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RATINGS: 1497   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!


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
patricks110 (2126) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 14, 2011
UPDATED: OCT 15, 2011 Forgotten rating from Sept. 17, 2011. Clear copper tinted amber body with a thin cap of yellowish off white head. The nose is of light caramel and toffee sweetness with a big NW grapefruit hop. Very hop forward nose with nice resinous sweet nose. The middle is malty and sweet with a caramel and bready malt combined with huge hop grapefruit. The finish is moderately well hopped with a dry resinous finish. Overall, unbalanced slightly, but this is definately something I expect from Lagunitas.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ernesto987 (4760) - Arizona, USA - JAN 28, 2012
Nutty aroma. Pretty hot alcohol wise up front. Trying to figure out what this beer is supposed to offer.

3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ataraxia (416) - Massachusetts, USA - JUN 23, 2012
Amber color with a light beige head. Very sweet and fruity aroma; citrus, apples, and grape. Strong resin flavor. Relatively crisp on the palate with an astringent finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jonno (2345) - JAPAN - JUL 21, 2012
Big fuck off DIPA. Slightly sticky body, some full caramel and soft toffee sweetness. A big ol’ bunch of fat hops on top. Alcohol is a little too prominent for me. Ubiquitous sum up - Good, without being great.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jnkor (327) - Tampa, Florida, USA - AUG 19, 2012
Aroma is hoppy and sweet, a little malty. Color is a clear brownish red with almost no head. Taste is citrus and sweet, and almost floral. Feels like a high abv. Finish is a little slimy.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (23002) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 19, 2012
Cask@GBBF2012. Deep golden colour, small white head. Aroma is fruity, floral, grassy, herbal and mild caramelly notes. Flavour is fruity, wooden, floral, enctary and sugary with some mild alcohol as well.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bconch (324) - - SEP 7, 2012
Smells of caramel and toffee with a noticeable hop. Taste is the same. Nice carbonation and mouthfeel. Bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (7880) - Kyoto, JAPAN - OCT 14, 2012
Bottle from Yamaichi. Big hoppy nose, grass and citrus, with lots of caramel and some chocolate underneath, plus dried fruit, plum, and some boozey solvents. Medium amber orange with a low fine head. Rich, sweet, bitter, strong. Wow. Caramel, fudge, grass, pine, lots of alcohol (too much, actually). Tasty, though, and very hoppy. Long bitter burn. Far too bitter, unbalanced, and boozy to be great, but pretty good.           

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bigben873 (163) - Virginia, USA - DEC 6, 2012
Aroma - Pleasant roasted malt Appearance - Dark Amber, clear, light head. Taste - Medium malt, light hops. Palate - Slightlly bitter Overall - solid big beer, but nothing special

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
conway (2062) - - MAR 18, 2013
Uploading old ratings that were missing comments. Nice citrusy hop profile balanced by sweet malt and lots of booze. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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