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RATINGS: 105   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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Abduction in the dead of night, an eerie silence consumes the blackened sky. In an instant, BOOM, a single beam engulfs you. Panic stricken, you flee in no particular direction. It’s of little use, as you’re lifed effortlessly from the safety and comfort of the earth intoa darkness unknown. Resistance is futile. They have you now. Abduction has you now.

Bottling Dates:
Batch 041: 10/8/12


Pailhead's rating

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pailhead (5036) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - NOV 17, 2012
Bottle: The aroma consists chocolate, citrus/grapefruit, pine, and light roasted coffee. It pours a dark brown with no transparency. It has a two finger tan head with excellent retention. There’s some nice ringed lacing left on the sides of the glass. The flavor starts with a quick dose of sweet/sugary chocolate. There is some sweet citrus and fruitiness in the middle. The finish has moderate grapefruit, pine, molasses, and some burnt notes.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mR_fr0g (3630) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2014
Bottle shared at the RBESG 2014, grand tasting 09/08/2014 Moncada Brewery. Opaque dark brown coloured pour with a lasting halo of light tan head. Aroma is brown sugar, soft roast, dark malts. Flavour is composed of layered malts, caramel ,unrefined sugars, roasty choc. Chalky water profile. Lingering tangy berry. Bit of jammy berry fruits. Semi -sweet.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (4118) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 8, 2014
22oz bottle in a taster. Pours black with a beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, some light coffee and chocolate, some dough, light bitterness. Flavor the same with a nice blend. Smoother texture. A solid stout.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jfb (4005) - Freising, GERMANY - SEP 24, 2014
(bottle) black in colour with a frothy beige head. rather nondescript aroma of hazelnuts, crème brûlée, sugar icing, some roasted malts and light cinnamon. flavour is mostly liquorice, caramel and treebark, with a hint of earth, some hazelnuts and roasted malts. heavy-bodied with average carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (11343) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 4, 2014
RBESG 2014 in London, Grand Tasting at Moncada. Black beer with a brownish head. Malty vinous aroma, caramel, licorice, vanilla, nuts, cocoa and chocolate. Roasted chocolate flavor, caramel, cocoa, vanilla, cream, coffee, some dark chocolate. Fullbodied and very tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (11631) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2014
Bottle shared during the RBESG 2014 London Grand Tasting - Moncada Brewery. Pours dark brown with a creamy, tan head. Sugary, with lots of dark malts, rich bread. Medium to full bodied with average carbonation. Finishes sweet with basic dark malt character, some toasted chocolate. OK stuff.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbruner (2418) - Athens, Georgia, USA - AUG 24, 2014
Bottle shared at Proof happy hour! Pours a deep black with fluffy tan head that leaves moderate lace. Aroma is big on the roast, coffee and dark malts. Taste follows with hints of dark chocolate on top of the coffee. Slick and viscous, mild carbonation, a bit of boozy kick on the back end, but nice imperial stout.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (9636) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2014
Bottle shared at the RBESG ’14, Grander Tasting @ Moncada, 09/08/14. Black with a moderate tan covering that retains. Nose is light smoke, dark malts, rich fruits, earthy vibes, lgiht cocoa. Taste comprises roast malt, dark toffee fudge, spice, chocolate, tar, liqouruce, roasty tones. Medium + body, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Solid impy.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndySnow (3947) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 20, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: RBESG 14 Grand Tasting.
Appearance: Dark brown colour with a tan head.
Aroma: Dried fruit, raisin, roasted malt.
Body: Medium to full body, medium carbonation.
Flavour: Dried fruit, raisin, caramel, roasted malt.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (15824) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2014
9th August 2014
RBESG pt 18. Moncada. Grand Tasting. Opaque dark brown beer, good yellow - tan head. Palate is light and airy with mild fine carbonation. Airy dark malts, little dark malt cream. Light spice. Airy dry finish. Pleasant,.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arnold931 (603) - Iowa, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Bottle. Pours dark brown with no head. Nose is dark fruit and chocolate. Taste is dry dark chocolate. Good.


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