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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 12, 2014

Bottle 22fl.oz.

[ As Gigantic The City Never Sleeps ].
ABV: 7.6%. Clear dark black brown color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, moderate yeasty. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light moderate bitter with a long duration, molasses, chocolate, roasted, dark roasted sweet malt. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20140316]

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 3, 2014
14th February 2014
Almost opaque dark brown beer, small pale tan head. Palate is smooth with fine carbonation. Very light spice. Slight dark malt vibe. Little toffee - treacle and bruised fruit. Fairly dry finish. Tasty but not seducing me.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (15170) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 16, 2014
Bottle at home... Deep black... Thin tan lacing... Soft dark cherry and plums nose... Dark malts dark fruits... Light peppery

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 28, 2013
(22oz bottle) Pours brown body with tan head. Aroma of roasted grain, raisins, earth, nuts, and chocolate. Flavor of roasted malt, dates, anise, fennel, nuts, caramel, and chocolate.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11525) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 10, 2012
Bomber from Malt & Vine. Pours very dark brown with a foamy/creamy dark tan head. Aroma of earthy chocolate. Med body more or less. Flavor is earthy chocolate. A chocolate saison? It sort of fits. It’s dry, dark, tasty. Definitely close to the edge.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (10455) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 2, 2013
A dark brown saison with a thin brown head. In aroma, a sweet fruity chocolate with dark fruits, prunes, molasses and licorice. In mouth, a sweet peaty chocolate with caramel, dark fruits, orange peels and alcohol.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (9942) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle at home, thanks to JF, 29/03/14. Light black with a good sized tan covering. Nose is tarte fruit rind, charred wood, dank notes, tobacco, light spice. Taste comprises caramel, brown sugar, light cocoa, tangy woody licks. light plummy notes and dark fruit.. Medium bodied, fine carbonation. Nice beer but more a sweet stout or stout, not feeling the saison, dark or otherwise!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopscotch (9549) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - OCT 23, 2012
Bottle... Murky dark-brown ale with a small, creamy, khaki head. Decent retention. The nose is nutty and chocolaty - walnuts stand out. Full-bodied and velvety with soft carbonation. Much like the aroma, the flavor is bittersweet, chocolaty and nutty. Finishes minerally and lightly sweet. Kudos to newcigarz for popping the top on this bottle!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammy (8938) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 3, 2013
Imperial black saison, enjoyed at Mondiale 2013. Something weird. Getting chocolate, sage,carrot, dill, yeast. Very unique and weird. A little funky, very weird.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jercraigs (8070) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 10, 2013
2013-05-31. Black body with a tiny beige head. 3+ Aroma of dark malt, very light spice and herbal notes. 6++ Flavour is interesting, sweetish dark malt with a lightly spicey not quite herbal undertones. Relatively sweet. Average bodied palate, light carbonation. Okay. Bottle at Mondial de la Biere 2013, Montreal


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