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RATINGS: 1496   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 74   EST. CALORIES: 292   ABV: 9.75%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
amg800 (237) - Ada, Michigan, USA - MAY 18, 2011
Pours a dark amber with an off white head and a heavy caramel malt aroma. Bitter & lightly sweet. Full bodied light carbonation, good lacing, lightly alcoholic finish.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dpento1 (236) - Virginia, USA - JUL 23, 2011
Pours a medium brown, with a beige head. Aroma is malty, caramel, brown sugar, and some grapefruit. Flavor is fruity, malty, and mildly sweet. Finishes a little astringent, and hoppy, but not bad. Overall very smooth and drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FishBizkit (234) - Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 1, 2013
Deep mahogany brown. Nose is hot booze, toffee, and tobacco. Flavor follows, nice round palate, and bitter hop finish. A bit on the sweet side to be a real but still a great affordable brew. -Fish!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Eberndt (234) - - 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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lawger (234) - SWEDEN - JUN 11, 2014
Dark amber colour. Fresh aroma with hints of a modern IPA with flowers and citrus which leaps from the glass. The flavour has a nice caramel element to it which leads on to a balanced and soft but still powerful bitterness kicks in. The finish has good kick to it. A slightly medicinal feel, but still pleasant. Very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Criz (234) - - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jh773 (233) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Tastes very warm, more spicy than bitter. Malty caramel sweetness. Worth trying, I suppose.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
kindacold (229) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - AUG 2, 2007
Had the "sneak release" instead of the 12th anniversary. Awesome. Hoppy, but very smooth. Almost a grassy aroma. Darker than I expected. Alcohol is present, but not as strong as one would think by looking at the ABV. Bought several more.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Brewdork (228) - Sanford, Florida, USA - AUG 20, 2013
Pours deep orange with an ample off-white head. Citrusy floral hop aromas with notes of caramel. Excellent balance of hoppy brightness and malty goodness with a noticeable but not overwhelming alcohol finish. I really enjoy this one. I can’t fully define why, but I won’t overanalyze it.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
leeburg (227) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - MAY 14, 2009
UPDATED: MAY 18, 2009 Slightly hazy reddish amber, diminishing off-white head leaves decent lacing. Potpourri of sweet hop aromas including citrus, pine, agave syrup, flowers, toasted malt. Like a hophead’s candy store, really. Flavors congruent to nose. Pungent bitter finish. Strong brew.


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