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RATINGS: 1439   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 112   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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Founders most complex, most innovative, most feared and yet most revered ale produced. Massive in complexity the huge malt character balances the insane amount of alphaís used to create this monster. More IBUís than any brewery has documented, more than you would believe and dry-hopped for twenty-six days straight with a combination of 10 hop varieties. Dangerously drinkable and deliciously evil. We dare you to dance with the Devil. 112 IBUs

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Newmassres (20) - - JUL 8, 2014
This brew is ridiculous. So good on the nose and palate alike. Very well balanced for a high ABV.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ericular (572) - Minnesota, USA - JUL 7, 2014
Pours a great red mahogany color with a short-lived head. Aroma is floral hops and caramel malts. Pretty balanced aroma, actually. Taste is hot and boozy up front, then some sweet malts, followed by more alcohol. Mostly booze overall - much more than hops or bitterness. This is not a triple IPA, but rather a hoppy barleywine.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
cmiller54hr (41) - Manitou, Kentucky, USA - JUL 7, 2014
Poured dark hazy copper with one finger head. Strong citrus notes. Smell some alcohol on the finish. Tastes great. Grapefruit and HOPS. A monster of a beer. Very drinkable for 12% abv. Another great founders beer. Havenít had a bad beer from them yet

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
deanls (16) - Eureka, USA - JUL 6, 2014
Wow, Hang on to your seat. Limited production. Lots of Hops (I like) and kick your butt ABV.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bluegoosed (25) - - JUL 6, 2014
Deep flavors of sweet malt, pine, and some caramel. Sweet bitter finish along with alcohol on the back-end.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RickTStiles (707) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 5, 2014
pours read with no head or lacing. smells like Kool-Aid. taste is fabulous with intense caramel and cherry taste. alcohol burns the throat. tasty tasty but Iím surprised at the weakness of the aroma.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Necscv (18) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Thin white head, copper color. Huge syrupy sweetness, caramel, cherry. Aftertaste is bitter grapefruit followed by butterscotch.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
beersighted (90) - - JUL 5, 2014
This bold beauty is surprisingly easy drinking. True amber color and big light yellow head. Brutally bitter, but perfectly lovely, this boozy beer will test your will but hug you at the end.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Voodoo (293) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Pours a clear chestnut brown with a slight off white head which is gone quickly......aroma of mash, wine, malty breadiness......taste is sweet, wine, pine, bark, malt overdose, with heavy but not obnoxious bitterness finishing very sweet. For a triple, very well done, itís a well balanced overuse of a lot.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
swanmann (589) - Norman, Oklahoma, USA - JUL 5, 2014
The bottle pours dark amber tea color with some red tones, small amount of tan foam. Rich, deep aromas of caramel, honey, burnt sugar, pine sap, whiskey, grapefruit. The flavor is sweet and boozy, warm, with toasty bitterness. Hoppy twang does itís best to balance the intense sweetness and alcohol burn. Itís got a syrupy mouthfeel with fairly low carbonation. It finishes sweet, eventually closing with orange and honey, but some bitterness. Itís comparable to Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA, but the flavor profile is a little more low-note, deeper and richer. 120 Minute is a bit more wine-y.

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