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Brewed by Bootleg Brewery
Style: Porter
Margaret River, Australia

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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
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More often than not, most high alcoholic beers possess astringent spirity flavours, detracting from the other aspects of the beer. The reverse is true for the Raging Bull. At 7.1% alc./vol., the Bull begins with the intense malty flavours ranging from the crystal flavour and all its diversity to the coffee flavours of the roasted barley. A slight bitterness is apparent from the Pride of Ringwood hops but the main essence remains with the intense warming body structure. The Bull finishes with a resounding sweetness which, like chocolate, begs for another mouthful.


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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
StevieT (608) - - NOV 16, 2013
Strong coffee and chocolate flavours, quite smooth and very tasty. I could drink a lot of this!


4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Danev76 (508) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 15, 2014
Thick malty aroma. Dark but clear ruby brown colour with excellent head. Toffee malt flavour wit excellent finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rosslew (209) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 14, 2014
Looks like a coke without the bubbles in the glass. Very much coffee on the nose. Taste of caramel, toffee. Even a touch of blueberry. Hops come through the longer the ale out of the bottle. Clean finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Brenhophead (559) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - DEC 6, 2013
330mL bottle. Pours deep dark marhogarny with a lasting mocha head. Big burnt molasses aroma with a slight spicy hint. Light on the bitterness, bold sweet toffee/dark chocolate flavour with ashy notes.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jonnyguns (909) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 22, 2012
Bottle from mane liquor. Deep copper pour with a tanned head. Nose is smells quite sweet lots of toffee, caramel, malts and hops. Taste has a lot more sweetness about it. Lots of toffee and caramel malts. Sharp bitterness. Sweetness hides the booze. Not amazing but pretty decent. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
varanid99 (507) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 29, 2012
Dark pour, persistent creamy light brown head. Aroma was heavy malt, toffee, a little caramel. Flavour was toffee, coffee, dark chocolate, long sweet finish. My favorite beer from this brewery

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jdpeebs (687) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - AUG 11, 2012
Had on tap at the brewery. A very nice dark beer. Lovely malt aromas and flavours with a slight hit of alcohol.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
YAFB (18) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 19, 2012
Bitter sweet chocolate and heavy malts. Medium to heavy body but a little aggressively carbonated.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35066) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2012

Bottle 330ml.

Clear medium to dark red amber colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, caramel. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light moderate bitter with a long duration, caramel, caramelized malt - sugar. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120419]

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theis (13393) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 24, 2012
Bottle at Papsø’s - Thanks. Clear red/brown - offwhite head. Red berries, fruity, toasted, chocolate, light cocoa, roasted malts, sweetness, nutty, rubber, light light burned notes.


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