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RATINGS: 1403   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!


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cyanescens (159) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 23, 2006
My buddy Tyler and I threw down on a case of these bad boys. Very bitter and hoppy strong ale. Dark mahogany, medium body, instantly diminishing head. Piney and citrus notes are present, as well as alcohol. A realy good beer.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
AdamT (159) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mojoman (158) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 30, 2014
Bottle: this is a sweet smelling and tasting bitter brew. It's a bit too thick and sweet but overall a nice strong ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bjshades (156) - Iowa, USA - JUL 8, 2013
Pours a light amber color, caramel on the nose, sweet malts and caramel, pretty good overall

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
dliberto (154) - Hampstead, Maryland, USA - APR 1, 2014
Drank from bottle. Nose is citrus, hops, and resin. Taste has a heavy orange presence a little sweet on the tongue with a dry and mildly bitter finish that doesn’t linger. Amazing beer

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kroney (154) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 4, 2013
UPDATED: MAY 23, 2013 Pours dark amber with a thick white head. Aroma is hoppy, mostly citrus rind and grapefruit, but there’s some nice molasses sweetness that balances. Flavor grassy, bready, sweet then punches you in the mouth with great bitterness. Another good beer from Lagunitas.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Aarond (150) - Wilmington, North Carolina, USA - MAY 2, 2013
Bottle. Aroma of caramel, chocolate, piney hops, citrus, and molasses. Appearance is a deep copper with a long lasting tan head. Taste is caramel, toffee, sweet malt, piney and citrus hops, and sugar. Medium full body with medium carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
shroud0fdoom (150) - Maryland, USA - SEP 6, 2012
This years is not as bitter as last years. You still have the spicy herbal hop notes but is overshadowed by the barley malt sweetness. Almost syrupy on mouthfeel. Alcohol finishes nicely, not in an offensive way. This is worthy.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sbroome (149) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - MAR 29, 2009
the first lagunitas i wasn’t terribly impressed by. pours reddish with mild off-white head. nose is grapefruit and mild floral. taste is like every other hopped-up IPA with not as high an IBU. Good, but not great.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
treadyroc (149) - St. Leonard, Maryland, USA - APR 21, 2009
Gotta love the deep ruby color. Thick mouthfeel finishes fairly smooth, with the alcohol coming in at the end. A bit too much sweetness for my taste, but the flavor evens out overall.


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