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RATINGS: 102   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
changeup45 (1716) - Mount Dora, Florida, USA - JUN 1, 2012
This pours a murky brownish-amber color with a pencil thin head on top. The aroma is a bit candy-like; picking up cherry, toffee, red plum, and twizzlers. It’s sweet going down and a little thinner than expected. The flavors are sweet caramel and toffee, that’s joined by some cherry cough drop, plum, leading to a somewhat prickly finish. Not bad but not something I entirely enjoyed either. Admittedly not one of my favorite styles.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GhostFace (321) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 12, 2012
12oz bottle. pours a brown/amber, tan head, ok lacing throughout. aroma of bread, caramel, toffee and raisin. sweet malty flavor up front along with some earthy characteristics. slightly smokey on the finish. meh

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
alalvarez75 (57) - New York, USA - APR 22, 2012
Not worth seeking out. Caramel bomb. Tastes like a caramel candy with alcohol in the center ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
scrizzz (2223) - Bothell, Washington, USA - APR 21, 2012
Thanks puzzl! Some sour cherry and cabernet aroma, wine barrel aged? Smells good to me. All of that leaves on the sip, and replaced by toasted marshmallow and burnt sweetness. Campfire smoke.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ReggieDunlap (3030) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 9, 2012
Pours an opaque brown with a medium tan head...lt sediment throughout. Aroma has roasty malt and a bit of spicy hops...some peaty notes. Flavor actually has some scotchy qualities...roasty with good bitterness and a woody note. Mouthfeel is medium and silky with a dry, earthy finish that has some tea notes.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blklab2007 (1941) - Connecticut, USA - APR 5, 2012
Bottle poured a dark amber color with a thin coating of off white head. Aroma has caramel, dark fruit, malt, and sweetness. Mouth feel is medium and the carbonation on the low side. Flavor has dark fruit, malt, dark sugar, medium bitterness, nuts, and a bit of a bite on the finish. Big and malty but with plenty of sweetness.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
wedgie9 (1843) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - APR 5, 2012
Tasted on 4/4/12 from a 12oz bottle obtained in a recent BIF. Pours dark auburn with an average tan head that slowly recedes to average lace. The nose is bread malt with some green hops underlying, and maybe just a touch of raisin. The flavor is nicely malty with bread and some cereal up front, moving to the lightly bitter, but very green hops and the same lightly sweet touch of raisin. The body is nearly full with average carbonation and a medium finish that has some of the green hops and just a hint of raisin still.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PhillyCraft (3149) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 27, 2012
Bottle split with Tim the Mullet. Pours a somewhat hazy brown color, medum head that dissipated quickly. Aromas of bread, cinnamon, caramel, fruit, and ginger. Taste is nutty with a smoky character but overall a fruity palate with mollases and rich plum. Warming.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (13294) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 17, 2012
Bottle at the Hotel - Special thanks to Derek. Clear dark red/brown - offwhite head. Roasted, nutty, cocoa, light bitterness, fruity, berries, toffee, sweetness, caramel, ok grainy, chocolate notes. dark fruity notes.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
deyholla (6515) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - MAR 10, 2012
On tap at the Sugar Maple. Pours a clear amber brown with a gray head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a bit of light fruit but is mainly full of sweet grains , toffee and a hint of caramel. Flavor begins with bread that grows in sweetness and has some toffee and a bit of alcohol.


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