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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 Devilís flavor and name were inspired by the ingredients used by Caribbean distillers.Ē


Wordsworth's rating

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Wordsworth (130) - Austin, Texas, USA - NOV 8, 2012
You can really taste the molasses and rum on the finish despite the front being a smooth brown ale flavor. Good beer but not amazing


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bacterial (1413) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - APR 11, 2014
Bomber on sale for $6, which turns out to be a decent deal. Hazy light brown pour with some white head. Brown sugar and slight rum nose. Taste is pretty nice, though the bitterness from the hops kind of over shadows the subtle rum / molasses / sugar / barrel character.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (4299) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - APR 5, 2014
Tap at Mason Lounge, listed as a Barleywine, so sort of rated from that perspective. Amber-copper body, looks filtered. Lots of rising carbonation bubbles meet an off-white, creamy head. The molasses smooths out the already malty beer. Adds some sweetness too. Creamy and smooth, this would be a fun beer to bring to a tasting. Almost has some Cream Ale tones incorporated into the rich amber malt. Vanilla touches. Quite nice, well executed.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RedSox2004 (1214) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Clear reddish amber with an small off-shite head and minimal lace. Aromas of molasses, dark fruit and brown sugar. Caramel malt seetness up front, accompanied by molasses, smoke and a rummy alcohol burn. Medium body, minimal carbonation, somewhat thin mouthfeel, and an alcohol burn in the finish. Might have liked this more if I liked rum. But I donít.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Nsanders (487) - St Paul, Minnesota, USA - MAR 23, 2014
Bomber. Medium orange brown with light lacing. Sugar cane, stoney/minerally, light rum notes, and a light woodiness. Taste has a lightly dry sweetness. Body is lighter with an oily feel. This beer seemed like a watered down dark rum.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niko100 (1946) - Illinois, USA - MAR 9, 2014
Rich amber/orange color; Medium creamy body; Aroma of sweet malt, molasses, & caramel; Flavor of sweet malt, caramel/toffee, molasses/syrup, and some rum notes; Overall, on the sweet sweet - decent.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
badgerben (4386) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - FEB 28, 2014
Dark brown with no head. Light molasses aroma. Flavor of molasses and dark sugar. Light rum. A bit vinous. Not sure if itís hop vegetal or green wood taste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ChrisSc (184) - Lille, FRANCE - FEB 21, 2014
22 oz bottle in Minneapolis. 1+ year old Appearance: cognac in color. No head. Aroma: Sugar cane, smells very sweet. Taste: Very sweet. Palate: Medium/full body. semi long finish. Overall: Decent beer. Very sweet. I donít get a lot of complexity.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
chuckstout (245) - Washington, USA - FEB 1, 2014
2013-Oak vanilla, molasses, brown sugar. Pours a brilliant orange/red with a orange off white head. Nice body with a lot of barrel character big mouthfeel and warming character.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ljthiessen (325) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 10, 2014
Bottle, courtesy of cards04. Sweet aromas of caramel, grains, light fruit and sugar. Taste is sweet caramel, molasses, oak. Oily texture.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cards04 (1639) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 10, 2014
Loved this. Pours a murky orange with off white bread. Aromas are strong caramel and brown sugar. Flavors are very malty and sugary. I get some rum too. This is nice.


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