Boneyard Suge Knite
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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 420   ABV: 14%
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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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
burg326 (4228) - Florida, USA - MAR 26, 2015
Poured a dark black color from the can with aromas of chocolate, roast, earth, more chocolate, and some fudge. Flavors matched the aromas, with some fudigness, and chocolate, this is a death by chocolate beer in my book, glad this was at Hunahpu day.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CVBis007 (51) - - MAR 4, 2015
Nice dark as Knite pour, with a mild sweet chocolate aroma. Flavor reminds me of what might happen if a crazed lunatic took a hopped up stout and poured a bottle of Hershey's chocolate syrup in it. A little sweet for me, but amazingly drinkable for 14%.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (33547) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2014
From tap. Pours pitch black with a small off white head. Aroma is toasted malty. Vague phenolic. Roasted malty and breadish. Bitter and medium dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BuckeyeBoy (2968) - Boise, Idaho, USA - NOV 18, 2014
Imperial stout tasting. I think tom provided this. Pours out black topped with a tan head. Nose is roast malts chocolate coffee and black licorice. Taste is as the nose with a nice malt roast and a good kick in the teeth abv.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Zekada (369) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - NOV 8, 2014
Draught at Mikkeller, Black sensation. Smell is alcoholic and has some vanilla. Pours black with a small white head. Tatse is quiet nice with vanilla and chocolate. Oily and full palate. Overall a nice beer with some nice qualities.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Habanero (2932) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - NOV 6, 2014
Tap. Clear, deep brown body with a creamy, tan head. Aroma of slghtly roasted malt, chocolate, syrup and earthy notes. Sweet flavor that ends up more dry. slightly bitter and with alcohol. Medium to full bodied, oily to syrupy texture and soft to average carbonation. A very nice Impy

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jesperhammer (3204) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 5, 2014
05-NOV-2014, draft @Mikkeller Bar, @Black Sensation. Black with lasting tan head. Aroma is a bit weak with roast. Taste is roast, hops, molasses. Very very bitter from hops and roast. Full body. Sweet - though not Dark Lord sweet. Bitter, hoppy finish. Fresher than the previous big sweet stouts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (37272) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 16, 2014

Draught @ CBC 2014 [ Blue Session ]. - Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014, Sparta Hallen, Gunnar Nu Hansens Plads 11, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark

[ As Boneyard Suge Knite ].
Clear dark brown color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting to diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, carbage water, herbs, vegetables, peas. Flavour is moderate sweet and light moderate bitter with a average to long duration, roasted, vegetables, peas. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. Very high ABV for a not very powerfull beer ! [20140502]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewDad (5090) - Olympia, Washington, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Beer Bloggers Conference - San Diego - Big flavor and aroma. Super dark black mess of Imperial Stout. Love the big bad ass beer this is. And then the very night I drink this Suge Knight gets shot.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kappldav123 (5303) - GERMANY - SEP 2, 2014
Tap at CBC 2014. Beer in the glass deep black, small head. Malty-fruity aroma. Starts heavy malty, earhty, notes of peat and wood, some hints of liquorice. Well balanced finish. Not bad!

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