head and beautiful lacing. Dank, resinous hop, caramel, malt and citrus aroma. Big resinous hop, malt, caramel, toffee and citrus flavors. Medium full body and average carbonation. Very bitter but very well balanced. Caramel and burnt citrus finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (7905) - , New Jersey, USA - MAR 25, 2014
Bottle. Pours reddish amber with off white head. Nose and taste of pine, resin, red fruits, toasted caramel malt, earth and spicy malt. Medium body.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cbfobes (2271) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 22, 2014
Poured from 22oz bomber, pours a a murky dark copper with an off white head, aroma has a good amount of grapefruit and citrus with a good kick of sweetness too, the flavor is all sweet at first with tons of caramel and malt with a slight fruity finish of citrus and hops, abv isnít really hidden all that well, not bad, just not great IMO.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gripweed57 (594) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - MAR 22, 2014
22 ounce bottle. Deep copper red color. Big bubbly beige head. Big toffee and grapefruit aroma. Big toasted malt flavor has notes of burnt caramel and bitter grapefruit. Swallowing brings a warming alcohol sensation. Resiny hops dominate here. The combination of chewy malt and huge hops make for an interesting juxtaposition of flavors. Lotís of bitter grapefruit in the finish. This beer is big, really big!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rbrazell (1576) - Charleston, South Carolina, USA - MAR 16, 2014
Bottle from Proof. Deep crimson pour with with a frothy off white head. Aroma of grapefruit and tangerine with caramel malt sweetness. Slightly sweet entry then massive amount of grapefruit, tangerine and pine with a long bitter finish. Nice beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BadAprilia1000 (239) - Sevierville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 15, 2014
Pours a very pretty dark ruby red. Smells of dank hops(Citra, Simcoe,Cascasdes) . Tastes very sweet, nice malt backbone. Nice hoppy complement to the malt backbone. Tastes of fresh wet hay, sweet malted grain, citrus, orange rind, grapefruit pith, and pine. Classic west coast hop profile for this beer, Fantastic beer. Definitely a great beer....

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DialSquare (2506) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 15, 2014
Bomber from proof. Copper-brown pour. Aroma is sweet bread, toffee, pine. Tastes are mostly bitter with background sweet malt. Little spice to it. Toasty, caramel. Big and bitter strong ale.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (6490) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - MAR 15, 2014
Sampled at the 2014 Untapped festival in Fort Worth. Pours a clear deep red with a yellowish brown head that dissipates slowly to the edges. Aroma has notes of grain, toffee and grass. Flavor has more grass and a bit of pine backed by grain and toffee.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrewFace (706) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - MAR 13, 2014
Served by smokiní hot blonde waitress at public house in Vegas. She wasnít amused by my joke when I said Iíll take a tongue buckler, and then Iíd order a beer too. Pours a brilliantly clear, ruby red color with small white head. Sweet caramel malt and piney hop character. Big hop flavor, piney earthy danky, with lingering bitterness.


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