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RATINGS: 160   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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This beer is a thug. Big and chock full of tender embrace.

A specialty brew. Grab it when you see it. 10% ABV.


ReggieDunlap's rating

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ReggieDunlap (3054) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 16, 2012
Pours dark brown/black with a medium creamy mocha head...nice lacing. Aroma has roasty dark fruit and a bit of a metallic note. Flavor has dark fruit and roastiness...touch of coffee...a bit of oxidation...some burnt molasses notes. Mouthfeel is medium and creamy with a burnt/dark fruit finish.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sparky (2243) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JUL 31, 2014
Sampled at 2011 RBWG. Near black pour with tan head. The nose is roasty, light cocoa, coffee and a light lactose. The taste is coffee, cocoa, roasted malt, molasses. Medium body.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tectactoe (1725) - Michigan, USA - JUL 14, 2014
Tap @ Half Acre: 2012 edition. Black as hell, slowly settling mocha foam on top - looks nice. Aroma of sweet coffee beans with a light, underlying roasty element. Hints of bitter cacao & a little burnt, caramelized sugar at the bottom. Taste full of sweet & creamy, almost milky coffee with a roasted bean aspect & an inherent sweetness. Possibly lactose. A small kiss of dark fruit in the finish; ends kind of bittersweet, with roast & sugar, a nice compliment. Milk chocolate mouth coat. Delicious!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
johnnnniee (2293) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 6, 2014
Bottle shared by HopasaurusRex, thanks for the opportunity! Pours a solid black with a creamy tan head that dissipates rather quickly. Huge coffee aromas as well as some chocolate roast and light brown sugar. Light earthy aromas and a very faint dark dried fruitiness round out the aroma quite well. The flavor is rich dark chocolate maltiness with a bunch of creamed coffee poured over it. Light fruit and earth round out the flavor quite nicely. Medium body with a light to moderate level of carbonation. Really nice coffee brew, I’m glad I got to try this.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Klimaet (133) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - JUN 11, 2014
Tap @ Mikkeller Bar, Viktoriagade. Pours a pitch black with a small beige head. Very oily. Nose of roast, light chocolate, earthy and licorice. Hay and toffee. Flavours of chocolate, nice roastedness with slight vanilla and coffee. It’s quite buttery and creamy.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pyrmir (3337) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAY 15, 2014
On tap at mikkeller. Black with tan head. Aroma of chili, dark chocolate, red bellpepper and red berries. Taste is rich and full, alcohol, lots of chili and bell pepper notes and mild acidity. Finish has chocolate, alcohol and tanginess

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (11068) - DENMARK - MAY 11, 2014
Tap @ Mikkeller. Black with small beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, liquorice and caramel. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, liquorice, caramel, medium bitter, little wood and medium sweet.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rasmus40 (11090) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2014
Tap @ Mikkeller, Viktoriagade. Black with a light brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt and coffee. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and roasted rather bitter finish with warming alcohol. Oily. 010514

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
burg326 (3667) - Florida, USA - MAY 2, 2014
Poured dark brown almost black color with aromas of roast, light chocolate, some earth a little licorice. Flavors were chocolate and roast with a hint of vanilla. Nice and velvety on the palate.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
laiti (5636) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 30, 2014
Draught @ Mikkeller Bar
Aroma has hayish notes, toffee and butter. Some roasted coffee also. Feels like a low-abw English stout. Flavour is dry and roasted with buttery tones and ash. An IS in English way.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Habanero (2584) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - APR 11, 2014
Tap. Pours deep brown with a small, lacing, tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate and licorice notes. Sweet flavor that ends up more dry, with a touch of alcohol and with bitter notes. Medium bodied, oily to creamy text. and flat carb. Very nice indeed.


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