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RATINGS: 95   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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Bottle conditioned. 330ml.
Ingredients: Pale malt, Black Crystal malt, Oats, Target hops.
Switched to filtered in 330ml bottles in 2011, then back to bottle conditioned in 2011.
Its high alcohol content along with the molasses and rum flavours create a beautiful contrast with blue cheeses or steak and kidney pie; and complement Dundee cakes or Cadburyís fruit and nut.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yngwie (13575) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 10, 2012
Bottle. Itís a clear, dark amber beer with a small, off-white head. The aroma is lightly alcoholic and aceton-ish, with caramel maltyness and some dried fruits. Medium to full body, lightly warming on the palate, with caramel, some acetone and dried fruits. Pleasant bitterness in the end. Overall, certainly not my favorite, itís way to alcoholic for that. 121110

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (7616) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 10, 2012
Bottle 500ml @ fonefan
Pours clear deep golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, yeast, citrus and dried fruits. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter with a caramel and fruity finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (11132) - DENMARK - NOV 10, 2012
Bottle, 7.5% @ FOneFan. Clear dark amber/brown with tiny off-white head. Aroma is malt, caramel and toasted. Flavour is malt, caramel, medium sweet, toasted, little toffee, hop and a little bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (11217) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 10, 2012
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Clear dark amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and fruity. Flavor is quite sweet and light bitter. Sweet finish. 101112

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
saxo (14044) - HÝjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 10, 2012
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are caramel, fruits, malt, nuts and hops. A little alcohol in the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thomat (2058) - GŲteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 23, 2012
Dark amber with a medium off white head. Malty with fruity notes. Malt, fruit, caramel and hops. Medium to full body with a nice, balanced finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
The_Bish (1125) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 3, 2012
Thatís nice. I never triple dropped, though I have been known to double drop a few times. Whoíd triple drop? Oh yeah, Ryder. Remember story about him dropping 30 just as the cops were about to stop him. Had a heart attack apparently haha. Nice and roasty, seems I prefer it to the 7.2 version, but Iím sure Iíd enjoy that more now too.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dommod2011 (698) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2012
This has Damian Marleyís mum written all over it, although they canít spell. Unlike his fatherís penchant for a íone dropí this is a triple drop. I have no dea whatsoever if that makes it better or not. The rum is appropriate and pleasing. Molasses too. I had neither blue cheese or fruit and nut so canít put these to the test. Yes, I like this. Bargain at £1.69 as well.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
flying_pig (943) - SCOTLAND - SEP 21, 2012
Bottle (330ml, bottle conditioned version):
Strong malt aroma to begin that is paired with a sweet and rather fruity aroma that has hints of darker fruits and a noticeable caramel smell that is quite pleasant. There is a little bit of apple, some spice and a touch of sugar.
A deep chestnut to copper colour with a small, foamy head that is slightly off-white in colour and settles to a thin lacing after a few minutes.
Very rich and sweet with a good mix of caramel, toffee and dark fruit to begin with, coupled with some sweet sugar and a rich, malty base. There is some dates and apple along with a hint of vanilla too.
Very smooth with a medium body and medium carbonation as well. There is some definite spice and a very slightly dry ending.

An excellent beer with tonnes going on and a beer that strikes a great balance between the rich malty flavours and the sweet, dark fruit like ones. The caramel that both the aroma and taste start with are a lot stronger than I would have expected but this is a beer that I will be seeking out again in the near future.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MichaelAwesome (4100) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - SEP 19, 2012
Bottle shared with McTapps. What a nice surprise. Pours in hazel with small head. Aroma of malt, alcohol and surprisingly apple. Taste s fine. A bit of alc, some malt and apple. Very nice one.


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