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RATINGS: 118   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 17   EST. CALORIES: 291   ABV: 9.7%
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"Combining jet black color with incredibly smooth texture and decadent coffee flavor, BREWTALITY breaks the expectations of both rich espresso and dark beer to create a whole ínuther beast. While brutal in alcoholic strength, this biggie beautifully showcases its roasted malt and coffee flavors without bringing on bitterness and bite. This is the first of two lagers in the series."
Re-released as part of "Alaskaís Most Wanted" Series


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4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Hopped_Silly (418) - California, USA - NOV 13, 2012
From memory: Overt aromas of expresso and dark chocolate. Rich, thick and a touch sweet. Long finish of expresso. Simple, yet very delicious. --- tasted while on a long journey to understand the world around me...


4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
umich03jm (1576) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - APR 17, 2014
Bomber. Pours black with a small creamy head that fades to a thick ring. Aroma has an awesome chocolaty espresso beer with some butter, nuts, and roast. Taste is sweet up front with some chocolate, caramel and espresso and finishes with roast, bitter coffee, and a little booze. Thin to medium body. Oily mouthfeel and a little creamy too. Pretty great.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bule (573) - California, USA - APR 15, 2014
On tap at Taps in Petaluma. Pours a thick black color with a bit of head. Sharp intense coffee flavor with the coffee bitterness lingering.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
ClarkVV (3860) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - APR 12, 2014
2013 bomber from Half Time, drunk 4/6/14
Mostly clear, ebony-mahogany body with garnet tints on the edges. Plentiful beige head is moderately well-retained.
Tons of coffee in the nose, followed by light chocolate fudge and just tons of alcohol. Glue, plastics, raw grainy booze. No gettin around it...Even for the alcohol, the beer aspects are pretty thin. No malt depth/complexity, just fudgey chocolate malts with just the bare minimum vinousness, mostly coming from the coffee....
Flavor is punishingly sweet, syrupy, full of coffee and has absolutely no finesse to it. And youíve got the raw booze on the end, adding tons of sharpness to the already coffee-fatigued palate. Canít find much beer here. Just syrupy chocolate and caramel sugars, raw booze and coffee. Really surprising that this is from Midnight Sun. One of the worst beers Iíve had in a while. Pretty much has all of the least desirable characteristics I want in a beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maverick34 (2041) - New York, USA - APR 1, 2014
Jet black pour, small tan head from bomber. Espresso coffee smell. Some malty bocky dark fruits and a big coffee flavor. very mild hops, some light burning due to ABV. Interesting brew. Worth trying though I donít know what this goes with.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sitzds (261) - - APR 1, 2014
22oz bottle poured into tulip. Part of duct tape surprise bottle share at Beachwood. Very dark, nearly opaque brown body with a half-finger tan head that leaves patchy lacing. Aroma is roasted malts, coffee, and cocoa. Taste is slightly sweet initially with molasses and dark fruit flavors then an espresso roast bitterness follows. Medium-full body, sticky and thick texture, soft carbonation, and a dry, bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kerenmk (2001) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAR 24, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks beerandbeyond. Black with tan head. Ash, a little sourdough bread with grain in the nose, some coffee, bitter, roasty and dying bonfire taste. Very heavy, roasty finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tgncc (2664) - Bellmore, New York, USA - MAR 23, 2014
The aroma is coffee, molasses. The appearance is deep black, no head. The flavor is coffee, fruit, brown sugar. The finish is sweet, light pine. Medium, slightly thick in body. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DSG (5022) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAR 14, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks beerandbeyond. Black with a frothy light brown head. Strong coffee beans aroma with some roastiness, liqueur notes and a bit of alcohol. Good roasty flavor with lots of coffee, dark chocolate, some liqueur character and a light alcoholic touch. Finishes drier abd a bit burnt. A nice thick silky mouthfeel. Very nice, but NOT A SCHWARZBIER.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cory (239) - , California, USA - FEB 24, 2014
Bottle. Smoke, wood and dried cherries, a little flat, smooth and creamy, long Smokey sweet finish, lots if oils coating my mouth. Man, now this is a great beer. If it had a little more carbonation it would have got an even higher rating.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JesseBones (54) - - FEB 24, 2014
This a very tasty espresso black lager. Has the look of a stout and the palate of one too. The flavors are more full bodied like a lager. Not too malty and a subtle bitterness that I enjoyed. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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