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RATINGS: 167   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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A deep red malt-forward ale brewed with plenty of caramel malts and a touch of rye, brewed and dry-hopped with Palisade and Zythos hops.


rollinsr's rating

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rollinsr (413) - Atlanta, - JUL 24, 2013
Pours a deep and hazy amber with a thin layer of tan head. Aromas is strong with some sweet and sticky floral notes as well as some piney resin. This beer has a very strong flavor, it almost tastes like bitter molasses with a tinge of alcohol which lends to a fantastic aroma but to somewhat of an overbearing flavor. The flavor profile tends to change a bit from sip to sip, but most of what I get is a sweet and somewhat rounded tart flavor. Pretty good.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ordybill (486) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - APR 21, 2015
Poured from a bomber into a pint glass. Aroma- A pretty good mix of malt and hops, this was the best part of the beer to me. Appearance- Pours an amber color. Large white head. Taste- Not a big fan a lot of malt and hops but I just didn’t get blown away by it. Palate- A medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation Overall- Not a fan of this beer, it just didn’t taste that good, I may have to give it another spin later on

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ben4321 (4451) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - APR 17, 2015
Location: 16 oz can from Nikki’s Liquors, 4/17/15

Aroma: Has a heavily caramel malt aroma, other malts, plus some herbal and floral notes
Appearance: This one pours an unclear amber color with a frothy beige head and medium lace
Flavor: The malts dominate this one, strongly caramel, somewhat sweet, the bitterness is mild
Palate: Medium bodied, fairly sticky, with a soft carbonation, and a somewhat sticky finish
Overall Impression: I wasn’t a huge fan of this beer. There’s just too much caramel without enough hops to balance it out.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
trapped (1120) - New York City, TURKEY - APR 9, 2015
Draught @ Barleycorn. Cloudy dark amber with small whitish foamy head, faint caramel aroma, low carbonation, sweetish roasted malt taste, medium finish with bitter aftertaste. Nice and easy to drink.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dogfishho (646) - Bloomfield, New Jersey, USA - APR 7, 2015
When I first took a sip, I actually thought this was an IPA whose hops had faded due to age. Only when I read the description did I realized that the heavy malt profile was intended. Biscuity malts and caramel dominate with a tinge of vegetal hops at the end. Decent.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PhilJackson80 (461) - Oklahoma, USA - APR 7, 2015
16 oz Can. Tasted on 3/28/15. Can courtesy of Chae. A little on the sweet side to me on the nose. Body was decent & taste was average for me. Not looking to try this one again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niko100 (2162) - Illinois, USA - APR 4, 2015
Rich amber/cider color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of caramel malt, hops, & some fruit; Flavor of slight sweet malt, caramel, fruit, hops, and spice; Smooth warm finish; Nicely balanced; Good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
scarletfire65 (1058) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 3, 2015
UPDATED: APR 4, 2015 Can at Morning Noon Night in Chicago. Hazy amber pour. Big floral and piney hop nose. Really solid beer....caramel malts, piney hops, spice, dried fruit, earthy, chewy and full bodied. Warming alcohol on the finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
johnnymusky (467) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 30, 2015
this one is solid tons of hops...fairly solid beer...i liked this one...very smooth...great graphics...(#430)

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Weevo (65) - Indiana, USA - MAR 21, 2015
Can from beer club. Pours a cloudy medium mahogany, 1/2" light tan head. Carmel malt aroma and taste. Good beer but at 72 IBU, this one exceeded my tastes. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ronaldtheriot (1443) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - MAR 18, 2015
Finch’s Fascist Pig Ale has a thick, cream-colored head, a murky, rust-red, bubbly appearance, and lot of heavy lacing left behind on the glass. The aroma is of spicy (from the rye, I suppose), bready, malt and hop resin, with some background citrus. Taste is of sweet, spiced bread, hop resin, black pepper, and noticeable, yet, not harsh, bitterness. There is also a tannin note. Mouthfeel is medium, and Finch’s Fascist Pig Ale finishes smooth, easy-going, semi-dry, and highly drinkable. RJT


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