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RATINGS: 1420   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!


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3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sharkweek (107) - Statesboro, Georgia, USA - APR 21, 2013
Poured from a bottle into a snifter. The beer comes out a very dark amber with a finger or two of white head. It honestly didn’t look that appetizing. The aroma was very grapefruity. The taste on this one was strong bitterness with a sweet finish. This beer was not bad, but not something I am going to seek out again.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GregosBeerKing (29) - NORWAY - DEC 27, 2014
2year old bottle,2012 batch. Nice caramelly toffe orange flavour, smells like a belgian dark malty candy sugar, rummy and sweet. Being 2 Y old very nice my guess it still has more mellowing out left in it, should have kept a bottle for another year.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brandon1989 (255) - Euless, Texas, USA - DEC 8, 2014
Pours a clear copper with a thick white head. The aroma is very hoppy and some fruit to it. The taste is pretty strong. There is a hop bitterness right away as well as the alcohol. The finish is where you can pick up the dark fruits and some slight breadiness. The beer lingers but has a good aftertaste.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Bobhund (425) - - NOV 30, 2014
Köpt på Systembolaget Boländerna, Uppsala. En fin öl på många sätt, se betyget för mer info. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
artmcd8 (1801) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 25, 2014
Bottle thanks to my coworker Ed. Old bottle from March. Pours a deep copper color with a slight white head. Aromas of orange peel and caramel. Light hop aroma left at this point. I’m sure this is a totally transformed beer from when the hops are fresh but still quite good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drcboehm (71) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 5, 2014
12 oz. bottle from craft beer 12 pack. Very delicious. Great aroma. Definitely taste the alcoholic vibrant. Quite enjoyable.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (6114) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 17, 2014
"there’s a lot going on in there, but it’s kind of chaotic, as the flavors don;t always mesh. comes out a little much on the palate...overpowering was a good word, and bitter."

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Troupis (61) - - OCT 10, 2014
Beautiful dark hue with really rich flavors. Tar-like finish prevents perfect rating but otherwise a brilliantly robust and uniquely hoppy beer. On tap at Beermiscuous in Chicago, IL. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jookos (2638) - FINLAND - SEP 26, 2014
Tap@nkbar. Brown dark amber. Plummy, sweet raisins, vinous notes on nose. Intensive, sweet figsy, light oaky. Well bittered though, doesn’t stick nor cloy. Long finish. Intensive flavourful barley wine- like asa. Flavourwise a winter warmer, but has a bit of a thinner body than beers I’m used to tasting like this.

-- bb

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hermod (3460) - Vantaa, FINLAND - SEP 26, 2014
On tap @ Nk bar, Stockholm. Pours mahogany color, thick white head. Rye bread, raisins, plums in aroma. Massive. Flavor has raisins, plums, bread. Heavy malty with hops coming through in the finish. Nicely balanced, full bodied. Great stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gschrade (778) - Collinsville, USA - SEP 24, 2014
I had this at Global Brew. Pours gold with a off white head. Taste citrus, caramel, sweet. I thought this was good. I would drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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