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RATINGS: 1686   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87/5   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 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

fiddler26's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
fiddler26 (24) - New York, USA - JUN 20, 2012
Thought this was as complex a beer as Iíve ever had. The alcohol level is too high for this to be a real throw-íem back session beer (as is the price), but itís a real treat. resin, citrus, alcohol, pine, and probably lots of other stuff if I really thought about it. Fantastic beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rostetti (160) - Oulu, FINLAND - AUG 27, 2016
Bottle from Alko. Pours dark amber with small white head. Aroma and taste both have malt, hops, alcohol and some spices. It is very bitter and definitely didnít taste as strong as 12%, so it was very drinkable. Very good!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
Psytron (1890) - Turku, FINLAND - AUG 27, 2016
Mild smell of hops. Copper colour, beige head. Aroma of hops, spruce, grass, finishes with alcohol. Amazingly hidden ABV. Medium carbon, viscous texture. Bitter. Heavy body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christian (12716) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 26, 2016
On tap at Copenhagen Beer and Whisky Festival. Hazy amber with a lasting off-white head. Malty aroma with fruity notes and pine. Sweet and bitter flavour with citrus and pine

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borup (11352) - Albertslund, DENMARK - AUG 25, 2016
From tap. Dark amber colour with an off-white head. Sroma and flavour of malt, fruit, spice, alcohol, hops and yeast.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mikkopen (1049) - Oulu, FINLAND - AUG 23, 2016
355 ml bottle. Clear coppery colour, thin off-white head. Caramel-malty aroma with sweetish fruity notes, citrus and pine. The flavour is caramel-malty, with notes of dried fruits and a heavy resiny-hoppy finish with notes of pepper. A little alcohol warmth in the aftertaste. Intense and enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
drjoeng (837) - SINGAPORE - AUG 21, 2016
12%ABV. Triple IPA. Poured out dark amber. 16ļSRM. Nose is sweet and dank. Ripe citrus. Papaya. Caramel and burnt milk aromas. Mouthfeel is syrupy. Palate is deeply sweet with corn syrup. Other toasty flavors with some creamy, nutty flavors. I get some candied pecans. There is some broad fruity sweetness in the middle of the palate. Overall the palate is dominated by hops and alcohol. Hops are pine on the front briefly, then bitter melon, then spicy with cilantro and wild scallion, there is a bit of sweet spice that is reminiscent of a walla walla sweet onion. Finish is long. Bitter melon and resin and fresh pine needles lingering on the back of the tongue. Goes on Favorites List !

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kustie (844) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 19, 2016
Bottle. Clear amber color with white head. Aroma has lots of sweet fruits, alcohol and hops. Taste is very malty with long very bitter and a bit sweet aftertaste. Flavors of pine, needles, caramel, alcohol, grapefruit and hops. Very hoppy and high in alcohol but still nice to drink.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
biirusaikou (2477) - - AUG 19, 2016
Sampled a couple times. Feels like a torrent of red tropical fruits, more of a hoppy barley wine maybe. Pretty smooth and devilicious.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrTipple (3566) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 18, 2016
Intense caramel malts, overripe tropical fruits, rotten mango, passion fruit, resin, pine. Slightly hazy, dark brown, medium, creamy, off-white head. Medium bitter. Initially sickly sweet caramel, molasses, bread malts, then resin, pine, very bitter, full bodied, dry finish. Interesting IIPA, very intense, would not have guessed the ABV, quite harsh finish. Bottle from Discount Liquor, Milwaukee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beezydrunkit (20) - Alabama, USA - AUG 18, 2016
On tap, Craft Bar Grayton Beach, FL. Pours dark orange with white head. Maltiness and hops on the nose. Caramel, cereal, herb-y resinous twang, hops all over the place, super balanced. In the mouth itís more of the same but here you see just how incredibly balanced this brew is. Strong malt character countered with crazy hops and they somewhat cancel each other out. On the finish is where thereís a lingering bitterness. Medium bodied brew. At 12% the booze is totally hidden and itís pretty crushable. Aside from the powerful bitter finish which I donít mind but am not crazy about, I really enjoyed this beer.

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