Boneyard Suge Knite
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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 420   ABV: 14%
The latest addition to Boneyard’s growing family of beers – a 14-percent imperial stout, dubbed Suge Knite, and pronounced just like the infamous gangsta rap producer – is the Evander Holyfield of ales: a serious heavyweight. Inspired by another oversize stout, the Dark Lord, from Indiana’s 3 Floyds brewery, with whom Boneyard Brewmaster Tony Lawrence previously collaborated on Boneyard’s Cascadian ale, Armored Fist. Suge Knight is a massive beer that Lawrence said took some real coaxing throughout the brewing process. The result is a near masterpiece that is proving popular with people who might not usually reach for a Russian stout at the end of their shift. Stay stout, Bend.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ansalon (2077) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - AUG 18, 2015
CBC 2015. Pours black and slightly oily with a low tan head. Aromas of coffee, chocolate, muscovado sugar, honey and caramel. Taste is coffee, chocolate, muscovado sugar, honey and caramel. Mouthfeel is smooth with low carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (13757) - Orange County, California, USA - JUN 22, 2015
On tap @ APEX. Black in color with a khaki head. Pretty roasty and sort of burnt. A lot of licorice and maybe some tar. Kind of bitter and slightly ashy on the tongue. A really nice roasted quality and slightly burnt. Some creme brûlée, licorice, and some earthy hops. Pretty intense dark fruits to it as all. Not bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hallinghansen (2436) - Odense S, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2015
Tap @ Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2015, red session. Dark brown body with a small light brown head. Roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, caramel. Waterish mouthfeel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stouby (4129) - Holbæk, DENMARK - MAY 22, 2015
Tap @ CBC 2015. Black with a tan head. Aroma heavy malty (caramel, roasted), medium hoppy. Flavor medium sweet and bitter, some alcohol present. Full body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (11516) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 21, 2015
Tap (TCBW15)
Black, tight tan head. Rich burnt aroma, I hope it’s not too burnt and ashy. Palate kinda thin and flat. Burnt taste, some acidity from that. Covers the alcohol brilliantly though, but it’s a very one dimensional beer. It’s just burnt, that’s it. Whatever.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
vjohans (534) - SWEDEN - MAY 11, 2015
@red cbc 2015 tanned head, smoke, vanilla, coffee, caramell, full body, long finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Desverger (4602) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 9, 2015
Tap@Mikkeller Bar, Copenhagen - black pour with beige head. Roasted malty aroma and taste, some caramel, chocolate, vanilla, nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrOrla (1020) - Odense C, DENMARK - MAY 6, 2015
Sample at CBC 2015. Deep black colour with a tanhead. Aroma and taste, is Roasted malts, Wood, Bitter, Boozy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
martin00sr (1704) - Haderslev, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2015
Tap @CBC15. Nearly black with small beige head. Solid roasted aroma. Sugary, roasted flavor. Fruity bitterness and ok bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nische (1282) - Saltsjö-Boo, SWEDEN - MAY 3, 2015
Pours deep black with a small creamy off-white head. Aroma has salty liquorice, mild toasted, sweetness. Medium carbonation, fine dry and quite creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has roasted malts, lots of liquorice, salty, seaweed. Very dry bitter finish.

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