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RATINGS: 239   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Back from the dead and better than ever! Like a zombie that just wont die, one of the Souths favorite craft beers is back. This newly reincarnated version of Laughing Skull is a full flavored amber ale with a crisp, clean finish thats sure to clear out the cobwebs. So crack open a Skull! Youll be glad you did.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GTAEgeek (2117) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - APR 5, 2012
On tap at Taco Mac. Pours copper with a thin beige head. The aroma is bread, caramel, and faint hops. The flavor is subdued sweetness and a little bitterness. The palate is medium, smooth, and uneventful. Overall, this is a very uninteresting beer.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
TURDFERGUSON (4056) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - APR 3, 2012
Bottle. Drank from bottle, well about a third of it. Was hoping for a fairly fresh hoppy amber but this turned out to be fairly grainy and watery. Oh well.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oakes (16965) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 5, 2012
Draught. Medium amber with nice foam. Mellow caramel notes. Easy caramel palate with a hint of toastiness and hop earthiness. Finishes a bit watery though.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beershine (5224) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - MAR 4, 2012
Draft at zekes. Medium amber, pretty tight head. The aroma is clean and balanced and has a nice fresh wort character. The body is light and so it's very drinkable. But also thin. Other than that, the malt flavors are nice and it's not sweet at all without being hoppy, it's basically crisp and clean ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bhensonb (14890) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 16, 2012
Bottle from Liz. Pours light amber with an off-white head. Light caramel aroma with a hint of hop. Near med body. Flavor is caramel with a very light touch of citrusy hop. Finish is sort of bready.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
dogfish120love (1305) - Westfield, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 24, 2012
Pours a cloudy light orange with ittle lacing. moderately infected. Notes of horseblanket and metal.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
blipp (8881) - La Mesa, California, USA - JAN 15, 2012
Bottle. Pours amber with an off white head. Malty sweet and bready aroma. The flavor has some light sweetness, with bready, earthy, and toffee notes. Not bad.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopscotch (10999) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JAN 6, 2012
Bottle Lightly hazed amber ale with a mountainous, frothy, white head. Great retention. It took me a full ten minutes to pour this into my glass without the head breaching the top of my glass not a good sign. The aroma provided caramel, biscuit and a moderately woody, acidic funk a suggestion of key lime peel. Medium-bodied with a creamy mouthfeel and tingly carbonation. Based on the flavor and the size of the head, theres definitely an infection taking root, but it doesnt create an offensive beer. The mild tartness actually adds some character and interest to an otherwise bland, boring example of a bland, boring style. Finishes tangy and lightly sweet.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rowdytiger3 (2) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - JAN 2, 2012 does not count
Good tasting beer like the look dose not leave a bad after taste. Will be my third favorite beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
kp (10882) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011

Name: Laughing Skull
Date: January 09, 2011
Mode: Bottle
Source: Brusin Ales, Asheville NC
Appearance: clear amber, fine off white head, layered streaks of lace
Aroma: sweet bready aroma, touch of sweetness, light earthyness
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, balancing earthyness, light bitterness

Name: Laughing Skull
Date: August 03, 2011
Mode: draft
Source: brewery
Appearance: hazy dark gold, fine off white head
Aroma: light malt aroma
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, nice bready character, light bitterness
Overall: not an amber, not even in color anymore

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 9/20
Rating: 2.6/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: ** /4


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