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RATINGS: 256   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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Buffalo Billís Alimony Ale was originally brewed for a customer going through a divorce. It has gained a reputation as one of the most eccentric brews, from reports in the Wall Street Journal and Newsweek. No longer one of the bitterest beers in America, just one of the best.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TattooJack (57) - Illinois, USA - MAR 9, 2014
First off if you see a beer with a big mouth weirdo on the label talking about "irreconcilably different" I think the last thing you need to be doing is comparing it to other beers. B.) this isnít an IPA I donít care what anyone says but I appreciate the uniqueness and the sentiment to cheer up a newly divorced friend. and Lastly having been down this same road I really appreciate what they did here: tons of foam represents the difficulty and haziness of the time, the sweetness speaks to your newly found freedom and the 6.8% alcohol helps to make the pain go away no matter how bad things get or how you feel. Good job guys!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kramer (4860) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 24, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear copper body under a small fizzy beige head that ha fairly decent retention. The nose is light citrusy hops over a sweet smelling crystal malt base. The hops are a little light for being an IPA, but the flavor of them is pretty nice. The base is a little too overly sweet for my tastes though, Iím never a fan of crystal malt in my hoppy beers. Medium bodied and a little clingy from the residual sugars, fizzy prickly carbonation. Not the biggest fan of this one. Keep the crystal malt out of my IPAs please.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
motelpogo (6203) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - FEB 9, 2014
out of the bottle at thirsty beer shop in singapore. pretty rough stuff - loads of raw sugar in the malt and a dusty finish with modest bitterness. a poor choice of mine considering the shop had several hundred american beers to choose from

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
tectactoe (1443) - Michigan, USA - NOV 22, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 1, 2013 Bottle: thanks, Kevin! Hazy amber with orange highlights; thick & chunky beige layer of foam sits on top. Aroma is quite malty; caramel, bread, sweet graham cracker notes. Hops cascade softly on top with light citrus, grapefruit, orange peel. Not really a stand-out anywhere, but not bad, either. Taste follows right along with lightly citric & rind-y hops, grapefruit peel, caramel & graham cracker malt sweetness. Some leafy, pine-y hops in the finish, with a sticky malt mouth coating. Again, not bad, just kind of bland. I typically donít like my IPAs this malty-sweet, either.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
SpongeRuiner (640) - Michigan, USA - OCT 2, 2013
I remember picking up a six pack of this for Sunday football. I dont remember the beer itself much. Nothing special.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mrhoppy (1284) - Santa Clara, California, USA - AUG 3, 2013
Pours amber color with a white head. Aromas of caramel, malt and fruit. Pretty muted flavors, mostly caramel. Lacks hops on the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beergeek23322 (2133) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - JUN 24, 2013
November 2011. Bottle. Pours amber color with a white head. Aromas of caramel, malt and fruit. Pretty muted flavors, mostly caramel. Lacks hops on the finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DuffMan (6462) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 3, 2013
Bottle. Hazy medium amber with golden highlights, ginormous foamy head that stays put, slowly caving in on itself. Aroma is pretty soapy, oddly enough. Caramel with intrusive plastic notes flood the palate, with only moderate bitterness. Just not very pleasant flavour country. Pass.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
edgallow (1867) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - APR 6, 2013
12 oz bottle pours amber with a off white head. Aroma of sweet malt and citrus. Taste is malt, citrus and pine. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Mora2000 (5530) - McKinney, Texas, USA - APR 2, 2013
Amber pour with a white head. Aroma is full of bread, perfume, grass and toffee. Flavor is similar with a lot of flower and perfume notes from the hops, as well as some sweet toffee and a little bit of pine. Low bitterness. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

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