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RATINGS: 145   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   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.”


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bendrixian (1172) - Canadiana, Ontario, 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 (837) - 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 (1526) - 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 (7028) - 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 (656) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewMoose (83) - Florida, USA - DEC 23, 2012
22oz bomber. Pours with medium head. Sweet aroma. Slightly alcoholic with molasses background. Tastes like black run and English brown ale. Some diacetyl present but acceptable for the style. Finishes with alcohol warmth and maltiness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (4167) - Connecticut, USA - DEC 17, 2012
22oz bottle in an English pint. Pours brown with a fluffy, cream-colored head. Aroma of caramel and a little chocolate from the malts, rum, molasses, and floral hops. Flavor a nice blend of everything. Average texture. A pretty good beer.


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