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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   EST. CALORIES: 309   ABV: 10.3%
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The Gimp A love story! A wide open Old Ale, The Gimp gags up Alc.10.3% by Vol. and is bred to be stashed in a Dank dark cellar only to be brought out for your most “special” guests! This full-bodied Gimp gives off sweet scents of caramel and toffee and, as legend has it, warm sensations of malt balanced by low voltage doses of hops delivering a SHOCKER you’ll actually want to receive. Don’t keep The Gimp’s leash too tight, as he will mellow with age and become more experienced the longer he stays locked up in the cellar. Bring out The Gimp!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (11940) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 31, 2013
(22oz bottle) Pours a hazy amber-brown body with a medium beige head. Aroma of caramel, earth, and fruit. Flavor of caramel, dark fruit, toffee, brown sugar, light pine.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (11015) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 22, 2013
Bottle. Deep dark maroon brown color, medium tan head. Aroma of toast, toffee, light booze. Taste has more booze, dark fruit, raisins, dates. A big beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 31, 2012

Name: The Gimp
Date: December 24, 2012
Mode: Bottle
Source: Hop City, Atlanta
Appearance: clear dark ruby red
Aroma: lightly sweet aroma, earthy, touch of fruity sweetness
Flavor: rich malt flavor, nice fruityness bring a touch of sweetness, plenty of drying earthyness
Overall: chain me up in the cellar with this gimp anytime
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
Rating: 3.1/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: ** /4

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (10785) - Orange County, California, USA - MAR 1, 2013
Mahogany colored pour with an off-white head. Big caramel sweetness, toasted malt, toffee, and some dark fruit. Some piney hops, a bit of grapefruit peel, and a touch of chocolate. There’s a nice malt and fruit sweetness to the flavor. Light pine bitterness, some citrus, and big caramel, toffee, and brown sugar.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (9686) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - SEP 19, 2013
Bomber courtesy of CraftBeerDesign (thanks Geoff) poured a clear reddish amber with a lasting amber head. Aromas of toasted malt, earthiness, light toffee and light prunes. Palate was medium to full bodied and smooth. Flavors of toasted malt, toffee, earthiness and light cocoa with a smooth lingering earthy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (9050) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - OCT 8, 2013
Medium brown color, cream colored head. Molasses, dates, raisins, brow sugar cookies.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (8867) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 24, 2013
22oz bottle. Poured a deep amber color with an off white head. Aromas of dark fruits, rotted rinds, earthy, toasty, grains, and some floralness. Tastes of caramel, dark fruits, and toffee. Some alcohol in the finish, but overall well hidden.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sammy (8551) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 19, 2013
On tap at engine 15. Dark brown with a little floating head. Lacey. Mild hop aroma. Brown style, licorice taste muddled flavours. A little cloying. Assertive carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Drake (8322) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 22, 2013
Brewvival Trip Beer 70. Draft at Taps, Summerville, SC. Pours a hazy amber color with a thin off-white head. Fair head retention. Aroma of raisin, toffee, pale crackery malts, citrus. The taste is toffee, candied citrus, earth. Medium bodied. 100th Georgia rating!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ibrew2or3 (6843) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - OCT 8, 2013
22oz bomber, courtesy of markwise, pours with a murky deep mahogany looking body that has amber edges and supports a sixty second tan head. The aroma offers up nice musty sweet dark fruity esters, sweet caramel, thick sugary sweet malts and then a decent barleywine booziness near the end of the draw. The taste starts smooth with a sweet soft base of malts and caramel malts that support prunes, cherries and ripe figs. These notes slide toward the finish with an old school mildly harsh straight up booziness that makes me reminisce of the boozy old school 9% barleywines. I love barleywine.

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