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RATINGS: 250   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
Brewed as a collaboration between Goose Island Brewmaster Brett Porter, Senior Brewer Keith Gabbett, Pub Brewmaster Nick Barron and Alumni Brewmaster Greg Hall. Deep mahogany color, rich fruit aroma with notes of lilac, big malt body with touches of roast and a dry, crisp finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
flatmatt (1487) - Northville, Michigan, USA - AUG 22, 2013
12 oz bottle. Pours a clear amber with an off-white head. Biscuity caramel aroma with florals and honey. Flavors are floral, grassy hops with caramel and biscuit, green grape with a slightly juicy feel. A bit basic, but it has a very nice hoppiness and bitterness to it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
freeofthoughts (688) - Raytown, Missouri, USA - AUG 22, 2013
Nice burnt orange color with off white foam. Light grainy aroma, hints of sweetness from grain. The flavor is more earthy and not as sweet. Simple English bittering hops give some dry floral a light spice with the pale English malts almost beating out the little bit of roasted grains. Lingering bitter with strange aftertaste, still a solid effort.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
drdisque (763) - Illinois, USA - AUG 21, 2013
From bottle poured in a shaker. Big bold maltiness. Caramel notes, medium bodied clean hop finish. If you love a lot of grain, you’ll like this, other than that, probably not so much.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jjgmd (1996) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - AUG 21, 2013
Bottle. Pours a copper dark tan color with a small head. Nose is malty, with some caramel. Taste is bitter with layers of sweet citrus. Finish is dry, and sweet. Descent, nothing outstanding. Quaff Score 6 / 10

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zgaier (1889) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - AUG 21, 2013
Pours a dark orange with a beige head and sweet aroma of toasty caramel and fruits. Taste is of hops, with toasty malt and caramel, along with fruit and bread notes leading to a dry, toasty, alght bitter finish. Solid brew

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cfrancis (3164) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 20, 2013
Pours dark ruby brown with a small white ring. Aroma is caramel and molasses with pine. Taste is smooth caramel or toffee malts. Taste is big malted backbone with toffee and earthy hop bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
charule (2179) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 19, 2013
Bottle. Poured dark amber color ok lace. Spicy hoppy aroma. Kind of smooth spicy taste. Decent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrBeerFanatic (1018) - Friona, Texas, USA - AUG 18, 2013
Pours a medium amber with dark red hues and a thick frothy head. Aromas fruity hop, pine, caramel, grass, and citrus. Flavors of pine, grass, caramel, and citrus. Medium bitter. Light to medium sweet. Decent. Flavors are blended decently with a decent balance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thomas15 (689) - Alabama, USA - AUG 17, 2013
Rich malty caramel and biscuity aroma. Slight floral notes from hops come through. I can’t imagine this looking any better. Dark auburn red with beige head with good retention and spotty lacing. The taste is slightly bitter great malt backbone. Smooth integration of malt and hop.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerandbeyond (708) - ISRAEL - AUG 17, 2013
12oz bottle poured into a tumbler glass. Clear and gorgeous copper color with mahogany hues and small off white head. Earthy nose, with caramel malt and ripe fruit, with faint nuts. Juicy malt flavors, caramelized nuts, medium bitterness, toast, and pleasant marmalade. Medium bodied, balanced and flavorful. Nice.

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