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RATINGS: 680   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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One of Bam's brown eyes is, in fact, black. When mischief reigns supreme, it positively glows. Dedicated to the dark side; smooth, dark, incredibly delicious as only a Jack Russell with bat wings can be.


Jethro6191's rating

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jethro6191 (402) - Indiana, USA - NOV 24, 2012
Pours a dark brown/black with a substantial off-white head. Funky barnyard and spicy fruit aromas. Sweet flavor with some sour tartness with farmyard, lemon, and spicy fruit notes. Light to medium body with medium carbonation. Smooth mouthfeel with a dry finish.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
StilleStorm (474) - Stavanger, NORWAY - APR 18, 2014
TWF; Bottle 750ml. Batch 22. Bottled 04-05-2013. Pours cobber, leaving lacings, sadly soapy off-white to tan head. Nose is light malt, sour, yeasty, caramel and spice.Taste is moderate sweet, spicy, finish follows. Body is medium, texture oily, carbonation is soft to avarage.

3.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
k92488 (183) - NORWAY - APR 18, 2014
TWF. 0.5 flaske. #22. Masse offwhite skum. Aroma av syrlig og malt. Nøttebrun farge. Syrlig smak

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
JorgeLee (1067) - Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 2, 2014
On tap at Murray Cheese Bar. Warm golden colour, thin head. Gently malty, spicy hop and some yeasty funk. A warming comfort blanket of a beer, well executed.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
hockeybeerguy (914) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - MAR 17, 2014
Reviewed from notes. The appearance has a dark brown body with red tinges at the edges, one finger white foamy head that dies a bit leaving some concave lacing, super foamy all around as I had to hold the bottle over the sink so not to waste any of it as it tried to spill over. The smell had a tart funkiness up front with an earthy/musty woody yet sour cherry (this is a saison, huh, ok, smells closer to a wild ale), ok, no worries, Ill proceed. The taste is extremely tart/sour/ and funky with the same earthy/musty/woodiness. On the palate, it sits about a medium, though a lower ABV-ed beer - not feeling the love of decent drinkability - probably one and done; tart, yet sweet aftertaste, sticky finish. Overall, I don’t see myself consuming this again.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
puboflyons (1887) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 15, 2014
From the 750 ml. bottle. Batch 22, Bottled 04-05-013. The pour is deep amber with a big off-white head. Aroma is very subtle with malts to start but there is a grape-like bitterness going on too. The body is light to medium. There is a decent enough caramel malt note but there is also a wine-like or grape-like thing. A fizzy bite. Not my favorite style but reasonably drinkable.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Inbreak (1537) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - MAR 11, 2014
11.03.2014, 0,75l bottle @ home:
Huge creamy longlasting head. Aroma is slightly sweet, dark malts, hay, oak, roasted coffee, burnt caramel, yeast, weeds, chocolate. Taste is slightly dry and neutral, dark malts, oak, burnt caramel, hay, paper, weeds. Medium bitterness, very high carbonation. Meh!!

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
RuneStumo (2130) - FØRRESFJORDEN, NORWAY - MAR 1, 2014
23.02.2014. 0,75l Bottle. Vaaland Spesialbutikken, Bryne. Brown colour with off-white head. Aroma of yeast an dark malts. Sourish notes with barn, hay and lots of yeasty notes. Not as fresh as expected and there is way too much carbonation, almost a gusher. Not good I think.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BEENJAMIN (288) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 2, 2014
on draught - Poured a murky brown with a tan head. Smells of raisons, cherries, chocolate, and funk. Very mineral driven in flavor coupled with a slight acidity. Body was very thin and the finish fell really flat. Not worth the price of admission.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Habanero (2175) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - JAN 30, 2014
Bottled.pours chestnut brown with a small, lacing off-white head. Aroma of brett, vanilla, cherries and chocolate notes. Slightly sweet flavor that ends up tart. Medium bodied, oily to watery carb. and lively carb. A crisp and a bit weird saison.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nocturne (632) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2014
750ml bottle. Nut brown shade with patchy foam. Aroma of vinegar, grape skin, apple and all that darker malt brings. Taste has cherry, malty nuttiness, oak. Slight sourness going on. If I didn’t know better I’d say there was an infection, but I’m new to JP and maybe that’s just the way they do things. Not wholly convinced by it anyway.


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