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RATINGS: 248   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Lube? Hey, get your mind out of the gutter! Social lubrication, people coming together to unwind, is what we are talking about. This American Black Ale has a dark body, medium bitterness, balanced with West Coast hops and sweet orange peel.


3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stldsf1 (616) - Florida, USA - APR 29, 2012
Dee deep back pour. Very malty. Both in taste and aroma. Crosses that line into stout much more so than other black lagers. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brenhophead (569) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - APR 12, 2012
650mL bottle, pours black with a 2 finger tan head and a coffee aroma with a hint of hop resin on the nose. The roasted malts seem to dominate the flavour so ill let it warm up a little an come back. Picking up the ash and esspresso as well as a hop backround but as i said the dark malts dominate.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
arondee (568) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - NOV 16, 2011
Pours pitch black with a small tan head. Aroma is burnt malt, hops, and dark chocolate. The taste is bitter burnt malts, orange peel hops, and a slight chocolate sweetness. The aftertaste is long and reminds me of charcoal. A little one-sided, I like bitter beers as much as the next guy but I was wishing this was a little more balanced.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Crash (531) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - AUG 8, 2012
Pours black with a little head. Aroma was good but I don’t remember anything specific. Taste was good but after taste was horrible.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bernatbeer (418) - barcelona, SPAIN - JAN 4, 2012
En botella.Negra con espuma marron cafetera.Aromas a chocolate con naranja.cuerpo medio ,bien balanceada sin ser demasiado lupulada.correcta.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
musinj6 (402) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - FEB 10, 2012
Pours a very semilucent dark ruby with medium brown head that lingers. Small lacing. Smoky and roasted malt aromas. Coffee. Underlying herbal hops appreciated. Moderate carbonation, full bodied, chewy palate. Medium bitterness with well balanced richness from the malts. Medium bitter finish. This is a well made beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
joshmcg000 (322) - Iowa, USA - OCT 9, 2011
Pours black with a tan head. Aroma is all roast. Taste is roast, hops, slight citrus. A well balanced beer. Not overly complex. Very drinkable good stuff just doesnt really stand out.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Thechasm442 (315) - Wilmington, Illinois, USA - OCT 19, 2012
Bomber bottled 2/12 into a Duvel tulip. Pours a dark ruby brown with a huge tan head and lots of bubbles. Decent lacing. Aroma is pine, citrus, malts, leather, and grass. Taste is malty up front. Citrus flavors come in with a bit of pine and cream. It finishes with a slightly sweet and smokey flavor. Mouthfeel is thin to medium and goes down pretty easy. Not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
quiznoaz (309) - Arizona, USA - OCT 14, 2012
Big head. Toasted malt and earthy aroma. Nice toasted malt taste with a bright overtone, but overcarbonated. Good, but would be better if the carbonation was less (or at least smaller bubbles). Might just be my bottle.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bconch (290) - - APR 20, 2012
Black pour with a nose of roasted malts and chocolate. Taste is bitter at first then the malts take over. Bitter finish. Not bad.


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