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RATINGS: 195   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 306   ABV: 10.2%
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The biggest farm animal to come out of the SweetWater Barn! We bucked up and threw everything, including the kitchen sink, into this "Jackass" concoction. At 10% ABV and over 90 IBU - You’ll know it when it hits you in the back of the head!


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DocLock (7481) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 19, 2007
1L bottle from TheBeerCellar. Thanks! Pours chill hazy medium coppery with 1-finger off-white head that stays arounbd a while, reappears at every repour, and forms nice lacing for a beer this strong. The aroma is huge hops, some hot wafts, and some tropical fruity notes, plus caramel malt. No noticeable heat until the very end, with flavors of heavy hops, tangerine, mango peppery, and malt notes. Indeed, this one is much more of an IIPA than barleywine, but it is great however you choose to pigeonhole it.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Goodgrief (1742) - Middletown, Delaware, USA - MAR 30, 2008
Nov. 2007 - Beautiful brown color with really impressive head, especially for abv and beautiful lacing, really nice. Aroma of caramel malt. Flavor was predominantly caramel malt with a faint teabag flavor to go with heavy floral and piney hops and also mild citrus. Near perfect balance of sweet and bitter. Big thanks to eaglefan538 for sharing.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hank1980 (942) - Athens, Georgia, USA - OCT 8, 2007
I agree with others that this is more of an Imperial IPA than a BW. The hops in this one are much more previlant than in most BW’s. Very piney, citrus, fresh taste and aroma. Very smooth taste and low carb mouthfeel. High ABV, though alcohol is not very strong in the flavor. Pours an dark amber/orange color with a small white head.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
eaglefan538 (2828) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - NOV 25, 2007
1L bottle from aracauna. The pour was a beautiful amber-orange color, pretty clear, nice frothy huge head, incredible lacing, about as good an appearance as you can get from the style. The aroma was piney floral hops, light citrus, some caramel notes underneath it all. The flavor was full brown sugarey-light tea bags (in a good way), caramel, full resinous piney hops. Mouthfeel was full, yet not sticky. A nice concoction, worthy of being placed among the best of the Left Coast! Thanks, Jacob!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Angeloregon (2055) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 9, 2007
Thanks to Rusty Diamond for the trade--Poured a deep hazy copper-amber body with a bubbly, rocky off-white head. Nose of rich malts and floral, piny hops presence. Candy sweet sugar with a complex, robust finish. Yum!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
shrubber85 (6977) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - DEC 14, 2007
Bottle. Very nice peach, apple and strong malt aroma - only a hint of alcohol. Cloudy reddish amber color with nice big head. Slightly sweet peach/apple and malt flavor up front with a citrusy hops finish. Alcohol well hidden. Excellent.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SledgeJr (3577) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - DEC 14, 2007
In the flip cap bomber from Logan’s Pre-GABF party. Did kp bring this? Orange with a moderately invulnerable head. Tootsie roll orange fun factory aroma. Has a "I just chewed up an orange peel" flavor. The alcohol seems nonexistent as it is so lethal it goes first-pass directly into the hepatic portal vein. Yeah, this is good hooch.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
LtDan (1740) - Los Angeles County, California, USA - JUL 1, 2009
22 oz. bottle same as the Dank Tank #4 bottle as well. Appearance: Pours a light, cloudy auburn with a pinstripe of white foam at the top. Leaves spotty lacing. Aroma: Citrus fruit, rind and oil, pear, peach, and sugary malt. Also a little bit of pine. Taste: Orange, grapefruit, peach, mango, brown sugar, and caramel. Finishes with grapefruit and bitterness. Mouthfeel: Syrupy, juicy, and sticky. Overall: Scary good. 10% + abv, with fruity, candy like aroma and taste.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Collint (475) - Sylva, North Carolina, USA - AUG 29, 2009
Bomber from PJ’s. Thanks Tiki Phil. Pours a light hazy copper orange with a thin head. Aroma is hoppy with notes of grapefruit or some type of sweet fruit and caramel. Flavor is complex hoppiness with a smooth body dry bitter finish. very nice and smooth

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
neepsntatties (1114) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 17, 2009
Got to try a bomber of this recently. Colour... medium gold with no head. Nose... sweet with plenty of tropical fruits and toffee. Palate... light CO2, dried stone fruits, Medjool dates, a coating quality and a long finish.


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