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Sweetwater Dank Tank Browneye’d Buckeye

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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.92/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 120   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Our sweet, innocent, and moral El Dressel lost his way as Brutus led him down a dark alley to recruit some tattoos and car loans to afford all the Columbus hops he needed to stack his on field double IPA recipe with the most aggressive hops O-round. Unfortunately El Dressel was discovered, humiliated, and banished leaving a permanent wrinkle in his sweater vest and instantly creating the Browneyed Buckeye!!! Get it while you can, because just like last year’s Sugar Bowl win, this one will be gone quickly!


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tron3000atl (72) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - AUG 3, 2012
Had some yesterday at the brewery for ipa day. Tasted like I was eating a fresh hop. Was pretty awesome

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011

Name: Browneye Buckeye
Date: July 17, 2011
Mode: Draft
Source: Taco Mac, Taco Mac
Appearance: clear dark red with ruby highlights, creamy beige head, drippy lace
Aroma: big hop aroma, floral and citrus, rich chocolate
Flavor: rich chocolate flavor, touch of caramel sweetness, lots of hops, citrus, floral
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 15/20
Rating: 3.6/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *** /4

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Suttree (4906) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 15, 2011
On tap at Jack of the Wood, Asheville. Reddish Brown, with a thin ring of foam. Smells more IPA-ish than anything, perhaps a touch of molasses, and brown sugar. Flavor is very hop forward, with a sweet-ish, earthy finish.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
elgiacomo (745) - Ringgold/Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, USA - JUL 25, 2011
Poured from a growler filled about 15 minutes ago. Served at around 40-45F.

Pours clear brown with red highlights and a nice light beige head that leaves good spotty lacing and recedes to a wispy cap.

Aroma is a huge blast of pine, spruce, and some dank marijuana. Damn. Very potent. There is also some citrus, toast, nuts & caramel present. Excellent strength.

Flavor is pine, spruce, resinous hops, some citrus, good sweet malt backbone featuring caramel, toffee, toast & nuts, finishes with good bitterness. A bit of alcohol on the finish but not bad at all for an 8.5% brew.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied with good carbonation.

Man this is some good stuff and one of the hoppiest Black/Brown IPAs I’ve ever had. The aroma is just insane!

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cybercat (2991) - Georgia, USA - JUL 22, 2011
Comes out of the tap a warm, opaque chocolate brown with a thick pale tan head. Strong, evergreen aroma has a citrus undertone. Mouth-filling pine tree flavor is a little bitter and a little sweet, and has a grapefruit undertone and a woody hint. Lively, tingly texture leaves a strong, fizzy and evergreen finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ChainGangGuy (4281) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - JUL 20, 2011
11 ounce goblet - $7.25 at Taco Mac in Canton, Georgia.

Appearance: Served up a very dark brown body capped off by a ¼-inch high, faintly beige-tinged head.

Smell: Charred wood bark, lightly accented with notes of toaster oven-toasted bread and roasted malt with a slight fruitiness (not particularly aromatic in that department) and a few drops of pine resin and alcohol.

Taste: B-E B gets you get your toast, it gets you some roast, and a few shavings of predominately bitterish chocolate. Some fruity components enter, tasting of black raspberry as well as citric white grapefruit. A firm, cumulative bitterness follows shortly thereafter. The taste briefly turns somewhat malty after the midpoint, but retains the aforementioned fruitiness until the bitter, lightly resinous finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation.

Overall: It’s OK, I suppose, though not particularly a winner for me. Ever onward, Dank Tank!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
craftbeerdesign (2140) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 13, 2011
on tap at Taco Mac Cumming on 7/8/11. brown pour with a 1/4" off white head. lovely nose with layers of coffee, chocolate and citrus hops. big roasted body that blends big time IBUs with coffee and chocolate malts. slightly creamy. big roasted finish with more citrus hops covered in coffee and chocolate. I wish they bottled this one.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gjamieson (80) - Canton, Georgia, USA - JUL 12, 2011
Draft @ Taco Mac, Canton GA. Dark brown with creamy white head. Good lacing. Strong citrus hop aroma, very pleasant. Caramel and roasted malts balanced well with a big hop punch. Fruity. Creamy, rich mouthfeel. Hoppy bitter finish. Well done. Ohio State sucks.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jw0406 (672) - atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 11, 2011
16 oz draft pours a dark brown color with a white head. Aromas of grapefruit, citurs and hops with some caramel. Full bodied with a great citrus flavor and a bitter finish

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Westmeister (1534) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 10, 2011
Draft. Pours a dark mocha black with an off white head and perfect lacing. Smell is a big Burst of citrus/grapefruit hops and a nice malt backing. Toasted caramel initially and then the big punch of some piney hops. Very nice brew and this is helping me really get into the black ipas.


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