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RATINGS: 107   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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In this epic battle, the Blood of the Unicorn has been shed by the sword of the deadly assassin of the east. One sip of this.aggressively hopped red ale clearly reveals what drives these, the greatest of, hop heads of lore. Is this the end of the mythical horned horse? Or will he rise like the phoenix to fight another day?

Bottling Dates:
Batch 016: 5/29/12
Batch 022: 7/10/12
Batch 042: 10/1/12

DeliveryDriver's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
DeliveryDriver (170) - Illinois, USA - JUN 17, 2013
Pours a deep mahogany with a half finger head that dissipates slowly. Had aromas of licorice, alcohol, cherries, raisins, and citrusy hop notes. Taste had a lot going on. Lots of malty flavors, and a bitter finish. None of it seemed to mesh very well, almost like these flavors were not compatible. I wasn’t impressed by this one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PhilJackson80 (437) - Oklahoma, USA - MAR 17, 2015
22 oz Bottle. Tasted on 3/17/15. Bottle from West Lakeview Liquor. Batch #603 drank from a Teku Glass. Aroma has a slight sweetness with medium hops. Taste is smooth for 9% with a good hop bitterness. Very easy to drink for the ABV. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Advocate_Ames (464) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Pours a hazy brownish red with a thick foam head that laces my glass as it dissipates. The aroma is a hop evergreen with pine scents, malts, sweet carmel notes, and some fruit. Tasting, I picked up on a defined bitterness, oils from the hops, profound malted grain flavor, mild buttery toffee taste, and possibly some fruity blood orange. Overall it has good flavor and a pleasant finish, not overly bitter or long lasting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cards04 (2061) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - MAR 3, 2015
A really great brew here. Pours a dark amber. Aromas of sweet honey malts, over ripe fruit, and some dank hop. Flavors are pine hops, sweet fruity malts, medicinal notes as well. Great stuff.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
reorulezzz8 (11) - Crystal Lake, Illinois, USA - JAN 13, 2015
22 oz bottle batch 603. pours dark red/burgundy with a tan head. Great lacing. taste is a lot of pine, citrus, backed by a biscuity malt character. clean on the palate.finshes a tad on the bitter end.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SotallyTober (72) - Channahon, Illinois, USA - JAN 11, 2015
Pours a murky copper with off white head. Light lacing present. There’s a fruit, caramel, pine, and malt aroma. Medium body that was sweet and oily on the palate with a mild bitter finish. Flavor’s of caramel. grapefruit, nutty, malt, and resinous pine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (11906) - DENMARK - DEC 23, 2014
Dark brown with small head. Aroma is malt, caramel, hop, grapefruit, pine and a little earthy. Flavour is malt, caramel, hop, grapefruit, meidum sweet, pine, toasted, little bread, little earthy and bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (6808) - Hasselager, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2014
Pours dark brown with a small offwhite head, some lacings. Aroma of malt, light caramel, light spice, piney hops. Flavor is malty, caramel, piney hops, light resin, some alcohol. Medium body, average carbonation. 211214

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (33598) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 20, 2014
22 fl oz bottle. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is pine hoppy and toasted malty. Caramelish, pine hoppy and slight herbal. Bitter and dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (8546) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 19, 2014
Bottle 650ml @ fonefan
Pours clear brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, orange, citrus, hint of chocolate and alcohol. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter with a long caramel, orange and chocolate finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (14701) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 19, 2014
Bottle. A clear, glowing reddish dark golden beer topped by a dense, minimal sized light beige head. The aroma is resiny and citrusy, with caramel maltyness and a nutty touch. It’s full-bodied and lightly warming on the palate with a nice carbonation level. Bitter, resiny flavor with orange zest, caramel and a nuttyness. Quite dry. Lasting finish with caramel and a good bitterness and oranges. Quite nice this one, but I think it’s a tad too dry actually. 141219

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