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RATINGS: 123   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
novels (424) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 3, 2012
Really enjoyed this strong ale from Finch- had a pour of this at Leopold, a gastropub in Chicago’s West Town. Lovely aroma with a strong rye smell, a lovely balance of hops on the finish. A little sour, a bit bitter, but all perfectly balanced and tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CpyNPrnT (300) - Indiana, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Aroma of caramel and sweetness, some citrus. Taste is sweet, citrus, some spice, sweet malts, moderate alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Headbanger (3226) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JUN 24, 2014
16oz can 6/24/14 (Jewel-Osco Mix A Six)-44° in Snifter-Pours a dark amber with a tight off white head. Aroma of hops, caramel, malt, and sweetness. Taste of the same. This medium bodied brew is not too shabby.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Trev (1868) - Lakeville, Minnesota, USA - JUN 19, 2014
Amber pour, thick off white head. Aroma is citrus, caramel. Flavour is caramel malt, some stone fruit, citrusy hop. Decent balance. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
chinchill (1602) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 16, 2014
Fascist Pig poured from a tall can. Hazy dark amber with s fine light beige head and excellent lacing. Aroma complex and semi-sweet. Flavor. Nice balance and complexity wWith a touch of smoke. Sweet and darker roasted malts mix with a near equal hop component. O flavorful yet not challenging beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
andyhwcinc (1426) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 14, 2014
Purchased at Mariano's in Chicago, IL; enjoyed near the lakefront at a friends going away party. Appearance is a dark murky brown with a thin white head. Aroma is malty, mostly caramel and light syrup, decent. Taste is good, mostly malty, moderate potency. Overall good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (7898) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 13, 2014
Can. Pours amber with off white head. Nose/taste of caramel, spicy rye, resin, toffee and grapefruit peel. Medium body. Malty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
suprchunk (2029) - Crestview, Florida, USA - JUN 7, 2014
Amber colored pour. Big creamy off white head. Plenty of lacing. Nice malt and hop aroma. Huge malty flavor. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ed5388 (1970) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - JUN 5, 2014
16oz can from Crossroads. Pours a murky brownish amber color with a finger of foamy tan head. Aroma of strong caramel malt, some rye spice, rotted grapefruit, and earth. Taste of caramel malt, earthy hops, rotted citrus, spice, and booze. Aroma and taste are very barlywineish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (6204) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 26, 2014
16 oz. can brought down by friends from Chicago - thanks, Mike and Rachel! Pours a clear copper orange with a beige head. The hops are more aggressive in this than I anticipated; florals, citrus rind, and grass, to go with caramel, resin, brown sugar, and some rye. Light-medium bodied, with a bitter mouthfeel and moderate carbonation. Drinks like a hoppy imperial amber.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BVery (5935) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - MAY 25, 2014
Can. Murky reddish amber pour with a spotty head. Caramel malt sweetness with a bit of fruit rind late. Pretty solid beer.

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