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RATINGS: 137   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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Aged in Puerto Rican rum barrels, and brewed with Sweet Barbados and Blackstrap molasses, palm sugar, and Calypso hops, Kill Devil’s flavor and name were inspired by the ingredients used by Caribbean distillers.”


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
poisoneddwarf (1692) - Rathdrum, Idaho, USA - MAR 22, 2013
Bomber bought at Super 1 in CDA, ID. Pours murky brownish-orange with a medium collapsing beige head. Aroma is strong in artisan caramel, molasses, booze, licorice. Taste is sweet with a little bitterness in the finish. Flavors of licorice, wet dog, rum. Oily mouthfeel, full body. Smells better than it tastes, but this is not bad.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Atheist_Peace (929) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - MAR 7, 2013
Bright red/brown pour with a short tan head. Pretty spicy on the nose with licorice and toffee. Tastes a lot like Christmas: dates and spice. Finishes really quickly.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bendrixian (1073) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - MAR 3, 2013
fairly clear red/brown colour. more hoppy aroma than expected. sweet sugar notes and mint/eucalyptus. caramel and woodsy. Opens up quite hot. flavours of candy, and then butterscotch, toffee, molasses and a hint of rum.very interesting stuff.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vikingguy (797) - Chaska, Minnesota, USA - MAR 1, 2013
Amber color with tall brown foamy head. Aroma is rummy. Taste is rummy as well but plenty of other flavos coming though. Chocolate, roasted malt, coffee, molasses and dark sugar. Reminds me of Meyer’s Dark rum. A little boozy but a good sipper. Unique and interesting.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ansermadide (1514) - Kyle, Texas, USA - FEB 23, 2013
High on sediment with a medium brown color, this brown ale has an earthy hop/malt aroma and a very smooth, malty aroma and flavor that’s very English in style and offers a clean, enjoyable, not very sweet overall experience while still not seeming too cloying or heavy or bland in any way. How’s that for a short review?

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GL2814 (361) - New York, New York, USA - FEB 9, 2013
Pours a deep ruby color, with a thin beige head. Molasses comes through in the taste, with a slight taste of bread.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DuffMan (6555) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 26, 2013
Bottle. Auburn, with a cream coloured head that retains well. Aroma is very malty, breadcrusts and milk chocolate stand out. Sweet malty palate, chocolate, brown bread, caramelized sugar, aniseed, vanilla. Doppelbockish in its malt complexity. Loved it!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
n00bface (137) - Minneapolis, USA - JAN 17, 2013
Bottle from South Lyndale Liquors (Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2/12/12)
Aroma: Nuts, caramel, malt, spice, and some alcohol.
Appearance: A hazy medium-brown color with a medium off-white head.
Taste: Medium sweetness, light bitterness, and a bit of a boozy finish.
Palate: Medium bodied, and an average carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
camborne (655) - Hopkins, Minnesota, USA - JAN 7, 2013
Mocha nose. Toasted Malt flavor. Lingers nicely on palate. One of the better reserve widmer beers, but nothing special

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kwoeltje (2232) - Manchester, Missouri, USA - DEC 29, 2012
(bottle - STLCOB end of year tasting) brown with tan head. Rich sweet malt aroma. Flavor is molasses, sweet toasty malts, alcohol. Comes together nicely.


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