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RATINGS: 350   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Pure Milwaukee Genius Series 1: Made with three styles of fresh American hops and fruity ale yeast that requires greater fermentation, it finishes with a dark amber appearance, spicy hop flavor and bold, malty backbone. The punch this potent brew packs reminds us all that when you want to make a point, you’re better off making a statement.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TaktikMTL (6021) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 5, 2013
Bouteille de 22 oz partagée lors d’une dégustation Ratebeer Montréal. Arôme: Légère odeur de caramel et de fruité. Apparence: La couleur est ambrée. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de caramel avec une pointe de prune et d’alcool. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement minérale. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Arrière goût légèrement houblonné. (Rating #4960)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tmoreau (2563) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - SEP 9, 2013
On tap at the annual Chicago Beer Society picnic, and self served to a clear, plastic shaker showing a clear, brown tone, with a persistent, frothy, light tan head. The aroma started with a touch of yeast, then continued with light resin, hop cones, and toasty, caramelly & nutty maltiness. Medium bodied, moderately bitter, with a creamy malt mouthfeel. Next to the Edmund, my favorite ribs & other meat pairing beer of the afternoon.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
monk191 (1087) - California, USA - AUG 24, 2013
A very interesting beer. Pours a beautiful dark red color with a thick brown head. Smells like a scotch ale, but also very smokey. Taste starts out very smooth and malty, but then the smokiness comes in, with a bit of a hoppy aftertaste. Had in the bottle. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Braudog (5894) - Traveling the USA, Missouri, USA - AUG 29, 2013
Bottle. Deep and dark, red. This has a rich, malty aroma, hinting at big things. Indeed this drinks with a rich malt essence, definitely laden with caramel and toffee, finished with a hint of American citric hops. Nice, big beer ... one to sip on the way to bed. (#5233, 8/29/2013)

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Rojum55 (12) - California, USA - JUL 19, 2013
Bottle Date: 09-28-12 Glass: Snifter Aroma: Some nuts, toffee I believe. Taste: Nuts, some light fruits, malt backbone. Overall: I think this beer would have been way better fresh, and I wished I had found a fresh bottle. But it was an okay beer, nothing to rave about.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
demmbonz (590) - Erin, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 1, 2013
Shared bomber to shakers. Pretty sure this bomber is a few years old. The hops have mellowed and it is quite malty. Hazy red pour. Bitter. Good ale.

2.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
jaymobrown (1693) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 13, 2013
Light and easy to drink. Light color with a small head. Some hops and xitrus flavor. Good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
zoucrew102 (614) - - JUL 28, 2013
Bomber. Malty, nutty aroma with some sweet fruit and some booze. Pours very dark amber colored with a moderate head and lacing. Malty and nutty to start. Finishes smooth with some dark fruit and some booze. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bartlebier (1970) - Belchum im Breisgau, GERMANY - SEP 11, 2013
Draught sample + extra pint@source during & after brewery tour 23viii13. One-off, easily the standout brew of the tour. Medium roasted, abv inapparent. Exotic Black IPA hop profile complements confident malt&yeast fruitiness. Mid creamy mf. Guinness roast. Tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
probstblueribbon (3058) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 15, 2013
Bomber from LCBO, served at cellar temperature in a tulip glass.

App.: Very deep mahogany with a fair ashen-tan head. Aroma: Rich, deep burnt sugar, dark treacle, a little molasses, quite peppery and resinous, a little dark dried fruit, maybe some grapefruit, very deep and serious. Palate: Medium+ body, full, pillowy effervescence. Flav.: Tons of very deep and sweet malts, burnt sugar and dark treacle, some molasses, still sort of peppery and resinous, a little chocolate(?) and dark dried fruit, boozy, big; sweet with pretty good bitterness (30 IBU?? c’mon...) and a long, boozy, deeply malty finish.

Have had this in the cellar for a while. Big stuff, even with ageing.


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