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Boneyard Suge Knite
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RATINGS: 65   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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BuckeyeBoy (2853) - 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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Zekada (229) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Habanero (2722) - 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

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jesperhammer (3029) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35735) - 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]

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewDad (5005) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kappldav123 (5114) - 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!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (3642) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2014
Keg at the Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014, blue session. 02/05/2014. Aroms is composed of earthy coffee beans, some hot alcohol. Caramel coloured pour with a thin cream coloured head. Flavour is composed of some bacon, caramel, salty roast, salted caramel. Palate is efforvescent, highish carbonation. decent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
VsXsV (2409) - Linköping, SWEDEN - JUN 30, 2014
Draught at CBC 2014. Opaque black liquid with a small tan head. Aroma of dried fruit, licorice, wood, chocolate and coffee. Taste is light sweet and light bitter with notes of licorice and dried fruit. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rasmus40 (11686) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2014
CBC. Black with a light brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, coffee and dried fruit. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Sweet finish with warming alcohol. 020514


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