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RATINGS: 1402   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 74   EST. CALORIES: 292   ABV: 9.75%
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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!


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dwyerpg (4528) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUN 7, 2007
A nice aroma with a bit of alcohol. This is smooth at first with a strong grainy finish. A solid beer with lots of flavor.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
waolsen (1358) - Littleton, Colorado, USA - JUN 6, 2007
bottle. dark copper with rocky off whtie ehad. nice lacing. citrus hops, caramel malts, slight spice aroma. big hops, sugary maple, rich caramel malts. big bitterness up front which is calmed by the sugars. tasty.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HopHeadinAZ (180) - Arizona, USA - JUN 6, 2007
22 oz. Bottle: Deep copper color with a small ivory head. Great aroma, somewhat sweet but clearly hoppy. Starts out slighty sweet with some vanilla and caramel but transitions on the finish to a sharper, somewhat bitter bite. The body is medium and well suited for this beer. This is one of the best beers that I remember from Lagunitas

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Aubrey (3431) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - JUN 5, 2007
Great copper hue with a lofty and packed head. Weighty body, but not too thick. Edgy sourness coated with tangy lemon and grapefruit. Fruity alcohol esters. Malts were toasty, nutty and bready. Light sweetness gave off hints of caramel, toffee and brown sugar. Moderate bitterness and some burnt as well. Another decent Lagunitas beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fordest (1972) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - JUN 5, 2007
22 oz bottle. Deep copper red with a nice head of tight bubbles. Aromas of citrus hops and some vanilla. Flavors were more bright fruit and caramel. Bitter finish is bitter, but has gotten away from the citrus grapefruit bitterness. Nice caramel finish even after the lingering bitterness. Pretty good stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ogglethorp (917) - Ohio, USA - JUN 4, 2007
Bottle. Pours a deep copper color with a decent off white head. Aroma is floral, light citrus, pine, caramel malt. Flavor is citrus, caramel malt, pine, orange, alcohol. Palate is medium to full bodied, medium carbonation, finished bitter, sharp and slightly spicy. Good stuff. Similar to a bunch of their other brews.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Nephilium (1346) - Ohio, USA - JUN 3, 2007
This starts out smelling of hops... the beautiful smells of pine and citrus. It pours a dark amber with hints of red with almost no head. This starts with the taste of pine, with a touch of vanilla, and then has a nice long oily, bitter finish. I’m glad this one was made again.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Spliffy (55) - Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, USA - MAY 30, 2007
Deep amber with a copper touch. Good clean head with nice lacing and all thew fun of a IIPA with a touch of B-Wine. Little bro of Hog Heaven is how I may describe it( a little). I like it and would like to pour it all over my face so it stays with me for a while.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cbkschubert (2900) - BFE, Arizona, USA - MAY 29, 2007
22 oz. bottle from Plaza Liquor - Pours a clear deep copper color with a one finger thick off white head. Nice lacing. Aroma is floral, light citrus, pine, and toasted malt. Flavor is hops and caramel malt. Light to medium body. Mouthfeel was a little thin for a strong ale. A nice beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HopasaurusRex (195) - Glen Ellyn, Illinois, USA - MAY 28, 2007
Damn nice beer. Straddles the line between IPA and Barleywine and does it well. I will definitely buy more of this


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