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RATINGS: 126   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarinEvelyn (542) - Wisconsin, USA - FEB 26, 2014
Aged for at least a year. Strong alcohol, oak, vanilla, roasty, malty aroma. Decent sized white head that disappears rather quickly. Taste is similar. Very malty, roasty, alcohol. A slight alcohol burn at the end but fairly smooth.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
dlbeer (771) - Wisconsin, USA - JAN 27, 2014
Tap at brewery. Dark pour with tan head. Smells of smoke and dark malts. Too much smoke in the flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ApisAles (1576) - Greenbelt, Maryland, USA - NOV 6, 2013
Really nice scotch ale. Deep orange/brown pour with little to no head. Aroma is peat, very light smoke, strong caramel and malt notes. Flavor is deep caramel, malt and a bare hint of smoke. Nicely balanced. Good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jgb9348 (4694) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - SEP 14, 2013
Hazy, muddy brown and ruby tinted body with a very thin, oily tan head and almost no movement at all. Aroma of huge amounts of oak, scotch, whiskey, brandy, cognac, rye and a ton of sugars - pungent, for sure. Full-bodied; Strong whiskey and brandy flavours throughout with some pit fruit notes, a little raisin, some earthy malt and a dry oaky finish, but the alcohol notes are by far the strongest. Aftertaste shows the warmth of a scotch or brandy with a hint of sugars, a lot of oak and dryness, a tiny yeast note and a lot more alcohol kick. Overall, a super pungent beer that is perhaps a bit too much like a scotch or brandy than a beer - but if that’s what you want, then definitely try this beer. It’s a bit too strong for me, but definitely too strong, considering this is a 65 cL bottle. A well put together beer, but a bit too strong and too large. I sampled this 65 cL bottle purchased from Discount Liqour in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on 05-September-2012 for US$13.99 sampled just over a year later at home in Washington on 14-September-2013.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
brokensail (10738) - Orange County, California, USA - MAY 6, 2013
Copper colored pour with an off-white head. Nose is smokey and peaty with some chocolate, vanilla, and dark fruit. Sweet caramel and brown sugar, and certainly some alcohol. The flavor is smokey and boozy. Caramel, dark fruit, and brown sugar sweetness. Light vanilla and chocolate.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
maxwelldeux (3542) - Everett, Washington, USA - APR 1, 2013
Bottle. Pours a hazy and very dark amber color a small off-white head. Nose is extremely malty with an alcohol kick - almost like a barley wine. Taste is much the same - strong alcohol notes with a slight malty sweet undertone. Not what I expected, and not a huge fan.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SSSteve (3751) - - MAR 17, 2013
bottle. murky deep copper beer with a small head. big caramel and oak nose. toasted bread, burnt caramel, a bit of smoke, charred oak barrel, toasted marshmallow flavors. syrupy, rich, full bodied palate. its a nice robust beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OnWisconsin (132) - Wisconsin, USA - FEB 17, 2013
Nothing special. Poured a very mirky brown with a minamal head that dissipated quickly. Aroma had a few notes with bourbon, wet wood, ash and some malt. On the tongue you get sweet malt followed by some bourbon and finishing with a smoked dry finish. Mouthfeel is medium with a little too much carbonation.

0.8
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
crossovert (7202) - Illinois, USA - FEB 16, 2013
On tap as a vintage BA scotch ale. This fucking blows. Sweet as it can be, burnt rubber. flat, disgusting.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cybercat (3268) - Georgia, USA - FEB 7, 2013
Strong aroma has a fruity and vaguely fishy overtone, with notes of malt and yeast. Pours a clear dark sepia with a nice wheat head. Flavor has firm fruity - pear with a little banana and apple - malty and cloves notes, and, hello, quite an alcohol bite. Well it is 10% ABV. Texture has decent fizz and thickness - and a serious alcohol edge. Overall, edgy and lively, decent flavor.


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