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RATINGS: 1278   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 282   ABV: 9.4%
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"Here’s Lookin’ Atcha’!"

Laying there, staring up at the ceiling, head pounding, last night was a dim recollection. How did he get home? Was he alone? Looking to the left and right, the answer was yes, maybe. His head was full of ’rag water, bitters, and the blue ruin’.His teeth felt like he’d been chewing aluminum and his breath smelled like a burning tractor tire. There was a wrenching knot somewhere between his liver and East St. Louis and he couldn’t be sure whether or not he’d wet himself. A yellow sine wave rang in his ears so loud nit made his teeth itch and he was sure that if he touched his skin anywhere it would induce a rhythmic retching jag. Even in the face of all that, he found himself smiling at the realization that today represented the fresh breast of a new year- an undiscovered country- and also there was still one warm, half-full, flat redolent Hairy Eyeball on the nightstand. Yes-there is a God.
2013 vintage - 9.4% abv


Nephilium's rating

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nephilium (1428) - Ohio, USA - FEB 11, 2007
This pours a dark, dark red with a minimal head and strong lacing. The aroma smells almost like tea, with an underlying bitterness. The taste is a multilayered one, starting bitter, fading to sweet, and then leaving a bitter aftertaste. Alcohol is well hidden in the flavor, a very enjoyable beer.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tykechandler (208) - Kentucky, USA - FEB 1, 2015
это пиво очень вкусно. я бы, конечно, рекомен& его всем. пожалуй& обратит& его. очень хорошо!

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
vandc01 (125) - North Branch, Minnesota, USA - JAN 31, 2015
Poured from a bomber - don’t see any dating on the bottle. Aroma - very sweet. Red licorice-ish...very candy-ish. Appearance - dark copper red color. Very little head. Taste - well, the taste follows the aroma spot on. Very sweet taste. Palate - the sweetness does linger nicely....this is a very strong boozy beer. Overall - Lagunitas makes another good beer, this one is just something I couldn’t drink 2 of back to back....

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndyW68 (1160) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JAN 27, 2015
Dark brown with red tint and off white to tan head. Aroma is sweet and grassy. Taste is sweet. Caramel and vanilla malt. Nice. To sweet to drink a lot, but still enjoyable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Joel (114) - Massachusetts, USA - JAN 26, 2015
Pours brown with red highlights. Aroma of brown sugar, dark malts, and fruit. Heavy malt flavor, but well balanced with flowery bitterness. Finishes slightly sweet. This has some Belgian characteristics. Not overly complex. Good, but not the best offering I’ve had from Lagunitas.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mambossa (36) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - JAN 26, 2015
Great deep color, good malt profile, booziness not hidden at all. Malts make it fairly palatable, though. Very warming. Not my favorite from them, but definitely worth trying at least once.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
boozedude (2102) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - JAN 25, 2015
On tap at brewery with lamont brian sara takes Kelly Oris. .clear reddish pour wuth thin white head. .tasty potent joy

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pictoman (675) - British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 24, 2015
Poured from 1 pint 6 fl oz bottle. Clear brown with reddish hue and off-white head. Caramel malt, light toffee and roast malt, subtle dark fruit. Fairly decent, but not overly complex. Blend is just okay.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CpyNPrnT (432) - Indiana, USA - JAN 24, 2015
Aroma of tons of malt, taste is malty, alcohol, strong booze, stronger booze, and then more booze.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
trapped (941) - New York City, TURKEY - JAN 23, 2015
Bottle. Perihelial Release (I’m not tooo late since perihelion was 3 Jan) with an ABV of 9.1%. Dark amber with reddish tint, large spongy beige head, faint vanilla like aroma, caramel-burnt malt taste, medium carbonation, smooth medium finish with a burnt aftertaste. Quite smooth to drink and a loveble eyeball indeed!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Patrickctenchi (4266) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JAN 22, 2015
Bottle: Pours clear dark brown, red lights, with a slightly off-white ring. Caramel, fruit, sugar aroma. Taste is sweet....caramel malt, berry... Alcohol is wondrously hidden, with a slight warming nature......slightly woody.... Incredibly smooth, and very tasty. Nicely done.


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