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RATINGS: 66   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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tectactoe (3081) - 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).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nickls (1944) - Washington, Washington DC, 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jkwood04 (4515) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dfonorow (1716) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (12113) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SudsMcDuff (6673) - .....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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (17487) - , 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
The_Osprey (2928) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (13576) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle shared in London - big thanks to Mitch. Pours deep brown with a creamy tan head. Kind of awkward aroma, some dark berries, maybe some milk chocolate, roast. Medium sweet flavor, a little metallic, some lightly tangy berries, cocoa. Medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. Novel finish, some dark fruits,cherry, berries, cocoa, light roast. Pretty tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (8515) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 28, 2015 Bottle at the tasting. It pours deep brown with a small beige head. The nose is soft, juicy, sweet, plum, liquorice, candy, date, sugary and candy. The taste is bitter-sweet, juicy, cherry, dirt, light acidity, fruit cake, candy, sweets and booze with a dry finish. Medium to full body and fine carbonation. Big and sweet. Filthy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (11694) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 21, 2015
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured a black color with an average frothy brown head that lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy roasted chocolate, coffee, soft cherry and small alcohol aroma. Medium to heavy sweet cherry, dark toasted malt flavor with a medium to heavy dark sweet finish of moderate to long duration. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. This is a solid beer.

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