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RATINGS: 1398   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!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
AdamT (150) - North Carolina, USA - APR 24, 2014
12oz bottle from The Beer Store Wilson. Light amber hue, murky clarity with mostly lasting fizzy off-white head. Good lacing. Strong citrus, floral, booze, light fruit aromas. Heavy bitter citrus and floral tastes up front with a heavy booze and citrus finish. Watery texture on the palate with a light-medium body. Solid beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
ismith87 (70) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - APR 23, 2014
A - 5/5 - This is a nice copper/amber colored beer with a nice off white had that sticks and leaves great lacing. S/Aroma - 7/10 - Nice pine/grapefruit hops, with a lot of strong/sweet malt in the background. Basically a nice American Barleywine smell. T - 8/10 - Grapefruit/citrus/pine flavors from the hops are pretty prevalent, but then give way to massive sweet malts. Almost a little sickeningly sweet on the backend. M/Palate - 5/5 - Can’t really knock this one at all for the palate. Light-medium mouthfeel. Alc is very well covered. Very sweet/malty but at the same time hoppy American Barleywine type aftertaste. O - 16/20 - Good beer, A little overly sweet at times, I’m not personally that big of a fan of American Strong Ales/Barleywines either so I might be swayed a little by that. But Lagunitas makes some good stuff!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mjhall89 (36) - - APR 22, 2014
Pretty solid offering from Lagunitas. Slightly spicy and citrus and heavy flavor. Great hop taste. Basically ac really solid beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mstrcrwly (231) - New York, USA - APR 20, 2014
12oz bottle poured into a tulip glass..copper pour with white head..aroma of hops,citrus..very earthy..dry,malty but with some bitterness..smooth for 9.8%ABV..excellent strong ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maltser85 (229) - Fargo, North Dakota, USA - APR 20, 2014
Pours a dark amber. White head. Not a whole lot going on. Pretty balanced. Some pine, some caramel, maybe a hint of toffee.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Eberndt (165) - - APR 20, 2014
Copper color when poured. Has a malty caramel flavor. Nice hops flavor and isn’t very bitter Goes down smooth for the higher alcohol content.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
puboflyons (2049) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - APR 19, 2014
From the 12 fl. oz bottle. Love that copper-amber pour with the long lasting off-white head. It looks like others in its class but it is attractive. The aroma shouts out hops and butterscotch and maybe whispers a little pear. Medium to full body. The taste begins with a nice toasted malt character and then it erupts into an earthy moderate hop bitterness with a lingering finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bellco33 (245) - Willington, Connecticut, USA - APR 17, 2014
Poured into pint glass from bottle: Pours copper with an off-white head. Aroma of malt, caramel, pine, earthy. Taste is a bit sweet but balanced with lots of piney hops. Medium body, medium carbonation. Not as overly sweet as I was expecting. A very nice beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gnoff (7664) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - APR 17, 2014
Bottle at CBC Denver, April 10 2014.
Clear copper color, off-white head. Sweet, malty, herbal, ,hoppy scent. Sweet, malty, caramel taste. Medium mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Sweet aftertaste.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
zickbeer_ye (238) - Virginia, USA - APR 16, 2014
Citrus, fresh hop, and light earthy herbal notes. Bubbly amber body and off white thick foamy head. Fresh hop bitterness, dry citrus zest, and grassy notes I n the taste. Crisp and dry on the palate.

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