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RATINGS: 163   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 303   ABV: 10.1%
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A lot plus a little more. Batch #4 is an Imperial Amber.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
b3shine (5574) - Indiana, USA - MAR 20, 2013
750 ml bottle to snifter (thsnks DrSilverworm). Looks good; a cloudy amberish-brown with thin beige lacing. Smells sweet and BOOZY. Tastes like it smells with an average mouthfeel. Solid, but boozy.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Westchesterco (985) - mclean, Virginia, USA - MAR 11, 2013
roasty, leaves, earthy, Farkamber, frothy, medium sweetness, full body, thick feel, long finish, coffee, chocolate,

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Iphonephan (3352) - McLean, Virginia, USA - MAR 11, 2013
From a 75 cl bottle shared at home. Pours almost black with a cream tan head. Malty aroma. Flavors of chocolate, licorice with a hop bite.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mora2000 (5780) - McKinney, Texas, USA - MAR 10, 2013
The beer pours a red color with a tan head. The aroma is full of red malt and dirt. The flavor is full of dirt and earth, as well as some toffee and sugary sweetness. I also get some pine from the hops and some alcohol. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation. I am not a fan of red ales and this one was no exception.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAR 5, 2013
750ml from JMFG for FFL payouts - thanks, Jay! Big viscous copper pour with lively carbonation and a raucous, puffy head. Nose of super sweet malts, and enough fruits to convey a somewhat disconcerting tartness. Taste is citrus and pine gone off just a bit, contributing to the moderately infected vibe. Hugely malty and sweet, but with the other flavors it leads to enough clashing that I couldn’t enjoy this one a whole lot.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryanfolty (1857) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - FEB 23, 2013
February 23, 2013 bottle shared by Brian. Brown pour with limited head. Aroma and taste of malt, alcohol and hops.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bacterial (1621) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - FEB 23, 2013
Bottle at Bob’s - very interesting. Sweet nose, complex taste, malty and dark fruits abound. On the sweet side for sure.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BVery (6559) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - FEB 23, 2013
Bomber. Murky reddish brown pour with a off white head. Very malty. Some boozy sweetness. Decent.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (15309) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2013
10th September 2011
Clear dark red-brown beer. Big pale tan head. Creamy malt nose. Smooth palate with mild fine carbonation. Creamy malt, fairly rich with a streak of dark toffee. Fresh orange hops underneath, not too bitter. Finishes semi dry with a little aniseed alcohol - pretty mild. Mildly bitter toffee and hop aftertaste. Smooth rich barleywine.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Huhzubendah (2618) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 14, 2012
Bottle shared by drabmuh. Thanks Matt. The beer is chestnut brown with a thin beige head. The aroma offers some booze, malt, toffee, candy, a general sweetness. The flavor is sweet and boozy. Lingering notes of cotton candy, toffee. Some hop character adds a touch of bitterness to balance the brown sugar quality. Medium bodied with adequate carbonation. Worth a try. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 03-18-2012


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