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RATINGS: 1350   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Definitely not your Dad’s Wimpy 30 weight. An enormous & luscious dark ale that’s as opaque and dark as the most well used motor oils.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheJester (1912) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 21, 2014
750 mL bottle. I’m assuming that this is mis-labelled here. It’s not an ASA. Or a barleywine, which is what the name led me to believe. Way too much dark/chocolate/black/roasted malt flavour. If I had to label it I’d say it’s a double black IPA. And a darn good one.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kevinsenn (1092) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 20, 2014
Bottle. Dark fruit aroma. Taste is roasty with dark fruit and vanilla. Viscous body. Very good.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tightslice (212) - Redwood City, California, USA - SEP 20, 2014
On tap at Flavor in Half Moon Bay, CA. Pours a rich brown / black. Aroma is licorice, espresso. Taste is licorice, espresso, dry roasted malts with a clean dry finish. Will try again.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheDog (528) - Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2014
Bottle. Black colour and beige head. Aroma and taste of hard roasted malts, espresso, liquirice and a bit dark chocolate. Very silky smooth, warm and well balanced. This one is superb!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
YogiBeera (2480) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 29, 2014
Beautiful pitch bleach thick looking brew with a nice froth latte head on top. Milk chocolate bitter coffee bean nose. Silky thick , slightly bitter with a long slight numbing taste.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pivo (2571) - GERMANY - AUG 29, 2014
Looks like motor oil. Huge spongy head. Licorice sweetness with an espresso end. Massive beer. Leaves a very bitter roasted taste that lingers forever. Nice.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
andriesradu (509) - ROMANIA - AUG 25, 2014
65cl bottle. Pours black with a big, creamy, beige head. Aroma is heavy sweet with strong notes of chocolate. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and light to moderate bitter with strong notes of chocolate. Thick body. Ends slighty roasted.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbruner (2356) - Athens, Georgia, USA - AUG 24, 2014
Bottle shared thanks to Tim and Rachel at Proof happy hour! Pours a deep black with hints of purple red, bubbly tan head that leaves light lace. Aroma and taste of vanilla, molasses, roast, slight bakers chocolate. Well hidden booze, but still some warming on the way down, nicely done.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adster (424) - HUNGARY - AUG 17, 2014
Illatában pirított magvak, lágyan pörkölt kávészemek, kesudió, mandula, mogyoró gömbölyű aromái jelentkeznek elsőként, melyhez egy égetett fás, kissé fanyar karakter csatlakozik. Éjfekete színű testére egy kakaószínű hab telepszik, mely egy testes, közepesen szénsavas és igencsak száraz jelleget takar. Kávés, fás, karcos jegyek simulnak össze krémesen, majd hamuszerűen kesernyés, karcos komponensek vadítják meg az összképet. Fázós esték melengető italaként képzelném el leginkább, mely a porterek, stoutok, old ale-ek szerelmeseit egyszerre elégíti ki bámulatos sokszínűsége által.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
VictorStr (1334) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - AUG 15, 2014
Drack older i USA, CA. Old pĺ hamnmästaren, fyllig kropp och smak. Mycket humle.


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