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RATINGS: 126   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   IBU: 88   EST. CALORIES: 294   ABV: 9.8%
Time traveling in at number 16 in our “Side Project” series of beers is “Phlux Capacitor.” This wood aged bully is brewed to an unknown style from another dimension. Rumor has it that this beer was the first invented on planet Vulcan on Saturday, November 5, 1955 at 10:04 pm. Scribbled on the back of a sports almanac inside an abandoned Delorean. It is said that the speedometer in the car was frozen at 88 miles per hour and it took 1.21 gigawatts of power to jumpstart the car back to the future. We hope you enjoy our interpretation of this totally fictitious ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cbkschubert (2901) - BFE, Arizona, USA - SEP 23, 2012
22 oz. bottle via trade with smith4498 - Pour a cloudy brown color with a one finger thick light tan head. Light spotty lacing. Aroma is toasted caramel malt and light herbal hops. Flavor is toasted caramel malt, light esters, spices, and light oak. The alcohol is noticeable and lingers in the finish. Medium to full body. A nice beer. Thanks Jason.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beernbourbon (1558) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - SEP 19, 2012
Bottle on vacation. Pour is deep and cloudy reddish- copper with a nice medium light brown head. Aroma is hoppy with notes of cedar, butterscotch, faint pine, and a touch spice. Flavor is spicy caramel malt with hints of cedar and pine hop. Also notes of pumpkin spice and light brown sugar. An interesting brew. Lots going on but still pretty cohesive.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Beerenberger (1601) - Fischer, Texas, USA - SEP 13, 2012
Aroma wood and malts. Dark brown pour with a mostly lasting tan head and nice lacing. Taste is woody with an alcohol finish. Medium-light bodied and minimal carbonation. Overall, nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (13602) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 10, 2012
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured a dark brown color with an average frothy brown head that was mostly lasting and had good lacing. Good malt and dark fruit and hop aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Moderate to heavy dark fruit sweet flavor with a medium to heavy sweet finish of moderate to long duration. Solid complex brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Suttree (6099) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 9, 2012
Deep mahogany, big foamy head. Smells like wood and molasses. Taste is plum and fig, plus some cherry. And oak. Lots of oak. Chocolate as it warms.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tcane7 (1670) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 5, 2012
Bottle. Pours a murky brown with decent tan head and a little lacing. Nose of whiskey, vanilla, toffee, caramel, and oak. Sweet and boozy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
adrian910ss (2565) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 3, 2012
22 oz bomber. Pours a deep rusty red amber color with a medium sized beige head. Aroma of oak chips, hops, toffee, sweet malt, pine notes and citrus hints. Taste is much the same as the aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
b3shine (8190) - Indiana, USA - AUG 28, 2012
Bottle to snifter (thanks alexsdad06). Looks good; a cloudy brown with beige head that quickly dissipates into lacing. Smells and tastes sweet and a little boozy. Average on the palate. Decent beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Zombeer (59) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 19, 2012
A strong beer but nice and tasty as a slow sipper. I wouldn’t pay $9 a bottle again, but I’m glad I tried it. Nice buzz!!!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
NikkTwist (2773) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 15, 2012
Draft at the Khyber. Red brown pour with a foamy tan head. Tasting overripe medium red fruits - juicy plums, figs, strawberries - and light earthy oaky notes masked behind some alcohol drenched charred wood and some dry hop bitterness. Peppery finish. Low carbonation. High ABV is not hidden. Feels like a mix of different brews. Maybe that is how they do it on Vulcan.

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