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RATINGS: 304   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 19   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
Pure rock fury meets Belgian-style brewed folly in this collaboration with Maryland hard-rockers, Clutch. A pronounced bass line of dark chocolate, coffee and black malts bridge the sourness of our dark wood ale for a fluid riff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JPDurden24 (1664) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - SEP 2, 2012
Dark brown pour with a light brown head. Some tart fruits in the nose and some roasty chocolate flavors. Sour flavor gets masked some, but it’s still enjoyable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
kassner (1462) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 18, 2012
on tap at the roasthouse. Cola color, no head to speak of, not much fragrance either some faint raisens, fruit and lemon, nice clean finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
FunkyBrewster (1518) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 14, 2012
Bomber. Pours deep brown nearly black, with a small creamy light tan head. Aroma is lightly green apple tartness with plenty of roast and some chocolate and marshmallow sweetness. Flavor is more tart with the crispness coming through in the beginning though quickly overtaken by the cocoa and roast into a smooth creamy finish. Medium creamy body and a soft carbonation. Interesting beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Braudog (6070) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - AUG 12, 2012
Bottle. Pours like dark black, thin head, with good stickiness. The aroma is sweet and fruity. This drinks with a very mellow, mushy sourness, but this is pretty even-keeled. The sourness asserts itself primarily in the final bit. I find this pleasant enough, but don’t think this quite lives up to the hype. (#4727, 8/12/2012)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rrauth (1196) - North Carolina, USA - JUL 24, 2012
from iPhone beerlicious app: roasty malt aroma. black color. clear with minimal brown head. sweetness finishing with some bitterness. Alcoholic finish with a creamy slick body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jgb9348 (5235) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - JUL 22, 2012
Super deep and dark brown coloured body, almost indigo or violet with a thin, oily tan head. Aroma of alcohol, malt, raisins, earth and a little bit of vinegar and acidic notes. Medium-bodied; Strong assertive bitter note of anise and permanent marker, mixed with earth and strong nuts, all with a pungent alcohol flavour, some oatmeal and a tiny amount of sour grape flavour. Aftertaste is deep, pungent, long-lasting and a strong stone fruit flavour coupled with the bitterness from anise and dark roasted malt. Overall, a pungent and interesting beer, that while being well-executed, is not such a good beer with some rather pungent flavours that don’t meld well together. I sampled this 65 cL bottle purchased from West LakeView Liqours in Chicago, Illinois on 03-December-2011 for US$10.49 sampled at home in Washington on 22-July-2012.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Reynolds314 (2989) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 21, 2012
Pretty nice beer. Reminds me of sour cherries dipped in chocolate. The tartness is very muted and subtle while the base beer is rich and roasty. Nice attempt here.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ernesto987 (4965) - Arizona, USA - JUL 13, 2012
Tons of tart cherry and chocolate flavor. Finishes roasty. Nice way better than the last beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jredmond (6670) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 8, 2012
Draft at churchills with Linh. Pours a deep brown, nearly black body with of white lacing. Aroma is light roast and muted sour fruit. Mouthfeel is smooth and creamy with similar notes, somewhat watery and bland.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Steve_0 (3587) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 4, 2012
Tap at 3rd Annual Boulder SourFest (06-02-2012). Poured a dark, opaque brown, almost black, with a small khaki head. Smell is sweet dark fruits, sour cherry, light cocoa, char, and light marshmallow. Taste is char, cocoa, dark fruits, light cherry, and smoke with a lightly tart finish. Mouthfeel is creamy with soft carbonation. A lot going on, but I can’t quite figure out if it works or not, but still kind of tasty. Interesting beer to drink.

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