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RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   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


DalzAle's rating

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DalzAle (1944) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - NOV 9, 2012
Bottle shared by khoffman43! Dark black pour, nice ring of thick dark carbonation and an aroma of chocolate roast and coffee. Flavor is really nice chocolate malt, strong bitter hops and hints of clove and nuts. Really nice, becoming a big fan of these guys after having a few of their beers.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopscotch (8781) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 23, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 30, 2014 Bottle... This beer rocks!... Pitch-black pour with a small, creamy, taupe head. Good retention. The aroma is highlighted by a plush marriage of gooey fudge and a double chocolate brownie. Full-bodied with a silky mouthfeel and kicked-back carbonation. The flavor presents semi-sweet dark chocolate and espresso with a mild, savory nuance of molasses. Roasty, bittersweet, mocha finish. BBB63 comes through with the world class goods!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
italianjohn (2278) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 16, 2014
Batch #247 ... Black pour ruby hue, beige head and light sticky lacing ... Aroma of roasted and chocolatey malts, has a sweet dark fruitiness to it .... Taste is of coffee, roasted malts, dark chocolate malts, some dark fruit qualities and caramel malts with almost a sweet lactose to it ..... Mouthfeel is slightly oily ... Has a lingering sweetness in the finish along with chocolatey roasted flavor .... Not bad abv hidden well

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
markwise (4424) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - APR 21, 2014
Thanks to the kind soul who shared this at the Pre-Hunahpu Thursday Tasting. Pours a stout brown color with a tan head. Nose is roast, chocolate, earth, coffee, and some booze. Flavor is similar with roast, coffee, earth, slight licorice, and some booze. Medium in body and a nice stout overall.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Daniel719 (103) - Safety Harbor, Florida, USA - MAR 13, 2014
Bottle thanks to a random guy at CCB. Poured a nice black color. Immediate aroma of coffee. I even get a little bourbon smell. The taste is small bodied in a good way.b some coffee. Coats the mouth and stays with you. The back end is the best part. Still taste the beer.

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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (8856) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 2, 2014
Dark brown pour, brown head. Quite roasty, a hint of a metallic flavor, but I still get a lot of nice chocolate notes, licorice, light smoke notes.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Homer321 (1596) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - MAR 1, 2014
Batch 60. Bottle. Lots of coffee in the nose with some booze. Minimal light brown head. Initially a papery stale flavor. Slightly tart. Roasty towards the end. Hmmm. Interesting. Don’t think it held up well.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
DrewFace (705) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - MAR 1, 2014
Bottle share thanks to Homer321. Batch 60. Pours a dark, nearly black colors. Roasty, boozy aroma, grainy, chocolate. Roasty and choco notes. Papery, stale like character - oxidized. Not bad overall but not amazing.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beechner224 (601) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - MAR 1, 2014
Bottle share thanks to Homer. Batch 60. Pours pitch black. Aroma if chocolate and roasted coffee. Taste is a bit oily, roasted. Sticks around in the aftertaste. Feel the burn a bit on this one.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cpetrone84 (1271) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 24, 2014
Pour is a very dark brown with a tight light brown head. Nose is a light roast, some chocolate and vanilla notes, with a fair bit of sugary malt sweetness and berries. Body is thick and decadent. Roast is heavier, notes of chocolate and vanilla. Faint bitterness and the berry and slightly sugary malt accompany a semi dry finish.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
CraftBeerLvr41 (82) - Illinois, USA - FEB 18, 2014
A: Really dark and black, strong creamy light brown head with nice two finger head. Nice lacing that sticks. S: First hit of aroma was espresso with some dark chocolate, and figs. Really pleasant smelling. Some alcohol T: Again begins with the espresso and chocolate then moves to bittersweet cocoa, molasses, and some piney notes. A touch of alcohol at the end. M: medium to full-bodied with a really nice creaminess that I enjoy. O: Really nice beer, cant wait to try the fruit variations of this beer.


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