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RATINGS: 394   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Dark brown in color. Candy sugar in used when brewing this beer. Available in September.


LinusStick's rating

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
LinusStick (2814) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 12, 2012
An OK beer. A little weak flavored for the style, but all in all decent. Aroma was alright. Roasted malt, earth and a hint of burnt caramel. Pour was a nice deep dark amber with a one finger off white head. Taste was a tad thin. The burnt caramel and earth hit first, followed by smoke. The finish was very quick and left a lot to be desired. Decent carbonation. Was expecting a lot more


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gyllenbock (4393) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 10, 2014
Bottle from Systembolaget. Dark amber with a medium head. Sweet with caramel, light roasted malt, some fruit. A bit anonymous to be honest.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
SirLimpsalot (2058) - SWEDEN - JUL 9, 2014
@Basunen:ingen större doft. Ek heller någon större smak. Lite lätt malt, annars inget. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone ---- Soberness not garanteed!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jrodooo5 (910) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JUL 3, 2014
Good deep copper pour w/ a tan head that leaves a ring of lacing. The aroma is primarily dominated by sweet caramel. The taste is quite different from the aroma. It’s smoky & dry w/ the caramel kind of a soft undertone. A little bit different than the previous scotch’s I’ve had before but still a good beer!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HonusWagner (1315) - Florida, USA - JUN 27, 2014
2 year aged bottle, consumed while watching "The Naked Spur". Sweet toffee malt notes, light peat smoke character, mild bitterness in finish. Somewhat dull and plain, though not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HULK777 (327) - - JUN 10, 2014
Caramelized sugar and alcohol aroma. Dry taste of coffee and dark bread. Hints of smoke in a mild and dry palate, with very moderate fruits/hops aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Defreni (2463) - Husum, DENMARK - MAY 27, 2014
Flaske: Ravfarvet klar øl med et stort flot skumhoved. Ekstrem maltet duft med en stor maltsmag. Fin øl men lidt ensformig i længden.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
fiulijn (14290) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 2, 2014
8.2% ABV
Brown color, clean, with compact head. Light aroma, some caramel and an impression of bread. Correct body strength; lean mouthfeel; some caramel flavor and correct bitterness.
Just a boring Imperial Amber Ale. This beer didn’t capture the essence of anything.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bullit (3961) - Burgos, SPAIN - APR 30, 2014
Bottle from Whole Foods, Sarasota @ Rooie Dop brewdungeon. Clear copper colour, thin off-white head. Nose is caramel malts, light hoppy, toffee. Flavour is caramel, light hoppy, bit of candied sugar. Slightly dry and sweet finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
patrick767 (3524) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - APR 20, 2014
bottle - Pours dark amber with small suspended yeast particles and a one finger, lasting light tan head. The aroma includes caramel and a touch of dark fruit. It’s sweet with caramel and a nice smoky character. Quite tasty.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
VictorStr (1199) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - APR 16, 2014
Inte min favorit typ. Hel del sötma, viss om än lite rökighet. Högt fint skum som försvinner snabbt, aningen spretig i smaken. OK kropp


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