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RATINGS: 115   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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Earth, both rich and refreshing, the bright juices of your primordial civilizations quench even the coldest desireís of deep space. Eventually you will succumb and offer us the sweet orange flesh of your humanity and the chocolate longing of your young will. Or did you think there would be someone to deliver you?


tectactoe's rating

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tectactoe (3118) - Michigan, USA - AUG 29, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 27, 2014 Bottle: Basically black with only a light shimmer of deep brown at the top, mild dark beige head that drops to a shabby collar and skin. Aroma is creamy, brew house coffee, sweet cream, orange zest, hint of roast, and some bittersweet chocolate. Coffee is surprisingly the strongest aroma. Taste is like a cool, iced coffee drink youíd get at Starbucks... Sweet creamy coffee with some zesty orange thatís light enough to not be intrusive with mocha drizzle. Finish of cocoa beans and light roast, just a touch of finishing sweetness. Medium mouth feel, medium carbonation. Not a huge orange presence, but enough to make an impact... Very nice brew.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nimbleprop (5892) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 6, 2015
22oz bottle pours a murky black with a ring of off white head. Nose had a lot of orange and molasses, malt, toast. Flavor is better, cakey, chocolte, vanilla, caramel, molasses, orange, brown sugar. Full, sticky finish.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
melush (1307) - SPAIN - APR 18, 2015
Bottle 65cl / Botella 65cl. @ Cervezorama 2.0. A: Black / Negro. T/S: Roasted malt, chocolate, alcohol / Malta tostada, chocolate, alcohol.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SudsMcDuff (6838) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAR 29, 2015
who needs the kwik-e mart? .. . tastes like that stupid english orange chocolate ball that no one actually likes .. . mouth feel is solid, as is the finish .. . a novelty .. . . Iíve had show turtles for three years now, and never once have I taken them to a show... Iím such a freakiní hypocrite

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CanIHave4Beers (3568) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - FEB 9, 2015
Bottle, courtesy of a kind soul... shared in a location remote of my dining room.
Pours basically black with a small head and nice lacing on the glass.

The aroma has a nice roasty character all around, itís a little boozy and even sort of floral at times. Itís got a nice orange zest & cocoa thing going on for sure.

The flavor offers plenty of sweet on bitter balance. Itís got some orange zest, peel, & flesh for sure the chocolate element tends towards a dark chocolate so itís nicely bitter. The booze is well controlled for sure.

Iíve not had one of these Abduction beers yet that isnít pretty fun.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
italianjohn (2489) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 5, 2015
Black pour with a thin beige head .... Aroma of orange peel, roasted malts and dark chocolate ..... Taste of orange peel, roasted malts, dark chocolate and vanilla cream .... Has a slight bitter and booze to it .... Not my favorite of the series but half decent

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
mikem409 (1844) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - FEB 1, 2015
Bottle from beer temple. Color is black with fast fading head. Aroma is citrus chocolate. Taste follows rather sweet.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niko100 (2239) - Illinois, USA - JAN 24, 2015
Dark brown/black color; Medium to heavy creamy body; Aroma of toasted sweet malt, chocolate, fruit/orange, and licorice; Flavor of roasted sweet malt, dark chocolate, fruit (notably orange), some coffee, and vanilla; Warm finish; Nicely balanced; Pretty good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Idiosynkrasie (4911) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JAN 12, 2015
650ml bottle. Jet black colour with small, frothy, booming diminishing, reawakeable, minimally lacing, tan head head. Roasty, dark malty aroma with zesty orange notes, hints of dark chocolate, cococa, alcohol. Taste is moderately sweet, chocolately dark malty, notes of orange, orange zest, orange pralinť, bitter blood orange; long lasting, mild, moderately sweet, chocolately finish. Minimally sticky palate, oily texture.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
maxodom (44) - - JAN 8, 2015
pours a thin thickness with dark color and a little head that quickly evaporates. You get the orange taste and a little coffee, though not a ton. overall good but nothing special

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GlasgowTAD (588) - Glasgow/Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - JAN 8, 2015
Pours deep brown with a large light brown head which fizzes away after a few seconds into a faint lacing around the glass. Aroma is citrus and raisins. Taste is initially cocoa, then a tart orangey kick which leads to a pleasant roasty finish. Full bodied with slight to moderate carbonation.


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