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Evolution Craft Prelude Black

Evolution Craft Prelude Black
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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.48/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TomDecapolis (4546) - Milton, Delaware, USA - DEC 22, 2014
Pours a deep almost black with a small bubbly tan head. Aroma of toffee, molasses, mixed citrus and tobacco. Flavor of tobacco, molasses, chocolate and lightly roasted malt.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maxbier (408) - Maryland, USA - DEC 20, 2014
On tap at source. Very dark brown/black with small dark brown head. Aroma of molasses, granola,cherry cask, roasted malt, and chocolate. Woody oaky cherry flavors. Roasted barley and nice strong alcohol in the middle though not overwhelming. Creamy smooth caramel roast malt finish. Great, strong wintertime ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
eaglefan538 (2911) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - DEC 26, 2013
On draft at Two Stones. Pour was dark brown w/ a tan head. Aroma of chocolate, roasted notes, licorices. The flavor was all that, dark fruits (raisins and figs), firm roastiness, herbal and earthy hop profile. Mouthfeel was dry w/ slight acidity, all in a good way. A nice brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ChrisSc (256) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - DEC 12, 2013
On tap into tulip. Salisbury md Appearance: dark dark brown. Small tan head. Aroma: roasted barley. Coffee. Chocolate. Some alcohol. Taste: sweetness but balanced with mellow bitterness. Palate: medium full body. Thick texture. Semi long finish. Overall: nice flavor and appearance. Not extremely complex but still nice. Would have liked a little more depths a body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MadRobin (2074) - Silver Spring, USA - NOV 25, 2013
On tap 6 oz. sampler at The Bistro in Old Line Wine in Beltsville, MD. Opaque, brown-black with a small tan head and good lacing. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, vanilla, raisins, tangerine and pineapple. Taste of roasted malt, chocolate, pine, dark fruit, vanilla, alcohol, licorice and stone fruit. Full body and medium carbonation with a sticky mouthfeel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
boxofrane (2259) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 28, 2013
Draft at craft ale house. Pours pitch black with a medium sized off white head. The aroma has milk chocolate, roast, light coffee. The taste has dark chocolate, coffee bean, and a bitter chocolate finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
NikkTwist (1747) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 21, 2013
Draft at Eulogy. Very dark copper pour with just a slight tan head that quickly disappeared. No particular aroma. Dark caramel malt flavors. Bourbon barrel notes are nice and smooth but obscure the underlying beer. Medium-light body. Not much depth beyond the Bourbon. Hints of dark red fruit. Raisins. Tootsie Roll. Wish it were thicker and ashier.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ret12 (453) - Maryland, USA - MAR 2, 2013
This beer poured jet black and had a smooth finish, almost had a coffee stout flavor

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocLock (8054) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 25, 2013
Draft at Capone’s. Poured jet black, thick, with minimal tan head. Nse was charred patent malt, cacao, prune, hops. Tasted rich, very charred in the malt department, with a pruney finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (9189) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 23, 2013
On tap at Capone’s. Black pour with an off white head. Brown edges. Chocolate, roast, licorice, and caramel in the tastes. Alcohol content well hidden.

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