thetmaxx (746) - West Sacramento, California, USA - DEC 16, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Poured from the bomber into my 10 oz tulip. Aroma shows some alcohol, but not much. Flavor does show the alcohol, some caramel and roast. Lots of oak? Palate is extremely dry! Thin head with no lacing. Overall a pretty good strong ale.
tdoyledesign (174) - Michigan, USA - DEC 12, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a dark black with a medium off-white head. Aroma is malts, malts and a hint of coffee followed by booze and more booze. Taste is a hint of hops followed by roasted coffee and a hit of malts. There is an intense booze aftertaste that lingers. Palate is malt and very boozy. It definitely changes for the better as it warms. This is definitely good and unique but I’m wondering where the tipping point is. Still nothing compares to he Jewbelation Fifteen. It was a more perfect balance. Still love this series though.
DedicatedToFun (2547) - Santa Monica, California, USA - DEC 12, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bomber from whole foods, 17% wow! talk about a super strong drinking beer, but it doesnt taste that strong, overall decent
MadIndian (2385) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 11, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On draft at the Monkey. A lot going on with this one. Notes of Earth, plum, cinnamon, tofee and plum. Good strong warming feeling as it goes down. I enjoyed the well -balance of ingredients, even though there was a lot.
ajnepple (2194) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - DEC 10, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Black Bottle Brewery. Almost black with a brown head. Aroma is mostly roasted malts, dark chocolate and alcohol. Flavor is more complex with a variety of malt and hop subtleties. Full bodied with a boozy finish.
Iphonephan (3272) - McLean, Virginia, USA - DEC 10, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On draft at Spacebar in Falls Church VA. Pours black with a tan head. Light malty nose. Flavors of caramel, dark fruit and a massive dose of alcohol. Heavy bodied, light carbonation, somewhat sweet and boozy finish.
roxtersoxter (307) - McKinney, Texas, USA - DEC 7, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pours dark black with small tan head with very little lacing. Aroma of malt, oak, and hops. Taste similar to a barley wine but smoother. Taste of oak with a lingering flavor of alcohol. Very good beer!
swoopjones (5900) - Buffalo, New York, USA - DEC 5, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
draft at Blue Monk. fuller bodied dark ruby brown pour. boozy christmas fruit cake. raisins, kind of bready, massive rich maltiness, light peat. A whole lot going on here. not sure if its 17% but its certainly up there
Cavie (3795) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - DEC 4, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Tap at FW Gman. Pours a very dark brown color with a light ring of brown head. Aroma is sweet malts, sweet sugar,caramel and more brown sugar notes. Nice and sweet. Big brown sugar flavor and a crazy tingle on the palate. Finishes burning.
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joeworrall (83) - USA - DEC 3, 2013
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Dark & syrupy poured from the bottle, with a pronounced coffee aroma. On tasting, add some chocolate, with a sweet finish