Serve in Snifter, Tulip


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RATINGS: 931   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Often referred to as Burning River Pale Ale’s big brother, this stock ale is remarkably balanced for such a highly hopped beer. A rich deep blood red color makes this beer scary enough to be served every Halloween and a few other times of the year.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
TattooJack (509) - Illinois, USA - SEP 21, 2015
Poured from the 4-pack, clear dark red, almost blood red in the light, not much of a collar but that’s probably because it would get in the way of neck biting and blood sucking. Tastes sweet, a bit metallic or irony, hoppy, gritty, some bitter, packs a nice 8% punch. Nice beer to enjoy on the first day of fall while constructing an evil plan for Halloween.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tfratzke (97) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - SEP 20, 2015
Aroma of toast, fruit, some caramel. Pours a reddish brown copper color. White head disappears quickly. Sweet caramel, bitter fruit, touch of cocoa. Well balanced, smooth finishes slightly bitter. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Darwenus (884) - Virginia, USA - SEP 17, 2015
This is a fine beer. It pours dark copper/red, the head is creamy and hangs on for a while. The aroma is rich, if slightly muted. A little oak, some brown sugar. The flavor is smooth up front, slightly sweet, and then finishes with a wash of hops, caramel, nuts and cereal malt. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maddog (521) - Kettering, Ohio, USA - SEP 11, 2015
I’ve been drinking this beer for years, and I love it! Dark and deep red with aromas of flora, fruity hops and flavors of malt with a floral finish. Nice balance, some bitterness and very hearty. A great beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Emeister84 (2078) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - SEP 5, 2015
Malt-strong aromas, cocoa, toast, subtle hops. Clear dark ruby with a mostly lasting white head. A touch of sweetness, flavors are mostly malt-derived, with the hop profile consisting mostly of alpha acid bitterness. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
skatanarchy (212) - - AUG 31, 2015
그레이트 레이크 브루잉 - 노스페라투 8% ABV 붉은 빛이 감도는 갈색의 스트롱에일. 벨지안 스타일은 아니고 평범하고 젠틀한 영국식 에일에 홉기운이 강하게 빠지며 고도수를 지향 한 듯 하다. 마시기 부담스럽지 않게 평범한 것이 노스페라투 이미지를 가져다 쓰기에 너무 무난한 것 아닌가, 싶지만 무성영화를 떠올리니 그렇게 나쁜 조합만은 아닌듯. https://twitter.com/MaekJuBot

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ClassyBeagle (376) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 23, 2015
From NOTES: A: Piney hops, with a touch of some herby dank-ness; malt sweetness; toasted grains and dark bread crust. A: Dark ruby red with an big, rocky off white head that slowly fades and leaves whispy lacing trails. Great lacing overall. T: Caramel with lots of citrus and pine alongside spicy hop flavor. P: Medium with a medium carbonation level. O: Not my bag, waaaaay to bitter but has a certain strong ale flavor that appeals to my palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cybercat (5111) - Georgia, USA - JUL 9, 2015
Pours clear chestnut with a thick and rather persistent frothy buff head. Aroma promises with malt, hops and yeast. Flavor is a little better, hoppy and woody with roast malt, caramel and fruity supporting notes. Mouthfeel has decent body and fizz. Sink your teeth into it any time of year.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerdedone (3222) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 21, 2015
Bottle. Pours dark amber with a thin tan head. Aroma of caramel, citrus and bread. Flavor of caramel malts, bread, piney hops, and had some earthiness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
willisread (2453) - Tokyo, JAPAN - APR 19, 2015
Old rating. Bottle from Old Town. Pours a deep brownish amber color with thin tan head. Boozy aroma with hints of raisin, prune, citrus, yeast and malts all on the nose. Starts out slightly sweet on the palate then the hop bitterness takes over throughout the finish. Nice pepper taste present as well as some spice.

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