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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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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.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DSG (8557) - Tel Aviv, - MAY 23, 2015
[5/1/15] Draught sample at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2015. 2nd session. Clear deep amber-brown. Aroma of malt, caramel, a bit of fruitiness. Sweet malty flavor with caramel, a bit of cookies, light fruitiness. Medium-bodied.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brnandersen (2595) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2015
Draught sample at CBC 2015. Hazy, amber colour with a golden tint. Small, off-white head. Fruity aroma with rich caramel malts, toasted malts, spices, grasses and vanilla. Taste is sweet. Full body with an oily texture. Lasting sweet finish with rich malts and grasses. Lovely BW.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Desverger (4188) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2015
Tap@CBC2015, Yellow Session - dark reddish amber pour with no head. Sweet malty aroma and taste, some dried fruits, caramel, brown sugar, wood, some nice spice in there, really liked this.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (9728) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 18, 2015
Draught @ CBC 2015, Blue Session, København
Pours clear deep golden/copper with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, alcohol, dried fruits and sugar. Taste is medium to heavy sweet and light to medium bitter with a long warm, dried fruity and caramel finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Camons (7704) - 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

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (18660) - , 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.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VastActiv (3991) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (14164) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (39393) - 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]

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rouhlas (1282) - 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.


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