Gigantic Massive!
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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
Brewers in the midlands of England would boil their barley wines ales for longer times to intensify their flavors. In making Massive! we used only British Halcyon pale malt and boiled for eight hours, giving the beer a deep ruby color and rich malt flavor. Heavily hopped, Massive! is a beer that can be enjoyed now for its intensity, or after years and years and years of aging.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Camons (7621) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2015
Draught @ CBC 2015. Pours dark amber with a small tan head, lacings. Aroma of sweet malt, caramel, wood, sweet dark dried fruit, figs, alcohol. Flavor is rather sweet, malt, bread, caramel, dark fruit, alcohol. Medium body, average carbonation, sweet finish with rather hot alcohol. 2 boozy. 010515

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (18167) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 16, 2015
1st May 2015
CBC Blue Session. Keg. Almost clear amber beer, small pale cream colour head. Smooth malts, creamy sweetness. Well integrated fruits. Mild spice and a trace of vanilla. Sweet and smooth finish. Pretty drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VastActiv (3952) - Oulu, FINLAND - MAY 16, 2015
Tap at CBC 2015, Copenhagen. Originally rated 20150501. Colour is dark orange with very small white head. Aromas and flavours: Dark fruits, dry fruits, sweetness, hops and malts. Too sweet but nice drinkability.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (13385) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 16, 2015
Draught at CBC 2015, blue session, with Ken, Colin, Reuben and Alex. Dark copper/brown beer with a small head. Fruity caramel aroma, peach, raisins, figs, some toffee, cocoa notes. Fruity vinous flavor, caramel, figs, raisins, warming alcohol, vanilla, some herbal notes. Quite nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (38879) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 16, 2015

Draught @ CBC 2015 [ Blue Session ]. - Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2015, Sparta Hallen, Gunnar Nu Hansens Plads 11, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark

[ As Gigantic Massive! ].
Clear medium brown amber color with a small to average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted - toasted, caramel, peppery, sweet malt, dates, dark fruit. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average duration, sweet malt, dried fruit, dates. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20150501]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rouhlas (1132) - GREECE - MAY 11, 2015
From tap at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2015, Blue session. Copper brown color with beige head. Caramel malty aroma, fruity, wineous, wood, alcohol. Sweet and bitter taste like aroma. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (23578) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2015
Draught at CBC 2015. Hazy orange-red coloured with s dmsll off-white head. Fruity aroma of caramel,, grass and hops. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel and dried fruits. Sweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (35101) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2015
From tap. Pours clear and golden amber with a small tan head. Aroma is toasted malty, caramelish and mild toffee. Sweet, toasted malty and caramelish. Lingering malty and sweet finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rune (9344) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 9, 2015
Small glass, draught at Mikkeller Bar Viktoriagade. Murky dark reddish body. Dark fruity nose. Taste of ripe fruits, sweet berries, caramel, and oak. Heavy bittersweet ending, mostly integrated alcohol. Heavy to drink. Decent sipper though (Copenhagen 30.04.2015).

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ochniczek (162) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 9, 2015
tap at Mikkeller Bar. dark brown/ruby colour, slightly hazy. no head and no lacning. Very rich and complex aroma of sweet tropical fruit, caramel and cocoa. Sweet taste with notes of toffee, caramel malts, dried fruit and vanilla. Palate is very long in a bittersweet way. average carbonation. Delightful...

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