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RATINGS: 2328   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.01   EST. CALORIES: 336   ABV: 11.2%
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This is a lacerative muther of a beer. The evil big brother of Arrogant Bastard Ale. It is strongly suggested you stay far, far away from this beer. Those foolish enough to venture close enough to taste will experience a punishingly unforgiving assault on the palate. ’Course there’s always the masochists...
Note: 2007 - 10%, 2008 & 2009 - 10.5%, 2010 - 11.2%, 2011 - 10.5%, 2012 - 11.2%.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ingevara (786) - SWEDEN - MAR 21, 2014
Oh! What a knockout. Sturdy body, heaps of malt and hops and flavor, deep steady aroma underlined with enough alcohol to give justice to every nuance. Warming, cherishing, smooth yet harsh, rich. Yes - rich. If there is any flaw it should perhaps have been a tine bit less sweet. One of the best beers I’ve made the aquintance with.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kansascityCW (109) - kansas city, Missouri, USA - MAR 21, 2014
This is a hell of a beer. It has a great warming effect without being boozy. Wonderful bitter after taste makes you crave more.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jorn69 (771) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - MAR 17, 2014
@ Havregatan. Flaska från Systembolaget (94:-). Fruktig och humlig, ganska söt, karamell, alkoholvärmande, medelfyllig till fyllig. Avslutningen är fruktig och ganska torr med en vis alkoholvärme.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Crille (80) - Varberg, SWEDEN - MAR 16, 2014
Pours a ruby color with a off white head. The aroma is sweet and full of fruits, biscuit, earth and sugar. And the flavors really hits me, pine, grapefruit, caramel malts and raisins.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fantti (678) - FINLAND - MAR 16, 2014
Kaatuu lasiin mahonginruskeana ja valoa läpäisevänä, vaahdon ollessa keskikokoinen. Hajussa on hyvin vahvasti karamellia, jota tukemassa humaloinnin havuisuus, sitrus ja ruoho. Alla on vielä hieman vohvelimaisuutta. Todella tuhdissa maussa on vahvimmin jälleen karamellista mallasta, jota tukee puu, sitrus ja maamaisuus sekä lievä kukkaisuus. Suutuntuma on täysin katkeroiden hallitsema, taittuen jopa kitkerän puolelle. Olut kuivattaa suuta, kuten odotettuakin, vaikka maku tuntuu alkuun hyvin makealta. En olisi ikinä uskonut, että näin vahvalla mallasrungolla varustetulla oluella humalointia voisi olla liikaa, mutta nyt se tapahtui. Omasta mielestä tämä oli pahasti epätasapainossa ja sellainen nautiskeltavuus hävisi, mitä itse toivon noin 11% oluelta. Huonoin Stonen tuotos toistaiseksi, vaikka saikin ihan OK pisteet.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NaturalIce (146) - originally from Michigan, New York, USA - MAR 14, 2014
Amazing brew. Aroma is surprisingly very sweet. Drinking straight from the deuce-deuce so the bottle looks nice. Flavorful with a very bitter finish. Nice!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
sneakychi (64) - - MAR 14, 2014
Ap: Quite clear, red/ruby, white/yellow head. Ar: Just amazing. "Dat malt"...tons of caramel, toffee, some dark fruit, some pine, some alcohol as it gets warmer. T; Massive toffee, lovely high bitterness. O: Really nice brew!

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Leveejr (78) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 13, 2014
Bottle 9-16-13 Amazing raisiny brown sugar aroma. Thick mouthfeel with a hoppy finish. Phenomenal beer that tastes like a well-balanced barleywine ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jahshuwuh (347) - USA - MAR 10, 2014
A slightly hazy ruby color with a small amount of white head that sticks around the rim. Smells of sweet honey, malt, honey biscuit, a little pine. A nice smooth sweet taste, honey biscuit, a mild bitter, good mesh of tastes. A good representation of the style. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beersiveknown (2734) - NORTHERN IRELAND - MAR 10, 2014
Bottle from drinkstore
Dark amber with beige fluff head and punch of pine on the nose. Full bodied, heavy, sticky, resinous toffee, warming boozy finish.


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