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RATINGS: 113   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Distinguished by black wax on the 375 ml bottle. A dark saison that was barrel aged in Jim Beam whiskey barrels which once held Weyerbacher Insanity and half was aged in local Chadds Ford Winery red wine barrels with bacteria.


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4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
reggiedunlop (3451) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 5, 2012
Large free sample poured from a bottle @ Station Taproom...Pours black with ruby hues and a medium tan head...excellent lacing and retention. Aroma has excellent tart dark fruits...port and slight soury cherry...with nice roastiness and mild funk. Flavor has nice subtle dark chocolate, mild oaky/whiskey vanilla...mildly acidic with dark fruits...a bit of a chocolate cherry candy note with nice oakiness and red wine creeping in...amazing how the barrel characteristics were captured perfectly. Mouthfeel is medium and silky with a fabulous chocolate/winey/oaky finish that lingers into roastiness. One of the best beers Ive ever had.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (13911) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2015
CBC. Hazy dark brown with a small beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, dark fruit, wood and light sour. Flavor is quite sweet and light acidic. Dry and light acidic finish. 010515

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (19419) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 24, 2015
Draft @ CBC 2015. Pours a dark amber brown color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity sour tart woody wine aroma. Fruity sour tart woody caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty woody sour tart caramel finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (7955) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUL 20, 2015
Pouring at Where The Wild Beers Are 2015. Pours a deep black to brown with a thin tan head. Big chewy acid and roast. Medium bodied, acid and funk. Wood, chewy acid. Long roast. A touch of wood and earth.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Camons (7633) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JUL 17, 2015
Draught @ CBC 2015. Pours dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma of malt, yeast, little brett, light sourness, chocolate, wood. Flavor is light soouness, yeast, wood, light vinegar, tart berries. Medium body, average carbonation, light acidic finish. 010515

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DedicatedToFun (3935) - Santa Monica, California, USA - JUN 21, 2015
Bottle, thanks GT2, black pour, tan head, nose and taste are tart, cherry, coffee, chocolate, wow

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hallinghansen (2392) - Odense S, DENMARK - JUN 3, 2015
Tap @ Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2015, Green session. Cloudy brown body with a small offwhite head. Yeast, oak, brett, vinegar.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
vtafro (4838) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - MAY 28, 2015
Bottle batch 2 black pour with tan head. Roasted, dark fruit and sour aromas. Roasted, dark tones; full dark fruit tartness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Desverger (3955) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2015
Tap@CBC 2015, Yellow Session - dark brown with small beige head, Sweet and light roasted malts, some berry fruits, grassy hoppy, interesting number.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DSG (8448) - Tel Aviv, - MAY 23, 2015
[5/1/15] Draught sample at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2015. 1st session. Dark brown. Aroma of wine, fruitiness. Sourish flavor, vinous, woody, fruity, a bit bitter, with a bit of caramel. Medium-bodied.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hair6a11 (1426) - Illinois, USA - MAY 21, 2015
Bottle; Pour is cola brown, with amber highlights in this glass - the khaki head is very modest here - light spotting present. Appearance would be the biggest flaw of this brew - The nose is rich dark fruit , vinous, earthen barrel - with an off note as well. The flavor profile is sublime - It’s always interesting to see the Euro rates on american brews with wild notes - well. it always goes the same way (humorously negative) . The mouth feel is velvet smooth - the blend from vinous to earthen cocoa and ash is almost as perfect as it could be - and that’s the element of this brew that sticks out as I progress through this bottle. Slight vanilla, roasty malts, acetic, cherry notes, and lemon tart - damn. The concept of dark saisons is as unappealing as "black" ipas. This works for me - as well as any I’ve had thus far


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