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RATINGS: 183   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   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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3.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
pkbites (857) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 25, 2012
Delicious aroma of a candy store with a cotton candy queen at the register! Malty, hoppy aroma with an attack of caramel notes!!! The increased alcohol content was well hidden, Overall flavor was lacking of overpowering flavor, but that is this only drawback of this. Quite good!


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
VastActiv (5404) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 18, 2016
Tap at Tommyknockers, Helsinki. Colour is deep dark orange with small white head. Aromas and flavors: Fruits, caramel, some grain, some hops and malts. Not very enjoyable.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
tiong (6150) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUN 17, 2016
Draught @Tommyknocker, Helsinki. Pours dark reddish orange with a smooth head. Aroma of malts, caramel, toffee, berries and hints of sourness. Taste is filled with off flavors, sourness, earthiness and tart notes with some berries and caramely malts. Finish is messy and feels off with some sourness, berries and caramel. Feels off.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wiosna (591) - - JUN 14, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 14, 2016 0,2 l hana @ TommyKnockers. Kaunis punertavan meripihkan ruskea, sameahko. Tuoksussa kirpeää marjaa, humalaa ja mallasta. Maussa happamuutta, lampaan villaa, humalaa ja selvästi mallasta lopussa.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
scotchzombie (519) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - JUN 7, 2016
Pours bubbly red orange with a massive foamy and noisy yellowed head. Naturally forming wet lacing. Aroma is sweet caramel malt and rye with a touch of pepper. Taste follows - quite sweet. Caramel with rye malts and a nice mild hoppy bitterness. Well-balanced for sure. A touch of booze out back. Good.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
TBone (15711) - Pori, FINLAND - JUN 1, 2016
Tap at Beer Hunters. Dark red color, good cloudy beige head. Aroma has caramel, toffee, malts and herbal notes. Medium-bodied. Herbal, caramel, grass, bretta tartness, vegetables. A bit alcoholic, even thin. Somewhat dry and harsh.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Kavu (3836) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 12, 2016
A small taste from tap @ One Pint Pub. Pours slightly cloudy amber with a high off-white head. Aroma is malts with some brett. Flavor is slightly fruity malts with some more brett and hops. It’s not bad but I’m pretty sure this shouldn’t be sour.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jookos (5139) - FINLAND - MAY 11, 2016
Tap@1pp. Orange-reddish hazy. Vinegar and funk on nose, resinous malty, pines. Fullish body. Not really tart, but dryish feel still, bitter, pine biting finish. Possibly a foul keg unless its supposed to smell like a sour. Lots of malts, sort of nice easy body tho for the abv and malt presence (..which might be unintended). Flavourful, but feels just messy now.

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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
olio (8883) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 5, 2016
Tap @ The Bull.
Pours murky orange color with a small head. Hops and malts on the nose, some faint pine and grapefruits. Flavor is harsh bitter malts, grapefruits and mild caramel, some gooseberries and faint resin. A bit too harsh, alcohol comes through a bit too.
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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffMan (9025) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - APR 19, 2016
On tap @ Black Finn. Very hazy orange amber, lacy off white head. Grapefruit and mango hop character, sweet caramel malts, creamy mouthfeel, long bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dfonorow (2039) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 22, 2016
On tap at Franklin Tap - Chicago. Pour is deep amber/red with a medium off-white head. Aroma and flavor of medium caramel, all spice, rye bread, and grapefruit. Finish is spicy and sweet. Pretty good.


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