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Uncommon Brewers American Special Bitter
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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.63/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 435   ABV: 14.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
It’s a west-coast strong ale that is hopped up like a double IPA, black as sin and aged on redwood.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borup (8266) - Albertslund, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2012
Tap at CBC. Dark brown colour with a beige head. Aroma and flavour of roasted malt, fruit, hops and caramel.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tkrjukoff (4205) - SWEDEN - MAY 16, 2012
CBC 2012. Pours oily black brown with a minimal tanned shortlived head. Aroma is sweet dark fruits raisins fidges toasted malty fruity. Flavor is fullbodied sweet raisins fidges bitter malty roasted; right in my alley. Finishes longlived sweet bitter fruity.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HenrikSoegaard (11742) - Randers, DENMARK - MAY 16, 2012
Draught. Frothy white fair mostly deminishing head. Black colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Some candis notes. Heavy bitter wonderfull powerfull flavor. Woody. Long heavy bitter finish. Creamy palate.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (36043) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2012
From tap. Pours hazy amber wit a small tan hesd. Aroma is roasted malty and caramelish. Sweet, toasted malty and caramelish. Bitter, toasted malty and caramelish. Bitter and sweet roasted malty finish.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
jesperhammer (3545) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2012
12-MAY-2012, draft @CBC. Black, murky with almost no head. Clearly an american strong ale type, just sweet’er. Roasted malts, hoppy. Very very sweet. Quite complex. I am having a hard time describing this - exept I Love the aroma and taste:-)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pinball (11534) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 13, 2012
tap at cbc, dark brown, small head. aroma is roasted malty, licorice. flavor is roasted malts, licorice, loads of flavor, sweet hard roasted malts dominate.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MiP (14481) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAY 12, 2012
Draught. Fruity aroma. Cloudy dark red brown colour. Peppery flavour. Sweet and strong alcohol flavour.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (14379) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 12, 2012
Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2012. Black beer with almost no head. Malty vinous aroma, figs and raisins, chocolate, licorice notes. Alcohol flavor, malty, vinous but too strong.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12314) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 12, 2012
(Draught) Pours an opaque black body with a small fizzy tan head. Aroma of vanilla, caramel, molasses, and toffee. Flavor of roasted malt, raisins, toffee, alcohol, and caramel.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7904) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 20, 2011
On tap. Pours with a near black body with a small tan head. Aroma: BOOZY! Molasses, sticky, licorice, light wood notes. Flavors are boozy, licorice, sweetness (yeast seemed to leave a lot left behind). A good amount of fusel. Seems underattenuated. Some spicy qualities. Light bubbles, thick.


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