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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.”


3.7
   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

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (3786) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewMoose (82) - 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
Atheist_Peace (928) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fatehunter (1179) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - MAY 31, 2013
Poured a finger of tan head on a dark brown body. Looks great. The aroma is wonderful: molasses, dark chocolate, coffee and brown sugar. The taste starts off lighter: vanilla and nuts. Then moves to a sweet profile: brown sugar, malty and a black licorice and alcohol heat finish. The texture is a little sticky with low carbonation. It’s a great beer and interesting... but at quite a price.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
ElGaucho (2191) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - JUN 7, 2013
Draft at Grumpy’s downtown. Pretty faint aroma. Need to breathe in deeply to get anything. Dark, hazy amber with yellowish light tan head. Nice lace. Initial mouthfeel is hot. But it quickly mellows into a caramelly sweet flavor brought on by the oak and palm sugar. A really nice brew.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
edgallow (1901) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 17, 2013
22 oz bottle pours amber with a off white head. Aroma is malt, chocolate, brown sugar and rum. Taste is sweet, molasses and rum. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbruner (2160) - Athens, Georgia, USA - AUG 14, 2013
Bottle was a gusher. Pours a hazy brown with fluffy tan head that leaves light lace. Aroma of sweet molasses, caramel, toffee, toasted barley, and a hint of booze. Taste follows, but no real booze burn at all. Nice, nothing awesome, but solid.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alobar (2727) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 27, 2013
Pours a chestnut brown color with a minimal creamy tan head. Aroma of molasses, dark fruit, and rum. Molasses flavor with toffee, dark fruit, and hint of alcohol and touch of hop bitterness. Bit of alcohol warmth as well. Nice beer.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Westchesterco (841) - mclean, Virginia, USA - DEC 5, 2013
Poured from a bottle it is aclear amber with a slight head it has the aroma of beer and tastes of caramel and raisins and lingers on the palate


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