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RATINGS: 1581   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 112   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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 alpha’s used to create this monster. More IBU’s 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 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lacho (45) - USA - AUG 6, 2015
Beautiful foamy head, slightly creamy color. Very hoppy aroma, very resin forward, no alcohol present yet. Powerful, bitter, now the alcohol level comes thru. Foam has all but disappeared, powerful, the alcohol is balanced as it warms. Great beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CountPrattula (53) - - AUG 5, 2015
Pleasant amber color, huge hop bite, caramel malt oozing throughout. With that and the strength, it’s slightly reminiscent of a barleywine.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
sjohnny (465) - - AUG 3, 2015
Malty dark fruit aroma almost like a quad but with some citrus that brightens it up a little bit. Pours opaque Amber brown with very thin off white head. Thick. Sweet. Lots of fruit with a strong bitterness toward the end and jaw tingling throat warming esters. This is really good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
stldicedealer (30) - Missouri, USA - AUG 2, 2015
Poured from bottle into a tulip glass. Appearance is Amber with a small head that dissipates quickly. Taste of malt followed by a strong hop bitterness that lasts and lasts. Somewhat boozy but overall a solid beer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
echudy (151) - Massachusetts, USA - JUL 31, 2015
Intense hoppy flavor, and great dark Amber color. Really strong hoppy flavor with a sweet after taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiveacestx (904) - Texas, USA - JUL 29, 2015
Bottle - dark tea color with a small head. Aroma and taste of alcohol. It’s apparently really hard to hide 12% ABV. Has a dry burnt biscuit flavor to it along with syrupy dark candy. Not really bitter but pretty dry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
geologyguy (1220) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - JUL 28, 2015
Smell is a bit like sweeter hops but mild, very cool reddish color, taste is quite hoppy and alcohol on front but mellows out to a little sweet and tasty, hops the whole way though very low malt...hot alcohol through a lot of it..very harsh if you drink slow

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
RevBFG (74) - - JUL 27, 2015
Bottle from Total Wine. Pours Amber with very little head. Not much on the nose, but then you take a sip. Wow! Deep malt backbone followed by a long, dry hop finish. It has the heavy mouthfeel of a barley wine, but then those 112 IBU's hit you. Exceptional and unique beer. Highly recommend.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dorkenstein (322) - - JUL 18, 2015
Caramel, candied orange, and brown sugar in the aroma. Taste is initially caramel and orange, some berries in there too. Next is very grassy hops and alcohol booze.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
weihenweizen (2845) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - JUL 16, 2015
UPDATED: JUL 17, 2015 Refrigerated 12 oz. bottle, bottled on May 4, 2015, poured into a glass. Dark Amber with small beige head. Aroma is dank hops, medium/thick body, syrupy texture, medium/low carbonation, and small-bubble lacing. Taste is dank hops, strong malt, and bitter finish. Heavy and not much grapefruit hops.

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