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RATINGS: 1438   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!


mattyvolz's rating

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mattyvolz (17) - Tennessee, USA - APR 12, 2013
slightly hazy copper color. piney, floral, herbs, tropical fruit. great strong ale with balanced bitterness


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
demannu (113) - New Jersey, USA - APR 19, 2015
Deep clear copper color with white head. Minor lacing. Aroma is hoppy with some malt. Flavor is balanced and very enjoyable. The hops really bring this beer to life. I would drink this again.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Weezel (225) - Florida, USA - APR 18, 2015
Faint aromas of grassy hops and some baking spice. Beautiful copper color with good clarity. Taste is malt forward with brown sugar, sweet gingerbread and some buttering hops on the finish. Good stuff.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerInHeaven (220) - Brillion, Wisconsin, USA - APR 17, 2015
pours a rich clear copper with a substantial tan head. Aroma is sweet floral and citrus. Taste is outstanding. Somewhat creamy mouth feel. bright citrus then good hop bitter. Just a faint malt sweetness for good balance. Pleasant nasal linger. Great beer!

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mrohia (180) - - APR 17, 2015
Chappy's, Dayton, draft. Creamy off-white head, but it fades fast. Looks like a broke ale. No aroma I can discern. Light mouthfeel, big post-swallow hut of bitter, hops and malt. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Criz (176) - - APR 12, 2015
10oz draft at brewery. Pours a deep reddish copper with an off white head. Floral, grapefruit and toffee aromas. Medium high hopped with a semi dry bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gkeh (294) - Texas, USA - APR 11, 2015
Deep mohogany pour with a white head. Aroma is big caramel malts, mild hop bight. Taste follows. Honestly somewhat unimpressed.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
MadShaolin (82) - - APR 11, 2015
Smells big and malty. Raisins and syrup and boozy. Taste malty and rich with dried dark fruits and a lasting bitterness. Hop bitterness is seriously resinous - reminds me of a disorderly house ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CanIHave4Beers (3506) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - APR 10, 2015
Bottle, shared by me... in my dining room... just now.
Pours a copper color with a good head and nice lacing on the glass.

The aroma offers citrus forward hops and a good bit of sweetness. It’s got some toasty malt and a mild alcohol presence.

The flavor is caramelly and sort of sweet up front, but it’s got a punchy citrus forward hop character & bitterness to balance this somewhat. It’s got pine, it’s got breakfast cereal...

Not sure I’m thrilled about this one, but I also don’t hate it.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Enwiebe (191) - - APR 9, 2015
4/9/15. Bottle purchased July, 2013. Same rating I originally gave it but definitely a different beer. Still had a big sticky head and cooper color. Nose a bit of a funky edge. Mouth has got big and round. A little less boozy with less of a bite. However still real big with lots of dark smoky notes coming through. Lots of fun ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bubblehouse (624) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - APR 9, 2015
Lingers a bit to long but has a nice aroma and a descent taste. Worth drinking just not my favorite.


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