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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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Humans, humans, humans...Your delicacy suits you like vanilla to a beastly beer. You wear your fragility with nature’s grace, like cherries in the fall. Destined to be picked, squeezed, and made vital in some cosmic concoction. Submit to our dark rich cherry Abduction. Submission is your natural state. It is in fact what Drew us to you.


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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tectactoe (3118) - Michigan, USA - MAR 17, 2014
Bottle: Very dark pour, black center with a slight hint of brown at the edges; nice, foamy, light-mocha head on tap, long-lasting & chunky leaving good lacing behind. Aroma has notes of musty cherry jam & cherry marmalade with a chocolate candy bar underbody & hints of brown sugar rounding things out. Taste is a mixture of semi-sweet cherry jam & milky, melted chocolate. Some light roasted malt notes on the edges with hints of brown sugar, nuts, & dry cocoa dust. The cherry stays sweet & never gets medicinal, which is good. I enjoyed this one quite a bit, though it may be my personal least favorite of the Abduction series (so far).


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
djd07 (6056) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 9, 2015
Bottle thanks to Rob. Pours a dark brown with beige head. The aroma is strong vanilla, wood, roast. Medium mouth, chocolate covered cherries, roast, sweet, light booze, very good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Atom (1777) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 15, 2015
On tap at Simone’s pours a dark brown//black with a thin than head. Chocolate malt/shake aroma, creamy, light cherry syrup and nutty. Big coffee flavor, roasted malts, chocolate, nutty, a steady bitterness, light cherry syrup.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
napdynmite (85) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 5, 2015
This is a cherry truffle beast. Smells of charred wood, cherries, dough, leather. Taste is slightly syrupy cherries, chocolate, licorice. Finish is slightly tart, astringent. Alcohol is strong from the get-go. This is a sipper.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nickls (1978) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - MAY 27, 2015
Bottle. Jet black pour, dark khaki head. Lots of roast and slightly sour cherries as well as cocoa in the aroma. Deep dark chocolate, toasty malts, roasted coffee, very slight tart cherry as well in the flavor. Medium to heavier velvety body. I think this is solid, though I prefer the raspberry version much more.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jkwood04 (4785) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 15, 2015
22oz bottle in a tulip. Pours black with a beige head. Aroma of chocolate and dark malts, cherry, light notes of vanilla, some hints of roast, lactose, and some light bitterness. Flavors not really the best blend of everything. Average texture. A decent beer but not the best.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dfonorow (1721) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 14, 2015
Bottle. Pour is deep brown/black with a small off-white head. Aroma and flavor of medicinal cherry syrup, hop bitterness, citrus, dark grains, and smoke. Finish is chocolate, cherries, and medicine. Eh.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (12732) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2015
Bottle split at Bruces pad - for the last time, thanks to Kenwold, 27/03/15. Light black with a decent tan covering. Nose is spice, dark fruits, chocolate, tar, ripe red berries. Taste comprises rich fruit, dark chocolate, spice, charr, cherry skins. Full bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Decent impy, masks the ABV well.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SudsMcDuff (6838) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAR 29, 2015
it’s true, it’s true, we’re so lame .. . pour at nobi from some craig dude .. . cherry syrup, cooking chocolate, and tar .. . mild mouth .. mild finish, well done brew .. . . sorry about the salmanilla

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (18167) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2015
27th March 2015
Swan Song at Bruce’s. Opaque dark brown beer, small tan head. Comparatively light palate, semi dry with mild fine carbonation. Sweet toffee and dark chocolate. Mild lactose, sort of Milky Way centre. Modest cherry, some maraschino character. Not bad, a bit lactose.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
The_Osprey (3241) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2015
Bottle share, thanks to Ken. Black, small ring of white head. Aroma is liquorice, lactose, quite a lot of seaweed, algae, some salty cabbage. Body is medium, tingly carbonation, slightly foamy. Taste is lightly vegetal, some coffee, cherry, molasses, some more salty seaweed, dry finish. Decent, very interesting.


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