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RATINGS: 1552   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 74   EST. CALORIES: 292   ABV: 9.75%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
We brewed this especially bitter ale in dedication to all the world’s would-be astronauts, in remembrance of the 2005 St. Patrick’s Day Massacre on the Brewery Party Grounds and also in joyous celebration of our 20-day suspension that following January. Do the crime. Do the time. Get the bragging rights. Cheers!


4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
uhclem (418) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - SEP 26, 2008
Excellent stuff. These guys need to get busted more often! I bought a bottle to try and when I went back for more, they were sold out.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
OldRaspy (292) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - SEP 8, 2008
Poured from a 22oz bottle a dark amber with a reddish tint and an off-white head. Aroma was caramel malt and floral/piney hops. Flavor was malty with a bitter hop and a bit of toffee in the finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
peter (445) - Normal, Illinois, USA - SEP 6, 2008
GREAT TASTE. Nose was caramel with very floral hops. Flavour had the resin taste with a huge wash of malts adding heavy molasses and butterscotch tones.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Angeloregon (2055) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 11, 2008
22 ounce bottle from Belmont Station--Poured a cloudy amber-copper body with a thick off-white head. spicy, bitter, alpha acidic nose with some floral and fruity hoppiness. Big malt underpinning with lingering grapefruit hops and sticky prickly bitterness and a sparkling mouthfeel. Yum!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thomat (3232) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 1, 2008
Hazy amber with a small white head. Malty and hoppy. Fruit, malt and hop taste.Full body with a dry, hoppy finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Quevillon (2863) - Boisbriand, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 15, 2008
Bouteille de 660 ml partagé avec Lady Susan, à Volo (Toronto), le 13/7/08. Couleur thé ambrée, moyen collet. Arome d’houblon amère agréable, notes de thé noir. Goût d’herbe houblonné, bonne amerturme et un peu fruité. Une bonne bière amère et malgré son taux d’alcool, tu ne le sens pas!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joeycapps (1468) - Waterdown, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 30, 2008
Opaque orange-amber w/ ring of beige foam. fresh, hoppy, grapefruit aroma. Thick, resiny feel. Sweet malty flavour w/ a bitter, grapefruity finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jhliesen (816) - West Melbourne, Florida, USA - JUN 29, 2008
Bottle 22oz-Dark amber color with a medium size head that was slighty off-white. Aroma had some hops. The flavor was carmel with some nuttynees undertones, finishing with some hops.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (22523) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 3, 2008
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy amber reddish color with a small off-white head. Malty hoppy bitter citrus and grapefruit aroma with some hints of caramel. Malty hoppy caramel flavor. Malty and very bitter hoppy finish with a long bitter aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
phishpond417 (2088) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 2, 2008
This indeed was a strong ale. Very powerful, full of lots of sweet malted flavor, caramel as well. Nice big head very sweet, and a beautiful copper body. Verry smooth in taste, a great bit full mouthfeel and finishes very soft.


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