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RATINGS: 1443   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!


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rasmus40 (12694) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 3, 2013
Bottle from Voldby. Clear amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, heavy malty, caramel and rather hoppy - grapefruit and pine. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish with warming alcohol. 030913

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (12381) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 1, 2013
Bottle from Systembolaget. Clear golden/copper color with a beautiful lasting offwhite/beige head. Roasted malty aroma, lots of caramel, toffee, hoppy bitterness, plums, citrus, peach, some pine. Hoppy citrus flavor, caramel, hay, plums, raisins, caramel, warming alcohol, toffee notes, grassy, pine needles. Hoppy finish with caramel, citrus, raisins and some alcohol. Good beer!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail (12359) - Orange County, California, USA - MAY 4, 2013
Copper colored pour with a tall khaki head. Nice bright, citrus hop aroma. Grapefruit, pine, and orange. Some sweet caramel, a touch of brown sugar, and light pineapple. The flavor is fruity and sweet. Pineapple, grapefruit, and oranges. Light pine bitterness, sweet caramel, and some brown sugar. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (12100) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUL 31, 2006
(Draught, Hollingshead’s) Pours a deep clear amber body with a medium-sized off-white head. Aroma of citrus, caramel, and pine. Flavor of mild hops, caramel malt, and herbs. Alcohol well hidden for nearly 10% abv.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bhensonb (12014) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 25, 2006
Ambery copper color. Little head, but a tendency towards minor lacing. Smells like sour grapefruit mixed with pine. That’s really a good smell. There’s an underlying malty sweetness, but the hops cover that quickly. Smooth, with medium body. Just delightful on the tongue. The hops persist from palate to esophagus.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
chrisv10 (11980) - DENMARK - MAY 31, 2010
Bottle. Clear amber with medium size off-white head. Flavour is caramel, fruit and hops.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (11906) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 2, 2008
Bottle. Golden colour with a beige head. Aroma is hop, citrus, grapefruit. Flavour is hop, citrus, grapefruit, malt, pine. Bitter finish. Nice hoppy beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (11897) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 21, 2006
UPDATED: JAN 10, 2007 (1/9/07, bottle) Crystal clear amber body with beige head. Aroma is medium sweet, grapefruit, caramel, some pine. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, grapefruit/pine, some peach. Medium body, some resin. Exact same rating as before, without remembering how I’d rated it. (7/3/8/3/15)

(Noogfest2, bottle) Crystal clear copper body with off-white head. Aroma is medium sweet, grapefruit/orange, pine caramel. Taste is medium sweet, grapefruit, caramel, tobacco. Quite bitter. Medium-full body, some acidity. (7/3/8/3/15)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (11582) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 3, 2006
Bottle. Poured dark hazy copper color with a large frothy off-white head that diminished slowly with good lacing. Good complex citrus hoppy aroma. Medium body with a slick finish. Medium malty bitter flavor with a medium bitter small alcohol finish of moderate duration.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (11493) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 6, 2009
Dark golden with a lasting white head. Aroma of caramel and candy with grass and grapefruit hops. Sweet sugary flavour with a harsh hop bitter finish.


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